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4 Ways You Can Entertain Yourself… Sustainably

So much of modern entertainment comes with a high ecological price tag, is socially isolating and disabling, and is downright culturally degrading at times, too. There are huge markets devoted to keeping people glued to their flashy television sets, buying the latest time-sucking video and computer games, convincing people to shell out over $10 for […]

October 22nd

Ten Solar Gadgets for the Eco-Adventurer

Editor’s note: To move from page to page in this post, just click on the “Pages” links at the very bottom of each post. To leave “civilization” behind for more than a night, we used to require a car, batteries or access to power in order to use new gadgetry. Those days are past. Solar […]

October 14th

St. Croix Falls: A Sustainable Community Connected by Trails

Imagine that: Walking through a network of trails from our Wissahickon Farms Country Inn, a rustic private cabin nestled in the woods, to grab dinner in town more than a mile away where the restaurant, Indian Creek Orchard Winery and Grille, features mostly local ingredients to prepare their Elk burgers and homemade sauces and soups. […]

September 9th

Asilomar Conference Grounds: A Natural Basecamp for Ecotravelers

Tucked in forest, perched alongside coastal sand dunes and a brief stroll from the California surf in Pacific Grove on the Monterey Peninsula rests the Asilomar Conference Grounds.  It’s owned by the people of California as a California State Park, but the conference facilities and lodging is managed by Delaware North Companies Parks and Resorts, […]

February 18th