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Sangria has always been my summer go-to, but recently its acquired a mixed reputation. Maybe it’s the sweetness, or maybe people are just tired of scrubbing red wine out of white pants. Whatever the reason, it’s time to spruce up this picnic classic. Try ditching the apples and oranges for ripe peaches and switch out red wine for white to make a perfect picnic pitcher that refreshes your palette without staining your teeth. Plus, adding white peaches instead of yellow gives this sangria a light, bright sweetness that’s the ideal complement to a lazy weekend afternoon.
By Lifestyle Publications
Jun 27, 2020 · 4 min read
When Organic Avenue co-founder and Juicero CEO Doug Evans started growing sprouts on his countertop 20 years ago while living in the remote California desert, he had no idea that his new life purpose as a sprout advocate was also taking root. As he took control of his diet and started researching this sustainable way of eating, “I began to realize that sprouts could be the answer to personal nutrition and food security for people everywhere,” Evans says.
By Better Nutrition Magazine
May 18, 2020 · 6 min read
In the lead-up to the COVID-19 pandemic (COVID) we were still reeling from Australia’s worst bushfire season in recent history. We had unprecedented public support for a targeted, national-level climate change policy in Australia. Coupled with outdated energy regulation, it seemed the perfect time to integrate our energy and climate change policy: complementary national laws which promote a sustainable and green future.
By Westwick-Farrow Media
Jun 16, 2020 · 8 min read
Love plants but lack a green thumb? Fear not—with the right light exposure and the proper amount of watering, you can keep houseplants alive (we promise!). We headed to one of our favorite local gardening centers, Fifth Season Gardening Center in Charlottesville, VA, and spoke with Pam Scott (whom we’ve officially dubbed the Gardening Goddess) for some advice.
By Nest Magazine
Apr 23, 2020 · 5 min read
Fast fashion focuses on two major areas: quick production and low cost production. Fast fashion is intended for short-term use and is to only be worn a couple of times. Due to the mass production and waste coming from fast fasion lines, the fashion industry produces 10% of all humanity’s carbon emissions, as well as being the second-largest consumer of the world’s water supply. Sustainable fashion focuses on addressing these issues by cutting back on water usage, trying to use non-toxic chemicals, making clothes durable to last longer, limiting the waste of the clothing by repairing damaged pieces or making new pieces from recycled material, and using organic cotton, linen, and other available fibers. Although there are many sustainable brands, we have decided to review a couple of our favorites! Take a look below and check out these companies next time you are looking for a new piece for your wardrobe!
By theLook Magazine
Mar 5, 2020 · 3 min read
Since the time she was a high school student in the northeastern China, my mother has made dumplings from scratch. She starts with ground pork, fresh shrimp, sometimes cabbage, and sometimes chives for the filling. For the skins, she mixes together flour and water, then lets it sit. She kneads the dough, sprinkling in more flour as she goes, the kitchen table gently swaying and groaning beneath her movements. The dough is rolled out into the shape of a snake, about two inches in diameter, then cut into smaller, oval pieces, about an inch wide.
By Whetstone Magazine
Nov 8, 2018 · 6 min read
Moses Sumney is first and foremost a voice – a pure, almost angelic voice. With a few EPs and a full album of minimalist soul jams under his belt, the artist is a relative newcomer on the music scene, but he has already surrounded himself with other talented musicians like Solange and Sufjan Stevens, opening for the latter on a recent tour. With Aromanticism, Moses set out to tackle a delicate issue: the absence of love and the inability to experience romantic love.
Aug 6, 2018 · 9 min read