Environmental Challenges for Urban Areas

  Every day, you wake up, dress up, have breakfast, and take your commute to work or school. Oftentimes, you start your day really early not only to avoid getting caught in traffic but to inhale less of the city’s air pollution. You want to walk or bike to work or school but you would rather not – it is…

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Cob Building

  The first time I heard about cob building was when Liter of Light pioneer, social entrepreneur Illac Diaz introduced dome-shaped mud houses in the Philippines. In 2005,  he built a prototype in Escalante in Negros Occidental, very-well embraced by the media because it really was a promising innovative solution to the country’s housing problem.

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Green Festival® Expo Brings Sustainability to San Francisco

Green Festival, the largest and longest-running sustainability and green living event in America, will be in San Francisco this November 13-15 at the Cow Palace in Daly City. Be among the first to know and sample the latest in sustainable products and services from the more than 250 sponsors and exhibitors from food, fashion, body care, home and garden, to…

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The Lovely Vineyard

Have you ever wondered what life would be like if you spend an entire day at a vineyard? My husband volunteered at this lovely vineyard for seven weeks, right before we met, and there he met a man who he say is one of the biggest influences of his life. When we went to Oregon last summer, we had the…

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Why We Love Angel Island

  If you’re itching for an island adventure in San Francisco, go out and explore Angel Island! Angel Island is a beautiful historic landmark offering unbelievable views of the Golden Gate, Marin County, and San Francisco.  A former campsite and “holding area” for immigrants, people from all over the world now enjoy the island for the many activities it offers…

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