$50,000 From a Backyard Farm? The Enticing Promise of SPIN Farming

September 7, 2011 by  
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Image credit: SPIN Farming In these days of recession-ready frugal green living and personal green stimulus plans , many folks are looking for new sources of primary or secondary income. While farming may sound like it needs major capital investment, increasing numbers of people are growing surprising amounts of food on surprisingly small plots of land. Some are renting, others own land. Some are growing in backyard… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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On Parentables: 5 Ways to Save Money When Eating Out

August 25, 2011 by  
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Back in the Bush Recession, TreeHugger did a lot of posts on Frugal Green Living, , but talking about depressions got depressing. However now that we appear to double dipping, it may be time to recycle the subject. Sibling site Parentables picks up the story with 5 Ways to Save Money When Eating Out , assuming that … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Food Posters From the Past are Recipes for the Present (Slideshow)

August 5, 2010 by  
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Credit: Minneapolis Public Library The message on posters from World Wars I and II are often similar to the messages we try to send at TreeHugger, such as growing your own food, walking instead of driving, reducing waste and conserving. Two years ago I did a small slideshow, Frugal Green Living: Posters for the Movement , and I have been collecting American, Canadian and British images ever since.

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Russian Oil Corp Further Endangers Grey Whales With Seismic Surveys

August 5, 2010 by  
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photo: John Bruckman via flickr A follow-up to a story from a couple months back on how Russian oil and gas corp Rosneft proposed to begin seismic surveys near Sakhalin Island , in the process endangering already critically endangered grey whales. Despite public outcry, plus recommendations from scientists and 12 governments that they ought to just postpone t… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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