Archive for the ‘Food and Wine’ Category


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Ready to Talk Trash?

Imagine fitting ALL of the trash you created in one YEAR into one mason jar. Is there any part of you that thinks it’s even possible? That someone could live a happy, fun, exciting life and really only produce that much trash? I could not until I had the opportunity to meet Lauren Singer. Get ready to have your bright green socks knocked off. She is a young, fun, hip,…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion and Beauty, Food and Wine, Health, Home, Newsletter, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
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Trash is for Tossers!

Lauren Singer, Founder & Waste Free Planet Preserver: Meet Lauren Singer – she lives a zero waste life in New York City of all places. Two transformative moments/events showed up in Lauren’s…

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Filed Under: Fashion and Beauty, Food and Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, Innovation and Technology, Kids, News, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
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BEST OF SHOW: Caridad: Caring in Action

Kristen Culliney, Life Skills Instructor/Program Manager, Caridad Community Kitchen – At the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, they change lives in the greater Tucson area by feeding…

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Filed Under: Food and Wine, Health, Home, Kids, Radio Show, Tucson/Southern Arizona Community

Bread, Wine, Chocolate: the Slow Loss of Foods We Love

Simran Sethi, award-winning journalist & author – I am so thrilled to report that I have met and spent time with Simran Sethi and she is quite impressive on so many levels. Since I haven’t…

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Filed Under: Food and Wine, Health, Radio Show
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How Green Is Your Restaurant?

12 Questions You Can Ask

The tagline for my show is: we don’t tell you what to think, we just want you to. I am asking you to please read this newsletter and decide what you think about the points I have raised here as they relate to your favorite restaurants. Why? Because I know that if you subscribe to the MGW newsletter, some part of you cares about the shape our planet is in. And these questions will make you think.

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Food and Wine, News, Newsletter

Perfect Imperfection

Ben Simon, Founder, Imperfect Produce – I embarrass myself when I am around Ben Simon. How can someone so young have such vision, such ability to articulate and then execute…

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Filed Under: Food and Wine, Gardening, Health, Radio Show
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Green Lightning Bolt

(or Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Food Babe?) Although the article that inspired me to write about Vani HariĀ is from several months ago, the news is worth sharing again. For anyone who has ever thought they can’t make a big difference, think again and read on. Meet Vani Hari, known as The Food Babe. […]

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Filed Under: Blog, Food and Wine, Health
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Mrs. Green Hits a Nerve

(And some other interesting tidbits)

Well, my last newsletter about Ben & Jerry’s really hit a sensitive nerve with many readers and the dialogue continues. People take their ice cream seriously! We had the highest open rate, more emails, and more comments on this newsletter than ever before.

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Filed Under: Food and Wine, Health, News, Newsletter

One Less Straw!

Carter & Olivia Ries – I will never forget the first time I read about and then interviewed Carter & Olivia Ries. I believe they were something like 10 and 9 at the time and were…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Food and Wine, Health, Kids, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
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Not Ben & Jerry’s! (Say It Isn’t So)

WARNING: THE INFORMATION IN THIS NEWSLETTER MAY BE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR ICE CREAM EATING HABITS!

Imagine my dismay when a catchy article titled #DirtyDairy caught my eye this past Saturday amidst a myriad of newsletters I subscribe to in order to…

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Filed Under: Food and Wine, Health, News, Newsletter