(noun, etymology Dutch from ‘boedel’: estate, possession, inheritance, stock.). 1. Crowd, pack, lot, as in ‘the whole boodle.’ 2. a. Counterfeit money b. Money acquired or spent illegally or improperly, particularly when used in bribery for political purposes. 3. Slang for money in general.

Practice buying what you believe in.

If you believe in thinking globally and acting locally, why not join a family of farmers (you won’t even have to pull one weed if you don’t want to)? Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA, is a great way to support the efforts of local farms and reap fresh, direct food as your reward. Go to Local Harvest to find participating farms in your area.

Have you heard of the Slow Food movement? Why not Slow Money? Check out this organization, which is devoted to bringing money down to earth by contributing to local food movements.

Drink the milk of human kindness. Organic Valley is a collective of more than a thousand farms around the country producing organic dairy, meat and soy products in a way that directly benefits producers and consumers. Many of their products are available at your local mega-mart, too!

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