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The Amish: Poster Children of Sustainability?

Earlier this month Travis brought up the idea of looking to rural communities for sustainable ideas. To continue this topic, a good example would be the Amish community. Living out in the country, people may feel isolated due to the lack of modern conveniences located nearby. However it is because of these lack of Walmarts, […]

Rural Communities: So far behind, they’re ahead

With consumerism in the United States at an all time high, many steps are being taken by households and communities to be more efficient. Being a product of a rural community myself, some of the “green” ideas being considered in urban populations nearly seem like no-brainers, as they are practiced today and always have been outside […]