According to a new study, obesity is a leading contributor to the high costs of healthcare in America. Apparently, being fat is killing everyone’s wallet when it comes to insurance. Could going green help reduce the high
Dreamers, yogis, greens, lovers of the outdoors and fans of indie, alternative music, rejoice! The Wanderlust Festival is coming to town. Bringing with it some of the hottest names in music and some of the most experienced yogis around to offer a
Istanbul's first organic market celebrated its third anniversary with concerts, dancing, and, of course, plenty of organic eats. But one of the most popular events was a workshop for sewing your own reusable cloth bag.
Drier soils mean stronger roots and tastier crops
Kristin already reported that farmers in California are chopping down trees because of prolonged drought - but it's not all bad news. Many farmers are learning to live with less water - some are even
When you think of green jobs what comes to mind? Solar panel installer, wind turbine parts manufacturer, energy efficiency consultant, ecosystem restoration specialist? Those are all certainly parts of a future green economy,
Let's clear up one issue: There is no such thing as local vs. organic. When it comes to consumer choice, we should be buying local and organic, though for mostly different reasons.Why We Should Buy Local
Care2 and LocalHarvest.org are sponsoring the Love Your Farmers Market contest to encourage people to get out to area farmers markets, as well as, put a little money back into the market for the most popular venues. So show your favorite weekly spot a
Calling Jillian Michaels a fitness guru is kinda like saying Oprah Winfrey is sorta influential or Kim Jong-il has a little problem expressing himself. She is a fitness god…or goddess, whichever! She is the go-to for millions of people that want a
While San Diego was not considered a very green city just a few years ago, this sunny patch of paradise is quietly coming into its own by leaps and bounds. Enough businesses are seeing the light, and new green ones are opening
Though it sometimes might not seem so, living in cities is a pretty green thing to do. Two prime reasons being that average home sizes are smaller and transportation distances are generally shorter, both leading to lower
If you’re visiting a destination where you can’t seem to find a sustainable bite, you might be in luck if there’s a Chipotle around the corner. Chipotle, which has in the past taken steps towards being a more ecologically responsible
In the never-ending quest to find green products that are as environmentally responsible as possible, but that also don't look like a four-year old made them, sometimes the going can get rough. That's why it took two sassy ladies
Opened in February 2009, FIG Restaurant chef Ray Garcia is serving up inspired dishes that don't just include greens, they are aiming to run the gamut of green by including all of the buzzwords - local, organic, sustainable,
It's such a pleasure buying gifts for foodies. The possibilities are endless and you can find something interesting and delightful in every price range. This list of green foodie gifts is quite personal; I have a connection to everything that I'm
The Berkeley Farmers' Markets are just saying no to all plastic bags and packaging from their three weekly markets. Their "Zero Waste" campaign is trying to "remove, reduce, and recycle plastic and to recycle
Update: Vote now for Best of Show!
Now that the initial voting period has ended, it's time to vote for the 'Best in Show' -- check out the category winners in the Best in Show slideshow, and then click over to Planet Green to View & Vote for your
Green food and good health go hand in hand. So while the best food choices and options vary greatly by locale, the best-practices and principles that apply to good food and good remain the same no matter where you live. With that in mind, we present the p
Jamie Oliver, aka the Naked Chef, cooked dinner for the G-20 summit last night. And what did the leaders of the world eat? Since it's Jamie, we know that it was local, fresh, seasonal and sustainable. And yummy.