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What’s a Legume? Legumes are an extremely popular crop for farmers and consumers, but most do not know the agricultural and environmental benefits of using them during crop rotations. Some grain legumes – such as...

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This year I was fortunate enough to spend the holidays exploring the lush ecosystems of Costa Rica. It was a trip full of jungle hikes, snorkeling adventures, bird watching, and wildlife viewing in one of...

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These days, there’s a lot of talk about which agricultural practices are safe and sustainable. GMOs, organics, small- or large-scale operations, local or industrial farms – these all are considerable topics on how we cultivate...

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An increasing number of restaurants in major North American cities are starting to locally-source their food supply. Whether they’ve gone fully local or aim for a certain percentage, these restaurant owners understand the consumer demand...

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Many people, though they’re interested in the concept, are apprehensive about the sustainability of a green roof. When engineered properly however, a sustainable green roof not only provides incredible indirect benefits to our surroundings, such...

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With a shift in consumer consciousness comes a shift in how we do business. In the Real Estate market this shift is occurring as home buyers become more aware of the impact that their homes...

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Across North America the Military has had their presence in the form of bases that have made up entire communities and local economies. Gradual changes to National Defense over time have meant the closing down...

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Despite its feel-good moniker, “Happiness Studies” is a well-respected data driven field of psychology that has gained significant momentum over the last several decades. Researchers in the field are tackling fascinating questions. Is an individual’s...

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It’s hard for us to wait for the changes in our lives to begin, especially when companies are trying to put their products in our hands as quickly as possible. Amazon offers next day shipping,...

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Solar Path Finder So you’ve decided you need solar panels in your life and you don’t know where to put them. A solar path finder will ensure that you have chosen the correct locale.  The...

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