Eco Living

Find What's Fresh with the Seasonal Food Guide App

Aug 16th, 2017 | By Amy Leibrock

There are few things better than eating a peach at peak ripeness while it’s still warm from sitting on a farmers market table. But where I live, the local peach season is blink-and-you’ll-miss-it short — and I often miss it. With a new app and website from GRACE Communications Foundation, I’ll never miss another peach season.
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Food System

We're Digging These Techie Garden Tools

Mar 30th, 2017 | By Amy Leibrock

Whether you’re an experienced gardener or are just getting started, technology is trying to improve on age-old techniques of growing food. We like to think Sustainable America is part of this trend with Shared Earth, a website that helps match up would-be gardeners with people who have land to share. You can use it to find a plot to garden — or someone to garden on your land. Ready to plant? Check out these tech solutions to common gardening challenges.
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Eco Living

The Sustainable America 2013 Gift Guide

Dec 14th, 2013 | By Amy Leibrock

If you're still shopping for holiday gifts (and who isn't), we've put together a great collection of gift ideas that will help anyone on your list live the sustainable lifestyle. We've got ideas for locavores, cooks, bike commuters, and anyone who likes to save money on gas (um, that's everyone, right?)—as well as a few last-minute gifts you can whip up in your kitchen in a pinch.
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Eco Living

Connected Commuting

Jan 11th, 2013 | By Aubrey Yee

Innovative new apps for your smartphone are revolutionizing the way people use social media to improve their commuting experience.
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