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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/
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10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Month

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Month | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Take a few minutes to plan how you can best observe Earth Day this month. Here are some great ideas to get you started.
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EWG's 2012 Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce™

EWG's 2012 Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce™ | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
EWG's 2012 Shoppers Guide helps you make informed choices about pesticides in your produce. Check our 'Dirty Dozen' and the 'Clean 15' to shop smarter.
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Endangered_beekeepers

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We loan because: "We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne." -Marcus Aurelius...
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Foy Update: Planning to Preserve in the Coming Year - Part 1 of 3

Foy Update: Planning to Preserve in the Coming Year - Part 1 of 3 | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
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Gardening with your children: Organic Gardening

Gardening with your children: Organic Gardening | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Here are some great ideas to help your kids turn digging in the dirt into a lifetime of love and respect for nature. The garden necessarily teaches patience and caring.
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Saving Potato Water - Little House on the Prairie Living

Saving Potato Water - Little House on the Prairie Living | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Uses for potato water. What to use it in and why save it.
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Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Anthropology and Climate Change

Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Anthropology and Climate Change | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
  What are the implications for indigenous or place-based cultures facing the imminent and gradually destructive processes of climate change?
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Root Simple

Root Simple | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Root Simple is about back to basics, DIY living, encompassing homegrown vegetables, chickens, herbs, hooch, bicycles, cultural alchemy, and common sense.
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Green Roof Chicken Coop

Green Roof Chicken Coop | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Green Roof Chicken Coop! Learn how to build a chicken coop with our diy chicken coop blueprints, diy chicken coop plans and other chicken coop resources
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Green Insulation (for a little less "green" $)

Green Insulation (for a little less "green" $) | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
For our last couple of projects in Cole Valley, 394 Frederick Street and 173 Downey Street, we wanted insulation that was effective and tight yet VOC (volatile organic compound) and Formaldehyde-fr...
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Scum sucking plants save ponds

Scum sucking plants save ponds | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Ponds here, ponds there, ponds are everywhere on the Grand Strand. Stormwater experts say there are some 14,000 retention ponds dotting South Carolina's coastal plain.
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Where Does Your Water Come From? (Hint: Nature)

Where Does Your Water Come From? (Hint: Nature) | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
The Nature Conservancy just released a study that identifies drinking water sources for 493 cities across the globe, including the 27 most populated U.S. cities.
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Sew In Love With Vintage Sewing Boxes & Baskets | Collectors' Blog

Sew In Love With Vintage Sewing Boxes & Baskets | Collectors' Blog | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Among the most popular sewing collectibles are vintage sewing boxes, which can be used with littlerisk to their status as collectibles.
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Collecting Cookbooks & Recipes Is (Usually) In Good Taste | Collectors' Blog

Collecting Cookbooks & Recipes Is (Usually) In Good Taste | Collectors' Blog | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
I have a thing for vintage cookbooks. Like many collectors of cookbooks, I began by finding the ones my mother and grandmother used. From there, well, I re
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Always Chrysti - Always Chrysti - 100+ Ways to Creatively Reuse Old Magazines

Always Chrysti - Always Chrysti - 100+ Ways to Creatively Reuse Old Magazines | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Photo Used Under a Creative Commons License - Copyright © Limonada Photo Used Under a Cre...
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TLC Home "75 Things You Can Compost, But Thought You Couldn't"

TLC Home "75 Things You Can Compost, But Thought You Couldn't" | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Can I really compost that? Yes you can! Learn more about these 75 things you can compost, but thought you couldn't.
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The Benefits Of Plants | Infographics : IdleList

The Benefits Of Plants | Infographics : IdleList | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
A showcase of the best infographics from around the web
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Dyeing Yarn With Tang and Jell-O

Dyeing Yarn With Tang and Jell-O | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
You can use items you find in your pantry like powdered drink mix, Jell-O and food coloring to make a beautiful dyed skein of yarn.
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Why Your Kitchen Looks the Way It Looks

Why Your Kitchen Looks the Way It Looks | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
The idea that housework is work now seems like a commonplace. We contract it out to housekeepers, laundromats, cleaning services, takeout places. We divvy it up: You cooked dinner, I’ll do the dishes.
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Intentional Communities - ecovillages, communes, cohousing, coops

Intentional Communities - ecovillages, communes, cohousing, coops | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Information on Intentional Communities including ecovillages, communes, and cohousing. Communities Directory, Communities Magazine, classified ads, event calendar, wiki, blogs, video and more.
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