Chicago’s urban farming produces fresh veggies all year, 24/7

Green Prophet

The project produces a number of green vegetables and herbs ; including basil, baby greens, broccoli, and kale. He says that this investment is worthwhile, considering the demand for fresh vegetable produce in the Chicago metro area alone.

IRENA Produces Free Global Renewable Energy Atlas

Green Prophet

It’s a sea-change for a region so linked to the hydrocarbon, but new clean energy initiatives are heating up the Middle East.

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Eating Organic may be Harmful—The Truth Behind Organic Produce. ~ Doug Smith

Elephant Journal

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. What!? How can this be? “I I switched to only eating organic fruits and vegetables years ago and feel so much better doing so.” How can it be harmful?

8 Green Items Every Home Should Have

Green Home Blog

8 Green Items Every Home Should Have. Greening your home can be a daunting process. Green cleaning products. Reducing waste is one of the most important goals of going green, and composting is an easy way cut down on your trash haul. Green lighting.

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Hiring: Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis: Assistant Producer.

Elephant Journal

Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, a leading green online video talk show series based in Boulder, Colorado, is hiring an experienced and/or talented part-time Assistant Producer.

Dateline TV Producer Tested for Chemicals—What She Finds May Shock You. {Video} ~ Mae Wu

Elephant Journal

Dateline producer Andrea Canning wanted to see how her daily behavior could affect the levels of bisphenol A (BPA), phthalates and triclosan in her urine.

Farmer swears his billygoat produces milk

Green Prophet

A farmer in Al Ain, the very green, flowery emirate bordering Dubai , claims that after three years of impregnating legions of nannies on his farm, his billy goat suddenly sprouted udders. And then produced milk.

Green Lunches for Schools

Green Home Blog

It’s unfortunate that said schools also need a wakeup call – a call that brings them into the 21 st Century with green banners flying. Food preparers can also take advantage of farm-to-school initiatives, buying produce and the like fresh from the land.

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Gaza produce on the menu at swanky American event in Jerusalem

Green Prophet

Due to lack of available agricultural space, various methods used to produce food supplies have included planting roof top gardens of herbs and vegetables and small aquacultural projects to grow their own fish. This has resulted in exports of agricultural produce dropping to around $1.2

Emefcy Funded to Make Bugs Produce Energy

Green Prophet

The organic material in the waste produces power and treated water. Rather than using conventional energy-intensive aerobic processes or methane-producing anaerobic digestion to treat wastewater, Emefcy claims that they can harvest renewable energy directly from the wastewater.

Don’t Go Bananas! Easy Ways to Remember What Those Produce Labels Mean

The Green Samaritan

Those numbers provide important information regarding just how the produce was grown. Green Living Healthy Living Environmental Working Group Shopper's Guide labels on fruit PLU labels what do the labels on fruit meanIf you haven’t already, take a closer look at those little sticky labels on the fruit and vegetables you buy at the grocery store. So even is something is marked as organic, the sticker will reassure you. Check out the full article at www.thegreensamaritan.com.

Solar-Powered Water Drop Building Produces Drinking Water from Dubai Air

Green Prophet

De Urrutia claims that this condensation technology can produce 5,000 liters for ever 21,17 people. Architecture & Urban green design Orlando De Urrutia sustainable design water building resort

Can We Grow Safe Produce and Conserve Nature at the Same Time?

Nature Conservancy - Science

salad greens © Cara Byington/TNC. In the 1970s, <1% of the foodborne disease outbreaks could be attributed to produce. After the 2006 outbreak, spinach sales plummeted and the salad greens industry lost US$350 million. salad greens.

White House Garden Yields a Ton of Produce, Literally!

Eccorazzi

The start-up cost for the garden that now graces the South Lawn was $200 and it has produced over 2,000 pounds of produce to date in a 1,500 square foot space. The produce created at the White House includes a variety of vegetables (lettuce, spinach, tomatoes, etc.)

Weird Nature: Is “Ugly” Produce the Next Big Thing at the Farmers’ Market?

Nature Conservancy - Science

That got me thinking: while unsprayed produce tends to be funny looking, funny looking food is “in” these days ! Unsprayed produce holds many surprises. Why are the heriloom tomatoes at left “cool-looking” and the apples at right “blemished”?

Hilary Swank Produces Documentary Film For Cancer Charity

Eccorazzi

The film is directed by Tina Gazzerro of Go Go Luckey Entertainment , and Swank will be executive producing it. green and famous video web hilary swank tina gazzerro

LA to turn Rooftops into a solar power plant capable of producing 5.5GW of power

EcoFriend

B.Sameer Kumar: We have harped endlessly about how one of the easiest ways of producing solar energy was to turn rooftops across the world into solar panel laced units that can tap into the power of the sun.

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Community Gardens May Produce More than Vegetables

Green (Living) Review

That finding was not surprising, as researchers had expected that spouses would benefit from eating food produced in the garden, and perhaps from helping out with the gardening activities. Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article. This article is for your information only and the GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW does not (necessarily) approve, endorse or recommend the product, service or company mentioned

4 Easy Homemade Recipes To Clean Your Fruits and Veggies

The Green Samaritan

Gardening Green Living how to clean fruits and vegetables Produce rinse Produce wash vinegar produce rinseThough we may try hard to stick with the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 list when buying fruits and vegetables, there may be times we stray simply due to cost or availability. In those cases, what are the. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com.

Escape to green Goa

Green Traveler Guides

I f your notion is going to Goa for a short green vacation, be forewarned: it’s the Hotel California of India —you may never leave. Sleeping green. Taj Exotica: Goan green luxe. Where does a green traveler sleep? Escape to green Goa is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Harlem Grown grows greens and girls in New York City

Green Prophet

Harlem kids that were eating Twix bars for lunch are now eating fresh greens –– food that they and their mothers are growing through a non-profit project called Harlem Grown. My mom told me she used to grow greens like this in Ghana where she comes from, and knows exactly what to do with them.”

Living Green and Healthy: 5 Health Benefits from Going Green

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Living Green and Healthy: 5 Health Benefits from Going Green by greenwise on January 12, 2011 I spend a fair amount of time on Living Green and Saving Energy describing how to go green and save money as a result. Green living can improve your health as well.

Artichokes and Oranges: December’s Seasonal Produce

Green Prophet

It may be winter in the Middle East, but shoppers can still load up on beautiful fresh produce. Still, December’s produce isn’t substantially different from November’s. Green and purple table grapes are also out in the markets.

Argan Oil Now Produced in Israel

Green Prophet

The fabulously expensive oil is now produced in Israel – without goat droppings. About another good-for-you and affordable oil from Green Prophet: Olive Oil Pioneer Fixes His Heart. Much of Morocco’s argan oil still comes from nuts excreted by goats.

Living Green and Healthy: 5 Health Benefits from Going Green.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Living Green and Healthy: 5 Health Benefits from Going Green by greenwise on January 12, 2011 I spend a fair amount of time on Living Green and Saving Energy describing how to go green and save money as a result. Green living can improve your health as well.

Green Hero: Gili Islands’ Delphine Robbe

Green Traveler Guides

Delphine Robbe: the Gilis' green guardian. The resulting electrolysis produces a thick layer of calcium carbonate, the perfect substrate on which to regenerate the broken-off pieces of coral that divers collect from the sea bottom, then tie to the structures. | Gili Eco Trust |.

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Markets for Homegrown Produce

Green (Living) Review

How to earn a financial harvest from your garden More customers than you might imagine are eager to buy that wonderful organic produce growing in your back yard. To find out if a particular market is a cost-effective venue for selling your produce, talk to the market’s manager.

Excrement to energy: Human waste to produce clean power!

EcoFriend

Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Excrement to energy: Human waste to produce clean power! Why Now It is never too late to explore more green energy options and while there will be still people around asking this question of ‘why now?’ since one can never complain about going a bit too green! The International Thermo-Nuclear Experimental Reactor -- once build -- will produce abundant supplies of cheap, clean.

10 Simple Ways to Green Up your Bathroom

Hug a Tree with Me

Typical bathrooms are water wasters, air polluters, energy zappers and trash producers. However, much like every other room in the home, there are simple ways to green up your bathroom, below are ten of them. Green up home eco bathroom green up home

A Green Globe: 4 Surprisingly Sustainable Countries

Environmental News Network

Going green is trendy these days. Here are 4 surprising countries that are going green –and doing it right. The country uses solar panels that produce 150% of its energy needs. By: Guest Contributor, Christopher Beck.

Brooklyn’s Gotham Greens builds world’s largest urban rooftop farm

Green Prophet

Growing green roofs is now mandatory for new buildings being built in Canada and France. Puttings its money where American mouths are this super cool company from Brooklyn called Gotham Greens has just built the world’s largest rooftop farm -– in Chicago.

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CleanTech Group and WWF Name Israel as 2nd Top Cleantech Producer

Green Prophet

Green Prophet’s Susan noted wryly in an earlier post that Israel fathered modern solar energy generation but doesn’t implement it widely within its own borders because of political motivations that cause its leadership to chase after fossil fuels. Even so, Bar Ilan University, the Technion, and other leading institutions in the country continue to produce some of the brightest minds on the planet. Israel tops the global clean tech charts once again!

Jordan architect wants to green up the capital’s biggest eyesore

Green Prophet

Renaming Jordan Towers as Jordan Gate Park, they envision a facility that returns a sense of place and scale to its neighborhood while serving as a fully visible beacon to renewable energy and the industry’s best practices in green design. Green Prophet: Congratulations!

Sage, wormwood and lemons: November seasonal produce in the Middle East

Green Prophet

In fact, winter in the Middle East offers a variety of fresh produce that our friends in colder climates can only envy. And not for the first time, he added that it would be worth moving to the Middle East just for the sake of the fresh produce.

10 Green Prophets for 2012

Green Prophet

Despite civil unrest, dangerous regimes, and appalling environmental crimes and neglect, there are good green things afoot for the Middle East. Here is Green Prophet’s 11 eco-heros for 2011. The year in retrospect has been a positive one.

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May’s Seasonal Produce: Sour Plums and Cherries

Green Prophet

Sour green plums the size of large marbles are in the shuk now, a seasonal favorite of the Iraqi community. Fresh green almonds have a different character now, because the milky interior gel has hardened into soft, pale kernels already.

Arabian eco-fashion show asks: how green is your abaya?

Green Prophet

Designed to raise awareness of green practices nationwide, it’s part of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Green Festival 2014 , and an offshoot of Berlin-Dubai Designer Exchange 2013, conducted in partnership with the Goethe-Institute Gulf Region.

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How to go green with eco-friendly clothing

Green Prophet

Well, first and foremost–it’s going green! You can choose to go green through your clothing, as well. And, I’m not trying to diminish going green. ” Currently, green apparel makes up about $5 billion in the $200 billion fashion industry.

Green Versus Sustainable

Environmental News Network

People hear a lot of talk about “green energy” and “sustainable energy”, and many times the populace assumes these are the same things. However, as a rule, things which are sustainable tend to be green, though not everything that’s green is sustainable.

Tomatoes and Eggplants, July Seasonal Produce

Green Prophet

A perfect example for July produce is tomatoes and eggplants. Take into account how produce wilts in the Middle Eastern summer, and go shopping in the morning. See our June seasonal produce post about tomatoes and suggestions for their use.