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Sustainable Jewelry: Handcrafted with Love and Good Vibes

Sustainable Jewelry: Handcrafted with Love and Good Vibes

By | March 5, 2013 at 9:47 am | No comments

What draws you to a particular piece of jewelry? The color of the gemstone, the material, the design? What about pieces you have received as gifts? The ones you prize the most are probably those you have a sentimental or spiritual attachment to. They have a story, an emotional...

Posted in: Responsible Fashion

Amy Goodman and John Robbins Speak at the LA Green Festival

Amy Goodman and John Robbins Speak at the LA Green Festival

By | December 7, 2012 at 7:46 am | No comments

Amy Goodman from Democracy Now! Photo by antoine.mcgrath Two speakers at the Los Angeles Green Festival, held on Nov. 17 and 18, reminded showgoers that organizing is essential to the future of the environment. Amy Goodman, host of independent global news program...

Posted in: Politics

Ecoenstyle: Sustainable Fashion That’s Affordable

Ecoenstyle: Sustainable Fashion That’s Affordable

By | August 23, 2012 at 10:26 am | No comments

Inexpensive fashion isn’t hard to find these days. But while the latest shoes, scarves and handbags you find at discount stores may be easy on your wallet, they often take their toll on the environment and are created through unfair labor practices. The challenge is finding...

Posted in: Responsible Fashion

Ethical, Compassionate Fashion by Vshoen

Ethical, Compassionate Fashion by Vshoen

By | July 20, 2012 at 12:41 pm | No comments

Most of us aren’t thinking about the planet while we’re shopping for shoes or clothes. We’re occupied with color, price tags, fit, or what we have in our closet that matches the pair of shoes we’ve been eying the whole time we’re supposed to be concentrating on other...

Posted in: Responsible Fashion

Green Entrepreneur Jill Robbins Heads Sustainable Cookie and Cake Business

By | April 13, 2012 at 5:58 pm | No comments

HomeFree founder, Jill, with her son Jill Robbins, founder of HomeFree, a business that makes organic, vegan, gluten-free, ready-to-eat whole grain cookies and coffee cakes free of common food allergens including peanuts, tree nuts, eggs and dairy, saw first-hand the problems...

Posted in: Food, Mindful Lifestyle

Healthy Delectables’ Tamar Kagan Dishes on Sustainable Eating

By | October 28, 2011 at 6:36 pm | No comments

Tamar Kagan, a lifelong vegetarian, proponent of natural foods, founder and owner of baked goods and healthy diet coaching business Healthy Delectables, teaches her clients to prepare quick, easy, nutritious meals and offers tips to the public with videos on her blog,...

Posted in: Food, Mindful Lifestyle

Grow a Garden out of Thoughtful Greetings

By | February 18, 2011 at 7:49 pm | No comments

Photo by leestababee via flickr Containing a colorful bouquet in each card, Green Field Paper Co.’s treeless Grow-A-Note recycles automatically. In these times, when we communicate almost everything electronically, we often forget that it can be nice to connect by...

Posted in: Culture, Mindful Lifestyle

Green Festival Brings Message of Sustainability to San Francisco

By | November 16, 2010 at 5:28 pm | No comments

 Photo by Nicole Schlosser Taking San Francisco by storm on November 6 and 7 at the San Francisco Concourse Exhibition Center, the Green Festival, a project of environmental and social justice nonprofits Green America and Global Exchange, brought healthier environmental,...

Posted in: Mindful Lifestyle

Mountain Rose Herbs Adds Spice to San Francisco Green Festival

By | November 15, 2010 at 4:49 pm | No comments

Ashlee Tomas and Erin Mcintosh of Mountain Rose Herbs. Photo via Mountain Rose Herbs. Eugene, Ore.-based Mountain Rose Herbs showed off its wide variety of herbs, teas, essential oils, spices and salts in an eye-catching and eco-friendly booth Nov. 6 and 7 at the Green...

Posted in: Food, Mindful Lifestyle

Want to be Greener? Go Vegetarian.

By | September 13, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments

Photo by Green in all 4 Seasons via flickr Going vegetarian, even just some of the time, can lower your environmental impact by helping to reduce pollution, and conserve land and water. You’ll also improve your health. The Cheshire, England-based Vegetarian...

Posted in: Food, Mindful Lifestyle, Wellness

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