eco

Posted by admin on January 13, 2014 in Eco
We know that environmental change is inevitable.  Certainly, man erects superstores in the suburbs, and paves paradise for the proverbial parking lot. Sometimes, though, it’s harder to detect when a “natural” habitat is not natural at all - when invasive species of plants have been introduced and overrun the native plant life. Returning the land to its “pure” state, then, requires killing...
Posted by Guest Scribe on July 6, 2013 in Eco
Cover Photo by Ali Kaukas It’s about Connection Wander as we will, there is one place we always call home. We are all citizens of Planet Earth, and we each have a responsibility to protect and preserve our precious home and to honor and respect our dear Mother.  For many who attend Wanderlust, the weekend is a welcome opportunity to connect-with our higher selves, with each other and with...
Posted by Guest Scribe on April 22, 2013 in Eco, Nourish
by The Heart Growers "What can I do?"  It's a question that we all ask ourselves at some point.  You may even have read sustainable farming leader, Joel Salatin, posing the same question recently in his Guest Scribe post here in the WanderlustJournal.  Many people have spent the better part of their lives asking that same question, and if there is one thing that we can all...
Posted by Guest Scribe on April 4, 2013 in Eco
"What can I do?"  Perhaps the most common question people ask me, this simple request is filled with angst and hidden perceptions.  Often a sigh accompanies the question, kind of a resignation to the power and position of the current food and farming paradigm.   Often the question indicates a the hopelessness of a single person fighting city hall.  When we look...
Posted by admin on March 31, 2013 in Eco
Plastic-foam containers might be on their way out of New York City, thanks to a new ban proposed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The ban is the beginning of the Mayor's efforts to increase recycling, along with doubling the number of recycling bins on sidewalks. The long list of pros in favor of the ban is undeniable.  Since plastic foam isn’t biodegradable, it “lives forever,” contributing to...
Posted by admin on January 17, 2013 in Eco
Many of us make it a personal goal to take care of our planet andminimize our waste production. One of the most obvious ways we can cut back on waste is by trying to eliminate the use of disposable plastic water bottles. Within the past weeks, this effort to reduce its use has become an even greater movement as plastic bottles were banned from the town of Concord, MA, and from the campus of the...