There are many ways that you can positively impact the environment every single day, but Nov. 6th is one day in-particular when your voice and actions really matter. While many may feel exhausted and turned off from the state of our current political climate, the truth of the matter is that when it comes to combating climate change policy matters.Read More
April is known as Earth Month, but it’s more common that people celebrate Earth Day on April 22. On Earth Day some people will turn off their lights more frequently or they’ll make the extra effort to recycle instead of throwing everything in the trash. While it’s wonderful to bring everyone together for a good purpose, it’s important to reflect on the fact that green efforts should be made in a sustainable way that can be practiced all year round.Read More
April is Earth Month, which you could probably guess is my favorite month of the year...it is also my birth month, so we just have lots of good vibrations going on over here this month.
But, this Earth Month I wanted to talk to you all about ways in which you can embrace your own personal impact and in doing so, positively support the world around you. I truly do believe that normal, everyday people have so much power to change the world, and I want to be a part of empowering whoever you are who is reading this to discover your own personal impact.Read More
If there is anything I have realized working in both food and water security in developing countries it is that there are many many players involved in creating true change capable of making a long-lasting, sustainable impact.
That could be through an international humanitarian aid organization, through a local community NGO or even a local congregation or business. There are many ways that people, businesses, non-profits, educational institutions etc., can help to create change within the system...the goal is that they do so collectively to create the longest lasting impact.Read More
When it comes to sustainable living, I can totally understand how overwhelming it may feel at first. With so many different industries and areas to think about one of the most common questions I get asked from people is "where do I even start?".Read More
Some people may say that choosing to purchase fair-trade coffee isn't going to make a difference, or that there are many issues with the fair trade system itself, and they are right on that last part...there are issues with the fair trade label like all overarching entities. But ultimately when it comes down to it, supporting small-producers that are part of fair trade organizations is something that has so much good at its core. Companies who are supporting these co-op's are trying to do better, and that really is what matters.Read More
While there are many reasons why purchasing organic is a good idea, what usually comes to mind first is that organic foods are better for our bodies and our health. What comes to mind second is that purchasing organic produced food is really expensive.Read More