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For the health of our children - fighting to combat childhood obesity and GMOs

For the health of our children - fighting to combat childhood obesity and GMOs #1MilNonGMOJoin Southeast Green as we continue our month long series on GMOs and education. We will be interviewing Melinda Hicks, creator and momtrepreneur of Little Me Tea.

It all started with a search for a truly healthy kids’ drink for our baby girl, Julia. The 100% juices were loaded with sugar. Flavored waters lacked nutrition. Even so-called “healthy” organic brands added cane sugar. No thanks!

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What is GMO free seed?

What is GMO Seed? Find out from Carol Koury - Sow True Seed #1MilNonGMOJoin Southeast Green as we speak with Carol Koury, President of Sow True Seed.

Carol is a life-long gardener, having spent her childhood summers in the 1940s and 50s in New Hampshire helping her grandma and family grow and preserve all the food she and her family ate.  She had careers in wildlife conservation and the women's health movement, before coming back to her gardening roots.  In 2009 she founded Sow True Seed, an open-pollinated seed company based in Asheville, NC.  Sow True sells 500 varieties of open-pollinated vegetable, herb and flower seed in the Southeast and throughout North America.  Carol’s passion is for helping people understand where their food comes from so they can be informed consumers.  

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Harvest Soul Chewable Juices - USDA Organic Certified Chewable Juice

Harvest Soul Chewable Juices - USDA Organic Certified Chewable JuiceHarvest Soul, Inc. creates nutritious USDA organic juices that are exceptionally delicious. Their new line of Harvest Soul Chewable Juices blend superfood organic vegetables and fruits with perfectly-sized, easy-to-chew nuts, seeds and berries.  

Created to promote “chewing” which releases nutrient-boosting enzymes, the 12 ounce juices are high in fiber and a good source of protein. Green Fusion, a green blend of 21 nutrient-rich ingredients, and Tropical Fusion, a citrus blend of 15 fiber-rich ingredients are both high pressure processed to promote natural freshness and an extended shelf life. Both juices are Non-GMO Project verified and available through Whole Foods Markets throughout the South.

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Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson Airport strives to be the Greenest in the World

“At Hartsfield-Jackson, we don’t want to be known as just the world’s busiest and most efficient airport, but also the most sustainable airport,” said Aviation General Manager Miguel Southwell. “Our guiding principles are very clear. We are focused on striking an effective, meaningful balance between environmental sustainability, economic stability and social responsibility. Today’s award winners illustrate our collective and demonstrated commitment to these goals.”

Join Southeast Green as we interview Liza Milagro to discuss how they plan to achieve this goal.

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Meet Green Streets - A recycling Story

Can green enterprise revitalize America’s most distressed communities? Meet entrepreneur Tyrone Mullins and his peers in low-income urban neighborhoods who tell their stories, speak the truth about waste, and mobilize many thousands of residents to recycle and compost for the first time. By showing documentary stories and organizing discussions with property managers, community leaders, public officials and policy makers, our work secures contracts and creates jobs, reducing landfill waste by 50%. Each Green Streets worker recycles approximately 20,000 gallons of waste per month, and becomes a steward of his or her community.

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