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Bioregionalism means being aware of the ecology, economy and culture of the place where you live, and are committed to making choices that enhance them. You can lead a bioregionally-conscious life by making choices that focus on local ecology, economy and culture.

[edit] What Bioregionalism Means

It may mean any or all of the following:

  • Buying organically and locally- grown food as against large chain retailers
  • Buying products from socially and environmentally responsible companies
  • Patronizing local banks, especially ones that invest in the community
  • Knowing the birds, animals, trees, plants and weather patterns of your place, as well as land features and soil types
  • Respecting the lives and cultures of your place
  • Knowing and helping neighbors
  • Seeking local entertainment, supporting local artists, musicians, theater companies, storytellers
  • Spending more time with loved ones and watching less TV
  • Cutting down on your Household waste
  • Using sustainable energy sources, such as solar power, whenever possible

Being directly involved in your children's education, whether they are in school or are homeschooled

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