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How to Make the Heart of Your Home Healthy for Everyone

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How to Make the Heart of Your Home Healthy for Everyone

The kitchen has evolved from a utilitarian space to just cook meals to the heart of the home where we pays bills, do homework, discuss the days events, plan our futures and oh yeah cook! It is used by everyone in your home, at different times, in different ways. Keep reading for tips to keep it healthy...

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Gender Equality and Sustainability

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Gender Equality and Sustainability

August 26th is Women's Equality Day established by Congress in 1971 to celebrate the progress women made for equal rights. Today, it is more important then ever to remember that the fight is not over. Gender inequality is still an issue and measured by three indexes; reproductive health, empowerment, and the labor market. Leveling the playing field between men and women will improve the overall quality of life throughout the world. 

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July is National Recreation and Parks Month

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July is National Recreation and Parks Month

 For many, local parks are often our first experience in nature. They are places to gather with friends and family, celebrate special moments, promote physical activity, healing and connect us with essential community services. Seven in 10 U.S. residents have at least one local park, playground, open space or recreation center within walking distance of their homes, but non-white and low-income neighborhoods are 50 percent less likely to have one recreational facility in their community. Many communities of color and other marginalized groups, such as LGBTQ+, immigrants, people with low income and people with disabilities, lack the opportunity to experience and engage...

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Top Seven Tips to Picnic Sustainably

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Top Seven Tips to Picnic Sustainably

As we head into summer and start making plans for beach days, picnics and road trips we thought now is the perfect time to rethink picnic etiquette especially in relation to living sustainably.  The days are long so even after work there is time to grab a few things and head to your favorite park or beach; relax, watch the sunset or a movie with friends and family.  With the right mindset it is easy to make this a healthy habit.

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Food Insecurity is a Climate Issue

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Food Insecurity is a Climate Issue

May 28th is World Hunger Day and as natural disasters increase, wars rage, inflation spikes, more and more people are facing food scarcities. Read more about the food that is wasted and the amount of nature resources it takes to grow it all.

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