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BlogNews (May 3, 2019) Originally published on Forbes by Kristen Philipkoski | May 3, 2019 Flower deliveries on Mother's Day are hardly novel, but honoring Mother Nature while shipping bouquets is a relatively new idea. It was only about 10 years ago that consumers and…
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BlogNews (April 29, 2019) Learning about regenerative agriculture happening right under her nose in her parents' garden gave Monique Jones hope for the changing climate.
black families, black gardeners, Climate Victory Garden, hope for climate
BlogNews (April 23, 2019) Farmer Kim tells the story of her agricultural roots and birth of Moss Haven Farm.
gardening, home and garden, carbon farming, teaching kids how to garden, learning in nature, climate victory gardening
BlogNews (April 18, 2019) A new standard from Green America's Soil Carbon Initiative aims to reverse climate change by reviving soil.
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BlogNews (April 11, 2019) Child labor, deforestation, and more - what's hidden in your Easter chocolate and what are some ethical alternatives?
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BlogNews (April 11, 2019) Amazon is selling its services to the oil and gas industry and is failing to reach 100% renewable energy for its massive servers
Amazon, fossil fuels, clean energy, climate change
BlogNews (April 9, 2019) Ditch your lawn and grow a garden. It's better for your health, the climate, and your wallet!
carbon farming, gardening, Climate Victory Garden
BlogNews (April 8, 2019) Olive Garden takes steps on animal welfare
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BlogNews (April 3, 2019) If you own shares of a stock, use your proxy ballots to make your voice heard on issues that matter to you.
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BlogNews (April 2, 2019) A big thank you to everyone who attended our webinar Designing for Abundance: Planning your Climate Victory Garden, with Nicky Shauder of Permaculture Gardens. We had so many great questions come out of that session, and many that we weren’t able to…
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BlogNews (March 25, 2019) Green America teamed up with author and farmer Acadia Tucker to answer questions about Climate Victory Gardening. In this blog, you'll get to know Acadia, what motivates her, and why she's such a great candidate for answering your questions. Acadia…
gardening, Climate Victory Garden, carbon farming
BlogNews (March 25, 2019) Green Business Network director Fran Teplitz submitted the following letter to the Natural Resources Committee of the California Assembly in support of new “Skip the Slip” legislation.
Skip the Slip
BlogNews (March 11, 2019) Catherine McDonnell-Forney tells us about her journey becoming a Master Gardener and highlights valuable resources for Climate Victory Gardens in all their many stages.
Climate Victory Garden, gardening, home and garden, sustainable food, carbon farming, food
BlogNews (March 4, 2019) March is celebrated as Women's History Month to commemorate the accomplishments and contributions of women to American history. It originally began as a local, week-long celebration in Santa Rosa, California after the Education Task Force of the…
women, empowering women, green business, green economy, socially responsible, diversity
BlogNews (February 21, 2019) The following is testimony from Fran Teplitz, Director of Green America’s Green Business Network, at the Maryland State Senate hearing on February 21, 2019 in support of increasing Maryland’s minimum wage to $15 an hour (SB 280).
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BlogNews (February 21, 2019) It was early spring, and I had just moved into a new house—tiny, but with a great big yard for a garden. The landlord had spent years landscaping, with fruit trees, native shrubs, and perennial grasses along the fence line—I was lucky. In the middle…
Climate Victory Garden, gardening, Climate, Soil Carbon, soil
BlogNews (February 14, 2019) Black and minority-owned businesses strengthen local economies, create job opportunities and celebrate diverse culture.
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BlogNews (February 11, 2019) Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) recently introduced their much-anticipated framework for a Green New Deal. The accompanying resolution introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives calls for massive investment
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BlogNews (February 6, 2019) Our allies at Business for a Fair Minimum Wage are launching a new sign-on statement for business people to support raising the federal minimum wage gradually to $15 by 2024—and we’re inviting business leaders to be some of the first to sign. The…