5 Ideas For a Special Easter

02/04/2015

So the holidays are almost here, huh? What we usually do when we have many days-off lined one after the other is to succumb to our escalating levels of laziness and spent all of our free time eating and…

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Collaborative Consumption Principles

15/03/2013

The world continues to change and we continue to see resurgence in ways of life that have worked in the past. This is true with collaborative consumption, as it is gaining momentum again in a variety of areas of lifestyles. The short definition is to share the use of something. This can apply to many things, from those who like to trade books for reading, to the sharing of bicycles and cars as modes of transportation, usually in large cities such as New York. Collaborative consumption also…

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Community Gardening: A Taste of the Farm Life to the City

06/03/2013

When a few friends and neighbors approached a local school about a temporary use for some vacant land, it benefited the entire community. That’s what happened in a Sacramento neighborhood and it brought a taste of the farm life to the city. On that land, they developed a community garden. There was not a lot of planning about what they were going to plant and where. They just did it. No chemicals were used to kill weeds or pests; the produce was raised organically, through good soil and water, and…

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