Articles for the month of September


LEAF's Janine Bolton Talks Tips on Choosing Green Restaurants

Top 10 Things to Look for in a “Green” Restaurant:The restaurant industry has a substantial impact on the environment. Food waste, excess packaging, imported goods, chemical usage and carbon emiss......
couper croiser, sustainable rugs, interior design show 2011

Stop Makin' Mama Earth Yer Doormat

(Sustainable) carpets are not really something peeps put much focus on. We wipe our feet, cover our floors, appoint our homes with 'em, cosy up on them... But really they're like the cherry on th......


Who doesn't love to digon some eye-pleasing good for the globe design? (yes we're about to answer our own question...). Well, perhaps our four-footed friends may not know the difference between a Knol......

Rock Your Life

So it goes without saying, (but of course we're wordwhores so we’s gonna say it anyway…) we all need a swift kick in the ass sometimes - not necessarily a mean-spirited, patronizing asskicking eit......

Timely Fashion

Quite honestly, aside from the impending fresh air musing strolls, what we love most about the impending crispiness September breeds is that oh-so-delicious 'obligatory' wardrobe renewal. Wethinks the......
Posted 2010-06-23 19:06:11
WWF Canada localicious

A Liaison for Locavores

We’ve all done Winterlicious, and we've done Summerlicious… and now, thanks to WWF-Canada, we can dig a  whole new dining concept  that's all about thinking global and acting l......
Posted 2010-06-23 13:32:14
The About Face Collective

An Urban Eco-Village

In a time of crisis there emerges an opportunity for human creativity... Creativity is a powerful force - one that has the ability to unite, to shift perceptions, and reflect exciting possibilities fo......
Posted 2010-07-24 21:30:29
Fabricawakuwaku stuffed animal collective

A Modernist Moppet Movement

Fabricawakuwaku [loosely translated: 'excitement factory'] - is a creative project geared towards recycling materials and playing around with fabrics to create 'modernist' stuffed toys inspired b......
Posted 2010-06-23 17:37:07
Frog Pond Farm certified organic winery

We Heart Harvest

It’s harvest time… fruits and veggies abound – a perfect time to reap the yield of the season at local markets and farms and indulge in yummy organic feasts… accompanied by a fabulous glass of......
Posted 2010-06-15 13:03:27
Ujeans sustainable jeans

Mr. Green Jeans

Ok this is "jean"-ius! Not only have we discovered an awesome line of eco-denim (we’ve sought after a good Canadian pair of eco-wise jeans for ages), but we’ve also stumbled upon a revolution in j......
Posted 2010-06-23 17:40:09
Natural Pod eco toys

Discover a Natural Sense of Play

We’re always on the lookout for cool eco-kids toys, especially because our children are the first thing we want to protect from icky synthetics and filthy toxins (according to an ‘07 study by the ......
Posted 2010-06-23 17:38:21
The Clothing Show

Score Yourself Some Stylin' Eco Finds

No need to head to NYC for a weekend of shopping, art, photography and runway shows.  That vibe is happening right here in TO… at The Better Living Centre - Exhibition Place on Sept 25 - 27. F......
Posted 2010-06-23 13:33:39
L’Auberge l’Autre Jardin

A Conscious Escape

A little road-tripping eco-birdie told us that outside the city the leaves are dawning their first hints of autumn colour... now that the craziness of summer is winding down we often feel as if we nee......
Posted 2010-06-23 17:41:26
Organic Advocates'  Feast of Fields Event

A Feast of Fields

We’re all about ecoEATS, and when it comes right down to it, it doesn’t get more eco than the Organic Advocates' Feast of Fields Event. Connecting us with the roots of our cuisine…Feas......