Honey, I’m Home! High Hives for Urban Beekeepers

May 22, 2009

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Beekeeping is illegal in New York City where honeybees are considered “wild and ferocious animals.” Are urban beekeepers outlaws?  Those who comprise the anonymous group of urban beekeepers in the Big Apple would not be forced to keep their endeavors … Read More...

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift: What About Planting a Tree in Mom’s Honor?

May 10, 2009

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Why not celebrate mom by giving her a living gift?  Several organizations offer the opportunity to plant a tree in honor of mom:

Arbor Day Foundation
Plant a Tree USA
TreeBranch
Be Green Now
Tree Givers
Rain Forest Forever
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Going Undercover: A Tune and a View

May 7, 2009

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We wear sunglasses to protect our eyes but we still want to see.  These new outdoor umbrellas by design team Bert&Dennis, offer protection and cover from the sun while allowing an unobstructed view of the infinite sky above.  Or … Read More...

Growing Sustainable Food and Youth Leaders in Boston

May 6, 2009

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Rutabega, carrots, and lettuce are sprouting from the freshly tilled soil of several urban lots in Boston.  Since 1991, the goal of the Food Project has been to build a national model of engaging young people in personal and social … Read More...

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