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How Sustainable Agriculture Makes Farming Last Longer

Posted on December 5th, 2014

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 […]

How to Get Smooth Skin Naturally

Posted on December 4th, 2014

Posted by Laura Agadoni, guest blogger Winter might be a snow-filled wonderland where you live, but the season can wreak havoc on your skin over time. Unfortunately, a beauty routine that keeps your skin smooth during the spring and summer might not be enough when Old Man Winter blows in. But no worries; it’s possible to […]

Shop Clean: The Best Apps for Green Living

Posted on December 3rd, 2014

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Green living doesn’t always take a lot of research and preplanning. With the tap of a smartphone, you now have all the information you need to make eco-friendly shopping easy. Here are the best green apps to help you shop and live with respect toward the environment. Think Dirty This […]

Three Tips on How to Start Volunteering

Posted on December 3rd, 2014

Posted by Laurie, Human Resources Manager A study conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that volunteering rates in the U.S. are the lowest they have been since 2002.  At Tom’s of Maine our employees are allowed to use 5% of their paid work time volunteering.  But we also understand that getting started isn’t […]