A Very New Year!

By Joe Romano,
Marketing Manager That Hydrofrack won’t taste so good in your beer, milk, and soup!” — Graffito near our West End store, on a since-demolished building For years now, The Ghost of Future Lost, the worst of Marley’s apparitions […]

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Rethinking Thanksgiving

By Joe Romano, 
Marketing Manager Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse. — Henry Van Dyke We’re rolling into that part of the […]

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Ithaca is Rock Stars

The rocks are not so close akin to us as the soil; they are one more remove from us; but they lie back of all, and are the final source of all. … Time, geologic time, looks out at us […]

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I’m Not a Real Dinner,
but I Play One on TV

By Joe Romano, 
Marketing Manager Don’t eat anything advertised on TV. — Michael Pollan In late November of 1953, the executives at C.A. Swanson & Sons had the biggest Thanksgiving leftover problem in history. The Omaha, Neb., frozen food company […]

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What’s Goin’ On?

By Joe Romano, Marketing Manager What’s Goin’ On?I just wanna ask a questionWho really cares?To save a world in despairWho really cares? — Marvin Gaye In 1971, the world seemed to be in a dangerous place. Richard Nixon was president, […]

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GSCP Coordinator Makes Connections

In February, GreenStar Community Projects (or GSCP, GreenStar’s non-profit affiliate) hired Holly Payne as Coordinator. We conducted an interview with her in April about her role at GSCP and the organization’s future. For more information about GSCP and its projects, […]

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