Question of the Day: How Crunchy Are You?

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One of my favorite green lifestyle blogs is Sorta Crunchy, where Megan shares her perspectives, insights and the things she's learning, all in a very non-judgemental way that is rare on green blogs. But I think maybe Megan should rename her blog to "Mostly Crunchy" with her co-sleeping, no-poo washing, non-Ezzo following, Nestle boycotting ways!…

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Does Your Water Have Estrogen In It?

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Want to meet a transvestite fish? Perhaps I should say “transgendered,” since fish don’t wear clothes or make their own choices on sexual preference. Unfortunately for a group of white sucker fish in Colorado, we humans have made some big life choices for them. In 2004,…

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Defining Organic, Fair Trade, Sustainable + More

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One thing that makes "green living" seem more confusing or complicated than it needs to be is that there are so many different terms which all fall under the green heading. And while some people focus on the importance of organic food and skincare products, others be more concerned with fair trade or social responsibility.…

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The Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen Produce Cheat Sheet

I'll be honest that on the organic/crunchy spectrum, my family is really just at the beginning of this journey. In my head, I know that there are certain foods that are more important to buy organic because of the pesticides used in growing them and others that are okay to buy conventional, but I can…

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