As I write this post, I face a steep mountain. I don't mean the kind you have to climb. I mean the kind you have to sauté, bake, roast, chop, stir, mash and shop for. I'm talking about Christmas dinner, the "traditional" Christmas dinner that my mother made for fifty-some years.
One of the most beautiful places on earth, the rice terraces of Yuanyang, are a site to behold.
By 2050, we need to figure out how to not only feed but also nourish the three billion new people who will be joining the seven billion of us who are already here on the planet. And we need to figure out how to do this as effectively, ethically and as environmentally sensibly as possible.
As someone who supports the objective of Prop. 37, and any legislation/ideology that will force the bio-tech industry to come clean and tell us what, ...
Many of these gift ideas helped me on my path to front yard sustainability. If you've got a hortiholic on your holiday gift list, read on! You're about to score some extra credit points with them -- and with Mother Nature.
Before we left, everyone had something to say about China. Most of them were wrong.
I could never have imagined that something that initially seemed so humiliating would turn out to be one of the greatest teaching events of my life. Although my food stamp benefit itself will be ending soon because I no longer require assistance, the benefits to my lifestyle are not.
You're making your list and checking it twice, but do you know what's in the toys you're stuffing in those stockings?
We are dealing with the beginnings of what could end up being life, or pre-life, or at least simple organics on Mars. Whether the agency will step up to the plate and properly seize this priceless moment is an open question.
On this list was world-renowned chef Jerry Traunfeld, formerly of The Herbfarm just outside of Seattle. The venue was a converted cottage seating just 32, literally the nucleus of an herb farm on 17 acres near the Cascade mountain range.
By Justine E. Hausheer, OnEarth We may lovingly handpick our cranberries at the local farmers' market and buy only organic-raised heirloom turkeys. E...
It's easy to get disheartened when confronted with the overwhelming and often depressing statistics we have about climate change, obesity and food shortage today. But think of the power all of us have to make a change.
Should I buy my family organic foods? This is a question we hear all the time in our practices. And it's not as easy a question to answer as you might think.
ou've probably heard about the recent organic food study in which Stanford University researchers conclude that organic foods aren't any more nutritious than conventional foods.
The 5th Annual City of Palm Springs Sustainability Celebration is another progressive, local event just completed.
Andy was cementing the cinderblocks together deftly as he was speaking to me in his rapid-fire way, when I remarked "You, ah call yourself a Tico (native Costa Rican) but you sure don't look like any I have ever seen!"