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A Day at the Food Bank

Here’s a scary statistic: about fifteen percent of households in the United States are food insecure. Fifteen percent. Even in the world’s largest economy, millions deal with hunger daily. As a group, food insecure households are incredibly diverse. These households include fixed-income elderly individuals, single parent households, individuals with medical emergencies, and the unemployed. Luckily, there are great organizations like Second Harvest...
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The Dharmastala Integrated Energy Centre

This post was originally posted on S3IDF’s blog.  The original article can be found here.   We would like to highlight the work of S3IDF because we greatly believe in the social benefit that solar can have.  S3IDF demonstrates in the real-world and through innovative financing how solar can help others.  S3IDF reduces poverty in developing countries by supporting small-scale enterprises that meet basic infrastructure needs and provide opportunities...
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A Day on the Farm

Summer is drawing to a close. Kids are returning to school, beach crowds are thinning, and manatees are migrating back to the Florida coast (don’t worry, this manatee is staying in sunny SoCal). For farmers, however, the end of summer signifies the start of their major harvest. Farming has evolved rapidly over the past 150 years from small, individually-owned plots to the vast factory farms we know today. Work that used to take weeks now takes days...
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Ready, Set, Low-Flow!

Go green! Be eco-friendly! Buy environmentally-conscious, natural, recycled, organic, free-trade everythings! We hear these buzzwords daily but, as Kermit taught us, it’s not always easy “being green”. The fact is, we live in a world filled with disposable cell phones, styrofoam-housed fast food, and energy-hungry air conditioning. And to be totally honest, we kinda like it that way. Why, Convenience and Comfort are two of America’s founding...
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