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The May Farm: Harvesting Sunlight

It seems fitting to write a blog post about a solar grant project against the backdrop of spring’s
lengthening days. The plants, animals and humans on the farm are harvesting every extra minute of daylight, faces tilted toward the sun.

Our interest in solar energy was ignited by the 70’s “back to the land” movement and reading
Foxfire books. […]

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Now Is The Time to Protect our National Lands

“National parks are the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they reflect us at our best rather than our worst.”
— Wallace Stegner, Writer & Historian

Photo credit to Scott Thomsen.

One day last week, I needed to clear my head. I stepped out of my office, jogged the short distance toward the water, and was at the Lake Michigan shoreline in minutes. […]

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The 31 Days of Giving

Cherry Republic is proud to announce the 50+ worthwhile recipients of our 2017 31 Days of Giving.  Our donations are focused on environmental and agricultural organizations with vision. This year, we introduce a new mission of ours —  In five years, Cherry Republic will be powered by 100% local renewable energy.  We hope to contribute […]