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September 1, 2013
Why local clothing boutiques matter
Eleven:Eleven Boutique sells women’s clothing that is as unique as the people who buy it. Each piece has a story and was created by the hands of a designer whose main purpose is to produce quality...
August 31, 2013
Worms make the best kind of pets for the kitchen
Vermicomposting is the technical term for worms doing what worms do: feasting on organic matter (most of your kitchen scraps) and turning it into worm castings (or worm manure) that is chock full of...
August 29, 2013
Progressive technology means zero waste to landfill
If you’ve ever attended one of REAP’s Sustainability for Breakfast events you know that aside from the delicious food and engaging presentations, we strive to minimize our waste by using compostable...
August 28, 2013
A long-term relationship with the land
Tony and Penny Marshall - owners of Highwood Crossing - live, work, and have raised their children on a farm near High River that has been in their family since 1899. 114 years is a long time. Their...
August 27, 2013
Food truck serves up naacos to the needy
Every person deserves a meal to eat. This is the belief of Aman Adatia and Stephanie Shields, co-founders of The Naaco Truck. It’s the reason for this business’ new grassroots initiative: Naaco’s...
August 26, 2013
Leela Eco Spa gets better with B Corp
Located in a LEED-certified building, Leela Eco Spa & Studio already operates with an impressive waste production of zero percent. Community involvement is high, support staff is paid living...