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Outdoor Film Festivals this Summer

Outdoor film festivals are a great activity that are eco-friendly and easy on your wallet.  By walking, biking, or taking public transportation to one of the many film festivals listed below, you can reduce your carbon footprint while catching a great feature film with friends.  Bring a blanket and your own snacks in environmentally friendly … Continue reading

How to Eat Well on a Budget

You’re eco-friendly.  You take public transportation or ride a bike when possible. You are conscious of the amount of water, plastic and electricity you consume. You dream about local, organic food. Because, let’s face it, you are on a budget and eating well is one of the few eco-friendly things that costs more than eating … Continue reading

Summer Reading List

Ahh, the lazy days of summer.  It’s the perfect opportunity to relax in my back yard and crack open a book to enjoy while waiting for dinnertime. I love a juicy book about food – not only do they heighten your appreciation for your next meal, but they raise awareness to many issues that aren’t … Continue reading

Earth Spring Farm CSA

My co-workers and I received our very first box of fresh organic produce from Earth Spring Farm yesterday.  We signed up for a small share of veggies and a small box of fruit, and from June – October we will get a big helping of fresh fruits and veggies to divide among 6 very hungry … Continue reading

Do More 24 is TODAY!

Today is Do More 24  – a one-day charitable giving event that helps raise awareness (and money) for non-profits across the nation.  Whether you are able to give $10 or $100, every cent you donate helps your designated charity out! You can chose to give to the Do More 24 fund , or find a … Continue reading

Happy Memorial Day!

I can’t believe that Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner!  If you don’t have plans just yet, don’t despair, we’ve compiled a list of eco-friendly metro accessible ideas for a great weekend: Take the Metro to Greenbelt Park in Greenbelt, Maryland for a great weekend of camping, hiking, and biking. Bike and camp … Continue reading

Bike to Work this Friday, May 17!

May is the perfect month to ride a bike – it’s National Bike Month, and in Washington DC, Bike to Work Day is on Friday, May 17. The National Bike Challenge kicked off on May 1, with the goal of uniting 50,000 people to bike 10 million miles throughout America. Regardless of the reason, swapping … Continue reading

Carrots, Celery, and CSAs

This summer, a few of my co-workers and I are going to split the cost of a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) share from Earth Spring Farms.  For less than $10 a week per person, we are going to have a box of fresh, local, vegetables delivered to us from a farm in Pennsylvania.  I’m really excited because … Continue reading

Spring Forward and Make a Change

Spring is the season for change.  We move our clocks forward an hour, and gain extra sunlight, warmth and new possibilities.  Why not use that extra hour to make a difference and volunteer? When you volunteer, you gain so much more than spending a day among new friends – you help make a positive impact … Continue reading

Roll into Spring with Capital Bikeshare

I love the first of March.  March means that it’s warm enough and sunny enough to grab my bike out of storage and start riding my bike to work.  I get giddy with anticipation of my first ride in – it’s still a bit cold on the start  but I’m warm all over by the … Continue reading

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