Does Marching Matter?

Over the past few weeks, there has been much movement around the conversations of health, science and the environment.  With our current political climate being that of denial and grossly undermining the facts presented by scientists around the world, many are afraid of the consequences that will ensue as new policies arise and new bills are…

Of Sea and Thunder and Spring

‘Of Sea and Thunder and Spring’ was the theme of an Earth Day gathering I recently attended at the University of Michigan. This intellectual retreat on Black Women and the Environment brought together the University of Michigan’s ECO Girls and students of the BlackGirlLandProject at Michigan State University. The group discussed women’s ties to the…

Welcome to the Future: Vertical Farming in Shipping Containers

We’re all wondering, “Where the heck does my food come from?”  What if you didn’t have to wonder.  What if your greens were grown right down the street from where you live or work? What if they were delivered to your doorstep by said growers once a week?  Well, if you live in NYC, wonder…

Broccoli City Festival 2017

Broccoli City is back at it again with an amazing line up, eco-friendly vendors and healthy food trucks.  They have found a way to make green cool and I am here for it.  If you’ve never been, this may just be the year to check it out.  Believe me, it’s worth it.  Every year, it…

Summer Veggies

This time of year, everything is becoming ripe from tomatoes to berries to summer squash.  If your not enjoy the fresh harvest of a local farmer then it’s about time you got on board!  Here’s a few farmers markets to checkout before it’s too late… Detroit: Eastern Market Philadelphia: Reading Terminal Market NewYork City: GreenMarket…

Colorado’s Orange River

The Animas River in Colorado is currently saturated with toxic waste from an abandoned mine called the Gold King Mine.  It is estimated that 3 million gallons of waste have spilled into the river and is headed toward the contamination of other rivers.  Such spills should make us seriously question the impacts of human activity…

Green Energy Stocks 2014

You may not realize it but we are in the middle of a very significant turning point in the history of mankind.  A point where we have realized that we can have our cake and eat it too.  That is possible to enjoy the conveniences of modern life while contributing to the ecosystem around us….

Broccoli City: Organic + FLY

broccolicity.bigcartel.com/ Broccoli City is a movement by itself. The Founder, Brandon McEachern, is ingenious in his approach to introducing the organic lifestyle to the urban community. He believes that the key to turning heads is partying. Use something that people are already familiar with like a popular rapper (let’s face it, Black folks love to…

…And Light A Candle

This is a continuation of this post: Turn Off the Lights He turned back toward her trying not to look hurried but she could see the anticipation in his eyes. He swooped her up again, this time in the dark, and carefully opened the bedroom door. She kissed his neck as he held on firmly…

Calabar Imports

CALABAR Imports is a trendy, specialty retail and gift store for discerning, quality-conscious buyers of home furnishings, unique crafted jewelry, fashion and gifts sold at moderate prices. The shop is located at 708 Franklin Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. http://www.calabar-imports.com