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Join 2nd Annual ShiftCon Blogging Conference

*Thanks for checking out the affiliate link below that gives you access to your very own ticket at $50 off through June 30! Do you find yourself going against the grain of what all the other bloggers or friends in your local community are doing?  Do you insist on reading food labels in the hunt […]

Continue Reading By on April 14, 2015 in agriculture, blogging, clean couponing, conscious consumerism, conservation, ecosystem, education, safety

The Housing Hour Features Home & Environmental Topics from a Mom’s Perspective

Have you heard the latest news about that popular product you may be putting on your lawn right now?  How about efforts to clear the air for kids’ health?  Or what you could say to your local store manager today that would forever change the way you look at shopping?  Let’s look at these things […]

Continue Reading By on April 9, 2015 in agriculture, air, ecosystem, environment, home, pantry, parenting, pesticides, shopping, simple living

#ShareATree for Arbor Day Foundation with Green is Universal

This post is in cooperation with the Arbor Day Foundation and Green is Universal. Our family tradition this time of year includes hunting for the perfectly shaped, real Christmas tree at a local tree farm.  In a pinch, we’ve bought trees that have been transported from another state.  But we try to keep it local, […]

Continue Reading By on December 4, 2014 in agriculture, ecosystem, green, holidays, tree, wildlife

Family Farmer Shares “Real Dirt” (Book Review)

Think you’ve got all those food labels figured out?  Decided whether you love or hate GMOs?  Sure that your grocery purchasing habits will help save the world from the next great ecological disaster?  Farmer Harry Stoddart is ready to bust your preconceived notions with his new book aptly called “Real Dirt.” Stoddart’s book is easy […]

Continue Reading By on November 25, 2013 in ecosystem, education, energy, environment, family, farm, food, Uncategorized

STRONG, not scared: UT Medical Center Physician to Speak after Unacceptable Levels Knoxville Screening

***BREAKING NEWS: Dr. Ragi Doggweiler, the physician who is Director of Integrative Healthcare at UT Cancer Institute, has agreed to be our featured guest speaker after the Knoxville screening of Unacceptable Levels!  Dr. Doggweiler will address the audience briefly and be available to answer questions. We are efforting the ability for ticket sales to expand […]

Continue Reading By on October 18, 2013 in chidren, ecosystem, environment, environmental, environmental health, green parenting, health, home, parenting, pollution, toxic

Organic Architect Builds Case for Green Buildings

So, you’ve admired extravagant office buildings and homes with the latest green building features, but you thought you could never afford them.  Perhaps you’ve heard that building green costs you more.  Leading architect Eric Corey Freed breaks through the myths about green, energy saving construction!  In addition to leading an architecture team, he’s a   dynamic author and […]

Continue Reading By on October 9, 2013 in architecture, conservation, ecosystem, energy, environment, environmental health, green, home, Uncategorized

Top Pediatricians Speak up about Children’s Environmental Health and Unacceptable Levels

The president of the American Academy of Pediatrics has said it very clearly.  “The linkage between chemical exposure and cancer, developmental disabilities, asthma and other health conditions is well-established.  Yet, Congress has been unable to approve meaningful TSCA reform since 1976,” wrote AAP President and medical doctor Thomas McInerny in a letter this summer to […]

Continue Reading By on September 19, 2013 in agriculture, air, eating better, ecology, ecosystem, education, environmental health, green, health

Preserving Wild Side of Belize Involves Educating Christian College Students

What do scientists in Belize have in common with Christian college students in Appalachia?  They’re all interested in stewardship of the earth’s natural resources.  Recently a classroom of biology majors at Carson-Newman University in East Tennessee welcomed a representative from Belize to their Environmental Assessment class.  They wanted to learn modern scenarios where development and […]

Continue Reading By on June 3, 2013 in conservation, ecology, ecosystem, education, global, green, natural, sustainable, wildlife

University Researchers Growing Organic Wheat in Southeast

Crop Researcher David Butler, PhD in Organic Wheat Trial FieldsUniversity of Tennessee – Organic Crops Unit On an overcast April day, blades of wheat were already filling in enough of the field to crowd out the few weeds trying to grow there.  When I noticed a dandelion and some clover, I asked if someone would […]

Continue Reading By on May 13, 2013 in agriculture, eating better, ecosystem, education, farm, farming, green, organic, research, sustainable, University of Tennessee