10 Minutes with Wes Jackson

The founder of The Land Institute delves into the balance between agriculture and natural ecosystems.

Earth Day is Every Day at Redwood Hill Farm

For Jennifer Bice, owner of Redwood Hill Farm and Creamery, in Sebastopol , Calif., pursuing the right livelihood has always been about following your passions and caring for the land and the animals that roam on it.

Get “Down to Earth” in April With California Wineries

Photo by iStockphoto/Thinkstock To coincide with Earth Day (April 22), many California wineries are participating in a month-long celebration of Earth-friendly wines throughout April. Participating wineries make their vino sustainably. The California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance, a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization created by the Wine Institute and the California Association of Winegrape Growers, created the Certified […]

Businesses Commit to Going Green

Courtesy Clif Bar As part of its sustainability initiative, Clif Bar gives employees $500 to put toward their commuter-bike purchases. At a time when green-washing is rampant, it can be difficult to know which companies are working to minimize their eco impact and which ones are only pretending to do their part. Skepticism is on […]

Sports Teams Unite for Sustainability

Courtesy Hemera/Thinkstock The Green Sports Alliance hopes to influence the sports industry’s sustainability practices, from the pros down to little league. As Seattle Mariners pitchers begin to throw out the first balls of the season, fans will have more to cheer on than just the home team. The baseball club has collaborated with other sports […]

Label to Certify Wind-made Products

Courtesy WindMade The WindMade label will be used indicate companies or products created using wind energy. For conscientious consumers who pay particular attention to how the goods they use are made, a new label is soon to adorn packaging to help make sustainability choices easier. The WindMade label will be the first global consumer label […]

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