How We Removed Pesticides from Our Town
Feb07

How We Removed Pesticides from Our Town

As parents we are so busy running around between school, sports, and planning for dinner that it’s easy to go about our lives without really paying attention to what is going on in our environment. I was one of those...

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The Benefits of LED Lighting
Dec13

The Benefits of LED Lighting

Fuel-based lighting It is undeniable how much we rely on lighting on a daily basis. Roughly one-fifth of the world’s population lacks access to electricity and instead rely solely on fuel-based lighting. Many fuels are used to create light including...

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How African Mango Helps with Weight Loss
Oct14

How African Mango Helps with Weight Loss

Weight loss is something most of us, at one time or another, think about. People are obsessed with losing weight, want to be skinny, fit, strong and healthy. Sadly, this obsession has led to eating disorders, illness and often death....

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Ethica and the Business of Green Fashion
Sep21

Ethica and the Business of Green Fashion

Have you ever thought about fashion as an important aspect for reducing your carbon footprint? Considering that we all wear clothes, it’s pretty important! No matter what we buy, it’s our responsibility to ensure our money is being spent ethically....

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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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