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This brunch is grown in the restaurant's basement.
This brunch is grown in the restaurant's basement.
The George Washington University
The creation of this urban microgreen farm and its dedicated partner, a sustainability-mindful pub/restaurant, took takes passion, dedication, innovation — and a good helping of risk. 
Local RI Maple Syrup by Uncle Buck
Local RI Maple Syrup by Uncle Buck
Roger Williams University
ASHAWAY R.I.__ This past winter has been one of the snowiest winter’s to date. It was multiple blizzards that buried the northeast and the people of Rhode Island went into hibernation. Uncle Buck’s Sugar House in Ashaway, R.I. felt the impact of... Read More
The George Washington University
Want the benefits of farming without the hassle of actually doing it? A CSA may be for you.
The Ravine is a restaurant that supports the community by only using products made locally. Owner Joel Miller offers some insight into his vision behind his restaurant. "Eat Your Locals," is Ravine's theme, encouraging local commerce, fresher... Read More
Since November 15th was America Recycles Day what would be more fitting than tips on recycling. Recycling is extremely important to help reduce our impact on the environment. Some key reasons to recycle are: it saves energy, it helps the environment... Read More
Planet Forward
The news that residents in Eastern Oregon are trying to halt production of a new wind farm because of health concerns over noise, lights, stress reminds me of similar, community-related issues occurring around the country related to wind energy.
Bananas from Ecuador — 2,700 miles. Grapes from Chile — 5,000 miles. Apples from New Zealand — 8,600 miles. Buying food from in the U.S. often resembles a frequent flier mile stat sheet. These miles mean wasted energy and detrimental impact to the... Read More
We know eating locally and organically is a healthier lifestyle, but did you also know that doing so can help reduce your carbon footprint? Not only does it contribute to a healthier lifestyle and planet, but eating locally and organically also... Read More