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Road trip to SoL Criations Farm Sanctuary

First a little back story…Back in May I saw a post on Instagram about a food drive. Earlier, I had started following a non-profit called Cruelty Free You + Me and they had organized a plant-based food drive to gather supplies for another organization that was getting food to people …

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Black-owned vegan restaur...

People always seem to wonder, what do vegans eat? If you’re lucky enough to live in Chicago there are more…

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Nashville...

My friend Laurie had a film accepted into the Defy Film Festival in Nashville, TN and asked me and Stella…

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    49th Ward Green Corps

    Do you know what kind of green initiatives are going on in your neighborhood? I have to admit that I’m still learning much about what’s happening in my community but that’s what brought me to starting this site. It’s not easy to stay in touch when you’re super busy and …

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    Chicago Sustainable Backyards Program

    The City of Chicago has what looks like an amazing program to help you maintain a sustainable yard. They offer residents up to 50% back on local purchases of trees, native plants, compost bins and rain barrels (up to certain amounts). See the website for downloadable rebate forms, participating garden …

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    Buy Bulk

    Buying from bulk bins is one of the best ways to manage a sustainable lifestyle. Try to bypass the plastic bags and containers that stores offer when buying in bulk and bring your own reusable containers or bags. You may need to stop at customer service first but BYO (bringing …

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    Make Your Own Yogurt

    Do you love yogurt but hate plastic? I know I do! My new years resolution was to stop bringing plastic into the house…it seems impossible since it’s used to package everything and it’s a shame that yogurt is practically a packaging monster. I decided to try making my own not …

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    Best Science Projects

    Kids can do some amazing things.  It’s so important to encourage curiosity and nurture new ways of seeing the world we live in.  Here’s a list of 20 amazing science projects that just might change the world, all done by high school kids. 20 most impressive science fair projects of …