Everyone is talking about so-called "green" solutions. It is a lucrative business for many companies. But one doesn't need to rely on business solutions to make a difference. As we think about going "green," many people would be surprised to learn that adopting a vegetarian diet is the single most important thing a person can do to reduce one's personal impact on the environment.
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Down to Earth is having an Earth Day sale on Friday April 22nd. You'll get at least 30% off our 100 best-selling items including Amy & Brian's Coconut Juice, Dr. Bronner's Peppermint Soap, Tofurky Italian Sausage, Sambazon Acai Fruit Pack, and much, much more! You'll also get 30% off of Down to Earth's fantastic hot table and salad bar. You won't want to miss this one!
Hear a panel of experts discuss the latest on GMOs and Food Security, and a call to action to demand healthy food for future generations. Panelists include Mark Fergusson, Down to Earth's Chief Vegetarian Officer; Paul Achitoff, Earth Justice; Carter Allen, Celestial Natural Foods; Alapaki Luke, Taro Task Force; Dr. Hector Valenzuela, organic farmer.
The event will be held in Haleiwa, North Shore on Oahu in the Waialua Community Association Center, across from Pizza Hut and Celestial Natural Foods in Haleiwa on April 22nd from 7:30pm to 9:00pm. The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A and a " Call-to-Action" group meeting 9:00pm - 9:30pm.
Contact for more information: Melissa Yee, Seeds of Truth 292-1179 or Mary Laques, Hawaii Seed 783-8400.
To see a flyer about the event click HERE.
Aloha 'Aina means love of the land. What would happen if one out of every six people on the planet took their commitment to the Earth more seriously? That's what The Earth Day Network intends to find out with their daring campaign, A Billion Acts of Green. They hope to register one billion environmental actions between now and Earth Summit 2012, a conference organized by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development, which will be held June of 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ...
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The people of Hawaii have always cared for and revered the Hawaiian Islands and Mother Earth. Ancient Hawaiians lived a very sustainable lifestyle. They used tropical material for housing and lava rocks for building temples (heiau). They also had highly sophisticated agricultural farming methods that worked in harmony with nature. To continue their aloha 'aina (love of the land), we should do what we can as responsible individuals to reduce our environmental impact in this world. One of the most effective ways of doing that is by eating sustainably. Here's how ...
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“If we continue to address the issue of the environment where we live as though we're the only species that lives here, we'll create a disaster for ourselves.”
Gaylord Nelson -Politician, founder of Earth Day
For your cooking delight we are bringing you our monthly cooking class recipes:
Feature! Lentil Tacos
Additional tasty recipes:
Cashew Cilantro Sauce
Lentil and Cucumber Salad
Curried Cauliflower & Lentils