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An Bountiful Eco Box

By | February 6, 2012 at 8:13 pm | No comments

It’s hard when you are busy with work, friends and family to always stay up on the latest eco-conscious items. Luckily, Conscious Box has your solution. Conscious Box is a monthly subscription service focusing on sustainability, environmental stewardship and social...

Posted in: Food, Mindful Lifestyle

Cress: A Rare Vegetable that Grows in the Dead of Winter

By | January 30, 2012 at 8:07 pm | No comments

For Christmas, W and I amassed quite a haul of stuff to make our balcony more exciting. From a wormery to a bird feeder, to a beautiful box of seeds and tips from Allotinabox. I even got a can with a sunflower seed in it. Eating locally just got a whole lot more...

Posted in: Food, Mindful Lifestyle

“FUGMO”: The Anti-GMO Mascot

By | January 18, 2012 at 11:48 am | No comments

Writers, Bloggers, Photographers, Cartoonists, please feel free to place the FUGMO seal of disapproval on any of your anti-GMO work. Readers, you are invited to add the seal to your avatar. FUGMO says: "F U, GMOs!" More on why you too should say F U to GMOs: From Grist: The...

Posted in: Food, Green Cartoons, Science

30 Days of Kombucha: Nature’s Femented Elixir

30 Days of Kombucha: Nature’s Femented Elixir

By | January 2, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 7 comments

Kombucha Kamp is leading a 30 Day Challenge, challenging people far-and-wide to ditch their soda and opt for the ‘booch instead. Now, I haven’t been a soda drinker in ages and have never really been the type to make New Year’s resolutions - especially ones I knew I would...

Posted in: DIY, Featurettes, Food, Mindful Lifestyle, Wellness

Occupy Big Food

By | November 28, 2011 at 7:04 pm | No comments

Photo by Lillyrhoads via flickr The Occupy Movement’s radical spirit continues to spread this week. It is forcing Americans to rethink their relationship to corporations in every aspect of their lives. The movement has quickly become the amplifier for the voices of a...

Posted in: Culture, Food

Tuna to Greenpeace: Help!!!

By | November 22, 2011 at 11:13 am | No comments

More on unsustainable fishing practices and Tuna From Greenpeace: The Tuna Industry’s Got a Dirty Little Secret From PlanetSave: Annual Quota of Bluefin Tuna Caught in 1 Week GreenPeace again: The harsh reality of longline fishing From SeafoodWatch: Seafood Watch Pocket...

Posted in: Food, Green Cartoons

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

Interview with Non-GMO Expert, Jeffrey Smith

By | October 26, 2011 at 6:52 pm | One comment

This Saturday and Sunday the Green Festival is coming to Los Angeles for the first time ever. As the largest sustainability event in the world, there will be no shortage of informative booths, how-to-workshops, cutting-edge film screenings, green shopping opportunities, and...

Posted in: Culture, Food, Mindful Lifestyle, Politics, Science

Monsanto’s broccoli (and other business endeavors)

By | October 5, 2011 at 11:03 am | No comments

More on Monsanto's Broccoli, etc... From Grist: Busting Monsanto’s ‘better’ broccoli From EatDrinkBetter: October Unprocessed and Non-GMO Month From me: My collection of Monsanto (GMO) cartoons Joe's cartoon archive, twitter ramblings and StumbleUpon...

Posted in: Food, Green Cartoons

Back to the Land: Why and How to Access Farmer’s Markets

By | October 4, 2011 at 6:17 pm | No comments

Photo by Stephen Little via flickr Ever wonder why and where you can buy fresh, locally grown, organic food? Well I have, and I’d like to share what I have found…. Now more than ever, Farmer’s Markets are becoming easier to access. With a cross section of growing...

Posted in: Featurettes, Food, Mindful Lifestyle

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