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Know Your Vegetable Seeds: The Lowdown on Heirloom, Hybrid, and Organic Seeds

Now’s the time of year when prudent green thumbs curl up with their favorite seed catalogs and plan their springtime gardens, selecting from a huge variety of vegetable seeds for sale from an equally large number of seed companies. Many companies commonly offer heirloom and organic seeds, but what sets these varieties apart from the […]

February 3rd

The Ethics of Selling Crop Seed: Part 1

[social_buttons] There is a lot of confusion and disinformation circulating today about seeds and the ethics of their commercial sale.  Actually a healthy, commercial seed industry is critical for agricultural sustainability.  Because seeds are such a fundamental component of the sustainability of our food supply, this area deserves careful thought and accurate information even if you are […]

November 17th

Ford Fusion Hybrid Hypermiles Its Way to 80 + MPG

An environmentalist praising an American car maker and a NASCAR driver in the same post? Fasten your seatbelts! [social_buttons]On Monday, a team of drivers, including hypermiler Wayne Gerdes and NASCAR driver Carl Edwards successfully completed the 1000 mile challenge, taking a 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid 1005 miles on less than a single tank of gas. […]

April 27th

Pimpin’ Your Ride: The Green Way

I cannot afford a hybrid, smart car or ZENN at this time in my life despite how much I’d like to. I am quite envious of those that can make this significant environmental change in their lives but if you are like me you may have to settle for some other small changes to reduce […]

June 11th