Tag Archives: indigenous species

Have a Bee-Friendly Yard

National Honey Bee Day is this Saturday! ย One way to “bee” friendly is to create a pollinator-friendly garden by avoiding pesticides and planting flowers that bloom at different times. All these flowers are indigenous to the Eastern United States. ย They … Continue reading

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Shade Grown Coffee is For The Birds

No really, it is. There’s even a certification for it from the Smithsonian. The first sustainable coffee congress was in 1996 and the shade issue emerged out of that meeting as a sustainable alternative to ‘sun-grown’ coffee with two certifications … Continue reading

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