Permaculture Can Help You and Your Garden Grow

Helen Loughrey spent most of her life in Maryland before relocating three years ago to Greenwich. In the front yard of her old house Loughrey designed and worked a garden full of edible flowers, ornamental cabbages, and other greenery depending on the season ...

2016-12-17T00:45:11+00:00Green Living, Local Articles|

Local Sustainable Fruit … and Where To Pick Them

Brisk, sunny days and colorful leaves mean fall festivities. Lots of families enjoy picking their own fruit at nearby farms. Fortunately for Connecticut residents, there are plenty in our area to choose from. According to the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, the state ...

2016-12-17T00:45:11+00:00Food, Green Living, Local Articles|

From Cow Pie To Clean Energy: Mitigating Methane on the Farm

The request for an article about agricultural methane was accompanied by a photo of a cow expelling fire. Originally thinking it was a joke, I quickly learned otherwise. There is hefty debate about all aspects of sustainability… and agricultural methane, though ...

When Nature is the Best Therapy

What would happen if we moved the therapist’s office outside? In fact, what would happen if we invited Earth to be our therapist? A number of recent approaches gathered under the name of Ecotherapy have been doing just that, with impressive results. “Ecotherapy” ...

Conscious Capitalism in Your Community

What’s the secret to comprehensive conscious living? Look upstream. Better personal wellness habits may ultimately have little impact if the greater system that feeds your lives and communities is not holistically aligned. It’s understood that protecting the ...

Backyard Tick Prevention

Increased awareness about ticks and the diseases they carry has led to heightened interest in preventive measures people can take for their own property. In Connecticut, where densely wooded areas frequently abut landscaped lawns and backyards, this is of paramount ...