Monthly Archives: August 2011

Who’s Going Green?

August 31st, 2011 | by belleterre

Corporations are undertaking more green initiatives as we, the consumers, are also trying to reduce our carbon prints. Here are some popular companies' greening methods.


Make a Natural First Aid Kit

August 30th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

With changing seasons comes restocking and supplying the medicine cabinet. Forget purchasing a new first aid kit though, instead make your own from natural items and supplies from around the house.


Keeping the World’s Seeds Safe

August 29th, 2011 | by Sonya Kanelstrand

Apart from the devastating role globalization has in diminishing our seeds, the world's agricultural diversity is at risk every time a disaster strikes, and with a continuous loss of seed varieties we get more and more vulnerable. The idea behind The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is to offer backup storage for the world's crop diversity


How to Make Your Own Butter

August 23rd, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

If butter is going to top your potato or smear across a slice of fresh bread, shouldn't it be handmade by you? Learn to make your own butter following these simples steps


How to stay healthy while on vacation

August 22nd, 2011 | by Guest Contributor

Vacation is about spending time traveling and exploring places to widen your horizons. But it can also be a time when you can get sick from not being prepared and not taking proper precautions. So how do you stay healthy on the road? Read more and find out


Foraging for beginners

August 19th, 2011 | by Luke Seall

Some people say that there is no such thing as a free lunch. Well I beg to differ. After partaking in a short 1 day foraging course, my eyes have been opened to the world of edible delights growing on my doorstep. Next time you’re on your way to the supermarket, why not have a look in nature’s larder first. Here are some tips to get you going



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