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5 favorite podcasts for a plant-based and sustainable lifestyle

I love telling my friends about the podcasts I listen to. I thought it was time I finally shared some of my favorite’s with you. I don’t have a ton of time to listen to these, but when I get the chance, I prefer listening to podcasts over music these …

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Black-owned vegan restaur...

People always seem to wonder, what do vegans eat? If you’re lucky enough to live in Chicago there are more…

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Nashville...

My friend Laurie had a film accepted into the Defy Film Festival in Nashville, TN and asked me and Stella…

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    What’s In the Water?

    It seems that everyone is getting hit pretty hard with the flu or cold this year. I spent a few days in bed and it lingered with me for a good 10 days after with sniffles and cough. In the past I’ve stocked up on some pretty awful stuff to …

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    Chicago Company Pushes Biodegradable Plastic Bags

    I’m no fan of plastic, when there’s a giant island of it floating in the pacific ocean. Who would be? We have yet to come up with an effective way of getting rid of the stuff and as a result it ends up clogging waterways, floating through the air like …

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    Chicago Trees Need Your Help in Summer Drought!

    It’s been a scorcher of a summer and the trees in the Chicago Parks could really use some help. Friends of the Park is hoping that you can help save some on the 10,000 young trees that have been planted over the last 3 years. These trees need to be …

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    Reusable Lunch Containers

    School is still a couple of months away but I’ve already begun doing some research in reusable lunch options. I want to say no to disposable plastic. I’m thinking it’s a good idea to start the search early, I can peruse the variety of products that are out there and …

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    49th Ward Green Corps

    Do you know what kind of green initiatives are going on in your neighborhood? I have to admit that I’m still learning much about what’s happening in my community but that’s what brought me to starting this site. It’s not easy to stay in touch when you’re super busy and …