The True Cost of Fast Fashion

By: Sarah Wilson Credit: textiletoday.com.bd Some aspects of our carbon footprint are easy to identify, such as flying, commuting with a gas-powered vehicle, using single use plastics, etc.  But when it comes to our clothing, the impact is not as apparent. As the price of clothing has declined, people are buying more of it, but they are tossing it out…

Eating meatless while “On the Go”

By: Sarah Wilson A recent article in these pages featured the Meatless Monday movement.  Meatless Monday is a global movement that encourages people to reduce meat in their diet for their health and the health of the planet.  Our region is filled with great local restaurants who can provide us with satisfying plant-based meals.  But what are your options when…

Can your dinner tonight help save our planet?

By: Sarah Wilson Image Credit: Meatless Monday The choices we make every week and every day regarding the food we purchase and eat can have a direct impact on global warming.   Our diets are, in part, exacerbating the problem of climate change.  By shifting our diets toward plants and away from meat we can not only improve our health but…

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