Archive for the ‘Food and Wine’ Category


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 Hari 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

Food Security: a Global Challenge

Jennifer Burney, Assistant Professor School of Global Policy and Strategy University of California, San Diego – Are you sure you know what food security really means and if not, why…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Food and Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, Kids, Radio Show

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Sailesh Rao, Producer and Executive Director of Climate Healers – How can there be things “out there” in the world of sustainability that I don’t know about and that when I find them…

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Filed Under: Food and Wine, Health, Radio Show

Tucson Medical Center & Janos: A Winning Combination

Chef Janos Wilder & Beth Dorsey, Director of Food and Nutrition, Tucson Medical Center – This show is the second in a twelve part series highlighting TMC’s strong commitment to…

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Filed Under: Events, Food and Wine, Health, Kids, Radio Show, TMC Podcast

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, Radio Show, Tucson/Southern Arizona Community
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How to Clean Your Bathroom…Naturally

Whether you’re trying to minimize your carbon footprint or are concerned about the effect harsh chemicals may have on your family’s health, switching to natural bathroom cleansers is a great choice. Although there are tons of “green” bathroom products available in stores, in most cases it’s cheaper and more effective to make them on your […]

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