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DIY Gift Idea: Make 10 Epicurean Vegan Treats in Beautiful Recycled Glass Jars

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Social events and celebrations happen year-round, and delicious food gifts are as much fun to give away as they are to make! Whenever you buy products that come in glass jars, from jams and jellies to artichoke hearts, keep those jars so you can fill them with homemade epicurian delights and share them with your nearest and dearest. Here are 10 fabulous recipes for edible vegan gifts that will please any palate, plus suggestions on how to decorate those upcycled jars before giving them away!

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DIY: Make Your Own Yogurt in a Crock-Pot!

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Yogurt is one of those all-around fabulous edibles that can be used a thousand different ways. It gets added to smoothies, eaten with cereal, mixed with herbs to create spreads and dips, or just devoured by the spoonful right out of the container. Yogurt exists in many different forms all over the world, and it’s actually ridiculously easy to make at home. Keep reading to learn how you can use your Crock-Pot to make a bounty of creamy yogurt.

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Win $100 Worth of Eco School Supplies in Inhabitots' Back-to-School Competition!

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School has started once again and Inhabitat wants to help you green up your back-to-school regimen. Enter to be one of two winners to win the ultimate school package that you can mix and match to create just what your child needs to get back into the swing of things in a green way. Choose from reusable water bottles, tree-free pencil sets, BPA-free lunch boxes, upcycled backpacks and more!

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Help the Ocean Cleanup Array Save the World's Oceans From Plastic Pollution - Donate Now!

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Plastic pollution is a global problem – the world’s oceans are filled with millions of tons of plastic particles that choke sea life and release hazardous toxins as they decompose. 19-year-old Boyan Slat has come up with a brilliant solution that could rid the seas of plastic pollution – and it’s proven by a year-long feasibility study – but he needs your help to make it a reality! Boyan’s Ocean Cleanup Array crowdfunding campaign has raised over 1.6 million dollars – but it has just 10 days left to hit its $2 million funding goal – so donate today to help clean the world’s oceans of plastic pollution!

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Register Now for San Francisco's Architecture and the City Festival!

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Heads up San Francisco Bay Area architecture fans – it’s almost time for one of our favorite events of the year: The Architecture and the City Festival! AIA SF and the Center for Architecture + Design have curated a fantastic program of architecture-related events that runs all September long – including eye-opening films, lectures by celebrated architects and designers, and tours that give you a behind-the-scenes look at some of the city’s most breathtaking homes and buildings. (Check out a few of our favorite projects from past years in the gallery below.) Spots are sure to fill up fast – so check out this year’s program and register today!

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Greenbuild 2014: The World's Largest Green Building Event is Coming to New Orleans October 22nd!

Heads up architects and green building buffs – the world’s largest sustainable building event, Greenbuild, is coming up in New Orleans from October 22-24! This year the Big Easy is hosting this prestigious international conference and expo, and thousands will visit from around the globe to discover the latest green design innovations, listen to renowned speakers, rub elbows with leading green building professionals, and tour the inspiring new sustainable infrastructure in New Orleans. If you’re considering attending, register before August 14th for early bird pricing!

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There’s a notable difference between a home and a community: a home is a place you’re forced to be; a place where you might not feel like you belong because your family won’t…

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Countertop Succulent Vignette Create a mini world of wildlife by planting a few small succulents in mason jars and creating a harmonious countertop garden. For a more rustic look, try…

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A revolutionary new mobile app is offering designers the ability to use their smartphones or tablets to create concepts on-the-go. Board 2.0, from the masterminds at The Morpholio…

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