When Heather Rinaldi gets a notion, you better watch out! The founder of Texas Worm Ranch got the idea that the green community needed a place where environmental groups could have classses, meetings and events.
It was a bright, and beautiful winter day on Saturday. If you missed the White Rock Local Market’s 3rd annual Holiday Market on Saturday December 10th you will have to wait for next March for another market because its is only open March through December.
(DALLAS – September 19, 2011) Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Partnership announces Sprouts Farmers Market and Whole Foods Market as the top winners in the program’s 2011 Environmental Achievement Awards. The stores are being recognized for reducing harmful refrigerant emissions, thereby contributing to the fight against climate change and ozone-layer depletion.
A line of students, faculty and staff clad in green snaked towards the cafeteria and waited for the cashier to swipe their card before sitting down to lunch. It was a normal start to the school year save for one big change to the college dining experience: there would be no meat, dairy or eggs on the menu.
Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar, a progressive farm-to-fork establishment in Plano, has just become the first full-service restaurant in Texas to offer commercial electric vehicle (EV) charging stations on site. It is an example of a eco-conscious and sustainability-centered establishment that seeks to reduce its carbon footprint wherever it can.
What does "green" mean to you? From the opportunity for children to enjoy nature to the beauty of the smallest things around us, people who care about the environment are answering the question with entries in the 2011 Green Photo Contest by Green Source DFW. You have until the 30th to submit your entry through our Facebook page.
How you would you like to get a box of fresh local food each week, and at the same time, support a local farmer? Well, that is what Community Supported Agriculture is all about--and there are several CSA farms right here In North Texas!