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Back to the Land in Upstate New York

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A fashion photographer heads back to his roots

We'd be hard-pressed to think of two livelihoods more diametrically opposed than fashion photography and farming. There are plenty of dual careers out there that make sense: actor/model, director/producer, artist/designer. Farmer/fashion photographer does not. But that unlikely pairing is exactly the situation NYC fashion photog Fabio Chizzola found himself in when he and his wife Laura......read more

Is Organic Always Sustainable?

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How our demand for organic produce is depleting aquifers south of the border

On Mexico's arid Baja Peninsula, the organic agriculture sector is thriving, thanks in no small part to booming demand for year-round organic produce in America. But as Elizabeth Rosenthal points out in The New York Times, our growing appetite for all things organic carries an environmental cost: intensive irrigation. Every ton of organic produce exported from Mexico contributes aquifer......read more

The Player's Shirt by Criquet

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Organic cotton, vintage-inspired polo made in Austin, TX $68.00

With a nod to the past and a look toward a more stylish and sustainable future, Criquet makes vintage-preppy shirting from 100% Certified Organic Cotton. The company's flagship design, the Player's Shirt, is a relaxed and modern interpretation of the classic four-button placket, with a chest flap pocket and an embroidered grassy "C" logo. Made locally in Criquet's hometown of Austin, Texas,......read more

Leave-In Conditioner by Intelligent Nutrients

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Certified organic hair hydration, heat protection, and curl control $14.00

Intelligent Nutrients, the health and beauty company established by Aveda founder (and committed environmentalist) Horst Rechelbacher, operates according to ta strict philosophy based on the use of safe, non-toxic, organic ingredients. The brand's certified organic Leave-In Conditioner is a must for anyone with fine-to-medium textured hair who styles with heat or fights frizz. "Use to diffuse......read more

Lip Delivery Nutrition by Intelligent Nutrients

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Certified organic lip balm, packed with antioxidants and free of toxins $12.50

Featuring antioxidant Intellimune Seed Oil Complex, certified organic Lip Delivery Nutrition from Intelligent Nutrients guarantees healthy, hydrated lips, without any nasty petrochemicals. Soft and smooth, not waxy and sticky. The list of ingredients--coconut, sunflower, castor seed and palm kernel oils and waxes--is a direct reflection of the Intelligent Nutrients philosophy: "If it’s good......read more

Boxed Water Is Better

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Michigan company hawks a green(er) alternative to bottled water

Sometimes, to think outside the box you gotta think within it. Such is the case with Boxed Water Is Better, a Michigan startup that has created a sustainable alternative to the eco-abomination known as bottled water. Company founder Benjamin Gott calls his venture "part sustainable water company, part art project, part philanthropic project, and completely curious."  Boxed Water's......read more

45rpm Goes Organic

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Revered Japanese label introduces organic winter collection to its North American offerings. More hot than warm.

With Dash, the all-organic winter collection from R by 45rpm, the Japanese brand gives lovingly detailed denim, sweaters, knitted caps, button-ups and totes the eco-treatment. Needless to say, organic clothing made in Japan brings a hefty price tag, so don’t be shocked when they ring in your purchase. ...read more

Jonathan Safran Foer on Meat

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Breathtaking photos of East African wildlife.

In Jonathan Safran Foer's latest book "The Eating of Animals" the lauded novelist dives deep into the complex morality of eating meat. An avowed vegetarian, Foer stops short of preaching the vegan way of life, but presents some pretty damning testimony about factory farms and the lives of animals raised on them. The Atlantic correspondant Jeffrey Goldberg had a discussion with Foer......read more

Chocolate with a Conscience

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This Valentine's, give the gift of a guilt-free gorge.

Valentine’s Day is probably the most polarizing of holidays. While all the smug couples delight in gazing into each other’s eyes over a prix fixe and a bottle of pink champagne, all the tragic singles are left to fend for themselves. And the holiday has become so aggressive that it takes hard work to avoid being gawked at like you’re some romatically-challenged leper. Fear......read more

From the Farmbox

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Shawn Traylor ramps up his farmbox cooking adventure. On the menu: Mixed seafood grill with ramp pesto spaghetti.

It’s a fairly unassailable assertion that you’ve heard a bazillion times (possibly from a Brazilian?) – food cooked outside tastes better. I know. Duh, right? And there are many who would go further and argue that food cooked over charcoal is far superior to food cooked on a gas grill. I count myself among them. Then there is another smaller circle in the Fuel Preferences of......read more

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