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5 favorite podcasts for a plant-based and sustainable lifestyle

I love telling my friends about the podcasts I listen to. I thought it was time I finally shared some of my favorite’s with you. I don’t have a ton of time to listen to these, but when I get the chance, I prefer listening to podcasts over music these …

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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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    Afternoon on the Farm

    A few weeks ago my daughter, Stella, surprised me by asking for a visit to Wagner Farm. It’s probably been about 3 years since we were last there, but it was a favorite of hers when she was a wee one. After about a month of asking we finally had the …

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    Marching on!

    Yesterday was such an amazing day! The weather was perfect and the crowd of 250,000 was peaceful, respectful and powerful. When we got home and saw the images from marches around the world we were blown away. We’re ready to keep the momentum going. My daughter asked if there was another …

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    Sustainable Inspiration

    My home renovation is slow going, but that doesn’t mean it’s not always on my mind. I find myself spending  a lot of time ogling sustainable/LEED/green homes on the internet to fuel the fire of motivation. Lately, since I’ve had some extra free time, I’ve been looking for inspiration for my …

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    Green City Market is closed on 3/14

    But, on March 21, they will be offering a gardening workshop with Jeanne Nolan, founder of the edible business The Organic Gardener and author of the book From the Ground Up. I’ve mostly given up on having a garden in my backyard thanks to all the squirrels and cats, but …

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    Happening this weekend

    I wanted to point out that the Oak Park based One Earth Film Festival is having it’s 4th annual event this weekend in the Chicago area. The festival showcases films and discussions around climate change, sustainability, and the power of human involvement. After the screenings audiences can participate in interactive …