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Brainiacs Learn A Lesson

 Champions for Children’s programming changed when they discovered how to learn from the parents they thought they were supposed to teach. Brian McEwen is Executive Director of Champions for Children. He previously held the position of Associate Director for 12 years. Jeanene Lurvey is Implementation Manager and Chair of the Employee Association Angel Tree Committee …

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Farm to College Programs: 3 Big Benefits

What does the Rocky Horror Picture Show have to do with feeding college students while helping statewide farmers and growers? Mark LoParco is director of UM Dining at the University of Montana, and is the executive director of the UM Foodservice Management and Purchasing Consortium.  An active member of the National Association of College and University Food …

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Let the $un Shine

What do a synagogue, a dance center, and 500 strangers in 13 countries have in common? The answer might surprise you. Andreas Karelas is the 2013 Audubon Toyota Together Green Conservation Leadership Fellow.  He has ten years of experience in environmental & renewable energy experience and is now the Founder and Executive Director of RE-volv, a …

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Power to the People

Member-owned Kodiak Electric provides more power from renewable resources for less money. Jim Devlin is Operations & Engineering Manager at Kodiak Electric Association in Alaska  Food For Thought & Conversation Share your thoughts about Kodiak Electric surpassing its goal of 95% renewable power by 2020 by reaching 99%in 2014. Jim points out that Kodiak Electric’s Cooperative’s …

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Hatching Solutions

Kodiak Fishery works with nature to increase the salmon population without chemicals.  Al Seale is Pillar Creek Hatchery Manager in Kodiak, Alaska  Food For Thought & Conversation Pillar Creek Hatchery appears to be filling a need in the Kodiak region by contributing to the provision of the 35% of hatchery wild salmon in the area.  Please discuss …

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United for Life

How the citizens of Charleston came together to protect their most precious resource: water. Mel Hoover is Reverend Emeritus of the Unitarian Universalist Church. He was the 2013 recipient of Unitarian Universalist Association Distinguished Service Award for his work in anti-racism, anti-oppression, community-building, gender equality and environmental justice. He is 2014 Co-Founder of the MelRose Positive …

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A Thriving Local Food Project in Bainbridge, WA

Who wouldn’t want to eat good food grown locally using sustainable methods? The biggest problem for most people is finding it. Here’s how one community is solving that problem.  Carolyn Goodwin is Co-Founder of Sound Food in Bainbridge Island, WA.  She is a consumer-focused marketing professional and sustainable food evangelist with strategic and tactical skills. Food …

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