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The Clean Plate Club

Remember “The Clean Plate Club”? Turns out it wasn’t just something parents made up to admonish kids about not eating all the food on their plates. Its history goes back to 1917 when Herbert Hoover, America’s first Food Administrator, proclaimed “food will...

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Break Out the Red, White & Blue (Tablecloths)

During the snow days, we were probably dreaming about summertime. And finally, Memorial Day – first official day of summer – is almost here. No matter how you observe Memorial Day – marching in a parade, visiting cemeteries or memorials – there’s bound to...

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Happy Mother’s Day

Many of us may think of Mother’s Day as one of those “Hallmark Holidays” designed to encourage shopping. However, the earliest efforts to establish a day to celebrate mothers started before Hallmark existed. Celebrations of mothers and motherhood can be...

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Rootin’ for the Earth – Part 2

We thought we might wrap up Earth Day 2018 with a few things that happened this year. Here’s a short list of what we’re reading … The We Are Still In coalition – the 2,700 U.S. organizations who have come together to show the world that we stand by the Paris Climate...

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Rootin’ for the Earth

Editor’s Note: We thought you might appreciate a different perspective on Earth Day this year. So we asked Sugarfoot, our new M-PASS contributor, to share her thoughts about the importance of Earth Day 2018. Hi, I’m Sugarfoot. I’m pleased to root up...

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Going Into the Trash for a Good Cause

You might mistake Elizabeth Rowe for a college student even though she graduated from Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia, two years ago. Her first job after graduation – sustainability fellow in the college’s Center for Sustainability. At the Center...

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