Tagged with Environmental Justice

I Got Paper Towels for Christmas!

I Got Paper Towels for Christmas!

The Everyday Advocate series focuses on small, regular choices that we can make that promote justice in the world.  Today, I’m sharing about a present I got that helps the environment. It may seem strange to be excited about paper towels as a Christmas gift, but I really am.  To be fair, they were a … Continue reading

Becoming an Everyday Advocate- Greener Cleaning

Becoming an Everyday Advocate- Greener Cleaning

The everyday advocate series is all about the real-life ways we make justice oriented choices. One goal with this series is to represent choices that are not only accessbile, but also ones that I’ve tried to work into my own life. There’s not much that’s more everyday than cleaning.  Although, honestly, I’d go bonkers if … Continue reading

Oil Spill Art and other Eco Issues

The office I work with focuses on four major issue areas–hunger & homelessness, health & wellness, environmental justice, and education & literacy.  We evaluate each area for an entire year through a research project and then make programmatic changes to that area based on what we find.  Last year we turned our attention to environmental … Continue reading

The Hippie Box, continued

A year ago we signed up for a Community Supported Agriculture plan after a visit to a local farmers market.  We committed to the first season, just to see how it went.  My husband, who does all (Literally. 100%.) of the cooking, was particularly interested in what cooking seasonally would mean.  And he was certainly … Continue reading

Sunday Times- Hippie Box Edition

The front page of the L.A. Times today featured the story “Urban Farms Take Root.”  In the Bay area, city codes are changing so that produce can be grown and sold from home, if you live on less than an acre.  The changes align with the general progressive sustainable food sentiments of San Francisco’s culture … Continue reading