Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Living in NYC and Beyond

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How to Propose to Your Eco-Friendly (and Hyper-Organized) Girlfriend

How to Propose to Your Eco-Friendly (and Hyper-Organized) Girlfriend

1. Create Plenty of Decoys, so She Doesn't Suspect Not all was well in the land of Illich and Alden. For the past, oh, four months, I had become increasingly annoyed with Illich's inability to plan anything, or even just manage his time. I felt like I was the one making everything happen. For example:...
  • I Ate Food Scraps, and It Was So Good

    I Ate Food Scraps, and It Was So Good

          Cow corn: a.k.a. Field corn. Different from "sweet corn," this crop is largely fed to animals or used for ethanol production and represents about 99% of the 90+ million acres of corn grown in the U.S. (What a waste.) If you're into farm-to-table food, you cannot do better than Blue Hill, which...
    No Compromise Month, Days 11 Through 14: Fail

    No Compromise Month, Days 11 Through 14: Fail

    Would you like to know what failure looks like? Imagine a young woman hurrying down a Brooklyn block. This woman is a notable green blogger, who espouses the sustainable lifestyle in all ways. She is even in the midst of No Compromise Month, where she has promised to not compromise any of her myriad sustainable...
    Farm-to-Table Resto Review: Narcissa in the Standard East Hotel

    Farm-to-Table Resto Review: Narcissa in the Standard East Hotel

    We considered the cocktail list, printed on paper with whimsical, illustrated flourishes at the top, carefully. "I feel like I need to get the Gentleman's Farmer"--Bison's Grass vodka, muddle snap peas, tarragon and fresh lime--"just to see what it tastes like," I told my friend. "Oh, I was going to get that," he said. "Oh...
    Three Warm Weather Recipes from NYC Farm-to-Table Restaurants

    Three Warm Weather Recipes from NYC Farm-to-Table Restaurants

    It's a hard decision to make: whether to stroll through the farmers market and pick up ingredients, or to put yourself in the hands of a farm-to-table chef? The former option is so satisfying, especially when turning over produce in the sunshine, interacting with farmers, and then taking it home to cook a healthy meal...
    The 23 Best Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Restaurants in NYC

    The 23 Best Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Restaurants in NYC

    One of the perks of living in New York, is that there are just too many farm-to-table and organic restaurants to name. But if you're looking for a bucket list of amazing dining experiences or a short list of places to try on your vacation, this is it. I'll be totally up front with you:...
    The Bounty in Greenpoint Serves of Guilt-Free Seafood in a Cozy Setting

    The Bounty in Greenpoint Serves of Guilt-Free Seafood in a Cozy Setting

    Finally, a place to go that serves seasonal, sustainable seafood. Oh, and the cocktails aren't bad either!
    City Report: Beacon, New York Is an Eco-Friendly and Romantic Weekend Destination

    City Report: Beacon, New York Is an Eco-Friendly and Romantic Weekend Destination

    This town is only 45 minutes away from NYC and has it all: locally-owned boutiques, world-class art, farm-to-table restaurants and everything else you need for a romantic and sustainable getaway.