How Sustainable is The Fashion Industry?

The Fashion Revolution recently conducted a survey of 5,000 people within the age group of 16-75. The participants all lived in Germany, United Kingdom, France, Italy and Spain which are known the be the biggest fashion markets in Europe. The survey shows insight into supply...

2019 Food Trends

There are so many foods trend for 2019, that we are just scratching the surface and will continue to bring you more food news throughout the year. Forecasting food trends is subject to consumers’ palates and preferences, but an early report from  Mintel, Global Food...

International Tiger Day

Panthera tigris other wise known as tigers, the largest of the cat family, have distinctive markings of yellow and black stripes. The six surviving subspecies found today are: Bengal tiger, Siberian tiger, Sumatran tiger, Malayan tiger, Indochinese tiger and the South China tiger. For the past...

National Farmer’s Day!

Today is National Farmer's Day! With our recent trip to various sustainable farms, including a rooftop farm in Brooklyn, we're continuously researching and trying to learn more about modern day, sustainable farming and agriculture. Here are a few of our recent favorites in the realm of...

Transitioning to a Tiny Home

This summer, we visited the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, in Charlotte, North Carolina, to see a tiny home exhibit. There we met the folks behind The Village of Wildflowers, a tiny home community that focuses on two things: sustainability and enjoying life.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAcwtGenavM 1.How did The Village...

3 Different Types of Farming

Day 4 on our Sustainable Farming Program was a trip all the way out the Pennsylvania to visit Bright Farms. Bright Farms builds and operates green house farms that grow produce by hydroponic farming. Hydroponic farming...

Sustainability at the 2016 Olympics

The 2016 Olympics closing ceremony was just last week and it was quite the year for the Olympics. Whether we were being wowed by Simone Biles' ability to defy gravity, or shedding tears of joy with Simone Manuel on being the first African American woman...

Sustainable Farming Program Intro

Eco18 is honored to be part of the upcoming Sustainable Farming Program hosted by the Natural Gourmet Institute! We love learning about bringing sustainability into everyday tasks, especially when it comes to learning where our food comes from and how to make our meals more...