Archive for the ‘Food & Wine’ Category


Don’t Avoid Your Favorite Food During the Holidays

  At the heart of creating a healthy, sustainable planet is the need to create a healthy and sustainable self. Locally, we work in partnership with Tucson Medical Center (TMC) to do just that – especially during this time of year. Please read on for more information, and please join us for our TMC podcast […]

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Filed Under: Blog, Food & Wine, Health, Home

Food Recovery: Fight Waste, Feed People

Regina Northhouse, Executive Director, Food Recovery Network – Prepare to be delighted and inspired. The Food Recovery Network is the largest student movement against hunger engaged…

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Filed Under: Food & Wine, Health, Home, Kids, Radio Show

Tips for a Food Waste-less Thanksgiving

This newsletter is going to be more on the “Mrs. Green Light” side of things as we head into my favorite holiday of the year: Thanksgiving. And since everyone I have spoken with in the last twelve hours is over-the-top busy and hurrying up getting ready to relax, this is going to be a record breaking short one too.

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Health, Home, Kids, News, Newsletter

Women: Keepers of the Earth

Osprey Orielle Lake, Co-Founder & Executive Director, WECAN (Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network) International – From where I sit, WECAN is doing some of the most…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Radio Show

BEST OF SHOW: Conscious Consumerism: The Big Lie?

Alden Wicker, Founder, EcoCult – All I can say is yikes and you don’t want to miss this one. Alden Wicker is shaking things up, calling us all out and sharing how what she thinks are better ways…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Health, Home, Kids, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Are You Ready to be Inconvenient?

Please note: there are two sides to this story and I hope you stay with me for both of them.
On the one side…According to every dictionary site I searched, inconvenient is an adjective that means not convenient especially in giving trouble or annoyance or causing trouble, difficulties or discomfort. So I…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Health, Home, Kids, Newsletter, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Kiva: Beyond Charity

Premal Shah, President and Co-Founder and Kathleen Bennett, KIVA – I have stood in awe of this incredible organization from the first time I read about it well over ten years ago…

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Filed Under: Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, Radio Show, Travel

In Harvey’s Wake: Ample Harvest

For this newsletter, I planned on writing about faith leaders uniting to end hunger, about Food Waste Weekend. Good news, uplifting, call to action kind of news, right? Yes, and even more relevant, important and timely considering the devastation brought on by Hurricane Harvey, right?

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Food & Wine, Health, Home, News, Newsletter

Conscious Consumerism: The Big Lie?

Alden Wicker, Founder, EcoCult – All I can say is yikes and you don’t want to miss this one. Alden Wicker is shaking things up, calling us all out and sharing how what she thinks are better ways…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Health, Home, Kids, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

CONSCIOUS CONSUMERISM: THE BIG LIE?

Or is it Just Not Enough?

I have to admit when my friend Molly sent us a link to an article that started out with these lines: “Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here’s a better way to help save the world” I was taken aback. How can this be? But…

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, Kids, News, Newsletter, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Travel