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A Blue Zone is a term used to identify a demographic or geographic area in the world where people live considerably  longer lives. In each of these areas, the rate of centenarians (residents over the age of 100) is ten times greater...

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Cultivate, educate, and serve the community; these are the main goals of urban agriculture. Whether you have a green roof, are just growing in a small space, or are part of a co-op, urban food...

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Last October I visited New Orleans for the USGBC’s Greenbuild Conference. I had signed up to attend the Third Annual Women in Green Power Breakfast on that Thursday morning, eager to connect with fellow women in sustainability. Those two...

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Since sustainability is intertwined between numerous entities. There’s no way that a sustainable solution can be optimized without understanding how the solution will affect a city’s inhabitants.  Public participation, in response to this assertion, is...

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It’s an issue that has plagued every major city around the world. Food deserts exist in every major city of the country, especially in low income neighborhoods. What Are Food Deserts? The United States Department...

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Most people don’t think of things like dirt on a daily basis. But the truth is, dirt – more specifically, soil – is tied closely to the health of your food, the health of the environment, and...

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Bacon is delicious. I’ll admit that. But it’s also fatty, salty, and almost devoid of any important nutrients. In addition to other red meat products, bacon is an epidemic in our society; we consume billions...

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Do you enjoy eating fresh vegetables from a garden? Do you live in an area where you don’t have room for a garden of your own? Well, in many areas that’s no longer a problem....

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Scallops are sweet, delicate, meaty, and take only minutes to cook – not to mention they’re a seafood sustainability item. Unless you know how to buy and cook scallops, you probably eat them when you celebrate...

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People often believe that even if they reduce their energy use and attempt to live a greener lifestyle, they won’t make a difference in a sea of over-consuming citizens. I believe this logic is detrimental...

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