Amid the gleaming peppers, the lush kale, the red strawberries, the decals were posted: Good. Better. Best. Dea Mallin, a retired English professor and writer who shops "almost daily" at the Whole Foods store on Callowhill Street in Philadelphia, was liking it.
Sandy Bauers has worked as an editor and a reporter at The Inquirer for more than two decades. She has covered features and news, and in 2006 was named the environment reporter. She lives on three acres in northern Chester County with her husband, two cats, a large vegetable garden and a flock of pet chickens.
GreenSpace - her column and blog - looks at how you to reduce your carbon footprint in everyday life. The column (below, with related links) appears every other Monday.
The GreenSpace blog is updated regularly.