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Struggling teen uses her experience to start non-profit for girls

 Former America’s Miss District of Columbia and health education entrepreneur, Sarah Hillware, has come a long way from her days of living in and out of safe house shelters, but admits she is still on a journey.  Sarah Hillware is

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Struggling teen uses her experience to start non-profit for girls

 Former America’s Miss District of Columbia and health education entrepreneur, Sarah Hillware, has come a long way from her days of living in and out of safe house shelters, but admits she is still on a journey.  Sarah Hillware is

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Tides have turned in Eastport

Tides have turned in Eastport By Samantha Zeldin Eastport, Maine is a struggling fishing town of 1,300 people located at the easternmost point of the United States. Formerly known as America’s sardine capital, Eastport is home to Raye’s Mustard Mill

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Tides have turned in Eastport

Tides have turned in Eastport By Samantha Zeldin Eastport, Maine is a struggling fishing town of 1,300 people located at the easternmost point of the United States. Formerly known as America’s sardine capital, Eastport is home to Raye’s Mustard Mill

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Mobile Greenery in the Concrete Jungle

Lulu’s Local Eatery is bringing fresh locally sourced produce to the streets of St. Louis—literally. The food truck, owned by Robbie Tucker and Lauren “Lulu” Loomis, offers customers healthy and fast lunch options, all locally grown in their custom-built, mobile

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Mobile Greenery in the Concrete Jungle

Lulu’s Local Eatery is bringing fresh locally sourced produce to the streets of St. Louis—literally. The food truck, owned by Robbie Tucker and Lauren “Lulu” Loomis, offers customers healthy and fast lunch options, all locally grown in their custom-built, mobile

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Thanksgiving: A Local Affair

WASHINGTON—At Glen’s Garden Market, Thanksgiving is a local affair. With a holiday menu of organic-fed turkeys and sage sausage stuffing, owner Danielle Vogel stresses the importance of knowing where your food came from and giving thanks to the planet by

Glen's produce

Thanksgiving: A Local Affair

WASHINGTON—At Glen’s Garden Market, Thanksgiving is a local affair. With a holiday menu of organic-fed turkeys and sage sausage stuffing, owner Danielle Vogel stresses the importance of knowing where your food came from and giving thanks to the planet by

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Editor’s Pick: Going Local: The NC 10% Campaign

EDITOR’S PICK: You might call yourself part of 99 percent or the one percent, but what about joining the 10 percent campaign? In collaboration with North Carolina State University, farmers, businesses and communities are pledging to spend 10 percent of their

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Editor’s Pick: Going Local: The NC 10% Campaign

EDITOR’S PICK: You might call yourself part of 99 percent or the one percent, but what about joining the 10 percent campaign? In collaboration with North Carolina State University, farmers, businesses and communities are pledging to spend 10 percent of their

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Editor’s Pick: India Milk Farms

EDITOR’S PICK: What if you had to boil your milk every time you wanted a bowl of cereal? While American farmers have the luxury of reliable, 24-hour refrigeration systems, farmers in India find it virtually impossible to get milk to the

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Editor’s Pick: India Milk Farms

EDITOR’S PICK: What if you had to boil your milk every time you wanted a bowl of cereal? While American farmers have the luxury of reliable, 24-hour refrigeration systems, farmers in India find it virtually impossible to get milk to the

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Editor’s Pick: Jump Around

EDITOR’S PICK: What if the footsteps of a crowd could power a train? Or a one-kilometer stretch of roadway in California could produce enough energy to power 30,800 homes a year? We’re talking about piezoelectricity—the transformation of kinetic energy into an

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Editor’s Pick: Jump Around

EDITOR’S PICK: What if the footsteps of a crowd could power a train? Or a one-kilometer stretch of roadway in California could produce enough energy to power 30,800 homes a year? We’re talking about piezoelectricity—the transformation of kinetic energy into an