Sep 30, 2015
A Pawpaw looks like a mango, tastes like banana custard, grows
across the broad range of 26 U.S. states, shows up in fossil
records from 56 million years ago! Gardener and writer Andrew
Moore's new book dishes the amazing story of this versatile fruit
and the handsome tree that produces it.
What happened in recent...
Sep 23, 2015
Clif Bar wrappers, shampoo tubes, chip bags - even cigarette
butts? TerraCycle accepts and recycles them all! At the Missouri
Botanical Garden in St. Louis, the in-house Green Team makes this
sustainability service available to employees and volunteers.
Hear how from Joyce Gorrell, Sustainability Events Coordinator for...
Sep 23, 2015
As a Princeton student in 2001, Tom Szaky packaged and sold the liquified worm poop he produced to super-feed special plants. From those beginnings (including selling to the "world's largest retailer" in reused plastic bottles purchased from school kids) Tom founded Terracycle, a powerhouse non-profit where...
Sep 2, 2015
What if the grains we eat could be grown in a biodiverse ecosystem - like a prairie - instead of fossil fuel and chemical-intensive row-cropping? The Land Institute, a research non-profit in Salina, Kansas, has been working wth plants to achive this goal for nearly 40 years.
As TLI's founder and president Wes Jackson...