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12 Articles by Marni Fogelson-Teel

Safe, Organic Family Life: Talking with Alexandra Zissu

Alexandra Zissu is the co-author of The Complete Organic Pregnancy, a contributor to numerous publications including New York Magazine and Cookiemag.com, and a blogger for TheDailyGreen.com.  Her next book on green and sustainable food and kitchens will be published in 2010.What do you see as the green ... keep reading

Written by Marni Fogelson-Teel in April 2009, about Agriculture & Food, Children and Families, Consumerism, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Lifestyle & Behavior, Organic (1 comment)

Unconsumption: The Rob Walker Interview

Rob Walker is a freelance journalist, the writer for the "Consumed" column in The New York Times Magazine, author of several books including Buying In: The Secret Dialogue Between What We Buy and Who We Are. One of his most recent ventures is the Unconsumption website. What do you see ... keep reading

Written by Marni Fogelson-Teel in April 2009, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Alternative, Cohousing, & Off-Grid Living, Consumerism, Economics, Lifestyle & Behavior

So Why Are Organics Important?

It's been the buzz word heard around the world for several years.  Farmers, new parents, college students: everyone is discussing organics.  And while it's a label adorning everything from the clothing we buy to the food we eat to the stuffing used in our dog beds, there's ... keep reading

Written by Marni Fogelson-Teel in April 2009, about Agriculture & Food, Children and Families, Consumerism, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife, Industry & Business, Organic

Model Responsibly: A Chat with Summer Rayne Oakes

Summer Rayne Oakes is an activist, model, correspondent for Planet Green, consultant, public speaker, and author of style, naturally, a shopping guide to sustainable fashion and beauty.  Her blog on www.summerrayne.net follows her far-flung adventures and includes updates on the latest green happenings, fashions, and products. celsias.com ... keep reading

Written by Marni Fogelson-Teel in March 2009, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Alternative, Cohousing, & Off-Grid Living, Art & Culture, Consumerism, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior

Spending, Emissions, and Fruit: Easily Canned!

Literary masterpieces including Anna Karenina have devoted entire scenes to it.  You may have begrudgingly helped your grandma do it on a hot summer's day when you would have rather been swimming at the community pool.  It's canning, and not that it ever truly went away, but it ... keep reading

Written by Marni Fogelson-Teel in March 2009, about Agriculture & Food, Consumerism, Economics, Energy Saving, Food, Health

Eat Your Greens: In the Kitchen with Clotilde Dusoulier

 Clotilde Dusoulier is the creator of the award-winning blog Chocolate & Zucchini as well as the author of several books including a cookbook and a book of culinary adventures in Paris.  In 2008, Chocolate & Zucchini was named one of the top 10 food blogs in the world by the UK's ... keep reading

Written by Marni Fogelson-Teel in February 2009, about Agriculture & Food, Food, Health, Lifestyle & Behavior

'Locavores' Unite! Head to the Winter Farmers Market

While it would be nice for us all to live Barbara Kingsolver-like, and gather the makings of a meal by reaching into our pantry stocked full of vegetables lovingly grown and then canned by our own two hands, or gleefully measure the distance from farm to table in the number ... keep reading

Written by Marni Fogelson-Teel in February 2009, about Agriculture & Food, Consumerism, Food, Organic (2 comments)

Fashionista, CEO, Blogger, Mother, and Garden Guru: Meet Rachel Sarnoff

Rachel Sarnoff (far left in photo) is the founder and CEO of EcoStiletto.com, a guide to hip, green living.  Sarnoff has written for numerous online and print publications including treehugger.com and Self magazine. Being a blogger has the potential to be an inherently eco-friendly occupation.  What do you ... keep reading

Written by Marni Fogelson-Teel in February 2009, about Art & Culture, Celebrities, Consumerism, Philosophy & Religion (2 comments)

New Year of the Trees

Tu B’Shevat, a minor Jewish holiday that commemorates the “New Year of the Trees”, has a bit of a head-start on most of the other days around the world celebrating trees: it’s been observed for millennia. In modern times, this holiday has become a sort of hybrid between ... keep reading

Written by Marni Fogelson-Teel in January 2008

Interview with Toshi Ide of LOHAS Business Alliance in Japan

LOHAS, Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability, refers to the broad category of businesses that serve the socially, environmentally and health conscious consumer. The LOHAS market segment includes health and fitness, the environment, personal development, sustainable living, and social justice. LOHAS companies are known for practicing responsible capitalism, with a focus ... keep reading

Written by Marni Fogelson-Teel in September 2007, about Consumerism, Industry & Business (1 comment)

The Duggar Family & Thoughts on Population

When People and several other popular media outlets heralded the news that the Duggar family in Arkansas welcomed their 17th child earlier this month, my reaction was not necessarily that of awe or amazement. It was anxiety. While the Duggar family is certainly an anomaly, it would become more than ... keep reading

Written by Marni Fogelson-Teel in August 2007, about Population

Educating a Sustainable Future in The Edible Schoolyard

Editor's Note: With this post we welcome Marni Fogelson-Teel. Marni writes out of Virginia, and will be serving us some interesting tidbits on such topics as education, eco-celebrities, climate change in developing nations, food and more! Keep a watch for her next posts! Reading stats about kids in the ... keep reading

Written by Marni Fogelson-Teel in August 2007, about Agriculture & Food, Education

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