Archive for the ‘Green Life’ Category
Our editor-in-chief Tishin Donkersley shares 8 different ways you can have a healthy, green Halloween!
BY TISHIN DONKERSLEY, M.A.
Living sustainably was Martha Stewart’s style long before it was trendy to be green─from her luscious gardens and talent for repurposing items for crafts and home interiors, to her emerging line of eco-friendly products for your pets and home, Martha considers the green lifestyle a way of life that is necessary for maintaining health and wellness.
BY MIRANDA CAIN
Arizona’s natural environment is an incredibly diverse treasure. Growing up in rural Arizona, I was outdoors hiking, fishing, hunting, or watching birds more than I was indoors. I want that experience to be available for young people today and tomorrow. I want the diversity of experiences to survive and prosper. Read more
John Neville | President and Founding Board Member of Sustainable Arizona
Tell us a little about your background and how you ended up in Sedona.
My wife and I are New Englanders who lived 30 years in Minnesota before moving to the Southwest – youth in the East – adulthood in the Midwest – aging in the West. I’ve been a business consultant in learning systems, corporate communications and sustainable development.
Please give us a brief overview of goals and progress for the latest initiatives at Sustainable Arizona.
Sustainable Development is where everything comes together to help improve the quality of life today and for the future, and all of our projects are focused with that mindset.
Verde Resilient Communities is a network of organizations working in different ways to end our economic dependence on fossil fuels. The goal is to help create resilient, self-reliant communities. Read more
I’m the Executive Director of both Local First Arizona and the Local First Arizona Foundation. Local First Arizona provides a means for people to better connect with locally owned businesses. Another Local First Arizona mission is to help people understand that we have been “buying ourselves broke.” Our society seems to have a never-ending thirst for cheap goods manufactured far, far away – which is economically and environmentally impossible to sustain and hurts local businesses. Read more