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The Electric Option

by Stephen Morris                         1000498 661

At SolarFest, the summer music and energy extravaganza held in Middletown Springs each July, the Green Living Journal was right next to the booth for Freedom 4 Bikes of Bellows Falls, Vermont. The bikes were quite a show-stopper, as the shop proprietors would end their sales pitch by hopping on a bike and silently gliding into the distance, whetting the appetite for a test ride.

Flea Time

by Chip Samons                         1000496 561

Here's our choice: utilize preventative measures for controlling fleas now, or, wait until those pesky, pointed headed little bloodsuckers drive us to the brink of frustration by setting off some kind of poisonous flea bomb in our homes.

Hoop Houses: Eat from Your Garden Earlier and Longer

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Hoop houses are a great do-it-yourself project that can make it possible for you to garden all year long. They can also be used for storage, as a temporary garage, or even as a workshop. They are inexpensive, easy to construct and when completed they also:

Farm to School: the ABCs of Fresh Food

by Katie Cordrey                         1000492 566

An innovative effort to bring locally-grown foods to Oregon's school children and to help them understand where their food comes from received a big thumbs-up when the Oregon State Legislature unanimously passed House Bill 2800 in July.

Little Buggers! As the Cluster Flies

by Stephen Morris                         1000458 1074

This is the time of year when mice and cluster flies come in from the cold. The mice we can deal with, but cluster flies continue to frustrate us. The following article consistently draws the heaviest response of all pieces published on the GreenLivingJournal.com website. SM

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Toxic Pet Toys? Earth-Friendly Alternatives

by Jill Breitner                         9152 2028

Choosing toys for our pets seems like a no-brainer, yet dogs in particular are susceptible to the dangers of toxic toys

53 Senses

by Marlow Shami                         1026 1878

We have fifty three senses? But I can barely handle five!

How do you Eat, Drink, and Be Merry?

by various Green Living folks                         1000380 1753

We asked people from the world of Green Living what is their favorite way to eat, drink, and be merry during the holiday season. Here are their responses:

Wake Up Skin and Hair with Refreshing Tea

by Janice Cox                         1000307 1575

Japanese research has shown tea to be effective against free radicals, which cause our bodies to age...

Getting Over the Wall : Assigned homework for the Spring edition

by Michael Potts                         1000382 1524

the most important non-fiction book since Beyond the Limits in 1992

Naturally Clean: A Book for the Generations

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We apply the Precautionary Principle every time we buckle a seatbelt. Why doesn't it make sense to do the same with the chemical

Pet Booster Vaccinations

by Jill Breitner                         1000196 1066

Jill poses the question: 'Are they more harmful than good?'

The Dream of Natural Childbirth

by Craig Idlebrook                         9105 1057

My wife and I were the perfect candidates for giving birth at home.

Alternatives to Toxic Flea & Tick Products

by Jill Breitner                         1000266 1037

Summer is here and that means fleas, ticks, hot spots and the dilemma of how to safely rid our pets of these nasty, bloodsucking, disease-laden parasites.

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Raw Milk Revolution

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Why Dry? This Summer Try Solar Drying

by Eben Fodor                         1054 866

Good Life

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The Rise and Fall of Raw Milk

by Ron Schmid, ND                         1025 768

Organic Produce at Bargain Prices

by Dan Chiras                         1029 757

What is Radon?

by Marshall Glickman                         9166 753

Waterproofing Ocean: the consequence of keeping dry

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by David Hughes                         1000386 652

Special Letter to the Editor

by Amelia Shea                         1000405 631

Is Your Lawn Toxic?

by Vanessa Behrens                         9143 601

Going Wireless?

by Jules Harrell                         1000148 600

The Simple Life

by Stephen Morris                         9099 594

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by Stephen Morris                         1027 532

The Neighborhood Toxicologist

by Emily Monosson                         1000022 528

Clean the Air in Your Home with House Plants

by B.C. “Bill” Wolverton                         1000021 509

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by Kathleen Jarschke-Schultze                         9125 457

Life by the Rail Trail

by Craig Della Penna                         1000029 457

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