Recycling 101 and Waste Reduction Workshop: Resources

In early February, I hosted the first of a three-part mini-workshop series on the topic of waste. In this workshop, we covered the basics around recycling and shared some tips and tricks for reducing waste in our every day lives. For those who joined me in this event live, thank you so much for your … Continue reading Recycling 101 and Waste Reduction Workshop: Resources

Recipe: Butternut Squash Soup

When fall weather rolls around, many grocery stores stock all kinds of squash for people to enjoy as decoration or for some fall-themed meals. I never understood the hype of butternut squash, but was gifted one during a recent weekend getaway on a farm, so I figured it would be the perfect opportunity to see what the fuss was about. (Spoiler alert: it's actually REALLY good!)

How to Reduce Pumpkin Waste this Season

More than 1 billion pounds of pumpkins end up in landfills every year, peaking the weeks following Halloween. There are plenty of pumpkin-related activities such as pumpkin carving and exploring pumpkin-filled recipes in the kitchen, and plenty of opportunities where perfectly good pumpkin goes to waste! However, there are just as many ways we can … Continue reading How to Reduce Pumpkin Waste this Season

Why We Should Replace Our Lawns with Gardens

If you let your imagination run free, how would you reimagine green spaces to look like? After following Rob Greenfield's experience transforming a lawn into a food garden, I'm inspired and want to see that in the near future across the country!

How I Started My Climate Journey

I have been taking part in the Climate Reality Project Leadership Corps training and am inspired by former Vice President Al Gore, along with many others who have spoken to date. I'd like to share my climate journey with you all and tell you a little bit about how I got to where I am today.

Recipe: Vegan Tuna Sushi

Tuna are one of the species that is overfished because of its popularity in many cuisines. Admittedly, they are one of my favorite sushi fish, so I wanted to find an alternative food that I can enjoy with less of an environmental impact - check out this vegan recipe that might satisfy your craving!

3 Lessons I Learned Since Starting a Home Compost Bin Using Worms

NYC suspended its community composting programs and people like me got creative with diverting food scraps. I tried out vermicomposting and want to share three lessons I learned through this experience!

How to Start a Worm Compost Bin

When NYC suspended its community composting programs, it was painful to throw away my food waste. After researching options and discussing with family, we decided to try out vermicomposting (using red wriggler worms). Check out this post for how to get started!

Why Climate Justice is Racial Justice

Today, June 5th, is World Environment Day! Environmentalists are all standing up for #BlackLivesMatter because we can't talk about climate justice without racial justice.

How We Can Work to End Systemic Injustice

George Floyd will not be the last person who will die at the hands of #policebrutality based on the color of his skin if we do not collectively stand up against #racism in all forms. I hope you will take the time to read this post and ways you can actively combat racism in your life and work. #blacklivesmatter #nopeacenojustice