Before the Flood: Climate Change Documentary
Oct21

Before the Flood: Climate Change Documentary

On the surface, Leonardo DiCaprio’s new documentary, Before the Flood, is a film about climate change, but on a deeper level, it’s about the human experience. Director Fisher Stevens and producer DiCaprio weave a story that examines how everyday...

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Vital Hemp
Jun23

Vital Hemp

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Ron Alcalay, the creator of the popular clothing brand, Vital Hemp. Before Vital Hemp, Ron Alcalay had achieved success by anyone’s standards. He earned a Ph.D. in Literature from prestigious Berkeley, and was...

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Permaculture Design: An Introduction
May27

Permaculture Design: An Introduction

What is Permaculture Design? For the past few years, I have been hearing the word Permaculture used more and more often in conversations about sustainability and climate change, but I have never fully understood its meaning. I assumed it had...

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ICU Eyewear: Ethical Sophistication

Small business owners are creating change right before our eyes. Who says we need to wait around for Jack to chop down the beanstalk in order to defy the giants? Some entrepreneurs out there have found their very own magic...

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2014 Filmmaker of the Year: Ed Brown
Mar26

2014 Filmmaker of the Year: Ed Brown

Have you ever wondered how many chemicals you come into contact with every day? Ed Brown asked himself this very question. After his healthy wife suffered two miscarriages, he set out on a quest to find the answer, documenting his...

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