The Story of Holocuren and Epicuren Discovery

The Story of Holocuren and Epicuren Discovery

I am speaking with a Sales Representative from Holocuren Discovery at The Natural Products Expo West. Her name is Zumi Vance, and her smile is pleasant as she hands me a small bottle of lip serum that is inside a green bottle. The serum is clear and as I roll the stainless steel ball of […]

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EMA Earth Day Event at The Grove

EMA Earth Day Event at The Grove

Earth Day 2015 will be celebrated world-wide on April 22nd. The Environmental Media Association (EMA) held a kickoff for Earth Day at The Grove in West Hollywood on Sunday, April 12th. The EMA believes that through television, film and music, the entertainment community has the power to influence the environmental awareness of millions of people. This […]

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Maryam Henein, Vanishing of the Bees, and Existentialism in the 21st Century

Maryam Henein, Vanishing of the Bees, and Existentialism in the 21st Century

Maryam Henein co-directed the documentary film Vanishing of the Bees, narrated by Ellen Page. The film is remarkable in that the content of the film is of the utmost importance to every living being on our planet Earth. Vanishing of the Bees, which was released in 2010, will be having a special screening at The West Hollywood […]

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Meeting Holly Mosher: A GLN Earth Day 2015 Panelist

Meeting Holly Mosher: A GLN Earth Day 2015 Panelist

On Wednesday, April 22nd, Earth Day will be celebrated around the world. We will be celebrating at GLN, too. Everyone in the LA area is invited to a free film screening of the documentary Vanishing of the Bees at the West Hollywood Library located at 625 N. San Vicente Blvd. The screening begins at 7:15 […]

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Please Join Us: Vanishing of the Bees Film and Discussion

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Quinoa: A New Pantry Staple for Healthy Cuisine

Quinoa: A New Pantry Staple for Healthy Cuisine

Quinoa: A chewy, small, round pseudo-grain that looks like a small cereal — at least to me. Actually, it is a cousin of spinach, chard, and beets. Its popularity has quickly grown in the past five years from obscure, unpronounceable grain to pantry staple in households around America. In fact the grain’s popularity has exploded so […]

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EcoCork in Focus

EcoCork in Focus

David Sebek, our senior GLN reporter and blogger, recently interviewed EcoCork as part of our article series on sustainable companies and living.  I am sitting in the press room with Taciana de Aguiar at Natural Products Expo West 2015. Taciana, a native of Portugal, founded EcoCork in 2013. EcoCork is a sustainable business that utilizes cork, the bark […]

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The Story of Tulip Perfume

The Story of Tulip Perfume

Senior GLN Reporter and Blogger David Sebek recently interviewed Victoria England, the CEO, CO and Creator of Tulip Perfume. While attending Natural Products Expo West 2015, I had the opportunity to speak with Victoria England the CEO, CO, and Creator of Tulip Perfume, a company located in the remote coastal town of Arcata in Humboldt County, Ca. Tulip […]

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The Conquest of Amaranth

The Conquest of Amaranth

Amaranth, an ancient grain with renewed popularity, has a past. It has been used as a medicine, food source, form of payment, and a ceremonial, religious and cultural force. Most shocking, it was used by colonizers in Latin America to control and subdue the local Aztec population. Amaranth grows taller than an adult man, has red […]

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Ocean Revelry: Surf’s Up at Summers Beach

Ocean Revelry: Surf’s Up at Summers Beach

Is there a favorite place you go to think, to clear your mind, or to do a little soul searching?  For me, that has always been the beach:  I take in the kaleidoscope of colors, the lulling sounds, and the salty-mist smell.  I commit them to memory and think about them during the bustling week ahead. […]

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