Gardening

Planting a few simple herbs reaps instant benefits

The number of people gardening is growing almost exponentially. Whether you are interested in starting small with an herb garden on your counter or taking a giant step into becoming a full-blown gardener (an ORGANIC one of course!), or doing it all with hydroponics, come on in! From composting to natural pest control for your plants to where you can get local support!

Radio Shows

Food Episode 3: Saving Seeds for Future Generations

04.21.14

Diane Ott Wheatley, Co-founder and Vice President, Seed Savers Exchange – Diane has been a national leader in the heirloom seed movement and a strong advocate for the protection…

Mrs. Green's News


04.24.14
Rocking Green Radio

(We’ve Been Pleasure Trapped!)
For those of you who may not remember, Mrs. Green started as a weekly one-hour, broadcast radio show. Then came the website, then Facebook, then Twitter, then blogging, newsletter, Pinterest, Instagram – you know the drill. Sooo − coming full circle, and to give you a little inside scoop about the off-the-air conversations between Mr. Green and me…

03.31.14
Earth Month? Follow the Green Brick Road With Me

At the risk of sounding melodramatic (something of which I am very capable), there are times when I want things to change so much and so quickly it hurts. And, yes, even makes me cry. So why not read on and join me on a trip to Green Oz for Earth Month. I’m Dorothy (minus the pigtails) with green glittery shoes made from recycled material and I’m in charge of the control panel.

08.16.13
FOOD: SHOP and LET SHOP

There is not a day that goes by that I am not filled with gratitude. When I received this letter from Theresa Marquez from Organic Valley Coop this past Monday, my cup runneth over. (Open Letter to Mrs. Green)

Theresa Marquez, Mission Exec.
Organic Valley Coop
August 11, 2013

So, a debate we still keep hearing is that Walmart is the boogie man and Whole Foods Market (WFM) is not far behind. How is one to be politically correct?

04.16.13
Choose an Issue. Watch a Video. Change the World.

Jessica Arinella. If you have ONE minute, you CAN change the world. Just ask Jessica. What You Can Do Series 365 is a series that gives viewers the power to take small steps to solve big problems. Each episode…

Did You Know?


Three Things About Fairfax Companies

1. Fairfax Companies is THE leader in southern Arizona for construction waste recycling. Their stated mission is “dedication to improving the environment through innovative and creative business practices”.
2. The Fairfax Companies take ALL of the following: construction and demolition debris, inert materials, green waste, recyclable materials, LANDSCAPE materials, aggregate materials.
3. They do LEED certification documentation. The Fairfax Companies is locally owned and supports numerous charitable organizations in our community.