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Community Garden Farmers School Program Plans 2016 Season

Health crisis? Hunger crisis? Local food production can address them both.  According to the Zero Hunger Challenge, a program presented by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2012, the only way to end world hunger is through sustainable small-plot farming. Some think this kind of initiative is only needed in third world countries. However, UN […]

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Green Holidays

They say you can’t buy happiness, but you can buy local! The Green Holidays section is a handy guide to local holiday music, fairs, art, books, shopping, and dining. “Green Holidays” means local shopping and keeping the “green” in the hood. It also means going “green” with eco-friendly gifts. Our local shopkeepers offer many ways […]

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The Ballot Box

by Jan Christensen   FALL GENERAL ELECTION DAY, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4 Polls will be open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Voters DO NOT NEED to show a photo ID to receive a ballot. After the polls close, results will be reported on local news stations and the web. SAMPLE BALLOT To view a sample […]

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