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  • dart_adam
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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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  • 2015 Goals That Work, Not Resolutions
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    2015 Goals That Work, Not Resolutions

    When I think of New Year’s Resolutions, an image pops into my head of being drunk on New Year’s Eve, lamenting all the things I didn’t do last year that I swear (slurred speech) “I’m going to do this year… for sure!” Which rarely makes a difference. Goal-setting, however, can be a different story – and image....

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    The Future Gives You Who You Are

    How are those New Year’s Resolutions going? If you’re anything like me, the often don’t go anywhere – at all. That’s why in my previous post, I talked about throwing New Year’s Resolutions in the trash (recycling bin)… until you’ve gotten complete with the past.  Everything else is lip-service.  Building a ...

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