Comments on: Farmer’s Market Shopping Tips http://wannaveg.com/2007/06/22/farmers-market-shopping-tips/ go vegetarian one day a week! Tue, 06 Jan 2009 23:36:10 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.5 By: eric http://wannaveg.com/2007/06/22/farmers-market-shopping-tips/#comment-656 eric Tue, 26 Jun 2007 18:28:56 +0000 http://wannaveg.com/2007/06/22/farmers-market-shopping-tips/#comment-656 This is true...we can't just go in there and ask them to hug trees and subsist with no food or money. Education and demonstrating that there are alternatives is the key to successfully implementing a program like this. These folks still need to eat and survive....and as much as rich Americans want to "save the rainforest" we need to understand that people need to live in these areas. Showing them a sustainable way to do it will be the rainforest's and the people's salvation. Keep up the good work! We look forward to hearing from you on how things are going. This is true…we can’t just go in there and ask them to hug trees and subsist with no food or money. Education and demonstrating that there are alternatives is the key to successfully implementing a program like this. These folks still need to eat and survive….and as much as rich Americans want to “save the rainforest” we need to understand that people need to live in these areas. Showing them a sustainable way to do it will be the rainforest’s and the people’s salvation.

Keep up the good work! We look forward to hearing from you on how things are going.

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By: eric http://wannaveg.com/2007/06/22/farmers-market-shopping-tips/#comment-655 eric Tue, 26 Jun 2007 18:16:18 +0000 http://wannaveg.com/2007/06/22/farmers-market-shopping-tips/#comment-655 definitely! definitely!

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By: Jessica Schessler http://wannaveg.com/2007/06/22/farmers-market-shopping-tips/#comment-654 Jessica Schessler Tue, 26 Jun 2007 18:12:21 +0000 http://wannaveg.com/2007/06/22/farmers-market-shopping-tips/#comment-654 Oh! And do us a favor and don't forget to mention a vote for SHI When you mail in your clean lids. :D Oh! And do us a favor and don’t forget to mention a vote for SHI When you mail in your clean lids. :D

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By: Jessica Schessler http://wannaveg.com/2007/06/22/farmers-market-shopping-tips/#comment-653 Jessica Schessler Tue, 26 Jun 2007 18:10:37 +0000 http://wannaveg.com/2007/06/22/farmers-market-shopping-tips/#comment-653 The caribiner is pretty cool, but I'm partial to chocolate myself! :) I'm interning with them just for the summer, I'm a college student, so, back to class in the fall for me! I just think it's really cool how everything they do fits together... like instead of just trying to plant trees to fix the problem, they go to the source and teach the farmers new ways of growing organically. Slash and burn doesn't work well in the long run! So, they help out not only the environment, but the farmers and their families too... and the communities! Lots of times they end up growing enough extra crops to sell them locally. :) And, you're welcome for the link, glad you're excited! The caribiner is pretty cool, but I’m partial to chocolate myself! :)

I’m interning with them just for the summer, I’m a college student, so, back to class in the fall for me! I just think it’s really cool how everything they do fits together… like instead of just trying to plant trees to fix the problem, they go to the source and teach the farmers new ways of growing organically. Slash and burn doesn’t work well in the long run! So, they help out not only the environment, but the farmers and their families too… and the communities! Lots of times they end up growing enough extra crops to sell them locally. :)

And, you’re welcome for the link, glad you’re excited!

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By: eric http://wannaveg.com/2007/06/22/farmers-market-shopping-tips/#comment-652 eric Tue, 26 Jun 2007 18:05:17 +0000 http://wannaveg.com/2007/06/22/farmers-market-shopping-tips/#comment-652 P.P.S. Thanks for posting the link. P.P.S. Thanks for posting the link.

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By: eric http://wannaveg.com/2007/06/22/farmers-market-shopping-tips/#comment-651 eric Tue, 26 Jun 2007 18:04:39 +0000 http://wannaveg.com/2007/06/22/farmers-market-shopping-tips/#comment-651 Jessica, What an awesome organization! How long have you been interning with them? Eric P.S. I am totally getting the caribiner. Jessica,
What an awesome organization! How long have you been interning with them?

Eric

P.S. I am totally getting the caribiner.

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By: Jessica Schessler http://wannaveg.com/2007/06/22/farmers-market-shopping-tips/#comment-646 Jessica Schessler Tue, 26 Jun 2007 13:28:44 +0000 http://wannaveg.com/2007/06/22/farmers-market-shopping-tips/#comment-646 Oh! I just wanted to share something else with you guys. I'm interning for a non-profit, Sustainable Harvest International... they work with farmers in Central America to teach them sustainable, organic farming techniques to stop slash and burn, which helps save the rain forests. (And helps the farmers out economically!) Anyway, they're being featured on the lids of Stonyfield Yogurt, and you can get a free cup just by voting! You can get other free stuff too... like chocolate, yum! So.. if you want to learn more... www.sustainableharvest.org/yogurt/ Or you can vote here... http://www.stonyfield.com/specialOffers/BidWithYourLid/ Thanks :D Oh! I just wanted to share something else with you guys. I’m interning for a non-profit, Sustainable Harvest International… they work with farmers in Central America to teach them sustainable, organic farming techniques to stop slash and burn, which helps save the rain forests. (And helps the farmers out economically!) Anyway, they’re being featured on the lids of Stonyfield Yogurt, and you can get a free cup just by voting! You can get other free stuff too… like chocolate, yum!

So.. if you want to learn more…
http://www.sustainableharvest.org/yogurt/
Or you can vote here…
http://www.stonyfield.com/specialOffers/BidWithYourLid/

Thanks :D

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