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How to Stay Cool in Summer, Sustainably

How to Stay Cool in Summer, Sustainably

Posted by Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger Everyone wants to know how to stay cool in summer. Even late into the season, lingering heat tempts us to find relief using costly air conditioning units or wasteful inflatable pools. That’s why finding sustainable ways to stay cool with the environment in mind are so important. Even small changes […]

How Personal Care Products Use the Calming Influence of Hops

How Personal Care Products Use the Calming Influence of Hops

Posted by Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger As the characteristics of hops as an herbal ingredient come to the fore, personal care products containing hops are becoming way more common. Historical Hops Different types of hops have been used in beer production since the Middle Ages, but the beer they first produced was not the ale we […]

How Sustainable Agriculture Makes Farming Last Longer

How Sustainable Agriculture Makes Farming Last Longer

Posted by Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger Sustainable agriculture is important for both advanced farming systems and those of less-developed countries. But what does sustainable farming look like in a contemporary farming practice? When we buy products, we want the people and places involved in producing our products to be treated well. And when resources leave […]

Healthy Snack Ideas to Power Santa this Season

Healthy Snack Ideas to Power Santa this Season

Posted by Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger The most festive part of the season is nearly upon us, and a few healthy snack ideas can make a big difference to your family’s dietary habits when everyone else is feasting on oversized holiday desserts. There’s no need to scrap all that good work you’ve done to teach […]

Why Customer Power Is the Key Ingredient in Our Food

Why Customer Power Is the Key Ingredient in Our Food

Posted by  Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger What key ingredient is in your favorite product? Have you wondered where it comes from? In the Western world, we are much further from the producers of our food and consumables. Visit the supermarket near your house and you’re likely buying vegetables that haven’t been touched by the grower. […]

The Dental Health Gap in America and How You Can Help

The Dental Health Gap in America and How You Can Help

Posted by  Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger Visits to the family dentist can be expensive, and an issue can go ignored for seemingly more urgent needs in the monthly budget. However, preventative health care—especially oral health—is imperative to you and your child’s well-being over the long term. The state of America’s dental care is only getting […]

Superfood Salad Recipe for a Sharp Afternoon

Superfood Salad Recipe for a Sharp Afternoon

Posted by Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger Can a superfood salad recipe be healthy and easy and keep you awake through that routine afternoon slump? We all know the dreaded feeling as our eyes start to droop and concentration wanders, but superfoods in a balanced diet can help you power through a busy afternoon. Here’s an excellent […]