A Day Without Oil for Earth Day

The Ultimate Earth Day Celebration.  Ironically, it was on Earth Day, 2010, when the Deepwater Horizon exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 men and spewing at least 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf. This was a wake-up call for the Bike Power Community, which has been celebrating Earth Day as a [...]

By |2017-04-20T02:54:27-07:00April 2nd, 2014|Green Living|0 Comments

The Value of Saving Seeds

M.C. Byles didn't start out saving seeds. He went to work picking cotton when he was four years old. He didn't have an education; he didn't even attend third grade. Through wily inquisitiveness, he ended up as a truck mechanic at the base of a massive mountain in West Virginia where heavy-duty mining and logging [...]

By |2016-10-01T01:35:58-07:00May 31st, 2012|Green Living|2 Comments

Seven Ways to Green Your Dinner Plate

  The ideals of consciousness teach us that we are connected to each other and to our surroundings. With this in mind, we can bring the same levels of mindfulness we cultivate on our yoga mat to our decisions when buying, preparing, and eating food. Here are seven suggestions to green your dinner plate, improve [...]

By |2016-06-03T23:47:04-07:00April 13th, 2011|Green Living|0 Comments

Ayurvedic Elemental Home Makeover

The Five Elements at Home  According to Ayurveda, the universe is made up of Five Great Elements. These are: Ether, Air, Fire, Water, and Earth. When are ready for a home makeover to create a healing home environment, it is helpful to look at our home in terms of the relationships of these elements. Ether is the space [...]

By |2018-07-18T17:48:09-07:00March 26th, 2011|Green Living|0 Comments

Finding Health Freedom Through Our Food

Five Questions With Daryl Hannah LA YOGA: Where do you feel is an important place for people to begin  to look at how we can contribute, even within an urban environment, to being more self-sufficient with our own food, herbs and medicines? Daryl Hannah: Self-sufficiency in any way is great thing! It helps us feel free and [...]

By |2016-12-08T02:57:48-08:00March 26th, 2011|Green Living|0 Comments

Life Is Messy; Clean It

Handling The Broom Four hours north of Mexico City is a town called San Miguel de Allende. In the mornings, if one stays long enough to numb to the sounds of barking dogs, crowing roosters and the all too occasional cohetes (fireworks), the whisper of a straw broom against aged-old cobblestones can be heard. For [...]

By |2016-12-08T06:45:15-08:00March 26th, 2011|Green Living|0 Comments

Global Green

Photo: Derek Feniger, fenigerphotography.com; Pictured: CEO Matt Petersen and COO Richard Wegman Global Green was founded in 1993 by philanthropist and activist Diane Meyer Simon as the American arm of Green Cross International (GCI), an organization launched by President Mikhail S. Gorbachev in order to inspire people to reconnect to the environment and [...]

By |2016-12-08T07:36:18-08:00February 23rd, 2011|Green Living|0 Comments

Permaculture In The City Five Suggestions For Sustainable Living

“The future of sustainability is in our cities and towns. Urban neighborhoods are ideal for the promise and potentials of permaculture design. Our cities embody the greatest concentration of the social, intellectual and physical resources needed to create a sustainable system.” - Larry Santoyo. EarthFlow Design Works. Vice President of the Permaculture Institute. Permaculture (named [...]

By |2016-12-12T05:04:42-08:00October 27th, 2010|Green Living|0 Comments
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