Five Sustainable Kitchen Swaps

A kitchen that functions sustainably and produces low or even zero waste can feel overwhelmingly impossible, but today we want to encourage you that you don’t have to aim for perfection. In fact, you shouldn’t aim for perfection and give yourself the grace of being unapologetically imperfect. This mindset will empower you to slowly moveContinue reading “Five Sustainable Kitchen Swaps”

Classic Homemade Pesto Sauce Recipe

Classic Italian Basil Pesto is a simple yet versatile sauce that can be tossed in pasta, spread on sandwiches, vegetables and pizza, used as a marinade and can even serve as a dip. You can make large batches of pesto and freeze a portion for future use, although I never get that far since weContinue reading “Classic Homemade Pesto Sauce Recipe”

The Packaging Dilemma

One of the most intriguing aspects of fair trade is that many of the artisans create their pieces using natural, renewable, upcycled or recycled materials whenever possible, thereby reducing their environmental footprint. To minimize our own carbon footprint, we are partnering with eco-friendly packaging suppliers and have committed to reusing packing materials as much andContinue reading “The Packaging Dilemma”

Five Low-Waste Self-Care Swaps

Respect for the environment is one of the fair trade principles that has led us to discover and pursue the low-waste or zero-waste lifestyle. These products are perhaps the easiest self-care products to change and begin living a more sustainable lifestyle. They are ethically made, have a much gentler environmental footprint, and don’t contain toxicContinue reading “Five Low-Waste Self-Care Swaps”

Pomegranate Sangria Recipe

If you’re looking for an easy, make-ahead, Fall-inspired drink to serve at Thanksgiving, this Pomegranate Sangria will quickly become a favorite T-day drink you’ll look forward to enjoying with family and friends year after year. The star of the show is, of course, the pomegranate, and not just the juice, we’re going to use freshContinue reading “Pomegranate Sangria Recipe”