Baked Apples: Organic Food

Organic apples are available year round and a good source of soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber can actually help prevent cholesterol from building up in the lining of blood vessel walls, thus reducing heart disease. The insoluble fiber provides bulk in the intestinal tract, helping to keep things moving through the digestive system. For […]

Biostack Composter: Green Gardening

We love this Biostack composter for its ease of use and simplicity: its three bottomless tiers make turning the pile simple and easy, saving your back while improving your soil. Built of 60% recycled polyethylene, the composter is water-proof, rot-proof, rodent-proof and easy to clean. The hinged lid blocks rain and retains heat, efficiently decomposing […]

Herb Keeper: Budget Gardening Tip

We love growing fresh herbs to use in baking and cooking. Problem is, once they’re harvested, there’s no good way to store them without them quickly turning brown and wilting. The air-tight Herb Keeper ($12.99) from Chefs can hold up to three bunches of fresh herbs in its clear acrylic cylinder. Just add water to […]

Fuel Economy: Green Tips

We love this picture. It reminds us that gas was once a source of freedom…ahhh, the open road! But now? Ugh. It’s like a chain around our ankle and it’s so bumming us out! So, listen…all ecoists talk about fuel economy. It’s amazing that it has finally become a topic of discussion in the main […]