Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow
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It's as easy to romanticize the past as it is to demonize it; instead, let's learn from it. More than living simply, more than living 'green', thrifty grandmas knew the importance of the 'economics' in Home Economics. The history of home ec, lessons in thrift, practical tips and ideas from the past focused on sustainability for families and out planet. Companion to http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/
Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
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Hail to the Dandelion!

Hail to the Dandelion! | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it

Little is more emblematic of our culture's dysfunctional relationship with Earth than our relationship with the dandelion. We spread cancer-causing, chemical toxins around our homes and public places to kill plants that produce healthy and delicious dark green leaves (and may also help cure cancer). Check on pesticide toxicities here. Meanwhile we eat store-bought dark green leaves (which are mostly water), packaged in plastic and grown 3,000 miles away in a state in its fourth year of serious drought.


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Cathryn Wellner's curator insight, May 8, 2015 11:08 AM

Thanks for this homage to one of my favourite spring flowers.

Fliss Clooney's curator insight, May 14, 2015 8:30 AM

Any excuse not to weed  is a good one :D

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Infographic - 10 Interesting Facts about Solar Energy

Infographic - 10 Interesting Facts about Solar Energy | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it

We find the below infographic to be very interesting, as it highlights facts about solar energy which we did not know.  From Google to Space Missions and from flooring to a roadway, check out the interesting facts and amaze your friends with your knowledge.


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Could the Clothes on Your Back Halt Global Warming?

Could the Clothes on Your Back Halt Global Warming? | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
“When people give clothing away to Goodwill or throw it away, there is no ‘away.’ It just gets displaced.”But did you know that wear...
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