Friday June 26, 2009
Even when life is seemingly sailing along smoothly, it helps to take a break to quiet the mind and relax the body.
Some benefits of R&R are obvious: increased sense of calm, reduced muscle tension, overall sense
Thursday June 25, 2009
I’m on a food post kick lately. Maybe it’s the thrill of summer produce getting me all excited about eating again… berries, asparagus, various peas, basil (though these days we grow our own), heirloom tomatoes! (coming
Wednesday June 24, 2009
[Image: Green Brooklyn]
There’s a movement happening in this city right now to develop a strong localized food system. Urban farms, community gardens, backyards, and rooftops are the sites for productive vegetable gardens, chicken coops, and even
Tuesday June 23, 2009
If you care about food issues in NYC, here’s your chance to get involved!
Join us at two important City Council Hearings on food justice issues…today and tomorrow!
June 23rd Hearing on Food Access Disparities, 1pm
Today at 1pm
Monday June 22, 2009
The air inside our homes and businesses is often more toxic than the air outside, even in big air-polluted cities like LA and NYC. This is due to several factors, including off-gassing chemicals in furniture, toxins
Thursday June 18, 2009
I’m a pretty low-maintenance lady. I only wear makeup maybe twice a year, have very few products in my daily beauty regimen, and keep my nails au naturale. So these days, because it’s sort of a
Tuesday June 16, 2009
I’m psyched. I’m part of an amazing movement that’s happening in Brooklyn right now. It started with the Brooklyn Food Conference (well, I guess it started months before the BFC, by those great people that planned
Tuesday June 16, 2009
By now most people know that we need bees in order to have healthy food crops. Not to mention that bees produce a delicious sweetener with health benefits called honey.
But did you know that beekeeping is
Saturday June 13, 2009
You read that right. The Nothing Over $30 sale is on at the Greenloop, online eco-boutique. What better time to introduce some low-impact, high-style items into your wardrobe?
You can get adorable duds like this Stewart &
Thursday June 11, 2009
A couple of days ago I mentioned Food, Inc. in a post about, of course, food. If you’re interested in seeing the film, and maybe even asking the director a few questions, it’s playing at Film