Category Archive for 'Fair Trade'

Even though my porch garden got attacked by Santa Monica pests, I was still able to supplement my cooking with a small tasty yield. My favorite creation so far is this yummy Summer Garden Omelette: Ingredients from the garden: tomatoes and basil (tip: I got a great basil yield this season – pinched the tips [...]

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Visitors from Hue City

Marichia, founder of the SPIRAL Foundation, invited me over today to meet some of the people work for the foundation in Vietnam. From left to right, Pham Van Ngoz, Nguyen Van Hau (Basket Weaver), Le Thi Uyen Phong (Tailor), and Dr. Nguyen Viet Nhan (Chief of the Office of Genetic Counseling and Disabled Children at [...]

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A special shout out to Simran Sethi of Treehugger for looking so darn stylish in eco-fashion on the Martha Stewart Show last week. Simran’s outfit included a pair of Tierra Del Forte‘s organic cotton Cassia Jeans and a bamboo top (which will debut Spring 07) from Jenny over at Loyale. Simran’s a fan of the [...]

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Just in today – a new batch of tasty triple certified coffee from Caffe Ibis. How, you may ask, did we get up to three certifications? Here’s the LD… Fair Trade – practices include paying farming families a fair price for their harvest, helping small farmers gain access to needed loans for working capital, and [...]

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