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Burnout- An Opportunity

Episode 54

Burnout

Burnout is real and most of us have faced this monster at one point or another. Of course, as with everything, there are many different levels and we might use the phrase lightly – just meaning that we are tired of something we are doing. This can be an activity, a job, a relationship or a living situation. You get the picture. However,burnout can also be or lead to some real physical and emotional problems. Well, that is the space I found myself in due to a variety of circumstances. Read More

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Homesteading in Colorado

Homesteading in Colorado

Episode 53

For many of us, homesteading is just a dream we entertain on coffee breaks.

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Backyard Farming for a Living

Episode 52

Backyard Farming

Linda Borghi

Linda Borghi wants to turn the tide on the industrial/agricultural system by building a movement around backyard farming.

The problem with the agriculture industry is that we are dependent on it, she says. So, with the help of some friends, Linda is launching an online webinar series that aims to teach people how to “Farm-a-Yard” to meet their own family’s food needs or to generate $75,000 on a half acre of land in a 22 week season.

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Shifting to a New Economy

Shifting to a New Economy

Perry Gruber

Episode 51

Imagine a new economy that has the betterment of mankind as the driving force, instead of profits.

Seriously. Take a moment and envision what the world would be like if those who did good for humans and the planet were the ones who were rewarded.

This is the type of world that Perry Gruber wants to create.

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The Rise of Organic, Fair Trade Clothing

organic, fair-trade clothing

Lauren Adelman

Episode 50

We know that organic, fair-trade clothing can help save the planet as well as human beings.

Though we may not know all the details, we understand pesticides wreak havoc on living things.  We know that too often big clothing brands make their profits on the backs of farmers and sweat shops located in developing countries.

But is it really that bad? And, if so, what choices do we have?

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Creating Edible Landscaping

Edible Landscaping

Michael Judd

Episode 49

Edible landscaping offers many benefits for those interested in sustainable living.

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Rob Greenfield on Sustainable Living

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Rob with his 111 possessions.

Episode 48

How far would you go to educate people about sustainable living?

Rob Greenfield, aka the “Dude Making a Difference”, seems to be up for anything!

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Sustainable Wedding Tips

Episode 47

We know you want to have your wedding cake AND eat it too, so in this episode Marianne and I got together to share some sustainable wedding tips that will save you money and help you go easy on Mother Earth.

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Learning to Find, Grow and Eat Edible Native Plants

Episode 46

Edible native plants are often written off as weeds by most people.

But as Peggy Otterstrom has learned, these plants are often undiscovered treasures filled with nutrition, medicine and effortless natural beauty.

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