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A Vegan Thanksgiving

20 November

Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for everything and everyone who surrounds us. It is also a great time to consider our foot print on this planet and how we can contribute to a cruelty free and compassionate world.

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November 20, 2020

A Vegan Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for everything and everyone who surrounds us. It is also a great time to consider our foot print on this planet and how we can contribute to a cruelty free and compassionate world.

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November 6, 2020

Where do you get your climate news?

It's well known that American news media devotes alarmingly little space to the climate crisis. This is due, partly, to the way such news interacts with advertising and ratings: that feature on deforestation may turn you off the beef burger advertised in the commercial break..

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October 22, 2020

A Doctor’s Prescription: Vote for Health – Vote for the Climate 

As a physician, I can unequivocally state that our health is on the ballot in this election. No matter your political persuasion, a vote for leaders who act on climate change is a vote for health.

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October 7, 2020

The Three Sisters: what an ancient agricultural technique can teach us about community

For thousands of years Indigenous Americans have honed an agricultural technique whereby corn, beans, and winter squash are planted in close proximity to one another. The corn, beans and squash, also known as “the Three Sisters” rely on one another for their development and growth.

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September 23, 2020

Vegan Pizza Dinner for the Family

This is my go to Pizza Night Recipe (and sometimes lunch).  I make this pizza at least once a week. I try and keep the bags of dough in my fridge at all times.  The toppings can be anything, and have been anything.  From leftover broccoli and corn, to more traditional  toppings like on the pizza pictured above...

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September 9, 2020

What is a plant-based diet, and why does it matter?

For most Americans, transitioning to a plant-based diet is the single most impactful change we can make to reduce our environmental footprint. Transitioning to a whole-food plant-based diet, may also be the biggest positive change we can make for our health, vitality, and longevity.

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August 26, 2020

Reinventing the Commons

In 2007 in a small English town called Todmorden, a woman dug up her prize rose garden, planted vegetables, and put up a sign: Help Yourself! This was the beginning of a group called the Incredible Edible Network...

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May 1, 2020

Does Personal Change Really Make a Difference?

It is sometimes said that personal and local change in response to the climate crisis is pointless given the speed with which the crisis is bearing down on us. I have occasionally found myself in despairing agreement.

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