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MANDA AUFOCHS GILLESPIE

069 MANDA AUFOCHS GILLESPIE, THE GREEN MAMA

In this episode we interview Author and Blogger Manda Aufochs Gillespie from The Green Mama. Manda  is a consultant, writer, environmentalist, mother, and author of Green Mama: Giving your child a healthy start and a greener future. In her 20 years as an ecological designer she has helped green a large Midwestern daycare, an orphanage […]

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TAWRA KELLAM FROM LIVING ON A DIME

068 TAWRA KELLAM FROM LIVING ON A DIME

In this episode we interview Tawra Kellam from Living On a Dime. Tawra shares with us a ton of great tips on how to do more with less. Tawra, her husband Mike and 4 children live in Colorado. In five years, they paid off $20,000 personal debt at a time when their average income was $22,000 […]

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CARA COMINI health home and happiness

067 CARA COMINI FROM HEALTH HOME AND HAPPINESS

In this episode we speak with Cara Comini form HeathHomeandHappiness.com. Cara blogs at Health, Home, and Happiness about healing diets, holistic health, and nutrient-dense foods that are realistic for families.  She discovered the GAPS diet when her daughter was diagnosed with autism, and used it for autism recovery for over 2 years, and now has helped […]

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Evelyn Rennich

066 BLOGGER EVELYN RENNICH FROM SMALLISHBLOG.COM

In this episode we interview Evelyn Rennich from Smallish Blog. Evelyn is a stay-at-home mom and small living enthusiast. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications but these days applies her knowledge attempting to understand the thoughts and needs of three young children. She and her husband started their family in a 450 sq. ft. apartment and […]

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BUY MILK & ORANGE JUICE WITH ZERO WASTE?

These last few weeks have been filled with trying to get used to some of my new zero waste shopping habits. I am becoming more comfortable and confident shopping with my own containers. Yeah! I really enjoy looking for snacks to fill up my jars! If you are just joining in, check out the Bea Johnson, Zero […]

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065 AUTUMN SANDS W/ BARFLY VENTURES

  In this episode we interview Autumn Sands from BarFly Ventures. Autumn is spearheading an initiative to increase the sustainability of all the restaurants owned by the company such as Hopcat, Stella’s Lounge, Grand Rapids Brewing Co. and McFadden’s Irish Pub. She also is involved with a new start-up company called My Green Michigan that helps restaurants source compostable products. […]

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Liza Marron from San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition

064 LIZA MARRON FROM SAN LUIS VALLEY LOCAL FOODS COALITION

In this episode we interview Liza Marron Executive Director of the  San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition. Listen how this group is changing the face of local food in the San Luis Valley of Colorado. LISTEN NOW Liza Marron, Director SLV Local Foods Coalition: Liza is the founding director of the San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition in rural […]

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063 CHRISTY WILHELMI AUTHOR OF GARDENING FOR NERDS

  In this episode we interview Christy Wilhelmi Author of Gardening for Geeks. Christy is author of Gardening for Geeks and founder of Gardenerd.com, the ultimate resource for garden nerds everywhere. She specializes in small-space gardening and grows 70% of her family’s produce in under 200 square feet using biointensive methods. She keeps chickens and bees, and gardens […]

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ZERO WASTE WEEKLY CHALLENGE- WEEK 1

Challenge #1 is COMPLETE! This first zero waste quest was very educational and eye opening to say the least. I prepared myself before I left home with a short list of needed grocery items, including the lunch meat and cheese, which were my main items I wanted to try and source, waste free. Numerous jars were cradled with […]

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