CityBeat - Green http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-241-1-green.html <![CDATA[Edible Outdoors Forest Forage - Native plant specialist Abby Artemisia leads weekly walks to help identify edible and non-edible plants ]]>

 Join Carriage House Farm’s Native Plant Specialist Abby Artemisia for her weekly “Friday Frolic in the Forest” in LaBoiteaux Woods in Northside for a taste of a combination of culinary wonderland and Mother Nature’s medicine cabinet.

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<![CDATA[Outside Recess - Leave No Child Inside combats childhood obesity, A.D.D. and depression with exposure to the great outdoors]]>

Leave No Child Inside has initiated some extremely successful projects during its seven years in existence. Its leaders recently coordinated with Cincinnati Public Schools’ “5th Quarter” system, which supports community organized summer learning.

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<![CDATA[More Than a Green Thumb - Buying local produce and growing your own benefits you, your wallet and the environment]]>

The phrase “Reduce, reuse, recycle” is an environmental mantra that has been drilled into us, but as much as managing our output has a positive impact on waste production, natural resources and our wallets, so does managing our input.

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<![CDATA[Guide to Going Green - Upcoming classes, markets and events for a natural-leaning lifestyle ]]>

Check out our green listings and pick a few ways to spend this spring exploring ways to improve yourself and the world around you.

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<![CDATA[Enright Ridge Urban Eco-Village's Community Fruit Orchard - ]]>

It all started with a simple grant proposal by ecovillager Suellyn Shupe at Enright Ridge Urban Eco-Village in Price Hill to the Alliance for Community Trees (ACT), a national organization dedicated to improving the environment in cities and metropolitan areas.

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<![CDATA[The Big Green List - ]]>

Our big Green List of local recycling, green media, community, building supplies, energy, sustainable food, green spaces and transit, environmentally conscience communities and more. If you're looking to improve the world around you, this is a great place to start.

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<![CDATA[Shades of Green - 10 reasons Cincinnati is greener than you think]]>

Cincinnatians just love to joke about that old, clichéd quip often attributed to Mark Twain: “When the end of the world comes, I want to be in Cincinnati because it’s always 20 years behind the times.” The colloquialism is used to exemplify anything considered remotely backward, from legislation to fashion to potholes. Signs of life, though, are sprouting up around the city like a canary dandelion through a crack in the cement.

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<![CDATA[Solar Earth LLC - ]]>

Installing solar panels is one way a household can help the environment while saving money in the long term. In Cincinnati, one company offering the service is Solar Earth, a start-up founded by Julie Jones and Jennifer Wolford that installs solar panels on both businesses and homes.

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