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Opinion: An Organic Lifestyle

I visited Kristi’s farm on a perfect late September day.  Not a single cloud marked the vast, Maya blue sky.  It was cold enough to feel like fall but warm enough to want to spend the entire day outdoors, taking in the heat that gently radiated off the sun. Kristi is the owner and sole […]

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The Multi-Faceted Hibiscus

The Hibiscus is a group of plants with large, tropical flowers. The types of plants range from small trees to annual plants.  We encounter Hibiscus often in our daily lives in some surprising ways! The most notable example is the vegetable okra, slimy seedpods which are fried in the American South and eaten raw in […]

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Featured Green Organization: Miami University SAND

The Miami University Student Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, better known around campus as SAND, is an organization with a focus on health. Any students who have interest in food and nutrition are welcome to join SAND and take on many of their events and services. On campus SAND holds nutrition workshops with the Miami […]

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Must Love Bugs

They sting, they bite, they buzz, they kill your plants, and for tiny little things, they can look pretty darn terrifying. It can be hard to show love to our friendly neighborhood creepy crawlies, but they play an essential role in keeping our eco-system running. Many insects pollinate plants, spread seeds, and enable oxygen to […]

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LARABAR Goes Back to Basics

LÄRABAR gets points with me mainly because of its marketing. The name is the first thing I see, and automatically it looks authentic (thanks to the accent above the A). Something about the lettering looks organic and very outdoorsy to me, which makes me believe its many claims on its wrapper. I used to be […]

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The Multi-Faceted Hibiscus

The Hibiscus is a group of plants with large, tropical flowers. The types of plants range from small trees to annual plants.  We encounter Hibiscus often in our daily lives in some surprising ways! The most notable example is the vegetable okra, slimy seedpods which are fried in the American South and eaten raw in […]

LÄRABAR gets points with me mainly because of its marketing. The name is the first thing I see, and automatically it looks authentic (thanks to the accent above the A). Something about the lettering looks organic and very outdoorsy to me, which makes me believe its many claims on its wrapper. I used to be […]

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Opinion: An Organic Lifestyle

I visited Kristi’s farm on a perfect late September day.  Not a single cloud marked the vast, Maya blue sky.  It was cold enough to feel like fall but warm enough to want to spend the entire day … [Read More...]

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Western Dining Commons gets a Gold Star and Silver LEED

The Western Dining Commons offers more to the Miami University community than tasty, healthy meals. Behind the design of the newest dining hall on campus, is a feat nearly unheard of in the business: … [Read More...]

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Fall Hiking

Right now in Oxford, pines are shedding their needles on the ground, the mornings are chilly, and nothing beats a cup of hot something and a pair of hobo gloves when you’re stuck outdoors. I went … [Read More...]

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