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

Veggie van

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

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.

On Wednesday, the Dallas City Council voted to repeal the city's bag fee ordinance after plastic bag manufacturers sued. 

UPDATE June 14, 2015: Story has been updated below with election results. 

June 5, 2015

On Wednesday, the local fight against plastic bags took a blow when the Dallas City Council voted 10-4 to repeal the Dallas bag fee that went into effect in January.

Andrea Ridout, founder of Gecko Hardware in Dallas, is launching a new radio show this month called "Down to Earth." It will air at noon on Saturdays on 1190AM. Gecko's mascot George the Rooster is featured on the program's theme song. Listen here. Photo courtesy of Gecko Hardware.

 

 

Samuel Bistrian, the Dallas-based founder of Roma Boots, donates a pair of eco-friendly rain boots to a child in need for every pair sold. Courtesy of Roma Boots.

April 14, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Above, Amanda Vanhooizer, founder of the Coppell Farmers Market, is ready to dig into her new job as director of market operations at Dallas Farmers Market. Courtesy of Dallas Farmers Market.

April 7, 2015

By Julie Thibodeaux

Coppell kids

March 23, 2015

Earth Day is officially celebrated April 22, but North Texas cities stretch out the holiday for four weeks starting in late March.

That's good news for greenies because that means fewer events overlap and you can attend an ecofest every week for a month. Check out the line up below – all events are free.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dennis Wehrmann opened his eco-friendly brewery in 2008 in McKinney. Courtesy of tempestinatankard.com.

March 17, 2015

By Rita Cook  

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