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How to Enjoy Your Garden in the Winter

How to Enjoy Your Garden in the Winter

Contradictory as it may seem, Winter is an ideal time to envision the garden as a metaphor for our modern lifestyle– especially after a year as politically and socially tumultuous as 2016. The garden is dormant in the winter, but as it sleeps it is gaining energy for the spring. I believe the same concept...
  • Weekend Reading: Now I've Made My Skin Sad

    Weekend Reading: Now I’ve Made My Skin Sad

    I’m going to the Women’s March on Washington on the 21st. Are you? Are you marching in your own city? Let me know in the comments! Me Elsewhere on the Internet I contributed a sustainable resolution to this excellent roundup full of incredible sustainable figures. #honored | mindbodygreen Fashion The dirty secret about your clothes. | Washington...
    Weekend reading: Please Don't Take My Avocado Toast Away!

    Weekend reading: Please Don’t Take My Avocado Toast Away!

    I told mindbodygreen my favorite NYC restaurant and comfort food dish along with other NYC wellness leaders. Dig in! | mindbodygreen The Holidays I guarantee you this will be the best eggnog recipe you’ll ever try. | EcoCult archives The end-all-be-all guide to holiday charitable giving. | Reading My Tea Leaves 13 classy ideas for...
    Why Smoothies Aren't As Good For You As You Think

    Why Smoothies Aren’t As Good For You As You Think

    Smoothies aren't anything new; people were blending fruit and sugar together long before they jumped on the band wagon of reducing 3lbs of carrots into 2 cups of orange liquid. Just like juicing, however, we've been led to believe that consuming smoothies is good for our health and can aid us in our individual journeys...
    Weekend Reading: How to Make Yourself Heard

    Weekend Reading: How to Make Yourself Heard

    The nightmare continues this week. But it’s good it’s still a nightmare. As soon as we start thinking all of this is normal, that’s when this becomes a certified autocracy. Stay mad. Stay shocked. Stay horrified. Stay safe. Action Nichole’s 5-step plan for the Trump presidency is on point. | Green or Die Make yourself...
    Don't Be An Angry Vegan

    Don’t Be An Angry Vegan

    Angry vegans don't make more vegans; kind vegans do. Getting frustrated with someone about the way he or she is implementing veganism (or any other lifestyle or cause) into his or her own life doesn't help. It doesn't give them the space to be able to make decisions about how they consume on their own....
    How to Cook, Gift, and Travel Sustainably This Holiday Season

    How to Cook, Gift, and Travel Sustainably This Holiday Season

    This holiday season is gonna be awkward. Let's focus on the food, shall we? However you choose to celebrate, there will likely be food. Make it, bring it, gift it, eat it. Here are some vegan cookbooks and ethically made tools, ingredients, and gifts that will get sustainable foodies of all stripes through the holiday...
    NYC Sustainable Events, November 11th Edition

    NYC Sustainable Events, November 11th Edition

     It’s going to be a quiet couple of weeks. Probably best that way. I’m feeling like curling up with some cider and reading, rather than partying. Don’t you? Floral Wreath Workshop with Molly Oliver Flowers Tuesday, November 15 | 6:30pm 8:30pm @ Brooklyn Grange – Clinton Avenue & Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn Join sustainable farmer/florist Molly Culver of Molly Oliver...