Green Living

The Christmas Tree Shopping dilemma

The Christmas Tree Shopping dilemma

Every year at this time we scope out whats being said about real vs. artificial Christmas trees, and while Green Frederick leans towards buying a re-plantable LOCAL real Christmas tree, there are considerations. Take a look at Earth 911’s assessment here, with some...

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Emmitsburg Nuns Prioritize People AND the Planet

Three cheers to the North County Daughters of Charity! They combined their order’s mission of serving the disadvantaged with their goal of stewardship of the earth—all in one project, the Seton Center. The Seton Center, a community center providing job training and...

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State Tree Nursery Now Accepting Orders

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now accepting online orders for shrub and tree seedlings from the John S. Ayton State Forest Tree Nursery for the spring 2019 planting season. The nursery offers more than 50 species of shrubs and trees for large-scale...

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McClintocks Distilling: Sustainable Spirits

McClintocks Distilling: Sustainable Spirits

When Braeden Bumpers and Tyler Hegamyer went into business in downtown Frederick, becoming successful at distilling spirits made from organic feedstock was their primary focus. They have become green champions in Frederick County and the State of Maryland along the...

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Natural and Local Source of Mosquito Repellent

As summer draws to an end, you may be tired of fighting mosquitoes, and wondering about the off-the-shelf products your family is using. A Frederick shop, Savage Soaps, has come up with a product that deters mosquitoes naturally, and they call it Power Shield™. Misti...

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