Gardens

Three Sisters

  Centuries ago, the Iroquois were among the early North American cultures who reaped the magic of a good garden. They discovered that certain sister plants thrive when grown together. Corn prospers inside a cluster of squash or pumpkins, creating a sustainable ecosystem as beans grow up the stalks for shade, support and protection. The […] Find out more

Ecovestment

In most cases, corporate by-laws include a mandate requiring businesses of all types to maximize profit but boardrooms also have the choice between socially and environmentally responsible investments and the status quo. As an alternative to most current but unsustainable practices, professionals say that green investing does offer consumers a means to vote for change. […] Find out more

Holistic Parenting

The classic definition of ‘holism’ or ‘holistic’ refers to the relationship between the parts and the whole, where each part contains the whole, and yet the sum of the parts forms a greater integrated system. Tune in to find out why holistic living includes making healthy, sustainable choices that affect the natural world in a […] Find out more

Grow Beds

Widespread dependency on industrial, petroleum-based agriculture creates major impact on ecosystems and the climate. Einstein said ‘The plant world can provide most everything we need.’  If you believe food is our best medicine and are concerned with skyrocketing costs and the impacts of industrial food, you may find yourself in good company with others looking […] Find out more

Eco Ed

Across the board, kids are spending a record amount of time indoors, at school, texting from the mall, reading, or watching TV with little or no connection to the natural world. These kids may be consumer-society casualties newly diagnosed with nature-deficit disorder, a term coined by Richard Louv, in his book Last Child in the […] Find out more