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Leather Bike Bag

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Keep your valuables safe while you're on the go with this handmade, veggie-tanned leather bike bag $60.00

Indonesian Etsy seller Klemens & Co. makes handcrafted leather bike accessories that are as handsome as they are green. And when we say handcrafted, we mean it--no machines are involved in the production process whatsoever. Designed for a standard diamond men's bike frame, this sturdy bike bag is the perfect unit for carrying small valuables while cycling around town. Made of thick,......read more

Sustainable Landscaping

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Want to reduce your carbon footprint? Start with the soil around your home.

The grass lawn is as conventionally American as the white picket fence. Most homes in this country are surrounded by green grass. To stay healthy and green, grass requires large amounts of inputs, including water, fertilizer, and energy. Sure, grass lawns have some aesthetic and recreational benefits, but so do parks. Considering the state of the climate, it may be due time to reconsider the idea......read more

Trestles Tote

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Practical day bag designed by Heather Heron for Environment. $495.00

Environment Furniture teamed up with eco-focused California designer Heather Heron to create the superb Environment by Heather Heron collection. One of our favorite pieces from the range is the Trestles Tote, a utilitarian shoulder bag made from a combination of recycled Japanese denim (the best there is) and organic hemp cultivated locally in California. At 18X16", the Trestles Tote is......read more

Graf and Lantz Felt Wine Quiver

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Stylish carrier keeps your wine cozy wherever you go. $126.00

From their Los Angeles design studio, Holger Graf and Daniel Lantz create useful daily products from luxurious, sustainable materials. Perfect for a summer picnic in the park, the Graf and Lantz Felt Wine Quiver allows you to bring your booze in style. Made of elegant merino wool with vegetable-tanned leather details, the Quiver has adjustable side belts to snugly fit any kind of bottle. Going......read more

Baggu Leather Drawstring Purse

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Stylish summer bucket bag made in New York City from veggie-tanned leather $140.00

Since its founding in 2007, Baggu has become the most well-known name in reusable bags. Now the company is venturing beyond nylon grocery bags and into other carry goods made from vegetable-tanned leather. Included among the wares are leather versions of the classic Baggu bag, leather pouches made from waste scraps, and this simple and elegant drawstring purse described as "the perfect bucket......read more

Rooting Around

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Versatile root veggies are a great way to eat local and seasonal in the winter

Believe it or not, there was a time not too long ago when the only root vegetables anyone ate were carrots and potatoes. Thankfully, as Mark Bittman points out at NYT Mag, that's changed, "in part because it was all wrong; in part because if you’re going to eat seasonal and local, you are going to eat roots in winter, even if you live in California; and in part because roasted root......read more

Overdue Love for Underrated Fennel

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From City Kitchen, a versatile baked fennel dish that delights and surprises

There was a time not so long ago that fennel was scarcely available except in specialty markets. Today, you can find it in the produce section of most supermarkets, right alongside the carrots and celery. With a vague flavor of black licorice, the elegant and curvacious bulb has plenty of uses in the kitchen.  Even so, fennel is still underappreciated in North America, especially compared......read more

Better To Go Raw: 8 Vegetables It's Better To Eat Raw

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You'll get the most out of these cancer-fighting cruciferous veggies if you don't cook them

Cooking vegetables is usually a good idea: Heat breaks down cell walls, releasing antioxidants. But heating cruciferous vegetables (part of the Brassicae family) actually destroys their unique anti-carcinogenic potential. That’s because crucifers, unlike other types of vegetables, are high in glucosinolate, a plant compound that produces naturally occurring small molecules called......read more

Breeding the Nutrition Out of Our Food

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Writer Jo Robinson discusses the staggering trend of nutrient loss in fruits and vegetables

The sugary, "supersweet" corn we enjoy in summer bears little resemblance to its wild ancestor--a grassy plant called teosinte. With short spikes of grain instead of ears, teosinte has only 5 to 12 kernels in each spike and the kernels are encased in hard shells. High in starch, low in sugar, teosinte has 10 times more protein than the corn we eat today. The case of corn illustrates a much......read more

Eat Cleaner Fruit and Vegetable Wash

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The savvy way to super clean food. $44.14

Eat Cleaner™ is the only tasteless, odorless, all-natural and lab-tested line of food wash and wipes that is significantly more effective than water in cleaning surface contaminants, pesticide residues, waxes and organic particles from commercially and organically grown produce. Inhibits browning. Helps food last longer. Safe to clean countertops and cutting surfaces, utensils - even your......read more

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