Marianne interviews Courtney Walters of U.W. Trading Company. Courtney lived in a sustainable community in Peru.  Meditating in the jungle made her realize that community is very important to her and that her place is San Diego.  But she brought her jungle experience to her life in San Diego by starting a coffee importing company supporting farmers in Peru growing coffee in a sustainable way. Learn more about Courtney here.

How do we create the world we want if we can’t envision it?  The inability to imagine something drastically different is a huge stumbling block for many of us.  This week Marianne and Jenise are joined by homesteading blogger Brad Rowland of Highly Uncivilized to discuss the practice of envisioning and its importance in improving our current situation. Brad summarized the key points brilliantly, here.

Welcome to The Sustainable Living Podcast – information on living a heart-centered life that honors Mother Earth and her inhabitants.

In this half-hour weekly show we, Jenise Fryatt and Marianne West, will explore the topic of sustainable living and all it entails.

But first, who are we and how did we come to embrace sustainable living?  In this, our first episode of the podcast, we lay it all out.