Sprouts: The Super-Food
Eating sprouts is healthy because all seeds contain naturally occurring enzymes inhibitors, which make it harder for our digestive enzymes to break down the seeds, and for our bodies to access their stores of nutrients.
There are so many reasons why we love the LOLA woman of the month, Michelle Obama!
At a factory in France that processes waste from making M&M's, the bees went foraging,and found the remnants of colored M&M candy shells
Angel of Death Crown
Tradition has it that in Appalachian households, when a person died, there was sometimes found in their bed pillow, a closely and mysteriously woven mass of feathers. It was called an Angel Crown, and it indicated that the deceased person had gone to heaven.
Matilde Boelhouwer's goal as an artist is to change the perception of eating insects, something she hopes to achieve by turning them into candy. Her bonbons are designed to look like 'little gems," and were made in her Netherlands kitchen.
The Secret is in the Soil
Japanese chef Toshio Tanabe, serves dirt-based specialties alongside oysters, truffles and risotto at his Tokyo restaurant Ne Quittez Pas. Tenable is the world's pioneer of "soil cuisine," and believes that soil adds a healthy natural flavor to all kinds of dishes from soups to sorbets.
Capsula Mundi Project
Imagine being able to take your children to a picnic next to a tree that grew from their great-grandmother.
Man Who Grows Chairs
Designer and artist Gavin Munro, inspired by the beauty of nature, geometry and the desire to work with wood, has spent the last 10 years studying and developing the techniques and craft of tree shaping and botanical craftsmanship.
The Mega Apple Tree
This apple tree bears fruit of nearly 150 types of apples!
This unique hand-woven brocaded textile was made with the golden silk of one million golden orb female spiders.
Foraging for Purslane
Purslane is a low-growing succulent like plant that is found around the world (except Antarctica), in gardens and flowerbeds, in the cracks of sidewalks and driveways and by fields and in the wilderness. It grows without any help in sun or shade, in any soil an climate, without fertilizer or water.
Nature & Eco Humor
Cartoons that I have saved over the years from The New Yorker Magazine or other publications.
RePurpose ReUse ReCycle ReClaim ReInvent
Repurposing, Reusing. Recycling, Reclaiming and Reinventing reduces the amount of waste that is sent to overfilled landfills around the world.
Mr. Trash Wheel
The innovative Mr. Trash Wheel gets help from nature to clean up Baltimore’s polluted inner harbor. By combining old and new technology, the wheel harnesses the power of water and sunlight to collect litter and debris flowing down the Jones Falls River and into Baltimore’s harbor.
Green Divas Radio Show Chat
Interview I did with Green Divas Radio Show!
The Liberty Canyon Wildlife Overpass
It’s awesome that we have Mountain Lions in Los Angeles! One of them, P-22, has become an international celebrity.
Artists Review 2015-2016
Here is a broad spectrum of multi-media from 25 artists who’s work I also enjoy…although nature is still the star!
I followed the High Desert Test Site trail to Noah Purifoy’s Outdoor Museum in Joshua Tree, California.
Raptors are really important because they maintain nature’s balance by helping control animal populations.
Sustainably Repurposing “Waste Fabric”
The inspiring work ethic of YA LIVING and its creator Lisa Bittan is in step with living more sustainably through wasting less.
At the Flea
Fleamarkets, antique stores and shops that offer vintage items for sale are the ultimate in eco-friendly shopping.
The house smells amazing, while the oranges are drying.
A Visit to DOSA
Portrait of an incredible eye. Nature is featured as a constant source of inspiration.
I only started composting my plant based kitchen scraps 7 years ago.
For scientist Tierra Curry, the monarch butterfly is part of the American experience.
Silky nut milks are a great alternative to dairy milks and are surprisingly easy to to make.
My daughters gave me this small glass dome for Christmas. Perfect for an oak gall.
Keeping spices fresh and usable in the kitchen
I think I’ll be saving money in the future by doing this!
The Moon and the Garden
Did you know that there is a connection between the Moon and the tides, and planting and gardening?