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We’re Proud Sponsors of the 2012 Deer Valley Celebrity Skifest

[caption id="attachment_1543" align="alignleft" width="310"] Photo courtesy of Michael Buckner/Getty Images North America (2010)[/caption] Each December, celebrities and Olympians flock to the slopes of Deer Valley Resort, in magical Park City, Utah, for five days of races, events, music, food and fun. What brings everyone together is the Deer Valley Celebrity Skifest benefiting the Waterkeeper Alliance. This year, the event will take place December 7th-12th and we’re proud to be sponsors. The schedule is chock full of exciting activities: the CBS Celebrity Skifest Race and Awards Ceremony, fine food events, auctions to benefit Waterkeeper Alliance, training with Olympians, and viewing party. During the events we’ll be situated the bottom of the hill—in our very own tent—handing out our certified organic products....

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A Green Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, add a little green to your holiday. You’re mindful of your impact on the Earth year round, so don’t forget about it just because it’s a special day. These are a few simple ways to make your Thanksgiving festive and green—it’s easier than you think. At the grocery store, choose organic and local when possible. When shopping, remember your reusable shopping bags. Don’t go overboard when meal planning. Prepare enough food to feed your guests and if you have leftovers, be sure to eat them. When setting the Thanksgiving table, choose cloth napkins instead of paper. Decorate your table with natural materials like berries, branches and gourds. Recycle your glass bottles. Use your dishwasher—it uses less energy, detergent...

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Only Organics Can Feed the Hungry World: Here's Why

A new approach to agriculture that combines the best in industrial production with organic and sustainable practices is the key to meeting the changing needs of a changing world, where resources are rapidly depleted by a growing population. "Are Organic Foods Safer or Healthier Than Conventional Alternatives?" is the title of a controversial report released last week by Stanford University's Center For Health Policy. The study concludes that there is "little evidence of health benefit" from eating organic food." The meta-analysis of more than 200 separate studies found that organic products were no more nutritious - based on vitamin and mineral content - than conventionally-grown meats and vegetables. The press weighed in with a bewildering range of instant reactions. The...

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Earth Goods General Store

Stop by Earth Goods General Store to grab a couple pouches of Allgood Provisions organic snack foods. If you care enough to choose products that are better for you, your family, your pets, and the environment — Earth Goods General Store is the place! Earth Goods General Store is a locally owned department store offering earth-friendly goods and supplies for your home, office, and your lifestyle.

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Celebs and the Environmental Charities They Love

It’s cool to love the planet. From preserving the rainforest to conserving water—it’s easy to make a difference. By opting to eat organic, donating your time or money and singing petitions, everyone can participate. Even celebrities are getting in on the action! Here are a few of our favorite environmental charities and the celebs that support them: National Parks Conservation Association Working to protect and preserve National Parks - Jerry Seinfeld - Morgan Freeman - Gavin DeGraw Oceana Protecting the world's oceans - Glenn Close - Nicholas Cage - Ted Danson Greenpeace Protecting the planet's biodiversity and environment - Christian Bale - Pink - U2 Live Earth Combatting climate change - Al Gore - Madonna - Smashing Pumpkins National Resources...

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