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The Sustainable Holiday Easter Basket

The Sustainable Holiday Easter Basket

Many of us are seeking a more sustainable approach to our holiday celebrations. Let’s take a slow living look at one our favorite cultural symbols of spring, the Easter basket. It’s a tradition to fill baskets to the brim with neon plastic grass, small toys and...

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Sustainable Kitchen: How To Reduce Plastic Food Storage

Sustainable Kitchen: How To Reduce Plastic Food Storage

One of the biggest challenges in creating a sustainable lifestyle is reducing the amount of plastic we use daily. According to a report cited in this  Scientific American article, plastic manufacturing has increased exponentially in this century. Because...

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Sustainable Fabric: The Quick and Dirty about Cotton

Sustainable Fabric: The Quick and Dirty about Cotton

Often when we think of sustainable fabric with natural fibers, we think of cotton. It is grown in America and marketed as one of the softest and most useful materials for our everyday needs. Many consider it a sustainable fabric choice for...

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Slow Living: Sowing the Seeds

Slow Living: Sowing the Seeds

What is slow living? You might be hearing this term more and more lately, along with slow food and slow fashion.  So what’s with this slow movement? What does it mean, and do we need it? If so, why? At Lady Farmer, our understanding of slow living comes from making...

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Sustainable Lifestyle: The Lady Farmer Way

Sustainable Lifestyle: The Lady Farmer Way

What is sustainable living? We most often think of sustainability  in terms of protecting rather than depleting our natural resources.  Reducing  our trash and avoiding plastic are positive steps towards living a more sustainable life. Eating local foods, driving less...

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6 Reasons You Should NOT Eat Local

6 Reasons You Should NOT Eat Local

What is sustainable living? We most often think of sustainability  in terms of protecting rather than depleting our natural resources.  Reducing  our trash and avoiding plastic are positive steps towards living a more sustainable life. Eating local foods, driving less...

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7 Days of Easy “Real Food” Winter Meals

7 Days of Easy “Real Food” Winter Meals

There’s a lot of talk about eating local these days, but as with anything else, it’s not for everybody. Here’s a list of reasons why you might be one of those who’ll want to think twice about this.  You should not eat local if; 1) You like your food well traveled.  ...

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A Guide To Microgreens

A Guide To Microgreens

Healthy, hearty winter meal preparation is simple with these “real food” staples on hand. What is "real food"? Real food is organic, seasonal, fresh, non-processed ingredients. Local is best, of course, but getting things fresh from closer-to-home is more of a...

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6 Low-Waste (& Nutrient Dense!) Valentine’s Gift Ideas

6 Low-Waste (& Nutrient Dense!) Valentine’s Gift Ideas

What are microgreens? Microgreens are essentially young, edible leafy greens such as lettuce, beets, sunflowers, radishes, spinach, kale and many more, harvested at 1-3 inches between 2-21 days after planting. Different from sprouts, which are grown in water,...

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