sustainability

azores

10 Must-Have Artisanal Experiences In The Azores

While there’s much to explore in the Azores — hiking, bird watching, surfing, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, history — one of the focuses of my recent trip there was local artisan culture. After visiting the islands of São Miguel, São […]

Green Design: Sustainable Seclusion In Victoria, Australia [Photos]

For those craving a private getaway, one of Modscape’s latest projects — Omaroo, meaning “beautiful view” in the aboriginal language — offers sustainable seclusion in Victoria, Australia. The vacation rental is located in the peaceful hamlet of Glenlyon, featuring 270-degree […]

Green Design: An Alpine Wonderland Victoria Vacation Rental In Australia [Photos]

Modscape is known for its innovative architectural projects that defy widely-known concepts of building and green design with sustainable modular architecture. Located in Bright, Victoria in Australia you’ll find one of their newest projects: Buckland’s Studio 5. A one-bedroom bed […]

wine grapes

Wine Innovation: The World’s First Commercial Rooftop Vineyard Grows In NYC

Terroir. It’s an important wine term that essentially refers to the landscape, climate, soil, sun exposure and winemaking traditions of a vineyard, and how that affects wine grapes. When you taste the terroir of a wine you’re tasting the land […]

carribean beaches

JetBlue Partnership Steers Toward Long-Term Health Of Caribbean Beaches

Like fellow carriers, JetBlue’s flight map has routes to and from the Caribbean. Yet recently the consumer airline took off on a different path that’s the first of its kind: toward protecting the health of this region’s beaches and oceans. […]

Pun Pun Organic Farm near Chang Mai, Thailand, combines local culture and farming with permaculture-inspired philosophy.

What Is Permaculture? (And How You Can Volunteer To Help Sustainable Agriculture)

Growing populations and shrinking resources strain the environment and stress its human inhabitants. Developed in 1978, permaculture aims to better prepare people for an uncertain future by embracing sustainable living. At the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, dining halls serve food […]

Sipping More Than Just Wine: Supporting Sustainable Farms And Local Businesses In North Carolina

From outside, it can be easy to overlook the unassuming shop, shyly snuggled in a strip mall in Cary, North Carolina; however, most people who enter ‘Sip: a wine store’ start planning their next visit before they leave. April, who co-owns […]

caviar

Luxury Goes Organic: A Caviar You Can Feel Good About

For all those who haven’t heard, caviar is okay to eat again. Actually, it’s more than okay, it’s sustainable and healthy, thanks to operations on British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast. While the Capsian and Black Seas once supplied all the world’s […]

chia seeds

How One Couple Is Using Cereal To Help The Community

“I never thought of Holy Crap as cereal, but as a survival kit.” I’m currently on British Columbia‘s Sunshine Coast touring the Holy Crap cereal plant. It’s a small yet well- run factory with 20 employees who have all been […]