From chard on a chair to tat soi in a suitcase, artist Jenna Spevack is cultivating a tasty variety of organic microgreens in her furniture farms -- and visitors to her upcoming gallery show will be able to reap the harvest.
The New York Times had a nice story last week about women who would wait at a Williamsburg intersection to find work on a day-by-day basis. But there was no work on far too many days for comfort—getting a job for
Where but in New York City can you find fresh comforting Chinese food sans Styrofoam, in a restaurant rocking green certified status? Perhaps in one of the many more grub-enlightened cities popping up on the TreeHugger map --
Although raising awareness about plastic ocean pollution was not the main motivation behind its creation, the 'folk opera' album Lillian and its composer Ben Lear have become regulars at events related to ocean
Like many youngsters, and those young at heart, seven-year-old Max Geissbuhler and his dad dreamed of visiting space -- and armed with just a weather balloon, video camera, and an iPhone, in a way they did just that.
At an exhibition at the Pratt Insitute's Brooklyn Campus last Thursday, two graduate industrial design students presented to the public their ambitious idea for revolutionizing disaster relief efforts worldwide.
It seemed like a plan just sinister enough to work: ship in a bunch of rat-eating opossums to combat Brooklyn's rodent problem. But as opposed to doing their job and dying off as city officials had planned, the opossums proved to be
New York City has recently come under fire from rainforest advocates, and rightfully so: The City is the country's number one buyer of endangered rainforest wood. However, as The New York Times reports, a movement
Green thumbs in New York and around the world are planting the flag for environmentalism along with roof gardens and native trees as part of two participatory art projects that combine green activism with the power of social
Images via Brooklyn Bowl
LEED buildings are getting pretty thick on the ground these days, and don't often make it into TreeHugger unless they are pushing platinum or or doing something really special; Brooklyn Bowl falls into that latter category- a