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Living Green in Los Angeles Just Got Easier

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Tired of searching for that Farmer's Market that you thought for sure was open on Saturdays but you always miss it? Trying to "live green" but can't find enough green businesses for all the services you need so you just give up? Want to be eco-friendly but you don't know where to start? Living the green life in LA just got easier.

Greenopia has just released their fully updated, totally revised 2nd edition of The Urban Dweller's Guide to Green Living in Los Angeles and it includes listings of every service you use in your daily life - only green! In addition to the expected listings (farmer's markets, restaurants, transportation, organic clothing), the updated guide includes spas & beauty salons, pet services, dry cleaners, pharmacies, hotels & travel services, green design resources for your home - and even green banks, brokers, and burial services!

Our favorite bits are the handy-dandy charts and tips interspersed throughout the listings that help you understand what's in your food, your clothes, your mattress and why you should care. The coolest chart of all? The Eating in Season chart for fruits, vegetables and nuts which is easy to scan and provides all the information you need to make sound, eco-friendly choices when buying your produce. (There's a reason strawberries cost a fortune in November!)

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Don't want to carry your guide around? You can also browse the updated directory online at Greenopia's Los Angeles site

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