by Walk The Talk Show on May 9, 2013
Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis: Vegan, Cult Favorite: Daiya Foods. Waylon served as video host at Natural Products Expo West, the biggest “eco” foods and products gathering in the world. It’s where small companies go to make it big, huge companies go to gobble up promising newcomers, and groceries go to see who [...]
by Walk The Talk Show on Apr 24, 2013
Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis: Amy’s Kitchen. Subscribe to our Youtube Channel. Like Walk the Talk Show on Facebook. Sorry about the sound! We don’t have the sound from the second camera (which was connected to the mic—our bad). Nevertheless, they’re worth [closely] listening to! Great company, great people—and here’s why. Waylon served [...]
by Walk The Talk Show on Apr 24, 2013
We simply aren’t doing enough. Organic is only five percent of the overall market. The current food system is so dysfunctional it’s hurting our kids. One in 88 kids are going to be autistic—this has a lot to do with the chemicals in our environment and the 1.2 billion pesticides used. “We need to be [...]
by Walk The Talk Show on Apr 17, 2013
Subscribe to our Youtube Channel. Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis: Arjan Stephens of Nature’s Path. “Always leave the soil better than you found it. That’s the foundation of Nature’s Path.” ~ Arjan Stephens We have an eco entrepreneur crush on this good, happy, generous, caring man, his family and his company, Nature’s Path [...]
by Walk The Talk Show on Apr 17, 2013
Are these companies walking their talk? You decide.
by Walk The Talk Show on Apr 16, 2013
Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis: Gary Hirshberg. On the Road at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California. Waylon served as video host at Natural Products Expo West, the biggest “eco” foods and products gathering in the world, where small companies go to make it big, and huge company go to gobble up [...]
by elephantjournal.com on Apr 13, 2013
Support the uniqueness of local towns by contributing to communities & making conscious choices. elephant is proud to partner with Pekoe, a wonderful business we’ve enjoyed hanging out in (and drinking) for years. We love laptopping it up at their sip houses around Boulder and enjoying their yummy, mindfully-sourced coffee & teas. ~ the Management. [...]
by elephantjournal.com on Mar 22, 2013
by Renee Baribeau on Mar 19, 2013
Do you believe that we co-create our own reality? I do. The Hawaiian Huna tradition of Ho’oponopono, is based on the premise that everything in nature is interconnected through subtle energies, and that we can never truly separate ourselves from the whole. This idea brings an entirely new meaning to the concept of responsibility, [...]
by elephantjournal.com on Mar 19, 2013
Source: quozio.com via Kathy on Pinterest This is our first spring in the new home. It’s thrilling to see the hundreds of tulips poking through the snow dust. The previous owner has some nice flower beds and a herb bed, but no vegetable garden. I’ve had some great flower gardens in my day and a [...]
by elephantjournal.com on Mar 19, 2013
What!? How can this be? “I switched to only eating organic fruits and vegetables years ago and feel so much better doing so.” How can it be harmful? Organically produced fruits and vegetables are grown in an environment absent of synthetic chemicals, pesticides, unnecessary machinery, chemical growth promoters, poisoned earth/dirt and the like. “Right?” Well [...]
by Walk The Talk Show on Mar 18, 2013
Waylon Lewis in conversation with Joshua Onysko, Founder of Pangea Organics: A Sea Change in Retail Economics: Empowering Grassroots & Providing Health Care through Green Networking. Waylon Lewis sat down with longtime pal (they’ve known each other since the founding of their respective enterprises, lived next door to one another & have worked and celebrated [...]
by elephantjournal.com on Mar 15, 2013
A few months ago, I decided to green my closet. As I shared here, that process was surprisingly easy and painless. Inspired and feeling pretty proud by the progress I had made, it seemed only logical that the next step would be to green my personal care routine. I was expecting this to be just [...]
by elephantjournal.com on Mar 5, 2013
This is the recipe for my Go To Green Goddess smoothie. This will make about one huge or two smaller Green Goddess smoothies, guaranteed to get your day started off right. This healthy smoothie recipe is packed full of vitamins, protein, antioxidants and fiber. For the best quality and benefits, use organic produce. Basic Green [...]
by Gerry Ellen Avery on Feb 15, 2013
At this stage of the 21st century, we are in need of a serious nutrition recovery.
by elephantjournal.com on Feb 12, 2013
It’s really that simple. You’ll want become organic and grow green overnight after learning these things: >> Chemicals in non-organic skin care and body products damage your skin and make it prone to long-term health effects. Avoid any products that contain ingredients that begin with methyl-, ethyl-, propyl-, poly-, and any that contain “eth,” “oleth,” etc. [...]
by Monica Johnson on Feb 11, 2013
With his recent Time Magazine article, “Give (Frozen) Peas a Chance—and Carrots Too,” Dr. Oz has become the object of harsh criticism.
by elephantjournal.com on Feb 2, 2013
I’m not gluten-free or vegan; I prefer to call myself a minimalist. I eat minimal gluten, minimal animal products—and prefer my fruits and veggies raw. I try to eat as healthy as I can whenever possible, watching my sugars, preservatives. I love a simple food label with only the purest ingredients and knowing exactly what [...]
by Hayley Hobson on Jan 29, 2013
If you suffer from heartburn, bloating, or indigestion, one of the best natural solutions is raw apple cider vinegar.
by elephantjournal.com on Jan 26, 2013
I remember it like it was yesterday. I was 19. My boyfriend at the time showed me how to do it. He was gentle and guided me through my hesitation. “This won’t hurt a bit,” he said.
by Karl Saliter on Jan 10, 2013
Here is a letter, emailed to me this morning. My responses are in italics.
by Hayley Hobson on Jan 8, 2013
by elephantjournal.com on Jan 4, 2013
The Highlights of my Time at the Terra Madre Conference. I sat sandwiched between two women from Burkina Faso and Kansas City. After 48 hours of planes, trains and automobiles, I was exhausted to the point that I could barely keep my eyes open. I heard French on my left, Chinese on my right and [...]
by elephantjournal.com on Jan 3, 2013
By making my own beauty products with the foods I love and consume daily, I’ve learned to become what I like to call Beautifood. It’s beauty obtained through the use of the food—you are what you eat, after all.
by Rebecca Lammersen on Dec 28, 2012
by elephantjournal.com on Dec 23, 2012
People wonder why ill-health, obesity and death rates are high in the U.S. while local businesses struggle against corporate giants. Maybe it’s because those in power are misguiding us. It appears the mainstream media is full of blatant fibbers.
by elephantjournal.com on Dec 21, 2012
by elephantjournal.com on Dec 20, 2012
Join Waylon & elephant at BMoCA for Miracle + Wonder NYE Party. Monday, December 31 to Tuesday, January 1 9pm-2am $20 Members / $25 Advance Non-members / $30 at the door Revel in this year’s miracles + wonder at what the New Year may bring as you celebrate in style with BMoCA. Fortune telling | dancing | artists working [...]
by Yoga Pod on Dec 18, 2012
The Conscious Cleanse Yoga Detox Program combines the power of whole food nutrition with the healing benefits of yoga. Each meeting offers support for the cleanse and a yoga class that is specifically designed to help with the detox, cleansing and weight loss.
The Conscious Cleanse is a whole foods based cleanse that will help you create your perfect diet, one that is sustainable, by identifying which foods, habits and thoughts make you feel your best. This cleanse is not about will power, restricting calories, consuming only liquid or being chained to the toilet.
This program combines the power of whole food nutrition with the healing benefits of yoga. Each meeting offers a yoga class that is specifically designed to help with the detox, cleansing and weight loss.
The Conscious Cleanse is a 14-day step-by-step detox program designed to help you cleanse your body and your mind of toxic overload, resulting in a slimmer, brighter, more energetic, more aware, more flexible, YOU.
by elephantjournal.com on Nov 24, 2012
As the holidays approach, many of us are beginning to seek special gifts for friends, loved ones, yoga teachers and family. I compiled a list of some of my favorite shops that offer unique and beautiful items that are crafted by hand. All are sure to offer a happy alternative to shopping in large stores [...]
by Hayley Hobson on Nov 13, 2012
Source: photoxyz.com via Delaine on Pinterest For the past 20 years, I’ve been extremely health conscious. I’ve been trying to cultivate an optimal vegan diet, pouring over labels and reading words I could not pronounce in an attempt to make sure I was getting an adequate amount of protein and other essential nutrients in my [...]
by Lynn Hasselberger on Oct 22, 2012
GMO labeling is required in 50 nations—even Russia & China. But not the U.S. Are we raising a generation of science experiments?
by elephantjournal.com on Oct 9, 2012
Synthetic chemicals are everywhere—they permeate our lives. There are chemicals for just about anything you want to do: >> Fertilize grass or kill it >> Glue things together or remove glue >> Soften fabric or stiffen it >> Start fires or put them out >> Lubricate machines or de-grease them Some people call it “better [...]
by elephantjournal.com on Oct 1, 2012
by Lynn Hasselberger on Sep 27, 2012
Last week, Dennis Kucinich took a stand against Monsanto on the House floor. How You Can Help Sign Food Democracy NOW’s petition to President Obama “imploring the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to require mandatory labeling of foods meant for human or animal consumption that have been genetically engineered in laboratories or contain genetically modified [...]
by elephantjournal.com on Sep 19, 2012
by elephantjournal.com on Sep 16, 2012
by elephantjournal.com on Sep 12, 2012
Hello, my name is Josh Holleb, and I am the founder of Totem Industries. We are a local Boulder company that has been working in the organic and recycled apparel industry since 2004. We have just launched our first Kickstarter Campaign for our Sustainable Workwear Project, and need your help to pre-sell our products to [...]
by elephantjournal.com on Sep 11, 2012
Michelle Langton shares the benefits of cucumber juice, and how to get the most out of your juicing experience–including what to do with the pulp!
by elephantjournal.com on Sep 9, 2012
There’s been a neat little story going around news outlets today concerning the health impact of organic foods. A few examples: CBS News: Organic Foods Hardly Healthier, Study Suggests The Washington Post: Organic Food Adds No Vitamins for Extra Cost, Research Finds BBC News: Organic Food ‘Not Any Healthier‘ Fox News: Organic Food Has Little Health Impact, Study Says [...]
by elephantjournal.com on Sep 2, 2012
photo: Vibrant Spirit Honey (especially raw or “unprocessed”) is amazing for you and tasty as all get up. In Chinese medicine certain herbs, like licorice root (gan cao), can be “honey fried” to increase their value as a nourishing and replenishing medicinal herb. This has been done for centuries for numerous reasons. Below are just [...]
by Lynn Hasselberger on Aug 31, 2012
Okay, so it doesn’t exactly look appetizing, but believe me when I say it’s yummy.
by elephantjournal.com on Aug 28, 2012
Your favorite organic ale, porter, stout or pilsner will soon be filled with more organic ingredients.
by Heather Morton on Aug 22, 2012
Did you know the real book of yoga is long and boring?
by elephantjournal.com on Aug 20, 2012
Here’s a useful (and for some, shocking) chart, showing corporate ownership of organic food producers. It’s a visual explanation of why buying organic does NOT mean you’re escaping the corporatized food system and striking a blow for the little guy.
by Lynn Hasselberger on Aug 16, 2012