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Weekend Reading: Maybe Don't Drink the Coffee

Weekend Reading: Maybe Don’t Drink the Coffee

Ah, readers, it’s been another tough week for those who care at all about the environment. It seems the world is falling apart, and maybe our parents’ and grandparents’ generations (if they lived in a Western country) were and will be the only generations to live in optimistic comfort and expanding wealth. I’m actually grateful...
  • Weekend Reading: Airport Health Hacks, Sustainable Swimwear, Natural Makeup Brands

    Weekend Reading: Airport Health Hacks, Sustainable Swimwear, Natural Makeup Brands

    Hey readers! This weekend for me might actually turn out to be pretty lazy. A brunch with friends, a special sound bath, and the opening party of a new yoga/barre studio right around the block from my apartment. What are you up to this weekend? Fashion I totally agree with these 5 steps to simplify...
    The 4 Biggest Problems of Conventional Coffee, and How Ethical Bean Solves Them

    The 4 Biggest Problems of Conventional Coffee, and How Ethical Bean Solves Them

    This post is sponsored by Ethical Bean. As always, EcoCult only partners with advertisers that are doing good things. Support EcoCult by supporting them! I’m super careful about my coffee consumption. I don’t want to become one of those women who waste the first three days of any yoga retreat complaining about their caffeine withdrawal....
    The Sustainable Way I Do My Coffee

    The Sustainable Way I Do My Coffee

    Is it just me, or did “cold brew” just arrive this summer? It’s as if iced coffee – when you brew coffee and add ice – is suddenly passé and this new, chic arrival has shown it up. Well, I sort of noticed the change. You see, I’m not much of a coffee person, personally....
    The Need to Know List: Go Party Under a Mushroom Tower

    The Need to Know List: Go Party Under a Mushroom Tower

    I’m not officially a contributor to Conscious Magazine! Check out my guide to July events in the city. NYC “MoMA PS1 is very interested in sustainability and new approaches for architecture. We were interested in saying, could we create a new material and a new ecosystem of design, manufacturing and construction … that pushed, that tested...
    Where I Go for My Coffee Break: Toby's Estate in Williamsburg and Flatiron

    Where I Go for My Coffee Break: Toby’s Estate in Williamsburg and Flatiron

    Remember 15 years ago when Starbucks was seen as the “good” place to get coffee? We’ve all gotten wise since to their processed, sugary drinks, plastic-y decor, and mediocre flavor profiles. There’s a real hunger out there for the kind of coffee shop that feels like a little community, with organic, fair trade beans that are...
    The Need to Know List: You Should Switch to Alpaca From Cashmere

    The Need to Know List: You Should Switch to Alpaca From Cashmere

    Hope you’re enjoying your Sunday! Here are the things I found fascinating and useful this week. First, some fun news: I’m now officially a contributor to Conscious Magazine! Look for my monthly recommendations of the best events in NYC. This lovely Christian lady at Relevant Magazine made the assertion that in order to help the...
    Who Wants (Eco-Friendly) Coffee? A Waffle Brunch With the Blu Tigres Coffee Maker

    Who Wants (Eco-Friendly) Coffee? A Waffle Brunch With the Blu Tigres Coffee Maker

    Sometimes, you need coffee to survive. By sometimes, I mean every day. I tried this greener, single-serve coffee maker on for size, and here's my review!