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Going Green in Cook County

The people who call the North Shore home are often recognized for their creative and innovative thinking and lifestyles. In addition, a strong connection to the environment and the natural world are often associated with the people who reside in the far reaches of northeastern Minnesota.

In this four-part series, WTIP explores how people and local businesses are incorporating their lifestyles or business models in a way that could make for a cleaner, healthier and more sustainable lifestyle for generations to come. From family farms near Lake Superior to staff housing for local businesses that are powered by solar, this series shares a variety of stories from the people who are embracing the notion of going green in Cook County.

Listen to Part One: Family farms a growing branch of North Shore's green initiatives

Listen to Part Two: Electric vehicles find a home on the Gunflint Trail and Highway 61

Listen to Part Three: North Shore businesses find the benefits of 'going green'

Stay tuned for Part Four, coming soon.

Going Green in Cook County is funded in part by the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation.