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Thursday, March 28,2013

A greener way to grow

Local company cuts energy loss from greenhouses

By Elizabeth Miller
Shopping only for local produce, or growing all of your own, sounds great until you remember one thing: avocados. And then tangerines, mangos, papayas, passion fruit — fresh-squeezed orange juice. Banana smoothies.
Thursday, March 28,2013

A day in the life of a Boulder County GMO farmer

Roundup Ready sugar beet farmer talks about his trade in Longmont

By Stephanie Riesco
Paul Schlagel’s business purchases usually consist of irrigation piping or seeds, so it’s understandable that the farmer is eager to show off his new toy: a GPS-guided John Deere tractor.
Thursday, March 28,2013

Intelligent irrigation: using less water for lawns and gardens in Boulder

By Jefferson Dodge
The reality, they point out, is that we live in an arid environment, and instead of worrying so much about keeping front lawns green, perhaps we should adopt outdoor watering patterns that are more consistent with the hand that Mother Nature has dealt us locally.
Thursday, March 28,2013

Spring 2013 Boulderganic Introduction

For green thumbs everywhere, this may be the most wonderful time of the year.
Tuesday, September 25,2012

The healing power of frequencies

Sound healers say the right noises can cure what ails you

By David Accomazzo
Past the meticulously manicured yard of Marybeth Keigher’s North Boulder house, surrounded by vibrant flowers and fountains, lies what appears to be a converted guesthouse that now serves as a studio for her acupuncture and sound healing practice.
Tuesday, September 25,2012

Recycle your medication

Disposing of pharmaceuticals the right way

By Adelina Shee
Chemical pollutants from household products and pharmaceuticals that were not disposed of properly have made their way into waterways.
Tuesday, September 25,2012

Mother Nature knows best

Eating seasonal foods may improve your health

By Jessie Lucier
Once upon a time, most people harvested their food directly from the land or sea rather than selecting it from stocked grocery store shelves that bear the same appearance in August as they do in March.
Tuesday, September 25,2012

Doing the splits

For local businesses, ‘split incentive’ sometimes halts energy efficiency

By Steve Weishampel
As the temperature drops, the renters among us crank the heat and curse the landlord who won’t replace those old, leaky windows. But then, why would he? He doesn’t see a penny of savings off his bill, does he?
Tuesday, September 25,2012

How local can you go?

Local sourcing has limits

By Michael Callahan
The bootstrap-pulling, flannel-wearing, trophy buckle-adorned tales of survival and triumph over the elements are a well-loved part of Americana. So does it matter that the leather to make the boots, fabric to make the shirts and metal to make the buckles don’t come from around here?
Tuesday, September 25,2012


The high price of cheap electronics

By Remy Rodriguez
There are costs that consumers aren’t told about at the cash register, and approaching economics environmentally reveals that the price tag often fails to illustrate the true cost of an item.