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Review: Get French-Girl-in-New-York Style With Offtrack's Ethical Leather Leggings

Review: Get French-Girl-in-New-York Style With Offtrack’s Ethical Leather Leggings

When two French fashion girls arrived to NYC, they decided to launch an ethical leather leggings company – and sell the leggings for a third of the price.
  • Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

    Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

    Nest Home and Away Holiday Pop Up & Cocktail November 15th – November 18th, 10am – 5pm @ 60 White Street, Penthouse E, New York, NY 10013 Join nest for a holiday shopping experience centered around mindful connection to the people and places that shape our world both at home and away. Shop rare objects and...
    38 Places in NYC to Get Last-Minute, Conscious Gifts

    38 Places in NYC to Get Last-Minute, Conscious Gifts

    Holidays shopping season is closing in on us! Although online shopping seems to be the way to go these days if you’re looking for something specific, sometimes it’s more fun to actually walk into a store, browse the shelves, and hold something in your hand before deciding whether or not it’s a perfect fit for...
    Weekend Reading: Essential Oils Do Not Cure Cancer, FYI

    Weekend Reading: Essential Oils Do Not Cure Cancer, FYI

    Hi readers, I had the opportunity to visit Eileen Fisher’s exhibit this week in Brooklyn, where they showed the process of collecting, sorting, and upcycling old Eileen Fisher clothing. I especially loved the new strategy their trying of mending holes in sweaters with gold thread, after the Japanese technique of kintsugi or mending broken pottery...
    Weekend Reading: We Don't Want to End Up Like Louisiana

    Weekend Reading: We Don’t Want to End Up Like Louisiana

    Hey readers! You can now get my sustainable city recommendations while you wait for your plane to board. I’m in the new Raleigh & Drake app, which is live in 9,000 iPads across eight major airport terminals. It asks creatives for their personal recommendations for various destinations. Getting the scoop from cool people on what...
    The Best Sustainable Wedding Florists in New York

    The Best Sustainable Wedding Florists in New York

    If you’re serving local, organic food at your wedding, then make sure that ethos extends to your flowers! Just like asparagus and strawberries, flowers are agricultural products that have seasons where they are the most beautiful and fragrant. And conventional flowers suffer from the same ethical quandaries and poor quality as conventional food. Most flowers sold...
    A Sustainable Cooking Recipe: Beet and Radish Greens

    A Sustainable Cooking Recipe: Beet and Radish Greens

    Don’t forget that love on top! Root vegetables, like the beets and radishes in this recipe, have beautiful, delicious greens on their tops. Radish greens are a little more delicate than beets and go well in salads, but both types of greens are great sautéed like in this dish.
    A Low-Waste, Farmshare Recipe: Grilled Kohlrabi on a Bed of Vegetables

    A Low-Waste, Farmshare Recipe: Grilled Kohlrabi on a Bed of Vegetables

    This summer we're featuring sustainable and seasonal recipes from our favorite CSA, Local Roots NYC. With over 22 pick up locations at neighborhood bars and cafes, New Yorkers can get all their weekly, locally grown groceries through Local Roots NYC: veggies, fruit, breads, dairy, meats, fish, and more. These recipes focus on ingredients local to...