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Choose slow shipping, please!

I stopped flying about a year and a half ago after learning — just before hopping on a plane — that air transit produces roughly 10x the emissions of ground transit (distances and volume being equal). As the plane hurtled down the runway burning jet fuel, I grappled with the knowledge that this, multiplied times […]

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What Not To Do On Cyber Monday (if you give a shit about humanity)

SO- the day after tomorrow is the kick-off of the online binge-shopping season, and we have some thoughts about that. Did you know that pound for pound and mile for mile, flying produces 10x more carbon dioxide emissions than ground transit? (Yes, those are the same emissions causing rapid global warming). If you’re feeling powerless […]

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Seismic shift (on a personal scale)

Hi, friends- it’s been a while since I’ve written as anything other than Junket’s ‘we’ persona, and it’s not without some hesitation that I start speaking in my own voice here. Will I be able to sustain a somewhat-regular writing effort without getting thrown off my game by shop emergencies? I don’t know – and […]

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Sustainable Choices Within Our Busy Lives

Morning, friends! What a week it’s been: big successes locally, and some exciting coverage nationally. And, we’re not done yet! Last week, I spent an hour chatting with Amanda Gates of Gates Interior Design about how to live more sustainable lives despite our busy-ness, how small changes can have big impact, and how to actively […]

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Minneapolis Commits to Better Small Business Support

Many of you have heard about how difficult it’s been simply to have Junket open and viable as a business in Minneapolis because of city constraints and internal practices… this change will make it possible to improve the city experience for *all* small businesses. Read more:

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