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By Steven Saint Can Sunrise Farm finally become a reality? Could it be a part of Mayor Bach’s new initiative to end homelessness in Colorado Springs? We’ve got a working…

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Green Zone: Old North End?

  By Patience Paisley New research suggests that the Old North End Neighborhood could be the best existing organization through which to establish a “Green Zone Sustainable Neighborhood.” The PPJPC…

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PPJPC launches local food map

Erica Sarro, a Colorado College senior and Y-Core Sustainability Intern for the PPJPC, is in the process of creating a map and interactive database of local food resources surrounding Colorado…

Sara Foster examines a black lace elderberry shrub in her front yard near Wasson Academic Campus. She uses the fruit to make a syrup that she says boosts T-cell counts, white blood cell activity and is useful for colds and flu.       Photo by Steven Saint

Herbs root of local healthcare

Trudy Thomas In late September, Sara Foster and her sister, Anna Papini, were selling herbal tinctures at the Colorado Farm and Art market at Ivywild School. They produced the tinctures…