Monday, September 8, 2008

Milkweed Mercantile Runs Solely on Sun and Wind Power

"Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage, Rutledge, MO (PRWEB) September 8, 2008 -- Sustainability is the key for the Milkweed Mercantile, a new business running solely on sun and wind power. Sharing everything from artisan bread recipes to the secrets of organic gardening, the Milkweed Mercantile, an Eco General Store, B&B and Organic Café, is housed in an elegant two-story strawbale building. Setting new criteria for businesses calling themselves "green," the Mercantile sells eco-friendly goods, hosts guests in a totally green B&B and presents seminars and retreats for those seeking a more sustainable way of life. (

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Brimming with handcrafted artisan goods and carefully considered eco wares, the Eco General Store fills a need not met by other "green" emporia. With strict criteria for what can (and cannot) be sold, and the absence of paid advertising, the Mercantile truly subscribes to the business ideal of Triple Bottom Line: People, Planet and Profit. Visitors to the Mercantile, whether in person or online, will be treated to a decidedly unstuffy version of green, where learning and enjoying life are given a high priority."

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