• Bob Willard

    It’s one thing to have numbers. It’s another thing to know what to do with them. And the soft stuff – that Adam gives such brilliant guidance to people on – is an incredible set of resources for people trying not to screw this up when they are being led by their passions.

    Bob Willard International Speaker
    Author of Sustainability Champion’s Guidebook

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    How Ridiculously Easy Riding the Bus Can Be

    This article is the second in a series of guest posts leading up to #CarLessWeek from July 13-17, 2015.  It is full of ideas for anyone frustrated with a slow, stop-and-go commute every day… or just wanting to lessen their impact while increasing their happiness.  Specific resources are listed for residents of Greater Des Moines, but similar resou...

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    I Ditched My Car, Traveled MORE & Saved $304 Per Month

    This article is the first of many leading up to #CarLessWeek from July 13-17, 2015.  It is full of ideas for anyone frustrated with a slow, stop-and-go commute every day… or just wanting to lessen their impact while increasing their happiness.  Specific resources are listed for residents of Greater Des Moines, but similar resources are available in...

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    How to Fight Hunger with Local Food

    Today in Greater Des Moines, we have 26 school gardens, a dozen faith gardens, 10 community gardens supported by the city, a handful of employee gardens on corporate grounds, and an immigrant/refugee garden run by Lutheran Services. Rewind. In 2009, we didn’t have much at all. You can take any simple idea and create a revolution.  Click here for t...

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    A Food Documentary People Will Actually Watch

    It’s good to be honest with ourselves about how we define successful marketing, campaigns, videos, documentaries, etc. Success is relative to the goal intended. When I watch social and environmental documentaries — which I love — I usually find myself thinking at the end, “They didn’t really help me share this with other peopl...

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