What Are “Food Deserts” and How To Help

What Are “Food Deserts” and How To Help

“Make sure to eat all your food — there are starving kids in Africa!” … Ever heard something like this growing up? I’m sure many of us have. Not only does this statement over-simplify the value of having access to healthy food, but it also makes the issue seem...
Coronavirus: Safety Tips and Hopeful Outcomes

Coronavirus: Safety Tips and Hopeful Outcomes

For about two weeks, I joked about the stock-piling of toilet paper, laughing at this seemingly needless panic raging through store aisles, and I wasn’t really concerned. I even posted about how we all just need to wash our hands and calm down — we’re going to...
Easy Zero Waste Store Kit, Part Two: Refills

Easy Zero Waste Store Kit, Part Two: Refills

If you’ve ever walked by a “zero waste store” and peeked inside, you may have been thoroughly overwhelmed! You may have seen things like scales and tons of empty bottles and jars. Looking at a giant barrel of soap with a pump attached may have filled you with anxiety...