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How Was Your Week?

The girls and I went apple picking this past week and had a lot of fun with our bounty! Homemade apple sauce, apple pies and lots of crunchy fruit to snack on! Also wishing I had purchased more cider donuts. Gould Hill makes the best ones I’ve ever tasted. Plus, my husband and I mailedContinue reading “How Was Your Week?”

What Is Fracking?

Fracking: the process of injecting liquid at high pressure into subterranean rocks, boreholes, etc. so as to force open existing fissures and extract oil or gas. Fracking was a hot topic during last week’s Vice Presidential debate so I thought it would be helpful to discuss this technique and its effect the environment. To beContinue reading “What Is Fracking?”

What Happened This Week?

Fall is in the air! I’ve pulled out the warmer coats and soups are starting to simmer on the stove. Used local leeks and potatoes to make this favorite for dinner this week. In the meantime, the election is imminent! Let’s see how politics affect the environment. Plus some other fun links to share. RecyclingContinue reading “What Happened This Week?”

What Happened This Week?

Happy October! If you’ve been following our Instagram, you’ll see I dove into the season this week and treated my family to some very “Fall” things like our favorite local whoopie pie and traditional NH flowers. Fewer things make me happier than flowers – they are inexpensive, feel like a treat, add beauty to one’sContinue reading “What Happened This Week?”

I Turn 40 This Week. Here are 40 Things You Can Do For the Earth

Vote! I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – voting is a free and easy way to advocate for the Earth. It doesn’t even need to be a Trump vs Biden decision. Voting in all races is important, as climate-related decisions are made throughout government. Turn off your car while waiting in aContinue reading “I Turn 40 This Week. Here are 40 Things You Can Do For the Earth”

Three of District 2’s Democratic EC Candidates Talk About the Environment

With the primary less than one week away, GreenLifeNH asked the Executive Council candidates to share their plans for addressing environmental issues. Here are three of their answers. Remember – voting is a free and easy way to protect the Earth and fight climate change. Our home needs to be at the forefront of ourContinue reading “Three of District 2’s Democratic EC Candidates Talk About the Environment”

District 15’s Democratic Senate Candidates Talk About the Environment

With the primary less than two weeks away, GreenLifeNH asked the candidates to share their plans for addressing environmental issues. Here are their answers. Remember – voting is a free and easy way to protect the Earth and fight climate change. Our home needs to be at the forefront of our minds as we headContinue reading “District 15’s Democratic Senate Candidates Talk About the Environment”

New Hampshire is in a severe drought. Here are ten things you can do about it!

According to WMUR, many areas of New Hampshire, including Merrimack county, are in a state of moderate to severe drought. With no rain in sight and officials slow to order mandatory water restrictions, it’s time we take matters into our own hands. Here is how you can conserve water at home right now (all quotesContinue reading “New Hampshire is in a severe drought. Here are ten things you can do about it!”

Links Around the Web

Share Your Ideas For NHPR’s New Climate Change Reporting Project. What do you want to hear about on NHPR? Let them know! I’d like to know more about how we can push for municipal composting all around New Hampshire A petition asking Amazon to offer a “plastic-free” option in its packaging. In the meantime, AmazonContinue reading “Links Around the Web”

Friday Links Around the Web

Jane Goodall on climate change and Covid-19. How our interactions with the natural world are causing consequences and why we must change them Compost sharing in Lebanon, NH! Only three municipalities in NH offer composting programs. We can do better! While started earlier this year, “as of mid-July, the pilot program (in Lebanon) had divertedContinue reading “Friday Links Around the Web”

Links Around the Web – 7/17/2020

What kind of dish soap do you use? The Swedish mall that’s right next to a recycling center Trump to Weaken Environmental Rules to Speed Infrastructure Permits – NYT Soaring methane emissions threaten to put climate change goals out of reach The Life Cycle of Plastic Laundry Detergent Jugs

Links Around the Web – 7/7/2020

Covid-19 and its connection to air pollution and climate change Massachusetts v the EPA. The Trump administration and its assault on environmental protections Protecting land in Webster, NH The GOP and the environment, written by a conservative politician Vermont bans food scraps from landfills and trash

Links From Around the Web – 6/19/2020

Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma changed my life. In this article, he talks about the benefits of decentralizing our food supply Some basic questions and answers about climate change from the New York Times Patagonia talks about the problems with relying on recycling Stimulus packages and the environment

Links From Around the Web – 6/5/2020

“More Reasons to Line Dry Outside“ This is what happens when atmospheric chemists hang towels on drying racks around their chemistry building “The End of Meat is Here” The connection between factory farming, eating meat and climate change “The Uninhabitable Earth” Famine, economic collapse, a sun that cooks us: What climate change could wreak —Continue reading “Links From Around the Web – 6/5/2020”


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