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Mrs. Cara Dafforn's Blog – January 2010 Archive (2)

The Pantry Challenge

As I frittered the new year away twittering with my new global community, I came upon this blog and want to extend the pantry challenge to www.agreenerindiana.com. We all can do something to make Indiana Greener and the pantry challenge is a good place to start.



Rationale for the Pantry Challenge

1. Saves Automotive resources

2. Tests your 28 day food supply for emergencies

3. Evaluates your pantry, freezer and cupboard

4.… Continue

Added by Mrs. Cara Dafforn on January 16, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Recycle your Christmas Cards

This is a great idea; something we can all do to help that doesn't require a lot of time, effort, or investment.



You can recycle this year's Christmas cards and help out some kids at the same time. The St. Jude's Ranch is a home for abused and neglected children. To raise money for the home, the children turn the fronts of used greeting cards (Christmas, Hanukah, birthdays, anniversary, etc.) into new greeting cards which they sell.



So instead of tossing the cards you've… Continue

Added by Mrs. Cara Dafforn on January 5, 2010 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Feed from Indiana Living Green Magazine

Ask Renee — A special edition about organic food

(NOTE: This a combined pair of answers that Renee had previously sent out to her newsletter subscribers.)

Hi Renee,

Recently at a table in a nearby farmers’ market I asked my usual questions about their use of chemicals and was told, “Yes, we use them as sparingly as [...]

Hoosiers in the NYC People’s Climate March

The call for action on climate change echoed strongly from the Hoosier state in New York Sunday, Sept.21.

At least two buses and an unknown number of vans and cars carried Indiana residents to Manhattan for the People’s Climate March.

The purpose of the People’s Climate March was [...]

Rare Posey Co. plant is now endangered

A rare plant that only grows in three states in the Midwest is now listed as endangered by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.

Short’s Bladderpod, a member of the mustard family, can only be found in certain parts of Tennessee, Kentucky and along a stretch of [...]

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