Profile of Individuals

Veggie van

Beverly Thomas' Veggie Van is stocked with fresh organically grown produce from her farm.

June 10, 2015

Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Award finalist Kenneth Winn wears a black hat but he's one of Pleasant Grove's good guys. For nearly a decade, the 71-year-old has been picking up trash and discouraging litterbugs in his southeast Dallas neighborhood – all on his own initiative. 

Feb. 18, 2015

By Carrie Schweitzer and Phillip Shinoda   

Dallas activist leader and Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Award winner Rita Beving speaks outside a Texas Water Development Board hearing in Arlington in May against the proposed Marvin Nichols Reservoir. Photo courtesy of Texas Green Report.

July 29, 2014

April 29, 2014

Gary Olp, founder of GGO Architects, was awarded the Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership award for For-Profit Professional in March. Green Source DFW quizzed him recently on the evolution of his practice and green architecture in North Texas. 


Edible Dallas & Fort Worth publisher Nanci Taylor was recently named Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2014 Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Awards. 


Photo courtesy of Edible DFW.


When Monte Anderson turned the aging 1946 motor inn into a hip boutique hotel on Fort Worth Avenue in Dallas, he used goats to clear the property of invasive plants. 

Photo courtesy of the Belmont Hotel.


By Julie Thibodeaux 

August 26, 2013     

Lucas resident Jay Silber is a blacksmith whose company Kestrel Ridge Forge is all about eco-friendly recycling.

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