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When the Peterka family moved to Shoreline, they brought part of the farm with them. They ripped up the backyard lawn and planted a large garden.

They built a fenced chicken coop in one corner, and worm and compost bins in the other. Then they made some sacrifices.

"We stopped buying groceries that came in plastic, essentially which was a big deal, not an easy task," explained Brian Peterka.

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Comment by Susan Gregory on November 1, 2009 at 7:27am
OK I am pledging to bring zero plastics into the house for the month of November (for starters) I've been looking at film about the great garbage patch.
NO PLASTICS NOVEMBER Anyone want to join me?

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