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One of the Hardest Things I’ve Learned: How to Feed Myself

I chose to address Issue 3: How to Feed Myself  first, because this is an issue that I knew I was struggling with when I was in high school. For many of the other issues I listed, I didn’t realize … Continue reading

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Tracking Trash

Here is a neat project that tracks 3,000 pieces of trash and where they traveled after leaving their “owners” in Seattle. Pretty amazing! Makes a good case for composting and recycling! How much foreign oil is being used to transport … Continue reading

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Chef Gary and Sustainability….Tips for 0 Waste

Back in June, I attended the Klingenstein Summer Institute at The Lawrenceville School in New Jersey. Not only was the Institute the pentultimate professional learning experience for education, it also was an enlightening one with regards to sustainability. Chef Gary, … Continue reading

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Klingenstein Day 9: Sustainability

Looking ahead in the schedule, I noticed that tomorrow we are going to be hearing from Gary Giberson, the Executive Chef at Lawrenceville school, and the Owner of Sustainable Fare. The way that he is helping his school change to … Continue reading

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From What We Want… to What We Have

My new mantra is: Start With What You Have. Before I knew about the benefits of organic, local, unwrapped eating, I used to grocery shop like this: step one, think of something I want to eat; step 2, check which … Continue reading

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Direct Living

I picked up a magazine the other day that had a short article in it  which delineated the differences between direct and indirect living. Direct living: sing a song yourself Less direct: listen to a live band mostly indirect: listen … Continue reading

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Local Cornucopia

Back in August, I recommitted myself to eating locally. Initially, I tried to do this at Publix and Whole Foods, but I was dissatisfied with my options.  Next I tried to attend the local Saturday Farmers’ Market, but, as I … Continue reading

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