While granting constitutional rights to trees, rivers and mountains may seem like a strange proposition to some, it makes perfect sense to Thomas Linzey, the executive director of the Community Environmental Defense Fund based in Chambersburg, PA.
Maybe, like me, you are in awe of radio gardening experts. No matter who calls in with the wackiest of questions they are still able to answer a staggering array of enquiries, seemingly off the top of their heads. I’ve often wished I had a pen poised
Opening in April 2007, Earth Mart was co-founded by Alison Durinzi, Cathy Sorman and Lisa Longo. The store's premise came from many conversations about how difficult it was to find the environmentally friendly products that they wanted to have in their
Over the years I've accumulated enough unsolicited garden catalogs to have insulated a building or two. I call it veggie spam. Order from one outfit, and they sell the mailing list to others, propagating endlessly. Don't want to think about how many
File this under "Green Cliches." One of last night's cable TV features included a charming woman touring a farm stand while outlining the positives of buying local produce. Clearly, local food has "arrived" as a subject for the mainstream media. (How
Near the top of the TreeHugger code of living is something like "Reusing stuff is better than buying new stuff"; this is why we dig what GreenDemolitions.org is doing. They offer an easy, feel-good outlet for donating old (but still functional) kitchen
There are 300-plus designated Fair Trade towns in Europe that all work to not only support fair wages but also to reduce their ecological impact. This is what inspired the town of Media, Pennsylvania to anoint itself as the first "Fair Trade town"
The Woods Company of Chalmbersburg Pennsylvania uses "Old buildings made of Oak, Chestnut, Heart Pine, and other historic woods" to produce wooden plank flooring that meets modern specifications. The buildings are dismantled and the lumber shipped