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 Security: a Global Challenge

07.23.16

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…

Mrs. Green's News


04.21.16
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.

02.26.16
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…

06.22.15
BALLE Anyone?

Or WHAT THE HECK IS BALLE & WHY SHOULD YOU CARE? 

Two or three years ago I am not quite sure I knew what BALLE stood for and even now I have to look it up. It stands for Business Alliance for Local Living Economies. This year I found myself attending a three day

04.30.15
Celebrating Earth Day

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.” — John Muir

In lieu of our traditional newsletter this week – we want to celebrate Mother Earth with you! Help create a healthy planet by committing to a new sustainable habit…learn a few new ones by listening to one of these great Mrs. Green’s World shows!

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.