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Our community site is a work in progress where we hope to bring you featured articles with our guest presenters, workshop instructors and teachers – as well as a place for the community to come together to discuss a variety of topics. We will be launching a number of… Continue reading

The New Holiday

I first heard the term 420 at a Grateful Dead show back in 1990 at the Omni in Atlanta. I was told it was a police code for marijuana smoking in progress in some obscure California town, Santa Something-or-Other… Years later I found out that the real reason 420 was called 420 had nothing to do with the police at… Continue reading

Green Living Simplified

Do you want to have a positive impact on the environment, but are not sure where to start? It’s easy — right from your own home you can make small waste-reduction and recycling efforts that will help conserve the earth’s resources. And the concepts are simple: use less, trash less, and pollute the earth less. Continue reading

WIld Weeds to Feed and Heal Our Needs

Brigitte Mars

“What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the early 1970’s, I lived in a teepee on a commune in Reynolds, Missouri. Weekly, I would visit an elderly neighbor, who generously showed me that most of the so called “weeds” coming up in gardens were more nutritious than the… Continue reading

Know the laws. Colorado Legal Weed.

You have your flight all booked and you want to come check out Colorado and sample some of our fine local produce… Well before you get too excited let’s take a crash course in the legality of cannabis in Colorado so that we can make sure that your stay here is enjoyable and free from any mishaps involving our law… Continue reading

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Featured educational articles from a number of Colorado based bloggers and educators on subjects that matter!

Colorado Legal Weed
DIY Tricks & Recipes
Health & Healing
Permaculture & Organic Gardening
Yoga & Movement

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