Mother’s Day started as Advocacy for Peace. Mother’s Day started as Advocacy for Peace. Ann Reeves Jarvis started to organize women in 1850 to help improve sanitary conditions, fight disease, infant mortality and improve women’s…
Mark Lefko, Author of Global Sustainability
Mark Lefko is the author of Global Sustainability – 21 Leading CEOs Show How To do Well By Doing Good
If you have listened for a while to our podcast, you know that we talk a lot about small steps towards a more sustainable life we all can implement. All these individual actions together have the potential to make a big difference. Continue reading
Episode 91 – Interview with Nicola Syme
Nicola Syme in Her Own Words
Nicola Syme is the designer/creator of sustainable, environmentally friendly and ethical sleepwear, loungewear and yoga wear company, Happiest Girl In The World. Continue reading
Agritrue – an Alternative to USDA Organic
Blake Akers is working on Agritrue to present an alternative to the organic certification, USDA Organic, offered by the federal government. Not long ago, we had Grace Gershuny on our show who played a major part in the creation of the USDA Organic standards we are following today. Continue reading
Laughter Yoga with Linda Leclerc
Linda spreads Laughter Yoga wherever she goes. A few years back, she was in San Diego for a training and we met up for lunch and to pick up a couple of items at the mall. By the time we said goodbye, Linda had brought smiles to the faces of at least a dozen people – overworked waiters, bored shopkeepers and fellow shoppers alike.
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Being a Father Brings Change
Being a Father, growing into that role, does not happen overnight. Sure, the physical part, the birth of a child, usually happens relatively fast (and often during the night), but being a father is an ever evolving undertaking. Continue reading
What is a fruit tree sucker and why does it need to be pruned.
The Suburban Micro-Farm
The Suburban Micro-Farm is Amy Stross’ new book chronicling her experiences on her 10th of an acre homestead.
When Amy moved to a house with a typical suburban sized yard, she didn’t have any background in gardening, let alone suburban farming. She joined a CSA because she wanted local and fresh food. That particular CSA encouraged their members to help on the farm. This got her hands in the dirt and was her first introduction to growing food. It didn’t take long for her to realize that she really liked raising her own vegetables. Continue reading