Creating Sustainable Roots

Our Journey to Simple & Sustainable Living
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Learn alongside us! Browse a variety of ruminations, how-to's, and recipes about living simply and sustainably.

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Minimal

This post is the first of 3 emails we were asked to write for the Wellness Warriors Lifestyle Boot Camp […]

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Dollars Equal Support

I’ve been fighting it all day – the feeling that I need to be out there shopping today.  Black Friday. […]

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5 Reasons To Buy Food Locally

We are just approaching that wonderful time when for the next several months locally grown food will be in abundance. […]

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Beginners Guide to Composting in the Suburbs

Composting has gained a lot of ground in recent years.  Here in the West Suburbs of Chicago, Joelle recently attended […]

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Our Sustainability Story: The Real Cost of Unconscious Living

Our Sustainability Story:  The Real Cost of Unconscious Living Living sustainably and the things we write about on this website […]

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"Put A Face On It"

“Put A Face On It” When I asked the “mitten lady” how much time she put into making each pair […]

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