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Weekend Reading: My Story Went Viral!

Weekend Reading: My Story Went Viral!

Hey readers, this week has been a whirlwind! My story for Quartz on the predatory multi-level marketing company LuLaRoe, purveyor of cheaply-made, polyester leggings, went viral, racking up over 800,000 readers. I didn’t go into how terrible they must be for the environment in the story, because, well, obviously. And also, it is long enough as...
  • Weekend Reading: Americans Are Eating Less Beef, but Not for the Reason You Think

    Weekend Reading: Americans Are Eating Less Beef, but Not for the Reason You Think

    Along the lines of reading, how about I share a hardback with you, instead of just digital news? I was sent this book, Nature’s Allies, by Larry A. Nielsen to review. Outlining the careers of eight conservations in the U.S. and elsewhere that fought hard for the environment, it helped me reaffirm what my goals are:...
    Sustainable New Orleans: Farm-to-Table Restaurants, Cultural History, Art, and Music for the Thoughtful Visitor

    Sustainable New Orleans: Farm-to-Table Restaurants, Cultural History, Art, and Music for the Thoughtful Visitor

      New Orleans is unlike any other city I’ve ever visited. The word “fecund” comes to mind. New Orleans was built on a swamp – it’s tropical, hot, humid air and French influence gives it an air of a jubilant island colony wedged into the conservative foreign country that is the South. The porches of...
    I'll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! June 27th Edition

    I’ll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! June 27th Edition

      Chocolate 101 with Askinosie Chocolate Fri. June 26 | noon @ ABC Home, 888 Broadway, Union Square, Manhattan Chocolate tastings & conversation with Lawren Askinosie, who, with her father, has created Askinosie Chocolate, a six-time international chocolate award winner. Lawren will guide you through a full chocolate tasting and chocolate palette tour. She will...
    I'll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! June 19th Edition

    I’ll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! June 19th Edition

    Samantha Pleet Yard Sale Opening Fri. June 12 | 6 to 9 pm and running through the weekend @ Concrete + Water, 485 Driggs Ave., Williamsburg, Brooklyn Drinks margaritas and cold beer while you shop the spring 2015 collection at 20% off as well as selections from the archives including one of a kind pieces, samples, lots...
    I'll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! June 11th Edition

    I’ll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! June 11th Edition

    Supra Endura Trunk Sale Sat. 06/13 | 12 to 7 pm @ East of the Mississippi, 164 Havermayer Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn The sustainable fashion label Supra Endura will be doing a trunk show at the made-in-America store East of the Mississippi. There are already some great pieces there in store, but on Saturday the designer is bringing...
    Eco-Friendly and Cool Things to Do in NYC This Week, Halloween 2014!

    Eco-Friendly and Cool Things to Do in NYC This Week, Halloween 2014!

    The Oldest Living Things in the World (last weekend!) Through 11/02 @ Pioneer Works | 159 Pioneer Street, Red Hook, Brooklyn Nothing stirs the heart toward preservation like seeing what a 3,000 year old lichen looks like. You can see this and other profoundly old organisms at an exhibition of Rachel Sussmen’s work. The opening...
    Eco-Friendly and Cool Things to Do in NYC This Week, October 24th, 2014

    Eco-Friendly and Cool Things to Do in NYC This Week, October 24th, 2014

    The Oldest Living Things in the World Through 11/02 @ Pioneer Works | 159 Pioneer Street, Red Hook, Brooklyn Nothing stirs the heart toward preservation than seeing what a 3,000 year old lichen looks like. You can see this and other profoundly old organisms at an exhibition of Rachel Sussmen’s work. The opening is this...