04/14/2015
Love the coffee taste but hate the coffee jitters? Caroline Macdougall has your solution: Teeccino! Teeccino is a caffeine free cappuccino- a blend of herbs, fruits and nuts that are ground together... read more
04/14/2015
What if you bought a box of condoms, and the company you bought them from actually sends the same amount of condoms to a community in need? Well, that’s exactly what Sir Richard’s Condom Company is... read more
04/14/2015
Check out what Terri Anne has to say about Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems! Find out about how they were the first company to innovate a food-based multivitamin—among other great innovations! From... read more
04/14/2015
Sebastian Pole, Co-Founder of Pukka Herbs, LOVES plants. So much so, that he’s on a mission to bring more plants into everyone’s diets by means of--you’ve guessed it: TEA! Check out how Sebastian... read more
04/14/2015
Making their way from Oakland, California, Numi Organic Tea has been a real game-changer in the tea industry. What makes them unique is that their mission to focus on Celebrating People, Planet and... read more
04/14/2015
Founded in 1989, Natracare was developed by Susie Hewson, an environmental entrepreneur who saw a growing problem in the world and developed her own range of tampons, pads, and other feminine... read more
04/14/2015
Monica Watts, National Sales Manager for Little Twig, talks about the necessity of bringing health and wellness to every one in the family. From bath soaps, shampoos, and dish liquids, to child-sized... read more
04/14/2015
Geoffrey Schaver, Sales Manager for Dr. Woods Soaps, talks with us about the benefits of Dr. Woods pure black soaps, castile soaps, and shea butters! This pure, vegetable-based soap was created to... read more
04/14/2015
What do you get when you combine two chemists and a passion for beautiful, and luxurious bath and body care products? Paul Lieber talks with evox about his company, Deep Steep: all natural, chemical-... read more

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chipotle restaurant sign and logo
01/15/2015
Chipotle Mexican Grill, the food chain that has always had a strong commitment to responsibly sourcing ingredients, has halted serving pork (carnitas) at hundreds of its restaurants. A supplier to... read more
oyster mushrooms growing on tree in woods
01/09/2015
You don't need a garden to grow mushrooms—any cool, shady space will do, even a cupboard or dark corner. It’s fairly easy to grow oyster mushrooms indoors in a bag or a 2-gallon bucket using... read more
solar panels mounted on angled roof
12/25/2014
by Linnea Gregg / The Intelligent Optimist The newest Gold Rush will have us mining for sunshine. The Deutsche Bank, a global banking and financial services company, and the U.S. Department... read more
graphic with Australia map and Australian wines
12/20/2014
Think globally; buy locally if you need a last minute gift for someone across the world. Each year, I exchange holiday gifts with a good friend in Australia. This normally requires that I stand in... read more
Bolivian child playing flute while sitting astride straw bale
12/18/2014
Bolivia has a law on the books that should serve as high inspiration for the rest of the world. The “Law of Mother Earth,” (Ley de Derechos de La Madre Tierra) gives legal status to Mother Earth,... read more
intricate paper snowflake decoration
12/07/2014
Last Christmas Eve, I went out to Ojai to some friends’ annual open house. There, hanging from the ceiling fans were large paper snowflakes.  I thought they were gorgeous, but looked complicated... read more
several spools of thread in various colors laid end-to-end
12/03/2014
A Calling to do Good “Born to Do This”.  Yes, I am quoting Joan of Arc, but she just happens to be one of my spiritual mentors. Ever since I was little, I was made aware that God had planted a... read more
Grapes on a Vine
11/19/2014
This is a pretty stellar achievement: Fetzer Vineyards has essentially halted creating waste for the world to absorb. They are the first wine company to receive Zero Waste... read more
Smokestack on Factory
11/05/2014
If you’ve ever noticed smoke billowing from a power plant and been concerned about the effect that is having on the environment, don’t worry—you’re not alone. This past June, the United States... read more

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10/10/2014
A new approach to fuel the world. Directed by Rob Richert. In a story of perseverance through hardship, Dr David Mullin unites such seemingly disparate elements as Hurricane Katrina,... read more
10/10/2014
Don't let it go to waste. Directed by Eugene Dyachkov and Ilya Belov. A group of students invented the "energy waste" recycling system. It produces free and eco-friendly electricity from light,... read more
10/10/2014
It's not sci-fi anymore, it's real. Directed by Maris Curran. This short documentary looks at incredible advances in bionic technology that have enabled paraplegics to walk. 
09/15/2014
Impress your guests for less. Fabric petals, unscented glycerin soap and essential oil are all you need to make beautiful, expensive-looking accessories for your bathroom.
09/15/2014
Tamara shows you how to make kale chips. By baking kale leaves with olive oil, you can make a delicious alternative to potato chips. And they're great for you!

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