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Taking Big Bites Out of Small Gardens

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Author: the Inkslinger

If you haven't already, it's time to get serious about garden planning. But if your space is at a premium, that's not as simple as it sounds. What exactly should you plant when you haven't got room to plant much at all? Here are some suggestions for maximum nutrition in minimum plots.

Start with some new strategies. There are several worth considering:

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Sustainable Summer Travel

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Author: Alexandra Pecci

Travel can be a balm to the soul, opening us up in ways that we could never imagine. Thanks to modern air travel, we can venture around the globe, absorbing other cultures and broadening our worlds. But travel can also be incredibly damaging to the environment. The carbon footprint of air travel is huge, and traveling to environmentally delicate locales can put those places at risk.

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Win a Sustainable Nursery from Kalon Studios and Seventh Generation!

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Author: Seventh Generation

Would you like to furnish your baby's new nursery with sustainable furniture from Kalon Studios and stock up with a year's supply of Free&Clear Diapers, Wipes and Laundry Detergent?

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Stand Up for Your Child’s Health by Supporting Chemical Reform

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Author: Seventh Generation

A lot of us were babies ourselves - or not even born yet - when the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was passed in 1976.

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The Founding of a Great Polli-Nation

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Author: the Inkslinger

With arctic air turning America into a giant United Statesicle and most of us reduced to chopping up furniture for heat, it's almost impossible to imagine spring as anything but a cruel fiction. But it will blossom someday, and with those blooms will come all the pollinators we depend upon. Or so we hope.

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Improving Sustainability Worldwide

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Author: Seventh Generation

Congratulations to Seventh Generation IT intern Emily Bates on partnering with Lenovo to improve sustainability worldwide.

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Garden Your Way Through Winter

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Author: greenwrite

The thermometer read -15° this morning. And while it might warm up enough today to get us out of negative numbers, there’s snow in the forecast and the first crocus won’t pop up its head for months. Yup, it’s been a tough winter so far, but one way we’ve always coped is by cultivating a little summer with vegetables and herbs in pots. Not only do the “crops” improve our mood on bleak winter days, they also improve the taste of just about everything we eat.

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Recipes We Love: Curried Kabocha and Kale

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Author: Andrea Todd

A common winter squash is butternut, but kabocha can be a nice alternative or way to mix up the winter squash cuisine. Kabocha is a beautiful orange or green squash that is firm and savory. It has an orange flesh, and because it holds its form easily, it can be used in a variety of recipes--soups, stews, roasted, baked, etc.

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Where Do You Stand on Toxic Chemical Reform?

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Author: Seventh Generation

Seventh Generation has asked its fans and supporters to join them in urging Congress to strengthen and pass the Chemical Safety Improvement Act (CSIA). But we realize that in order to lend your voice to this effort, you need to know more. This “primer” on toxic chemical reform should give you the facts you need and help you decide where you stand.

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