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Pre-Season Pole Pruner Checklist

Pre-Season Pole Pruner Checklist

By Greg Seaman, Posted March 3rd, 2013

A simple inspection of your pole pruner to ensure safe, efficient operation should be done before you set foot on the orchard ladder.

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Fresh Greens in Winter: How to Grow Sprouts at Home

Fresh Greens in Winter: How to Grow Sprouts at Home

By Shannon Cowan, Posted February 6th, 2013

Winter is when we need fresh greens the most, and sprouts are the super-food of the season…

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Thank you, and Goodbye, Becky Tarbotton

Thank you, and Goodbye, Becky Tarbotton

By Eartheasy.com, Posted January 9th, 2013

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead

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Using Essential Oils in Everyday Life

Using Essential Oils in Everyday Life

By Andrea Butje, www.aromahead.com, Posted December 17th, 2012

Aromatherapy is an easy and relaxing way to sooth the senses and treat ailments from the comfort of your home…

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Carbon Reduction Efforts Failing to Thwart ‘4-degree’ Climate Doomsday Scenario

Carbon Reduction Efforts Failing to Thwart ‘4-degree’ Climate Doomsday Scenario

By Eartheasy.com, Posted December 4th, 2012

World Bank encourages countries, individuals to act more aggressively to achieve climate goals…

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New Fabric-Covered Blades to Lower Cost of Wind Energy

New Fabric-Covered Blades to Lower Cost of Wind Energy

By Eartheasy.com, Posted December 3rd, 2012

GE using architectural fabrics to make wind energy costs competitive with fossil fuels…

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Understanding ‘Green’ Product Marketing Claims

Understanding ‘Green’ Product Marketing Claims

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 27th, 2012

The FTC has developed new definitions for ’green’ product marketing claims to help consumers make informed decisions when buying new products…

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Coral Reefs Communicate with Fish for Protection

Coral Reefs Communicate with Fish for Protection

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 20th, 2012

Some corals emit a chemical signal which alerts goby fish to destroy threatening toxic seaweed…

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Sandy and the Power of a Changing Climate

Sandy and the Power of a Changing Climate

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 14th, 2012

These images of Sandy’s destruction should awaken us to the reality of climate change…

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How to Keep your Cell Phone Working During a Power Outage

How to Keep your Cell Phone Working During a Power Outage

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted November 8th, 2012

Make sure your phone is charged when you need it most

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Land Trusts: Protecting Nature for our Health, and the Health of the Planet

Land Trusts: Protecting Nature for our Health, and the Health of the Planet

By Sheila Harrington, Posted November 2nd, 2012

Working with land trusts is a way to protect cherished land and to give back a little of what one may have acquired in a lifetime.

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As Easy as Riding a Bike

As Easy as Riding a Bike

By Melissa Bruntlett, Posted November 1st, 2012

Could you go car free? For one family it was easier than they thought…

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Raising Backyard Chickens: My 8-year old Daughter’s Egg Business

Raising Backyard Chickens: My 8-year old Daughter’s Egg Business

By Shannon Cowan, Posted October 30th, 2012

Producing eggs in your own backyard is child’s play…

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How to Make Apple-Plum Chutney

How to Make Apple-Plum Chutney

By Lindsay Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted October 26th, 2012

This recipe makes use of the fall surplus of plums and windfall apples, and gives you a head start on winter holiday gift-giving.

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What it’s Like Raising Children Off-Grid

What it’s Like Raising Children Off-Grid

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted September 27th, 2012

We wanted to raise “free-range children”, and learned how much active parenting was required…

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Top 6 Benefits of Pressure Cooking

Top 6 Benefits of Pressure Cooking

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 10th, 2012

Modern-day pressure cookers have taken the risk out of pressure cooking…

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Arctic Sea Ice in Record Retreat

Arctic Sea Ice in Record Retreat

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 4th, 2012

Our planet is warming at an alarmingly rapid pace, evidenced by an accelerating rate of sea ice decline…

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Compost Tumblers vs Compost Bins: Pros & Cons

Compost Tumblers vs Compost Bins: Pros & Cons

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted August 21st, 2012

Not sure if you should buy a compost bin or a compost tumbler? Below are the key points to consider…

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The 5 Best Ways to Save Water During a Drought

The 5 Best Ways to Save Water During a Drought

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 6th, 2012

With drought conditions scorching much of the US and predicted to become the ‘new normal’ in some regions, we each need to become experts at conserving water.

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White Roofs Offer a Simple Strategy to Help Combat Global Warming

White Roofs Offer a Simple Strategy to Help Combat Global Warming

By Juan Carlos P.E., Posted July 24th, 2012

It’s amazing how the ambient temperature in a building can change so significantly through this simple action…

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