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As an artist, I find the process of creating a painting much the same as creating elements for a magazine. Deciding on a subject, finding the right location, figuring out the best perspective and creating solid content (or composition), for starters. Next come the finer points of choosing technique, style and colors. Putting together a magazine over the course of a few months is to imagine the seemingly endless possibilities, recognizing and seizing opportunities, and pulling all the different elements together for a unique composition that will never be duplicated. Each time a book is put together, it is important that the reader is treated to something new from beginning to end. We always strive to share useful ideas in an entertaining and lighthearted way. In this edition of Living Green you will find ways to shop green, explore the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, learn something about olives and olive oil, where to find a great book or how to create a simple
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Creating this bed for Esalen was one of our company’s proudest achievements. It was a labor of love and the end result is truly amazing. Brian Gingerich President, Monterey Mattress Company
Esalen’s design and management team wanted an organic and natural bed that would match the Institute’s vision of sustainable living as well as nurture guests during their transformational experiences at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California. It was their vision that initiated a discussion with Brian Gingerich, owner of Monterey Mattress Company. Gingerich was determined to create a bed worthy of the famed Esalen Institute. The task became an obsession as each part of the bed was analyzed and reinvented. Materials selected had to be natural and organic (chemical -free) as well as provide their guests with a luxurious, and healing sleep experience worthy of Esalen Institute’s world renown reputation. Monterey Mattress Company secured certified, sustainable lumber, organic cotton ticking, and organic wool quilting, as well as the finest, organic, natural latex for this uniquely “green” and sustainable mattress line . The end result Monterey Mattress Company’s “Big Sur Organic Collection” featured at Esalen Institute and only available through Monterey Mattress Company— For more info on Esalen and their programs visit www.Esalen.org
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eing green is no longer a lifestyle reserved solely for tree huggers and Prius drivers. By now, the receding polar ice caps are common knowledge and most people are aware of the effect pollutants have on our atmosphere and water systems. The difficulty, though, is that these issues can seem like far-away, unsolvable problems. But, as extreme weather and natural disasters strike around the world, the overall impact of climate change is becoming more apparent and the time to act in favor of the planet has come. A simple way to advocate for Mother Earth is to practice green shopping habits. Shopping with the global environment in mind is a simple act that can have a huge impact on the planet, especially as more people commit to being green. Start with small, no-brainer tactics—for instance, buying environmentally friendly detergents and hygiene products, or using reusable shopping bags at the grocery store—to make the lifestyle change feel more manageable. Once in the habit of buying eco-friendly products, knowledgeable shoppers can truly make a difference by making thoughtful purchases. It can be tricky to shop green when companies market their products as such even if that doesn’t paint an accurate picture. In other words, just because a product is organic doesn’t mean it didn’t leave a trail of harmful footprints in its wake on the way to your home. Shipping organic products by plane or diesel truck unleashes damaging greenhouse gasses along the way, negatively impacting the planet. To avoid this marketing trap, look
carefully at a product’s packaging and travel itinerary. Packaging can make or break a product’s “greenness.” Take tea bags as an example: eliminating the tag, string, and staple from each bag helps some companies keep millions of pounds of unnecessary waste out of landfills. You can contribute to a healthier planet by supporting companies that take matters like this into account. Also, look for products made of recycled materials— especially goods such as notebooks, gift-wrap, or anything else that utilizes partially or totally recycled paper, wood, or plastic products. Most companies are quick to indicate that the product or its packaging is recycled or green, but there is currently no industry standard that clearly dictates what “green” really means. As a result, it is important for consumers to learn how to compare which types of packaging materials are more Earth-friendly and which companies make an effort to reduce the amount of packaging they employ. Major purchases like cars and houses provide another opportunity for green shopping. In today’s world, it’s not just expensive to get poor gas mileage; it’s environmentally irresponsible. In your home, EnergyStar approved appliances can help reduce the amount of electricity and water used by your household. Your home can also be outfitted with green materials, such as recycled wood flooring. Making purchasing decisions with the environment in mind takes practice, but in the end, shopping green should become a priority just as shopping frugally has in the current economy.
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consumption of red earth worms exclusively consisted of using the famed “red wigglers” as fishing bait. Even when the idea of using these mighty Annelids (the phylum of most common worms) as a workforce for tilling soil was introduced, most farmers balked at the idea. Most people had strong doubts about both the idea and the initial promoters of the method, even going as far to say that the worms did more harm than good. It wasn’t
clippings and other naturally-derived products. This “food” combined with a substrate of dirt allows worms to work their magic. This process is so remarkable because of the fact that we, as humans, are simply harnessing the symbiotic relationship that the natural world and
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until the Charles Darwin performed a long term study of worms’ role as soil’s largest benefactor that farmers began to believe the theory. Dr. George Oliver of Texas was the first farmer to put Darwin’s study to the test, placing so much faith in the concept that he quit his medical practice in order to devote and practice his new endeavor on his family farm in Ohio. This 160 acre farm was the first true “vermi-farm” with noticeable results. Soon after inoculating his fields with millions of red wigglers, he noticed immediate results in the fertility and overall quality of his soil and began to share his findings with other farmers. These trials were initially only performed with the typical red wiggler, as the industry progressed, it was discovered that many other species implement the same means to provide similar ends. Modern day vermicomposting is accomplished by “feeding” earthworms a mixture of organic materials such as fruit/ vegetable scraps, egg shells, grains, leaves/grass
earthworms have been using for centuries. After digesting the natural debris in the soil or compost added by people, the earthworms expel what is known as worm manure or worm humus. This excretion is loaded with the concentrated, water-soluble nutrients of the debris that the worms consumed, turning the previously mentioned substrate and compost in to a powerful fertilizer and soil conditioner. From its humble beginnings on a small farm in Ohio, vermiculture has grown to be a multi-million dollar industry, and rightly so. Home-kits are available at a minimal cost and “composting arenas” can be made at home for even less money. The worms themselves reproduce and only represent an initial fee and the price of feeding them only requires the saving of food scraps you would normally throw away. This practice represents a truly cyclical recycling system, using products that originate naturally on this earth and utilizing a creature’s natural process to repurpose said products in to a strong and organic fertilizer. Leave it up to nature to create such a powerful, useful and lasting relationship.
Stretching more than 250 miles from Marin to Cambria, the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is our nationâ€™s largest. It encompasses over 6,000 square miles, making it larger than Yosemite National Park.
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he Sanctuary was created in 1992 with conservation and education being the two top priorities. Governed by the National Ocean and Atmospheric Association, the MBNMS was deemed to be one of our nation’s most diverse habitats, a large range of different ecosystems makes it a valuable resource for ocean health on the central coast as well as a great spot for research and exploration. Thoroughly examined by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, the sanctuary provides both MBARI and the NOAA with a wealth of material to not only assist in conservation, but to offer a strong protected region to learn more about its assortment of habitats. It has worldwide acclaim and attraction by way of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, garnishing over 1.7 million visitors each year. This facility, started by the Packard Foundation serves a purpose for community outreach as well as a showcase for the sanctuary’s wealth of biodiversity Considered to be one of the most productive and diverse marine ecosystems, the MBNMS is often likened to the grasslands of Africa due to its high levels of productivity and biodiversity. Playing home to over 30 marine mammals, 94 seabirds, and 345 varieties of fish is no easy task, but the MBNMS’ various environments are well suited to the success of these organisms. One of the sanctuary’s most valued creature and quite possibly its largest success story is that of the Sea Otter. Driven to the point of extinction by fur traders by the early 1900’s, the Sea Otter was thought to be one of the world’s lost creatures. It wasn’t until 1938 that a large raft of otters was spotted off the Big Sur coast. Since then, the sanctuary has helped the otter make a slow but definite recovery in the wild, protecting the presence of quite possibly the cutest marine mammal for years to come. One of the sanctuary’s most prized habitats is the massive kelp forests, these enormous stands of giant underwater “trees” provide a habitat for not only the Sea Otter, but for hundreds of other creatures living in symbiotic harmony. Our nation’s largest kelp forest resides in this MBNMS; these ancient forests are the epitome of the extensive production and diversity in the sanctuary. These giants reach to a depth of just under 30 meters and provide a refuge for creatures big and small. Beyond featuring an immense underwater forest, our marine sanctuary also provides one of the great hidden depths of our nation’s coastline. With its deepest canyon reaching just over two miles, new discoveries are made regularly within these depths. Space may be our true final frontier, but on earth, this is as close as it gets. This sanctuary and its showcase aquarium is traveled to and studied by millions of visitors, scientists and locals every year. Being that the main hub of research and display is focused on the Monterey Peninsula, having a resource vast in both size and exploration so close to home is truly a blessing.
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A fun evening with an important mission, the Bird House Benefit held at the River Inn in Big Sur boasted dozens of artistic, fanciful one-of-a-kind bird houses created by both local professional artists and school children from Captain Cooper Elementary School. Live and silent auctions brought enthusiastic bidding for the eclectic bird house creations and made for a fun evening and a successful fundraiser for Big Surâ€™s Health Center. Spring 2012
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f you are looking for the freshest, best quality foods you can find outside your own garden, look no further than your local community market. Locally owned and operated grocers bring locally-grown produce, bakery items and a multitude of delicious prepared foods to its customers. What is so good about this concept is: freshness, flavor, nutrition, air quality and economics. The less transportation involved, for instance, the less fuel emissions in our air and the less vitamins and flavor lost in the food itself. Speaking of flavor, local products have the luxury of being picked at their peak of perfection rather than too soon to accommodate shipping and storage times. Buying products from local farmers and producers keeps the dollars flowing locally for a better economy. Itâ€™s just more fun to eat with the seasons, too. Two long time local markets are serving their respective communities very well by offering the freshest, most wholesome foods to be found in your own neighborhood. New Leaf Markets, based in Santa Cruz, focuses on innovation, offering a great selection of local and organic food and
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Olive Trees, Olives and Olive Oil
lives are versatile in many ways, including: wood from the trees for utensils and bowls, lamp oil, make-up removal, skin and hair moisturizer, religious anointing oil, olives for eating, and edible oil. There are only two grades of olive oil for eating; extra virgin and virgin. Extra virgin and virgin grades are determined by chemical analysis. If the oleic acid content is below 1%, it is extra virgin. If the acid is above 1%, then it is considered virgin. The differences between the two are flavor and health benefits. The extra virgin is the best flavor and the most healthful. The attributes of extra virgin are; a “pepper” finish as it passes from the cheeks and down the throat, a flavor that tastes “grassy” and “fruity” Virgin oil does not have these rich flavors. Extra virgin oil has health benefits that the virgin oil doesn’t. For example, the “pepper” finish is from polyphenols from early harvest olives, pressing within 24 hours after picking. Polyphenols are antioxidants that lower bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol. It also contains Vitamin E that is excellent for the skin.
The olive has been one of most famous and historical sacred fruits in the three major religious groups - Christian, Muslim and Jewish for thousands of years. Spring 2012
Local Book Sellers by Kristen Weilenmann
n an age when ‘electronic’ is exalted, there is something bookworms can do to stimulate the local economy and help reduce their negative environmental impact: buy books from local sellers. True, e-books are readily available online, typically cost less than their print-version counterparts, and reduce paper waste. But e-books are only one small facet of huge companies that do more harm to the environment than good. That’s where local booksellers come in as an excellent alternative. Going beyond the satisfying feeling of turning each page, readers can feel better about their purchases knowing that they are doing their part to help, economically and environmentally. According to the IndieBound Campaign (www.indiebound. org), a subset of the American Booksellers Association—an organization that encourages local book-buying—an extra $25 per $100 spent stays within the local community where a book was purchased from a local seller, as opposed to a national chain or global Internet giant. That’s a profound figure: 68 of your 100 hard-earned dollars are cycled back into the community in which you live, meaning your friends and neighbors reap the benefits. The cycle is perpetuated by the fact that local business are more than twice as likely to donate to charity, in which case your cash is truly circulating through your community to help a variety of industries flourish. In terms of environmental impact, buying books locally is a no brainer. Not only are vast amounts of transportation and packaging resources saved by purchasing from local vendors, but
less paper waste is produced by booksellers who stock appropriately-sized inventories, saving countless unsold copies from seeing the inside of a landfill. Cynthia Fernandes and Paul Fridlund, a couple who collaboratively operates Pilgrim’s Way—the first-ever green-certified business in downtown Carmel, and the only bookstore (www. pilgrimsway.com)—confirm and embody the many advantages of local bookshops. “Shopping local is a great solution because it’s a green model,” Cynthia said. “We custom-support special requests and can get an order here in two days—sometimes the next day—so we don’t have books sitting on the shelves forever.” This just-in-time ordering system, as she aptly called it, simultaneously reduces waste and provides stellar customer service, a win-win situation for any business. Pilgrim’s Way also exemplifies the community connection. The shop supports local education and historical organizations, which customers are also able to support, in turn, by shopping there. No matter how cheap e-books may be, international chains simply can’t compete when it comes to positively contributing to the well being of your family, your community, or your planet. “Remember the human connection,” Cynthia said. “These are your neighbors, the people who are going to be around for your kids.” In opting to buy your next read from a local bookseller, you are able to reduce your carbon footprint and support your community all at once—now, and for years to come.
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The Big Sur Chanterelle Cook-Off & Festival was a wonderful tasting and sharing of local chefsâ€™ and vintnersâ€™ incredible offerings. The local wild mushroom, the Chanterelle, served as the inspiration for menus along with their wine pairings. Accompanying the gastronomic delights was an art and fashion show at The Gallery at Ventana followed by an all-Chanterelle dinner menu with wine pairings at The Restaurant at Ventana.
Smells Like Sunday By Keith Severson
live oil, that wonderfully delicious, versatile and multi-functional amber-hued liquid that is so ubiquitous to everyday cooking. Going back to our childhood, Olive Oil was just Popeye’s main squeeze. It may have been in Mom’s kitchen, but she did not fret as to its origin, nor did she care how the pressing was conducted. Now this divine nectar is used in almost all dishes, from mains to desserts, savory to sweet, salads and soups and even in soaps and cosmetics. How to determine the best olive oil? Consider three basic characteristics to tasting; bitterness, fruitiness and pungency. Bitterness is a key indicator since olives are naturally bitter. Fruitiness is where you might find a unique and individual style, and pungency will be the kick at the back of the throat. How many coughs the oil induces is a viable determinant. Look for descriptors just as you do in wine--adjectives that come to mind are, fruity, buttery, peppery, smoky, and leather. In the end it comes down to what you like, what price range you can afford, and how you are going to use the oil. One of my favorite ways to highlight a good olive oil is with a simple pasta recipe.
Ingredients 1 pound good quality dried spaghetti 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes, plus more if desired 1/4 cup chopped Italian flat-leaf parsley Directions In a large pot, bring 6 quarts salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook al dente, about 6 to 8 minutes. Drain pasta in a colander, reserving 2 tablespoons of the pasta water. The reserved pasta water will help create the sauce. Do not rinse pasta with water -- you want to retain the pasta’s natural starches so that the sauce will stick. In a large saute pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and saute until light brown and fragrant. It’s important not to burn the garlic or it will become bitter. Add red pepper flakes and saute for 1 minute. Add reserved pasta water and stir to combine. Place spaghetti into the pan and mix well. Remove pan from heat and top with fresh herbs, grated cheese and fresh ground coarse black pepper. This makes an excellent side dish for something spectacular. I like it next to Saltimbocca.
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