Simple Secrets for Sustainable Living

Simple Secrets for Sustainable Living By Tayler Jenkins The effort to live a more environmentally sustainable lifestyle can feel daunting and even hopeless at times, often enough so much so that it can lead one to wonder whether it’s even worth trying. Yet, when we make small efforts every day, it is not only personally…

Palm Oil: Why You Should Avoid It

Palm Oil: Why You Should Avoid It By Emily Powell Palm oil is in half of the products sold in grocery stores. Looking through the labels on foods in my pantry, I’ve found it in my peanut butter, crackers, granola bars, chocolate chips, cereal, and canned soup. It’s all over my kitchen, and probably all…

Jason Mraz Part 1: Urban Farming Adventures

Jason Mraz Part 1: Urban Farming Adventures Don’t miss an episode! Click here to sign up for weekly podcast updates. Jason Mraz is a well-known, two-time Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter. But what many don’t know about Jason is that he’s also an urban farming enthusiast with a passion for gardening. Jason has been backyard homesteading for the…

DIY Zero Waste Kit

DIY Zero Waste Kit By Tayler Jenkins As the immense amount of waste generated by modern society becomes an increasingly alarming and urgent issue, many of us ponder what we as individuals can do to lessen our own contribution to this problem. Creating your own toolkit of “zero waste” items can help you to reduce…

Greeking Out Over Greek Yogurt

Greeking Out Over Greek Yogurt By Emily Powell If you’re reading this, thank you. You’ve taken interest and initiative in digging deeper to learn the story, the truth, the fallacies and the legitimate claims behind our most modern food fad: Greek yogurt (or, more appropriately, Greek-style yogurt. Most of America’s “Greek” yogurt is not made…