A lot of times when people do sustainability work we assume it's to protect the planet. What people of faith know is the core of sustainability or creation care work is about serving others. For too long our environmental messes effect the least of these. Enter Peggy Shepherd of WE ACT for Environmental Justice.
Green buildings are not only great but also necessary as we move to a healthier planet. All to often, we think of green building as new buildings. Inspired by Dennis Creech of Southface, Beth discusses how tradition, historic preservation and green buildings all work together at the Swan Coach House.
Beth visits her favorite clean cosmetics founder Sally Larsen of Sally B Skin Yummies! Sally shares some great gift ideas for Mother's Day and discusses the recent EWG Verification process. Sally B Skin Yummies is one of the first 12 companies in the world to receive this distinguished designation.
Southface's annual conference, Greenprints, presented Ryan Gravel, mastermind of the Atlanta Beltline, as this year's keynote address. Gravel made the event the kick-off for his newly published book, Where We Want to Live: Reclaiming Infrastructure for a New Generation of Cities.
The panel featured three women doing work in three different areas of sustainability: Lisa Wise with ReLoom, Jennifer Hankey with Healthy Green Schools, and Jillian Pritchard Cooke with Wellness Within your Walls. Each women has had major impact in her own arena which touches other women's lives in a meaningful daily way. Listen as the panel discusses successes and challenges when conducting sustainability work. The panel was moderated by Liza Milagro with the Department of Sustainability at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport.
With so much focus on organic, NonGMO and toxin free in our food, we sometimes forget to remember what we put on our skin is just as important. Sally Larsen created Sally B Skin Yummies in direct response to that need of organic, NonGMO and toxin free skin care. With a wide range of options to care for your skin. Sally sat down with us to share some of her top picks. Sally is a proud participant of the EWG Skin Deep Database.