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California bans pesticide linked to brain damage in kids yet defended by Trump administration

California Governor Gavin Newsom has taken critical action to protect generations of California children from the serious health effects of a dangerous pesticide called chlorpyrifos. Newsom’s administration has banned the use of the toxic chemical. In a revised state budget, he also allocated $5.7 million towards finding an alternative pesticide that takes a safer “holistic […]

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Most Eco-Friendly Herbicide: The Top 6 For The Food You LOVE!

There is something satisfying about growing your own food and tending to your garden. Sustainable living allows you to provide the healthy food you want for yourself and your family. Your green thumb yields an array of delicious, nutritious fruits and veggies. However, weeds and other invasive plants harm the harvest you work so hard to […]

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The Hype Behind Hydroponic Plants: What They Are and 3 Top Choices for Starting Your Own System Today

If you have ever sprouted a seed in a glass of moist paper towels, you have grown hydroponic plants, or at least sprouted them. Hydroponics is one of the most fascinating ways to grow indoor or even outdoor plants. Instead of using soil, hydroponics relies on the use of an imminent medium such as clay pellets, […]

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Flint, Michigan finally gets the money

The embattled city of Flint, Michigan is finally getting much-needed funding to fix its water infrastructure after years of dealing with poisonous levels of lead. While under the management of then-Governor Rick Snyder’s so-called “emergency managers,” the city of Flint switched their drinking water source from Lake Huron and the Detroit River back to the […]

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The future is green with industrial hemp: Top uses for Cannabis sativa

On Monday, the Florida Senate Agriculture Committee approved a bill to create a regulatory framework for the newly legalized industrial hemp industry in America. The Sunshine State is on the verge of becoming a “hemp pioneer.” The notorious plant has been grown for 10,000 years but its use in agriculture has suffered from its association […]

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What Is the Polar Vortex and How Can You Stay Safe and Warm?

​https://www.greenandgrowing.org/running-cold-weather-tips-staying-safe-warm/​​​Anyone who regularly listens to the weather or looks at social media will have heard the term “polar vortex” recently. This affected the Midwest in the United States, as well as part of Eurasia. The polar vortex caused temperatures in these areas to plummet to frigid temperatures, causes schools and businesses to close. Some people […]

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5 Delicious and Nutritious Foods that Naturally Lower Cholesterol

Our bodies are complex and sensitive. Sure, there’s a lot that our bodies can handle. However, a poor diet is basically a one-way ticket to sick-ville. Having a diet that’s high in fats and unhealthy food can be a cause for cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, and other serious and life-threatening illnesses and conditions. Today, I’m […]

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