Monthly Archives: June 2011

A few Videos for Canada Day

June 30, 2011
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Happy Canada Day! Seeing as Planet Forward is a Canadian retailer, we thought we’d substitute a blog post today for a collection of videos as a nod to our nation’s 144th birthday. Get out, enjoy the weather and celebrate at one of the many music and cultural events, festivals, parades and parties taking place in…

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A few Videos for Canada Day

June 30, 2011
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Happy Canada Day! Seeing as Planet Forward is a Canadian retailer, we thought we’d substitute a blog post today for a collection of videos as a nod to our nation’s 144th birthday. Get out, enjoy the weather and celebrate at one of the many music and cultural events, festivals, parades and parties taking place in…

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Roundup: A Cause of Birth Defects?

June 30, 2011
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New and existing research indicates that the world’s highest selling weedkiller, Roundup, may pose a serious threat to public health. Non-profit organization Earth Open Source recently released a review of existing data that suggests glyphosate, the primary active ingredient in Roundup, causes birth defects in the embryos of lab animals. The review also says that…

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An Eco-friendly Craft for Kids – Canada Day Pinwheel

June 29, 2011
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An Eco-friendly Craft for Kids – Canada Day Pinwheel

Hello and welcome (back) to the blog. Planet Forward is a Canadian company and with tomorrow being Canada Day and all, we thought we would honour our nation with a craft. Whether you’re hosting a barbeque, going to the cottage, or just staying in there is no better way to keep the kids entertained than…

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An Eco-friendly Craft for Kids – Canada Day Pinwheel

June 29, 2011
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An Eco-friendly Craft for Kids – Canada Day Pinwheel

Hello and welcome (back) to the blog. Planet Forward is a Canadian company and with tomorrow being Canada Day and all, we thought we would honour our nation with a craft. Whether you’re hosting a barbeque, going to the cottage, or just staying in there is no better way to keep the kids entertained than…

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Hidden Money Barriers

June 29, 2011
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The Five Most Common Money Mindset Barriers Our mindsets – or beliefs – are like software. We need to continually update them and check them for bugs to be sure that they’re serving us properly. Old money mindsets can get in our way of earning what we should as solo pros. Here are 5 of……

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Rescued Baby Hummingbird [VIDEO]

June 29, 2011
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Rescued Baby Hummingbird [VIDEO]

Awwww factor = gazillions X bajillions photo: eberrara This is just an awesome video—a young man and the baby hummingbird he rescued. Video by kandwarf set to music by Jack Johnson. Tagged: birds, blog, conservation, hummingbird, jack johnson, music, nature, random, video, wildlife Read the full post

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Make-up That’s Naturally Beautiful: Better Know Alima Pure

June 29, 2011
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“Alima is the sum of its parts,” states owner and founder Kate O’Brien. This appreciation of the individual carries through everything the B Corp does. Each employee is essential to make Alima great. Each customer is valued for making the company possible and shaping the future. It all began in 2004 with O’Brien’s concern over…

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B-Corp Puts Companies in the Green

June 29, 2011
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B-Corp Puts Companies in the Green

The following post was written by Katie Peige, Herban Lifestyle’s Sustainability Associate. On Friday July 1st, B-Corp legislation will go into effect in Virginia. Virginia became the fourth state to pass B-Corp legislation back in March following the lead from … Continue reading → Read the full post

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Building our Tiny House : Week 4

June 28, 2011
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Building our Tiny House : Week 4

We’re almost done building the envelope of our tiny house on a trailer!  Seriously delayed by record rainfall in Vermont, we’re working on the house every second it’s not pouring.  We expect to finish up the redwood siding, clean up our site and FINALLY head out on our on our around-the-world cycling expedition sometime in…

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