Dallas-based Bug-Bouncer sells eco-friendly mosquito repellent in three blends. Photos courtesy of Marla McDonald.

Aug. 5, 2015

While there are a number of eco-friendly mosquito repellents on the market, Marla McDonald of Dallas and Stephen Sawyer of Austin got the itch to sell their own version called Bug-Bouncer last year. Now they're scrambling to keep the product in stock with orders swarming in from as far away as Hawaii.

Jason Winningham of Duncanville created the Green Tip of the Week series. GreenSourceDFW.org recently began publishing Winningham’s eco-friendly videos as an ongoing feature.

Aug. 3, 2015

By Julie Thibodeaux

Watermelon basil, made from locally grown produce, is one of Alchemy Pops unique flavors. Photos courtesy of Alchemy Pops. 

July 27, 2015

By Julie Thibodeaux

A Fort Worth-based entrepreneur gathers fresh produce from Texas farmers and transforms it into delicious frozen treats.

TCU-grad Carolyn Phillips is the alchemist behind Alchemy Pops, which launched late last year.

Mark

Mark MacLean, founder of Marley Wind Works, makes wind-powered machines.

Green Tips Guy

We're posting a new feature called "Green Tip of the Week "created by Green Tip Guy Jason Winningham of Duncanville.  

Gecko front

Gecko Hardware is raising money through a GoFundMe campaign to restock inventory after a slow start in 2015 that threatens the business' future. Photos courtesy of Gecko Hardware.

July 20, 2015

Andrea Ridout, owner of Gecko Hardware in Dallas, appealed to the public for help last week.

The eco-friendly hardware store needs more revenue to keep going.

Veggie van

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

Nikki Duong Koenig, the founder of Cykochik

This vegan handbag from Cykochik, based in Dallas, incorporates recycled material.

Green Grocer contacted their supporters at the end of May to ask for help keeping their business going. Photos courtesy of Green Grocer.

June 8, 2015

During the last week of May, Cassie Green, co-owner of Green Grocer, sent out a plea to her customers. 

June 7, 2015

Photos by Phillip Shinoda

White Rock Local Market, which launched in 2009, recently announced its three locations are going under a new name that signals its emphasis on local vendors and artisians.

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