SUSTAINABLE GIVING – KIVA

This time of year, every nonprofit organization is competing for our charity donations. We all have our favorite ones for many different reasons, and they all carry out invaluable work around the world. One of our particular favorites is Kiva. Kiva is an international nonprofit, founded in...

OUR TOP ECO AND SUSTAINABLE WINERIES

Sustainability is the word of our age. No matter what kind of industry you’re in or what type of business you do, this is something you need to strive towards to – either you’re going green or you’re going extinct. Economic, social and environmental elements...

Oyster Day…Whitstable Oysters

In a small seaside town in the South of England, visitors now flock to enjoy the famous local oysters. Whitstable has become a thriving town thanks to its local mollusks.   The Whitstable oysters can be traced back almost two thousand years, to when the Romans discovered...

18 Questions – Our 18 Favorite Answers

With Earth Day just around the corner, we decided to take a look back at what our eco mavens had to say about their green memories and motivations. Here are 18 of our answers, we hope they inspire you to make Earth Day everyday!   1)        Sara...

FEBRUARY 18 QUESTIONS WITH SARA SPERRY

    What is your name? Sara Sperry   What is your occupation? Founder of FARM to KIDS   Do you have a "green" memory growing up? Many.  For the first 5 years of my life we did not have electricity, when I was younger I use to be embarrassed by...

Teas for Change

Let’s be real, what’s better than spending a snow day curled up in bed with some sweats, a book, and a piping hot cup of tea? Well, here’s what’s better: Doing all of the above while still focusing on sustainabili-tea!   All too often we forget about...

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...

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...