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The latest news, food for thought, recipes you’ll love, great advice on everything from raising kids to nurturing bees, plus videos designed to entertain, educate and enlighten. If you’d like to find out what’s on our mind – or let us know what’s on yours -- this is place to be.

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Giving Back In Good Company

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Author: Helen Rock

In 2008, Clif Bar & Company launched In Good Company, an alliance of values-driven businesses supporting community solutions through week-long, hands-on projects focused on food, housing, and environmental issues. Seventh Generation was a key partner along with EILEEN FISHER, Timberland, Annie's Home Grown and Numi Organic Teas.

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Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

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Author: Seventh Generation

With the holidays on the horizon, getting your home ready for the annual onslaught of company can seem a little daunting – especially if you have kids to keep busy as well. One way to channel their energy is to make them part of the preparations, and there's nothing like a fun craft project to capture their imaginations.

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It's Not All in Your Head

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Author: SJ WILSON

I've been watching "Jeopardy" for many years, and was always quite pleased with myself for getting many of the correct answers—and fast, prompting me to consider going on the show. These days, I would still get the answers right, but only after rooting around my brain for about ten minutes... or an hour, which won't get me on the show anytime soon.

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"Best By" vs. Common Sense: Understanding Food Expiration Dates

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Author: SJ WILSON

There's been a lot in the news lately about expiration dates on food, the most shocking of which comes from the Harvard Food Law and Policy Center reporting that $165 billion dollars worth of food is WASTED each year when people throw away food that's still good because the "Best

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Pet Peeve

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Author: the Inkslinger

It's been six years, and the FDA is now so thoroughly vexed by the mysterious Case of the Junky Jerky, it's asking the public to help finger the perp. But solved or not, this hairy whodunit has already put a troubling truth about pet food on trial.

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Digital Clippings: Undead Toxins, Off-key Songs, and Other News

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Author: the Inkslinger

This morning I woke up, got out of bed, dragged a comb across my head, and confronted yet another in-basket full of environews and ecoviews that doesn't quite make the blogging grade but would be a shame to toss without at least an honorable mention. Let's catch up...

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Recipes We Love: Stuffed Sweet Dumpling Squash

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Author: Seventh Generation

If a vegetable can be described as "cute," then sweet dumpling squash are every bit as adorable as their name. Available throughout the autumn months, sweet dumpling squash is a relatively small winter variety whose size makes them perfect for stuffing and roasting. Cut one open, and you'll find bright-orange flesh similar to that of a sweet potato but not as firm or dense.

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7 Reasons I Turn to Friends Without Kids for Parenting Advice

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Author: Liz Moorhead

Since having a kid, I find that I need advice. A lot. Rarely a week goes by without a, "What are these pink spots?" or "Why isn't he eating dinner?" or "Is it really normal that he sneaks into the kitchen to eat banana bread at 5am?" Though I have plenty of friends with kids, I've noticed that I've been turning to my child-free friends for advice first. Counterintuitive? Crazy?

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Imagine If Your Kids Were The First Toxin-Free Generation

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Author: Seventh Generation

Our kids are up against a world of toxins. At Seventh Generation, we've been working passionately for years to eliminate exposure to toxic chemicals that harm human health by supporting sound state and federal toxics control legislation.

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Sharing Our Local Bounty

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Author: Seventh Generation

What happens when you bring together Seventh Generation employees, a bounty of fresh-from-the-farm produce, and one amazing local chef? You get one incredible lunch!

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