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477. Desjardins unveils the tallest indoor living wall in the world

The new Desjardins building in Lévis houses the tallest interior living wall in the world with more than 11,000 individual plants artfully arranged according to colour, texture, pattern and size covering a 15-storey wall of the new building at 150 rue des Commandeurs, in Lévis. The artwork, “The Currents”, was designed by Green over Grey, […]

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469. Valley Green Feast & Boston Collective Delivery – Creating a closed loop worker co-op supply chain to increase food access.

Valley Green Feast is a women owned, worker cooperative that delivers local food to homes all year round. We have been serving Western Mass. for five years and now we’re on our way to Boston! Our mission is to support local farms and small businesses and to bring healthy, delicious food to customers. We prioritize […]

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452. Café Revolution: Better than Fair Trade

13 years ago US natives Matt Earley and Mike Moon started working intermittently in the Chiapas region of Mexico. The men were there to support the Zapatista movement underway, but their involvement quickly took on a new and specific form. Seeking ways to improve economic stability, the little coffee communities around Pantelho, Chiapas organized into […]

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444. Essential food for thought

With food shortages and climate change altering how we eat, food footprints have never carried more gravity. Everything we consume has an ecological and sociological price, from the labour needed to make it, to the packaging materials, the oil for transportation, or the chemicals used to enhance products. But organic, vegetarian and ethical foods can […]

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413. Becoming a Coop

Dan Rosenberg and Addie Rose Holland are the proud owners of Real Pickles in Greenfield, Massachusetts. Real pickles produces raw naturally fermented pickles made from local, organic and sustainably farmed produce. Every year, Dan and Addie purchase about 100,000 pounds of certified organic vegetables within a 50 mile radius and transform it into six different […]