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Dining … in the Green

at Ariana’s Restaurant is Memorable

By N. R. Mallery

Martin Murphy is the chef-owner of Ariana’s Restaurant, at the Bunton Farm in Orford, New Hampshire. A passionate lifelong goal with over thirty years of experience have finally allowed Chef Martin to create a nice warm and friendly space where people can enjoy each other’s […]

Facing an Uncertain Future

Book Review by N.R. Mallery, G.E.T. Publisher

Reason in a Dark Time

Why the Struggle Against Climate Change Failed — And What It Means For Our Future

By Dale Jamieson, Oxford University Press 2014, 266 pages, $29.95

What is climate change? They are common words in our conversation and in the media today. Scientists’ as […]

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum

Pathways to a Connected Environment

By Lynn Clark

Native American cultures draw us into a relationship with the environment. This is one of the most important lessons we have learned and that we teach at Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum – both in our tours, and illustrated it throughout the museum grounds in Warner, New Hampshire.

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Teaching Your Teens to Embrace a Sustainable Lifestyle

By Ryan McNeill

Besides fluctuating hormones and insatiable appetites, many teenagers share another trait: wasting energy. Today’s teens spend more time plugged in than any other generation in history. And teenagers have always been notorious for energy-wasting habits like hour-long showers and leaving the refrigerator door open.

Photo: Shutterstock

Teaching your teens to reduce […]

Pears, Permaculture and Perry

By David Fried

Perry delivered the mail in our neighborhood for about 40 years. Every once in a while I would give him a grape vine to plant at his place, or a fig tree (for indoors). Now he has retired and we miss him. Besides being the only one to connect the dots between […]

What is Permaculture?

A Simple Explanation

Permaculture is forest gardens, natural buildings, edible landscapes, community design, and more!

What permaculture guru Bill Mollison describes in his books is a totally integrated design system that’s modeled on nature. If you design your garden or farm like a natural system you can save yourself a lot […]

Is Organic Agriculture Sustainable?

From EarthTalk®

Dr. Henry I. Miller’s May 15, 2014 opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal has indeed made waves in the organic farming community. Miller, former director of the Office of Biotechnology at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, argues that conventional farming—which uses synthetic pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers and often genetically modified (GM) […]

Emerging Frontiers in Bioenergy

Grass for Heating Fuel in Vermont

By Sarah Galbraith

Grass biomass could make a sizeable contribution to Vermont’s heating needs over time, and could be part of the renewable energy mix required to meet the state’s goal to meet 90% of Vermont’s energy needs through renewable energy and increased efficiency by 2050.

A new report […]

Planning a Vegetable Garden that Suits Your Lifestyle

by Lindsay Wilson in Food

When you start a new vegetable garden the most important thing is to choose the right garden.

The ideal vegetable garden for you looks unlike it does for anyone else. Your veg patch needs to fit that lifestyle and give you pleasure. Otherwise it simply won’t last. Choose a style […]

From Apple to Amazon …

How are big tech companies addressing their carbon footprints?

Courtesy of EarthTalk®

Long criticized for its lack of commitment to sustainability—from supporting the dangerous mining of precious resources and exploiting factory workers to powering its data centers with energy derived from coal and not taking back products for recycling—Apple has really worked on turning things […]