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                  Dallasite Brent Martin launched his eco-friendly online apparel company Mad Leaf in July. Photos courtesy of Mad Leaf.  Oct. 1, 2014  By Rita Cook  Dallas resident Brent Martin always believed in stretching consumables as far as he could, recycling everything possible and using mostly organic products.  “I make...
Urban Acres held a ribbon cutting at their new location on Beckley Avenue on Jan. 31. Photos courtesy of Barbara Bailey. Feb. 17, 2014 By Minnie Payne Since 2009, Urban Acres has been bringing locally grown produce to city dwellers. Now it’s brought the rural experience... Read more...
Polar bear on melting ice. Courtesy of World Wildlife Fund/Jack Stein. Feb. 11, 2014 By Minnie Payne With the cold weather that the North Texas has experienced lately, many people may question Al Gore’s preaching on climate change. Is climate change real or not?  ... Read more...
Feb. 10, 2014 By Amy Martin Hope is the thing with feathersThat perches in the soulAnd sings the tune without the wordsAnd never stops at all  ~ Emily Dickinson I am a bad birdwatcher. I watch them all day long at the feeder outside my office window and gaze upon them... Read more...
Hand-carved soapstone hearts from Kenya. Available at Fair & Square Imports in McKinney.   Feb. 7, 2014 By Julie Thibodeaux Your sweetheart will appreciate a thoughtful choice when it comes to Valentine’s Day. All you greenies will want to send an earth-... Read more...
    Protestors hold up signs at Klyde Warren Park in Dallas during rush hour on Monday, Feb. 3.  Photo courtesy of John Bryant.       Feb. 4, 2014 By Julie Thibodeaux  North Texans joined a nationwide protest against the Keystone XL... Read more...

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