Mark Contorno

Kent State University graduate with a degree in Industrial Technology. I spent my first 13 years in the industrial engineering field but was drawn into building a platform that uses the power of crowdfunding and networking for the good of the environment.

In January 2014 came the launch of, a crowd funding platform for protecting and restoring the places we care about. I am a passionate entrepreneur, a husband and dedicated father of three :-)

GMOs: The Good and the Bad

  As you know, GMOs have gotten a lot of news play in the last few years. Perhaps, you’ve heard the horror stories and wanted to know more about what they are and what they can do to your body. In this post, we’re going to first describe what a GMO is, the pros and […]

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Garlic Health Benefits

  Garlic is one of the most commonly used and beloved spices for many world cuisines. From traditional Italian and Chinese dishes to more experimental modern ones, many food items would simply not work without garlic. I mean, could you imagine that a dish of mouth-watering Chicken Parmesan would be able to reach the same […]

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