Tag Archives: Health

Investing in “Impact” Businesses: Notes from a novice insider

This summer, between years in my graduate studies, I set out to help realize an increasingly collective vision for a cleaner, fairer economy that benefits marginalized communities.  My exploration led me to Jalia Ventures, where I got an insider perspective … Continue reading

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Agave, A-go-away!!!

No wonder my sugar cravings haven’t dissipated!  I’ve been eating agave!  Turns out that agave may cause negative health affects similar to high fructose corn syrup!  OMG.  Somebody give me some raw honey—quick.  Apparently this is about as raw a … Continue reading

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Paupers to Partners: Co-Creation as New Framework for Base of Pyramid

Reposed from TriplePundit.com: 2010 marked the 10th anniversary of the equally venerated and vilified concept of “Base of the Pyramid” first proposed in an academic paper by then business academic CK Prahalad.  The concept gained considerable steam in business circles … Continue reading

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Do try this at home: Autumnal Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie

My taste palate is inextricably tied to Southern US, specifically Louisiana culinary traditions.  Around this time of year, I always get nostalgic for sweet potato pie.   Being somewhat a sweet-potato pie snob, I rarely pick up a pie from the … Continue reading

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Do try this at home: SLAPPLE!

Here’s a personal favorite recipe for all the vegans, and raw foodies, and general dessert lovers out there trying to control a sweet tooth, but not willing to give up the goodies!

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Aware We Grow: Your story here.

“Aware We Grow” Sustainable and holistic living, up from the ‘roots. Wherever you live, wherever you look there’s someone close by who is seeking and practicing holistic and sustainable living in ways large and small. Our diverse stories can inspire … Continue reading

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How to Reduce Your Pesticide Intake? Know The Dirty & Clean 15!

This article has been copied in its entirety from http://www.foodnews.org (reposted to thegreenest.net–thanks!) as it provides an excellent resource to explain why buying organic justifies the extra costs that may prevent future costs arising from poor health. Why Should You … Continue reading

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