From Center for a New American Dream

These days, the holidays seem to bring us more stress than joy. Tradition, family, and faith have become obscured by the pressures to spend money. We all want to show our loved ones that we care about them, but we don’t want to go broke (or crazy!) […]

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By John Light

The latest IPCC report is out, and the news is not happy.

The chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Rajendra Pachauri, called today’s report the “strongest, most robust and most comprehensive” to come out of the IPCC, which has been tracking climate change since 1988. It is “yet another […]

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Wednesday December 10th is Terra Madre Day

Slow Food Redlands invites you to learn, cook, share, and eat with us on that evening.

Slow Food USA encouraged all chapters to celebrate local Ark of Taste produce on that day. In Redlands we are honored to have Carrie Ann Parker’s Rolling Hills Nursery and their designated […]

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California has taken the extraordinary decision to ban plastic bags, the first State to do so.  Industry has tried to argue they can be made biodegradable, which this article strongly debunks.

By Sam Bliss

Reducing waste is hard. Who really knows what packaging is safe to recycle or compost when labeling standards […]

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Linda Richards goal is to educate about the science of nature in layperson speak, through  her writing, science and education background. She grew up in the Chicago area, loved living in Minneapolis before gravitating to the West, which is now home. The search for her purpose took her down a path of eclectic and yes, […]

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Conservation International on Monday released a series of videos narrated by Robert Redford, Kevin Spacey, and other actors that are designed to send a blunt message about humans’ impact on the planet: “Nature doesn’t need people. People need nature.”

Designed by advertising legend Lee Clow, who cocreated Apple’s seminal “1984” commercial, the “Nature Is Speaking” […]

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Here’s an event we think is definitely worth attending.

Growing a Global Heart Hope for the Future!


Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Hall of Letters 100, University of Redlands

“To plant a tree is to plant hope!” Belvie Rooks and Dedan Gills

Belvie and Dedan, […]

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1. Freshness.

Locally grown organic fruits and vegetables are usually harvested within 24 hours of being purchased by the consumer.

2. Taste.

Produce picked and eaten at the height of freshness tastes better.

3. Nutrition.

Nutritional value declines, often dramatically, as time passes after harvest. Because locally grown produce is freshest, it […]

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