Archive for the ‘Gardening’ Category


IS GREEN HIP?

My sincere and heartfelt thanks for the amazing and much appreciated feedback about my last newsletter – On Mind, Body, Spirit: Earth Day 2017. It felt great and made me believe that it is something many of us are hungry for. Hope you are remembering to feed your soul. Gentle reminders to follow.

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

178, 98 and 20 – Numbers You Should Know

When it comes to the Environmental Working Group’s annual Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce, I am a victim of mixed emotions every year. Yes, of course I want to know which fruits and vegetables are laden with pesticides and which are not. But I never seem…

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Filed Under: Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, News, Newsletter

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 & Beauty, Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, Innovation & Technology, Kids, News, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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 & Wine, Gardening, Health, Radio Show

BEST OF SHOW: Tank’s Green Stuff

Jason Tankersley, CEO, The Fairfax Companies – Since 1989, The Fairfax Companies have been true leaders in the business of sustainability. From the recycling of green and post construction waste,

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Filed Under: Gardening, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community

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 & Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, Kids, Radio Show

Tank’s Green Stuff

Jason Tankersley, CEO, The Fairfax Companies – Since 1989, The Fairfax Companies have been true leaders in the business of sustainability. From the recycling of green and post…

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Filed Under: Gardening, Radio Show, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community

The Big Green Apple Experience

In the last newsletter I tried to capture and convey the magic of the first part of my big green trip to the East Coast. I have no earthly clue as to how I am going to report on the second part of it spend in New York City and do it justice but I will do my best because the magic just didn’t stop.

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Gardening, Health, Home, News, Newsletter, Travel

5 Ways Your Garden Can Be Causing Pollution

Gardening is the single most popular hobby in America, and many people get into it because it seems like an environmentally friendly pastime. Growing your own food should be a great way to reduce your carbon footprint and enjoy yourself at the same time, right? Not so fast. Unfortunately, many common gardening habits can actually […]

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Filed Under: Blog, Environmental Impact, Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Home

Green Steam (Three Short “Letting Off Steam” Rants)

Sometimes I simply have to blow off some steam and this newsletter is the right place to do just that. Truth be told, I read things and I get very upset, even angry. I hope the following two “rants” will evoke the same emotions in you, or will at the very least get your attention. And then, hopefully, you will…

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Filed Under: Gardening, Health, Home, Kids, News, Newsletter