Interviews

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Launching Seed Bombs and Energy-Wise Landscapes

Laugh, learn and listen to the Green Divas Radio Show & Podcast!

We had spring fever in the studio this week! Perhaps it was those awesome Seed Bombs we were sent to disburse liberally around the hood. We had a blast before the show and during our break taking turns launching seed bombs into the studio parking lot and surrounding roadside.

May 10th

Urban Homesteading in Style

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There was lots of talk about sustainable communities, food coops, backyard chicken envy, edible lawns and if you want to LOL, don’t miss the bit where Rodman talks about having to sing to a goat to get her to let him milk her on his pilot episode.

May 3rd

Green Divas Radio Show and Podcast: Slow Money and Urban Guerilla Gardening

A truly green diva show without any green dudes for this one – a little less chaos in the studio! A warm report from our GD Correspondent Khat O’Brien in the Pittsfield, MA as she talked about getting geared up for her guerilla urban gardening adventures for spring. Then, an informative and inspiring interview with Woody Tasch, founder of Slow Money and author of the book, Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms and Fertility Mattered.

April 5th

Audible Fabric and Designer Deborah Lindquist

Although I’ve been an admirer of designer Deborah Lindquist since she launched her first eco-conscious clothing collection in 2004, I shied from writing since so many others were on it. She’s deservedly featured on most every eco fashion blog every season. And oh boy, the creation of her Green Bride collection was the ultimate for […]

July 5th

TransFair Develops Fair Trade Certification for Apparel

This week I met with Tierra Forte of TransFair USA, to discuss the new apparel certification pilot program they’re developing to extend fair trade benefits and protections beyond just the farm, but also for factory workers. I am very excited about this, as one of the main reasons I chose to pursue an MBA in […]

March 2nd

Julia Stiles Styles

Thanks to EcoStiletto‘s “Best of 2009” post, I was able to catch a video of Julia Stiles that I previously missed. For anyone else who may have missed Julia’s breathtaking debut as an eco-friendly fashion designer, catch up to the rest of the eco-world by watching the following short film!

January 5th

Recycled Underwear? PACT Doesn't Recommend It.

Earlier this week I spoke with Jason and Jeff, co-founders of PACT, the most socially and environmentally responsible underwear company on earth, as far as I know. Not only do they use organic cotton, GOTS compliant dyes and otherwise uber-responsible manufacturing, they also donate 10% of sales to charities. This is utterly astounding in an […]

October 29th

Vaute Couture- For the Love of Dog, Adopt!

[social_buttons] I can’t get enough of Vaute Couture, (if you haven’t read my recent post about Vaute Couture’s Bomono vegan winter coat you must read it!) so I thought I would share another goodie from the mind of Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart. “For the Love of Dog, Adopt!” tee is clever yet blunt. Vaute Couture has once again […]

August 24th

Jane Iredale: A True Pioneer in the World of Non-Toxic Makeup

Terri Bly, president and founder of The Nature of Beauty, interviews mineal makeup pioneer Jane Iredale about her company’s goals, vision, and safety standards, as well as her views on the natural makeup movement, the Skin Deep database, and more. An insightful conversation with the creator of the world’s first mineral-based makeup line.

August 12th

Greening Hollywood: Guild by Guild Beauty au Natural

Paige Donner presented the panel Greening Hollywood: Guild by Guild in Santa Monica. Paige, Founder of Greening Hollywood, invited panelists who are members of the Hollywood Makeup and Hairstylist’s Guild, I.A.T.S.E. Local 706 to speak about clean and green make up use on film and tv sets. Moderated by Rachelle Carson-Begley – co-star of Living With Ed.

June 17th