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Monday Market Move

Posted by ed.wilmot on March 31, 2014 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (0)

The season of farmers markets is almost upon us.

What does that mean:

  • Fresh Food
  • Seasonal Food
  • Organic Food
  • Cooking Demos
  • Smiling Farmers
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Monday Market Move

Posted by ed.wilmot on March 31, 2014 at 5:40 PM Comments comments (0)
The season of farmers markets is almost upon us. 

What does that mean:
Fresh Food
Seasonal Food
Organic Food

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Transportation Tuesday

Posted by ed.wilmot on March 25, 2014 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)


For years Furman University has been a leader in sustainability and environmental action. And this year is no different. In fact, this may be Furman's most ambitious set of events focused on the environment that the school has created. ...

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Monday Musical Memories

Posted by ed.wilmot on March 24, 2014 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

The Handlebar has been a cultural bastion since September of 1994. Early this morning they posted an announcement that the Stone Avenue location will be closing its doors on April 30.  





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Savory Saturday

Posted by ed.wilmot on March 22, 2014 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

You know you're a foodie when you get tunnel vision upon seeing fresh picked, local, organic Brussels sprouts at the local store. Yesterday I saw recipes and culinary expeditions swimming before my eyes when I saw those Brussels sprouts in the cold room at Swamp Rabbit Café and Grocery. Immediately I knew they were going to be a part of Saturday's dinner.


I actually was at Swamp Rabbit Café and Grocery for ...

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FAVOR Friday Flick

Posted by ed.wilmot on March 21, 2014 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Do you know how many times I have to explain to people that sustainability is more than just protecting the environment? Way too much!!


SUSTAINABILITY is about protecting all our resources for future generations, which include natural, economical, educational, cultural, social, spiritual, civic, health and wellness resources.


Later today I will be going to the

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Tireless Thursday

Posted by ed.wilmot on March 20, 2014 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (0)


It's that time of year when events are popping up every day and I try to get out to as many of them as possible while still acting as sustainable as possible.

Some days I just want to get out and enjoy the weather, relishing the approaching warmth, and all the while getting much needed exercise. Today has been the perfect day to get out here in the Upstate and do just that....

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Review of the film "Ingredients"

Posted by ed.wilmot on February 8, 2011 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (1)

I just got home from the Upcountry History Museum after viewing the film "Ingredients" at the Flicks For Thought Fim Series hosted by the Greenville Organic Foods Organization (GOFO) and Upstate Forever and sponsored by the

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Book Review - "American Terroir"

Posted by ed.wilmot on February 7, 2011 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (1)

It's time to get back on track with blogging. Every week I will feature a new book or movie release and how it applies to sustainability. These books and films will make you think about how you are living in relation to the world and what you can do to live more gently on the hollowed grounds of planet Earth.

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No sign of Santa or his Elves at Copenhagen

Posted by ed.wilmot on December 13, 2009 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (7)

Just last night Rudolph was parading across the tv screen and it dawned on me. What's going to happen to Santa's workshop if all the ice melts at the North Pole? Why isn't Santa or his elves at Copenhagen?

If there is one person who should be more concerned about global warming, it should be Santa.

Where are you and why aren't you raising a fuss? Is Santa's worksho...

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