These are the people and groups who toil, every single day, for a better environment, no matter what. Here in Brooklyn, we are taking out some time on this environmentally symbolic day to honor some of those groups and people.
Not playing by the rules is dicey in suburbia where children are raised in a culture of uniformity. I don't let my daughter go to birthday parties at Chuck E. Cheese or eat cafeteria school food or watch television during the week. This makes her different. This makes us different.
It's enough to make a San Franciscans choke on their morning bowl of organic hand-rolled granola but Dallas is developing the greenest city block in America through a competition called Re:Vision Dallas.