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April 4 - April 25, 2018

Sustainable Iowa and World

Let's become more sustainable, challenge ourselves to do something eco-friendly, spread the word and show the world Iowans care.

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    45
    minutes
    spent learning
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    3
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
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    4
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed

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  • April 25 at 9:17 PM
    I can positively impact deforestation by choosing a mainly plant based, locally grown, organic diet.
  • April 25 at 9:15 PM
    I now feel more confident in knowing if something I have unopened in my pantry is spoiled or not.
  • April 18 at 12:11 PM
    I think that marketing, the Standard American Diet suggested by the U.S. government as the way to eat, and Big Farms have contributed to the fact that North Americans eat more meat than other country. the United States is a land of consumers driven by marketing and legislation that is impacted by those who have the most to gain financially.  We...
  • April 18 at 11:55 AM
    I had not heard of the term Silvopasture before now.  I love that it is a great way to counteract the methane emission of livestock, that it is a financially feasible way for someone to ranch and farm, reaping the financial and environmental benefits from both, and that it has the potential to help alleviate drought and erratic weather.
  • April 18 at 11:47 AM
    The best way that I can support my closest regenerative agriculture farm is by advocating for their farming practices on a political and personal level.
  • April 18 at 11:45 AM
    I am inspired by the fact that through supporting local farmers for my dependable fresh food source means that I am helping to build a resilient community, one that will leave this planet a better place for all that inhabit it. 
  • April 18 at 11:40 AM
    Benefits of using a smaller plate include eating healthier portions and thus keeping weight in control. As written in Selina Juul's blog, "we tend to like our plates to be fairly full. By reducing the size of the plate, you ensure that you don’t overfeed yourself or the trash bin." Those two reasons alone are all that I need to start...
  • April 18 at 10:01 AM
    As I am trying to be a good steward of the gifts that have been given to me, it's very important that I look for, purchase and use products and items that have a high, positive environmental impact. I feel that although I am one small person, I am part of a greater whole that is making the world a better place for generations to come.
  • April 10 at 3:24 PM
    Raising money for girls education through Malala's fund on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/donate/1899214786776587/ So far we raised $50 out of the $100 goal. It is humbling and makes me happy to see people do care. 
  • April 9 at 9:12 PM
    Started a fundraiser  for Malala fund on Facebook. Turning out it is quite  easy to start a fundraiser, they have this feature on the left side of the page.

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