Hank D and the Bee: Bee visits grandpa again

Hank D and the Bee: Bee visits grandpa again

After the last two visits, I see why bee doesn’t drop in on grandpa more often. Help the “Maybees” From The Great Sunflower Project: Join The Hunt for Bees! From Care 2: Honeybee Crisis Continues: How You Can Help Stop Colony Collapse Disorder From Your Garden Show: Bugs, birds and bees need you! From PBS: […]

It’s all in the delivery: 4 tips for teachable moments

Stack of homemade chocolate chip cookies

Can homemade cookies lead to a teachable moment? Yes they can. One mom grapples with eco-snobbery when a teacher decides what makes a “healthy choice”. What results is a very helpful list of tips to use when you want to garner support for your cause (in this case, food safety and health) without setting anyone on tilt.

Grow herbs in a recycled wine bottle

Grow herbs in a recycled wine bottle

Just because the weather is turning cooler, doesn’t mean you have to stop gardening. There are all kinds of fall and winter garden ideas, but one of the simplest is just to bring your garden inside. What more stylish way is there to do that than to grow some herbs in recycled wine bottles?

Hank D and the Bee: “Green” snots

Hank D and the Bee: "Green" snots

I use hankies. Although unlike Hank, during a severe cold I use many. If hankies aren’t your thing, use these instead. Follow the rest of the Hank D and the Bee series at JoeMohrToons.com. For cartoon updates and other green goings-on, follow Joe on Twitter @GreenCartoons.winter car covers walmartлетняя резина киев купитьнакидка Smartинформация раскрутка сайтакастрюля […]

Cycling…for the rest of us

Live free, pedal hard, and feel the wind in your beard

Biking is less painful than running and more exciting than walking. You can watch the subtle shift of the seasons, the stages of farming, and bird migration. It can even be very emotionally cleansing and serve as mental therapy. And guess what…it doesn’t take fancy gadgets and lots of lycra to participate in.

Green lighting will boost this economy

Green Lighting

The most common complaints I hear about green lighting are that the technology is too expensive and simply “not feasible.” In my experience, no lighting retrofit has ever cost more than the long-term savings it provides. Sure, this isn’t necessarily true with certain environmentally friendly technologies such as some types of advanced alternative-energy projects. But […]

6 ways to save money with wind energy at home

home wind energy

While solar energy has become the most popular type of alternative energy in today’s homes, it’s not the only choice. There’s also wind energy. Besides helping to save the planet’s energy sources, it can also help to save you money. Here are some of the top ways that it can do that… Large Wind Turbines […]

Tasty skillet chocolate chip cookie recipe

skillet chocolate chip cookie tastiness

What is a skillet chocolate chip cookie? It’s a chocolate chip cookie the size of a skillet, that you make in a skillet. Who wants 4? The weekend is always a good time to have a bit of not-TOO-terrible for ya indulgence, and if this skillet chocolate chip cookie doesn’t do it for ya, you […]

Willie & Chipotle: Sometimes sellin’ out ain’t so bad

willie nelson chipotle

Does Willie Nelson’s commercial for the mega Mexican food chain, Chipotle, mean he is turning from his farmer advocacy work and crossing over to the dark side of the corporate conglomerate? Nope. In fact, it may just be what the restaurant industry needs to inspire a large-scale food integrity renaissance.

Going green and getting EVERYwhere

If you want to change the world, turn that finger around...

Last week the New York Times ran an op-ed piece titled, “Going Green but Getting Nowhere”. It was one of the most finely packaged pieces of eco-snobbery we’ve ever seen. Do you think it’s big government’s job to mandate environmental behaviors or is it better to let every step, big or small, add up to a changed world?