Planet Kansas News

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6th Annual Sustainable Homes Tour and Energy Fair

Concerned with rising energy costs?  Been hearing about the green building movement?  Want to know more about alternative energy? Thinking about building a new home or remodeling the one you have?  Then plan on attending the Sixth Annual Heartland Sustainable Homes Tour and Energy Fai
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Kanza Group of the Sierra Club award Russell and Helen Means

On April 16, 2005 during the Kanza Group’s Celebration of Earth Day, Russell and Helen Means were honored with the Award of Appreciation for Outstanding Achievement (Public Lands for Future Generations). The award was given to the Means in recognition of their devotion to protecting o
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Organic Way Farm Tour

The Organic Way Farm is located just southeast of Nevada, Missouri near the small town of Montevallo.  The 52 acre farm has a beautiful mix of cultivated land, pasture and forest with many native plants and trees.  The creek that runs through the forest has the original well built for
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Kansas Energy Council – Energy Efficiency Representative

My experience, research and knowledge of Kansas tells me that we have very significant untapped potential to use energy more efficiently, to conserve and extend the life of increasingly scarce energy resources, to reap economic and environmental benefits in the process, and provide be
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Eastern Kansas Farmer Produces Organic Whole Grain & Flours

It’s not easy being an organic row crop farmer these days with genetically engineered  pollen flying around.  But Lee Quaintance does it, along with his wife, Cindy and their son, Nathan, 6, on their 300 acre Soaring Eagle Farms operation near Edgerton, KS in JohnsonCounty.  To avoid
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