Janette Sadik-Khan Gets What She Deserves From New York Times

September 12, 2011 by  
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Image Credit Christopher Brand, New York Times The graphic says it all, as Frank Bruni writes about the wonderful job New York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan has been doing for cyclists, in the face of serious opposition. Bruni writes in the Times: If a city believes that biking is part of a better future, it must sometimes muscle through a reluctant, rocky present. That’s precisely what Bloomberg and Sadik-Khan have done, in a fine example of the way the mayor’s frequent imperiousne… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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New York Fashion Week: Gretchen Jones’ "Horses" for Spring 2012 (Slideshow)

September 12, 2011 by  
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Photo: Amy DuFault/ EcoSalon Next up in our coverage of New York Fashion Week is Brookln-based designer Gretchen Jones , and her spring 2012 collection, Horses . The silk and silk cotton line was made in New York City’s Garment District. Winner of Project Runway 8 , Jones selects mainly natural materials when designing her pieces, which she describes as

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How to Hunt Burn-Site Morels (Video)

September 12, 2011 by  
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Image credit: The Perennial Plate Last week I posted a video from The Perennial Plate in which Daniel and Mirra learned about foraging for sea beans, digging for “geoduck” giant clams, and even making your own sea salt. At the time, I argued that such wild food adventures were hardly the pinnacle of low carbon eating—but that they nevertheless provide a fascinating lesson in never, ever taking your food or where it comes fr… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Roasted Mushrooms with Miso-Ginger Butter

September 12, 2011 by  
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Photos by Sabrina Modelle of The Tomato Tart This recipe was created exclusively for Treehugger’s Green Wine Guide by The Tomato Tart . I first encountered roasted mushrooms with garlic, white wine, and butter. Of course, I fell in love with them instantly. This side, a variation of that dish, is perfect for when I feel like something rich and savory, yet quick to prepare. I decided to mix things up a bit with a miso-g… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Because Skincare :: Is Not Just For Your Face.

December 2, 2009 by  
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Life is full of guilty pleasures depending on your choice of vices and though I’ve never been a chocolate kinda gal, I do have a penchant for delicious, ridiculously luxurious organic bath + body products . Shamelessly self-indulgent when it comes to self-pampering rituals, I’m a major fan of anything that beautifies my day whether it’s spraying my sheets at night with a sleep inducing, instantly relaxing organic mist , or using an organic shower gel in the morning that kick starts my day with more stimulation than a double espresso! We all know that plants do more than just smell pretty and the new line of premier Body Care from Because Skincare is a fine example of a carefully conceived, beautifully formulated collection of body products – Because good skincare is not just for your face! Read more of this story »

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