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Going Green Memphis 05-01-11

Going Green Memphis 05-01-11

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'In full swing'
Farmers Markest proliferate,
thanks to dedicated
producers and willing
shoppers
'In full swing'
Farmers Markest proliferate,
thanks to dedicated
producers and willing
shoppers

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GOINGGREEN
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May 2011 co mm e r c i al a p pea l.co m
FROM THE EDITOR
In the market for fresh andlocal products
 There has never been abetter time to get out andexperience your local farmersmarkets. Around the GreaterMemphis area over a dozenvenues are available toshoppers and potentialvendors alike.In fact, they are becoming so commonplace that any dayof the week you can find alocal market open for business.And thanks to loosening state regulations, customerscan now sample the produce,baked goods, and other treatso f f e re d .But it isn’t just about food.Local artists, artisans andcraftsman make their goodsavailable too —from bamboocutting boards and knifesharpening to eye catching hand-made decorative gardenstones and locally-grownflowers. farmers markets havea lot to offer. The growth will keep localdollars supporting localbusiness and that is good forMemphis.
S u bs c r i b e
Sign up to receive the latestissues of Going Green –theenvironmental digital magazine ofThe Commercial Appeal - as they arereleased. The e-magazine ispublished on the last Sunday of eachmonth. Subscriptions are free tosubscribers of The CommercialAppeal, simply follow the one-timeGoing Green registration process toobtain access.Upon registration, home deliverysubscribers to The CommercialAppeal receive access to the digitalproduct at no additional cost.
Raise your profile
Elevate your company’s profilewithin the Green Community. Sendus a short article or a project outlinefor consideration in Going Green,explaining what you are doing to“green up”your lifestyle? Includeyour preferred contact phonenumber.
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We ’ll share information andresources to help readers of GoingGreen swap money-saving tips andinformation related to “green”i s s u esand events. Send toke p l i n ge r @ com me r c i a l app ea l .com . You can also follow Going Greenon Facebook and attwitter.com/GoGreenMemphis .
Ed i t o r :
Kim Coleman, 529-5243,goi n g g r e e n @ co m m e rci a l a p p ea l .com
Community Editor:
Emily AdamsKe p l i n ge r ,ke p l in ger @ com m er c i al a p pea l.co m
 
TheCommercialAppeal May 2011
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GOINGGREEN
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In full swing
Farmers Markest proliferate,thanks to dedicatedproducers and willingshoppersSustainability isthe cornerstoneof Habitat forHope’s newproject
What’s in this issue ...
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On the cover:
Illustration from istockphotos.com
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Local business makebig impact oncommunity, smallerone on planet. PAGE 32
W:159.942ptH:118.026pt
Douglass HighSchool leads cityschools’greeninitiatives. PAGE 49Older homes not canbe energy efficient,also offer old-worldcharm. PAGE 57
Shelby Farmsplayground usese co -f r i e n d l yconcepts in design
LOCAL NEWS
Build for people,not cars, expertssay is key to future
BUS I N ESSSC H O O LHOME & GARDEN

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