If you are looking for an event in the New Year to get some inspiration and support with like-minded people who care about the Earth, Nature, and the health of our communities -- the event I am presenting for on January 29th could be just the thing! Here are all the specifics: The Greener Life… Continue reading The Greener Life, Hosted by Coulee Region Sierra Club
November 12, 2018 CS Sherin As the terrifying effects of wildfires fueled by merciless and ongoing winds in California are happening now, I am struck by what I included in my blog post from last week about California: ""Here in the US, California produces more than 1/3 of our vegetables, and 2/3 of our fruits… Continue reading California Governor States That “This Is The New Abnormal”, It Will Get Worse, And We Will “Need To Invest More And More In Adaptation”
As we know, this culture of consumerism and single-use plastics culture sets us up to fail. But, we are smart and determined enough to keep adapting, and pace ourselves for the long haul. Let's continue to insist upon kindness, ethics, compassion, and healthy standards for each other, and all life on this planet.
Today we are looking at and highlighting some of the most recent Environmental news in order to talk about how we may respond to it, and what to take into consideration as we do so.
Guest blogger, Charish Badzinski, gives us 5 easy steps to reduce our impact on the planet: "And the good news is, not all is lost. Every single one of us can take practical steps toward a more earth-friendly existence, by starting at home. Here are five easy steps you can take to reduce your impact on the planet..."
There are times when making a bit of pasta with sauteed veggies is wonderful and enough. And then there are times when you need a really great bake of some kind to find warmth and comfort in layers of flavor. Comfort food doesn't have to be unhealthy, for us or the planet. That is the joy of plant-based recipes. And flavor and enjoyment needn't be sacrificed either!
The Magnificent Legacy of Conservation As We Face Environmental Devastation/Terrorism By The Trump Administration And What To Do About It Monday August 6th, 2018 CS Sherin Living in the Midwest, the summer always goes by way too fast. We certainly savor the long days of sunlight, and make the most of it. Here we are… Continue reading The Magnificent Legacy of Conservation As We Face Environmental Devastation/Terrorism By The Trump Administration And What To Do About It
Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe CS Sherin April 27, 2018 This recipe keeps it simple, relatively healthy, and delicious. My daughter and I have been tweaking and playing with different peanut butter cookie recipes for a while now, and have finally figured out proportions that work with our health and sustainable living goals in mind, like… Continue reading Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe (Dairy Free, Egg Free)
The legacy of pollution. An Earth Day contemplation....
You want to contribute to protecting and creating healthier resources and ecosystems. You want to reduce your exposure to toxins, and learn how to reduce waste. But, where do you start? And, what is going to make the biggest difference?
Start with one recipe--something that is interesting and makes you feel excited. Give yourself room for mistakes. Allow yourself to have fun. Make sure that you pat yourself on the back for trying and promise yourself you won't