Social Responsibility

“Big Organic” Organic Farming Faces New Larger Challenges

Posted by on June 3, 2017 at 12:56 pm

  We’ve all seen it, whether your looking for it or not, those “USDA Organic” labels are showing up more, and in more places too.  It’s no longer pushed into a “special” corner or separated from the bunch, and it’s also available year round.  It’s now called “Big Organic”  and you can find non local […]


More Environmental Trouble For Triclosan & Antibacterial Products

Posted by on February 26, 2014 at 1:23 pm

  If you’re familiar with the massive industrial chemical epidemic we’ve been dealing with for the last 30 years, than this new finding should come as no surprise to you.  A compound (Triclosan) found in antibacterial soaps, cosmetics, toothpastes and other products is increasing in Minnesota lakes and rivers  according to research by the University […]


Earth Day Tip #2 – Try Some Fun & Earth Day Friendly Activities For Kids

Posted by on April 19, 2013 at 12:23 pm

  Today’s Earth Day Tip is all about getting kids involved.  Here are some fun ideas to inspire and encourage the young people in our lives to value and protect the earth and all its living creatures.   Take A Garbage Walk   (Click To Enlarge)   Let The Kids Give A Test   (Click […]


Milan Italy’s “Vertical Forest” Is More Than Just Sustainable Green Building

Posted by on February 11, 2013 at 2:43 pm

  I came across this project a while back, and as someone who takes an interest in the evolving world of green architecture & buildings I wanted to share it with our audience as part of a new spotlight for people who are doing really cool, green & forward thinking projects around the world. The […]


Minnesota Environment Gets Big Lottery Win!

Posted by on November 29, 2012 at 12:10 pm

  Last night as many of you know, they drew the numbers for the record-breaking $587.5 million Powerball Lottery.  Here in Minnesota the state generated more than $10 million in sales, which was also a record.  While on the surface these numbers really didn’t mean much to me as I didn’t win, it did lead […]