Expo East: Trick or Treat for Adults

As many of my readers know by now, I spent some time in Baltimore at the Natural Products Expo East tradeshow. To see what I tweeted you can read the Tweet Diary here. I also took a lot of pictures of yummy foods and products. You can see them here....more

How I saved 66% on my electric bill during the summer

Let’s start off with some transparency. As much as I consider myself environmentally aware, I am by no way perfect. No where near. However, I also understand it’s all about, as my friend Betsy likes to say, Progress not Perfection. As I look over my life in the last five years and the simple changes I've made, it’s truly amazing how much my lifestyle has changed. I have learned so much because of Southeast Green’s mission....more

It's not just recycling...it's repurposing

My friend Karen used a term that really struck home with me...repurpose.Not just use until you can't use it anymore but find something else to do with it besides tossing it into the waste stream until it's really ready to be in the waste stream. In my head (I spend at lot of time talking to myself) I can hear a chorus of but wait a minutes out there. Not everything is for everyone that I am about to discuss. Just do what you can do....more

Food Equity – rethinking how we define our food system

I have been on a journey during 2013. It started at the Georgia Organics Annual Conference last February entitled Farm Rx....more