You’ve all heard of TOMS, right? The one for one footwear? When TOMS came out, it seemed like the best thing I’d ever heard of in footwear – shoes that gave back. Well now something even better has arrived. Allow me to introduce you to Oliberté fair trade leather footwear. The world’s first fair trade certified… Read More Oliberte – The World’s First Fair Trade Certified Footwear
A couple days ago, a friend texted me asking for tips on how to be more socially and environmentally responsible while grocery shopping. I get questions similar to this a lot, so instead of texting it back to everyone every time, I have compiled a list of the seven easiest ways to change your grocery shopping… Read More 7 Tips to revolutionize your grocery shopping to be more sustainable
An encouraging story to start your week off right: The salon I work in is located about a minute’s walk from an Independent Grocer (that’s the name, it’s actually a chain store). The lady who manages the deli section often comes in to have her hair flat ironed fairly frequently, and since she has a… Read More Success! The local grocer now carries ethical deli meat!
I went to Ottawa and discovered some ethical things.… Read More Ethical Ottawa Things
I never thought I’d be one to take up cooking as a hobby, but in the interest of being more healthy, here I go!… Read More Clean Cooking Adventures
So, I only eat free-range/friendly-to-the-animals-while-they-are-still-alive meat and eggs. The meat is a bit expensive, but it IS available at your handy dandy local grocery store, if you look hard enough. Also free-range and free-run eggs are pretty easy to find these days and aren’t too much more expensive than regular old cage eggs. I personally… Read More 5 Grocery Stores With Ethical Meat + Eggs in the Greater Vancouver Area and Fraser Valley