GD Spirit Pub: Transformation - the art of change
Oct 3, 2019 1905
Change ain't always easy, but according to these green divas, it is definitely worth it. GD Meg and Weenie Greenie Julie Bond Genovese share, ramble and giggle about transformation -- what it has meant for them personally, ways to get through it, and why change is a good thing.
Travelin' GDs: eco-tourism in western Ireland
Sep 26, 2019 594
If you love traveling green and want to visit some of the most beautiful and important natural landscapes in the world, you will want to make sure western Ireland is on your travel bucket list. It's definitely on ours! The Burren region of western Ireland is now a UNESCO global and european designated Geopark. Our travelin' green diva Raquel Noboa talks about the eco-tourism network that helps to make the Burren one of the best natural destinations in the world. We need more organizations like this one!
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50 Shades of GDs: the bright side of green burial
Sep 17, 2019 1794
For most people the idea of death and preparing for it seems a morbid bummer, but it is a reality for everyone. no, really. no one gets out of here alive, right? So, if you are concerned for the environment and our climate crisis while living, you may want to consider how you want to go and make sure to let your family know what you want. There are people who are working hard to get the word out about more eco-friendly burial options. We talked to a few of them, and they are anything but gloomy!
GD Essential Wellness: Natural Allergy Remedies
Aug 13, 2019 1473
We actually recorded this pilot way back in June! Oddly enough, this allergy season is STILL plaguing so many in August, so it is still (and always) relevant! We are so thrilled to introduce this excellent new podcast series to our GD family of podcasts.
Travelin' GDs: the #SaucyChallenge
Jul 25, 2019 874
Raquel Novoa is on a mission to make the hospitality industry in western Ireland greener. As an ecotourism management consultant, she has set out to abolish single-use condiment "sachets" or packets in restaurants, hotels and anywhere these little bits of landfill filler can be found. Yes, she's starting with Ireland, but we say, why not do it around the globe? Listen to learn why this is something we need to do.
50 Shades of GDs: The Plastic Plague
Jul 18, 2019 1940
We've done many shows on this topic and there are an endless amount of important facts that cannot be repeated enough... until we get the message of course. Some stunning facts and a lot of useful information in this one. Please listen, like and share!
Green Dude Ed Begley on Tree People
Jul 10, 2019 792
We love catching up with perhaps the original green dude, Ed Begley! Green Diva Meg chats with Ed about how well his amazing super sustainable house and all it's green tech is running, his latest TV projects and his involvement with Tree People and their fun summer Once Upon a Canyon series. Great organization helping LA mitigate the challenges of climate change and be a greener more resilient city. All cities need organizations like this one (if they don't have them already).
GDs @ Home: raising natural, free-range kids
Jun 27, 2019 982
Nice to be back to this series! GD Meg chatted with Ylva Williams about raising free-range kids in a natural home environment. She offers great tips for making it easy and fun -- from keeping toxins out of the house and toys to growing organic food in the yard. Of course they have chickens and own a very cool biodynamic baby food company.
Travelin' GDs: 50 Shades of Greener w/ Raquel
Jun 24, 2019 836
Yay! So happy to be doing these Travelin' GDs podcasts again. You'll love this one, if nothing else than to listen to Raquel Noboa's fabulous Spanish/Irish accent! She talks about her eco-travel consulting business and why things are getting greener in the hospitality industry. Listen, enjoy, share and stay tuned because we have lots more of these coming!
GD Mike Nowak Show: Tomato Mania!
Jun 21, 2019 1795
In a lot of parts of the northern tier of the United States, it has not been a good year for tomatoes...so far. We never know what Mother Nature has in store, especially in the era of climate crisis, but that doesn't stop people from planting their Brandywines, Cherokee Purples, Wisconsin 55s and Green Zebras. Mike and Peggy talk to two nationally recognized tomato breeders--Craig LeHoullier, author of Epic Tomatoes: How to Select and Grow the Best Varieties of All Time, and Keith Mueller, who has been working with the Seed to Kitchen Collaborative at the University of Wisconsin, among other groups. Their nicknames are, respectively, "NC Tomatoman" and "KC Tomato."
GD Spirit Pub: coping with anxiety
Jun 11, 2019 2058
Anxiety is a modern plague. It impacts nearly everyone on some level, and many of us don't even know we are dealing with it. It manifests in so many not-obvious ways, and at times it can be completely paralyzing. Whether you are someone who has vast intimate knowledge of the sensation of anxiety or someone who has had only a glancing blow with it, this podcast has some great strategies to help when anxiety hits. SPECIAL GUIDED MEDITATION: @ 25:30 into the podcast there is an excellent guided meditation by WG Julie that can be used whenever anxiety hits. You'll want to book mark this one!
50 Shades of GDs: climate resilience
May 30, 2019 1568
Most agree we are facing a climate crisis. So, how do we adapt? How are cities, communities and corporations incorporating the new climate reality into their planning and bottom lines. Hear from experts Andrew Winston, Joshua Proudfoot and Dayna Reggero, and learn how pigeons are helping the city of London learn more about climate change and plan accordingly.
GD Mike Nowak Show: Edible Neighborhoods
May 22, 2019 1926
Dan Protess is writer and producer of the WTTW (PBS) series Urban Nature, which is now in its second online season. It explores the often invisible natural world of major cities in America. One of his episodes is about Dave Odd, owner of Odd Produce, a company that provides foraged edibles to fancy restaurants from...well, wherever they can find them. Both of them join Mike and Peggy in this podcast.
GD Spirit Pub: signs from spirit
May 10, 2019 1920
Are you paying attention to signs and messages from spirit? Whatever you call it -- your higher self, the universe, God, Goddess, angels, guides, spirits of loved ones -- when we pay attention, there are all kinds of signs and messages designed to help us along the way. Listen to this episode to hear how GD Meg & Julie Bond Genovese tune in and get helpful spiritual messages.
50 Shades of GDs: earth day, eco-heroes, goats & trees
Apr 20, 2019 1909
Yes, every day SHOULD be earth day, but earth day is a great way to highlight important issues and celebrate our eco-heroes. This show is packed with great information about this earth day's theme, which is about species extinctions and wildlife conservation. GDs Meg & Max talk about their eco-heroes and also offer some great ways to celebrate earth day without being a consumer. Who is your eco-hero? Let us know - #ThanksAGDMillion
GD Politics: The Green New Deal - Part 1
Apr 8, 2019 1613
The Green New Deal recently proposed by new congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and senator Ed Markey may become the rallying cry and theme for the democratic party... or anyone concerned about climate change, healthcare, fair wages, infrastructure and general social justice. It may seem like an overwhelming proposal, but many feel that the general concept could work. It may require a political miracle, but hey, crazy political things seem to happen every day! GDs Meg & Wayne got to meet with and have a brief chat with their newly elected congresswoman, NJ democrat, Mikie Sherrill and ask her about her thoughts on this big proposal.
GD Spirit Pub: Staying centered in these polarizing times
Apr 4, 2019 1904
It's hard not to get disturbed if you take in ANY news these days. It feels like we are in a particularly polarized time. How to stay centered... GD Meg and Weenie Greenie Julie have some wonderful ways that they use to try and get centered despite this crazy world we live in. Don't miss WG Julie's fantastic centering exercise about halfway through!
GD Mike Nowak Show: Farm to Table with Chef Jason Hammel
Apr 2, 2019 1739
Chef Jason Hammel was a pioneer in bringing the farm to table movement to Chicago twenty years ago at his Lula Cafe in the Logan Square neighborhood. He just received the Chef of the Year Award at Chicago's Good Food EXPO, and is a 2019 James Beard Award nominee in the category of best chef/Great Lakes Region. He joins Mike Nowak and Peggy Malecki in studio to talk about what it means to have a "farm dinner" in an urban restaurant.
GD Foodies: Keto diet, even for vegetarians?
Mar 21, 2019 1033
50 Shades of GDs: kids on climate change
Mar 14, 2019 1446
Kids are worried about their future. And they should be. Older generations have pretty much broken our climate. But young people are stepping up and they are loud and clear. From Juliana v. US Gov to #FridaysForFuture, young people around the globe are fighting for a sustainable future for themselves and generations to come. It's cause for hope. Listen, learn and please share the good news...
GD Mike Nowak Show: Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener
Mar 12, 2019 1648
Yes, there are two of them, but don't be fooled. "The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener" is singular, and in more than one sense of that word. They're creating a media empire around teaching folks in their state--and many others--how to grow their own food. Holly and Joey Baird tell Mike and Peggy that gardeners should prepare for this year's growing season by looking at new challenges and even examining what went wrong last year.
GD Spirit Pub: Power of Prayer
Mar 1, 2019 2281
Prayer is certainly not confined to a strict religious practice. GD Meg and WG Julie talk about their varied experiences with different types of prayer, and why we should all try it, no matter what you believe in. Interesting conversation.
GD Mike Nowak Show: Gardening in straw bales
Feb 28, 2019 1463
Is gardening in the ground overrated? That's not exactly what Joel Karsten is saying in his new book, Straw Bale Solutions, but he does offer a "Plan B" if you have nasty soil...or none at all! Half a million people have started growing veggies and ornamental plants in straw bales since he started promoting his technique about a decade ago. Listen to Mike and Peggy's conversation with Joel and see if it's right for you.
50 Shades of GDs: Can technology save us?
Feb 25, 2019 1740
With all the dire news about climate change acceleration and tipping points being tipped, are we doomed or can technology help to save us? Will we all be driving electric cars in the foreseeable future? Will we be able to create safer, more renewable energy to power them? From giant CO2-sucking air filters to large-scale ocean trash bins, some humans are finding creative solutions.
GD Mike Nowak Show: Seed Swapping
Feb 16, 2019 1771
Mike and Peggy talk seed starting and swapping with Lisa Hilgenberg from the Chicago Botanic Garden. In her role as horticulturist for the Regenstein Fruit and Vegetable Garden, she is responsible for growing 50,000 plants and keeping them healthy for the more than one million people who visit CBG each year. No pressure at all.
GD Spirit Pub: real love = courage
Feb 12, 2019 1820
With Valentine's Day looming large, GD Meg and Weenie Greenie Julie wanted to share their experience of real love, and it isn't always like a fairy tale! Kahlil Gibran nailed it with his description of love in his book The Prophet, and GD Meg reads it for us. If you want or need to be inspired to find love within and without, hoping you will listen to this great episode.
GDs Heart Wildlife: what's ahead in 2019
Feb 7, 2019 595
In this episode John Platt talks about what is coming up in the year ahead for wildlife around the globe. The experts predict three major threats, but of course the news isn't all bad. Please listen, enjoy and share!
50 Shades of GDs: why we all need eco-therapy
Jan 31, 2019 1923
Yes climate depression, climate anxiety and climate denial are all legit problems right now. The answer could be eco-therapy. Hear from Dr. Ed O'Malley, who specializes in eco-therapy; Rolly Montpelier, founder of Below 2C; and actress, activist and author of Running with Nature, Mariel Hemingway.
GD Mike Nowak Show: Nothing Fishy Here
Jan 28, 2019 1794
Even if you know about Community Supported Agriculture, or CSAs, you might not be aware that there is something called Community Supported Fisheries, or CSFs. One of them is Sitka Salmon Shares. CEO Nicolaas Mink explains how they are working to keep ocean fishing sustainable, and he reveals some things you probably should know about the fish you're buying now.
GD Foodies: the EAT-Lancet Commission report
Jan 24, 2019 706
As always Dr. Karen S. Lee (aka EcoKaren) has dug in and analyzed details about something for us -- something about food. She's concerned about the new Lancet EAT-Lancet Commission report on what we should be eating for sustainability. One of the biggest problems being who funded the study. Listen to find out more!
GDs Heart Wildlife: why we should care about parasites
Jan 17, 2019 490
Yes, the mere mention of parasites makes most of us wince and itch. But there are those that are concerned about some parasites' extinction. Of course, not all parasites are created equal and certainly humans would wish for a few of them to evaporate into biological history. Find out why we should be a bit concerned from John Platt from The Revelator (publication of The Center for Biological Diversity) and The Extinction Countdown.
GD Spirit Pub: Grace & Gratitude
Jan 2, 2019 1809
GD Meg & Julie Genovese talk about grace and gratitude and their annual rituals around envisioning the year ahead every January.
50 Shades of GDs: that's a wrap 2018
Dec 28, 2018 1715
A silly and fun review of our fav moments of 2018 from the 50 shades of GDs show. There is a rather charming bit where GD Meg and GD Max bust out the ukulele and the guitar and sing. You'll know the song, so sing along!
GD Politics: 2018, a big weird political year
Dec 20, 2018 2066
The GD un-pundits look back on some of the highlights of 2018, the big weird political year. What's ahead, especially for those of us who care about the environment, climate change? Hear great commentary from meteorologist Paul Douglas and Peter Monroe from Citizens Climate Lobby. And GD Max & GD Wayne each pick a potential 2020 democratic presidential candidate to highlight. Was supposed to be sort of a debate, but nothing much to debate yet, so just getting to know some of the early hopefuls.
GD Spirit Pub: Surrender
Dec 13, 2018 1782
To some of us raising the white flag and surrendering seems impossible, but when you've done it and experienced the sweet relief, you'll want to try it again and again. Drawing from the 12 steps of AA, A Course In Miracles, Albert Einstein and their own experiences, GD Meg and WG Julie talk about why spiritual surrender is so important (if you want to find any peace of mind), and just how you can go about it.
GD Mike Nowak Show: not just horsing around here
Dec 10, 2018 1298
A year after an ordinance that would ban horse-drawn carriages in Chicago was introduced into City Council, it languishes in committee. Chicago Alderman Brian Hopkins and Jodie Wiederkehr from Chicago Alliance for Animals talk about whether carriage horses are mistreated, and whether it makes sense to ban them entirely in major urban areas.
50 Shades of GDs: weather & climate
Dec 7, 2018 1686
It's hard to imagine there is still climate change denial in the face of all this extreme weather we've been having, but... So, we got to talk to one of our favorite meteorologists, Paul Douglas about how and why climate is super-sizing weather events. And much more of course.
GD Politics: post-midterms, what happens now?
Nov 26, 2018 1782
Women and minorities made real progress in the 2018 midterm elections. There were many firsts in races across the country and there seems to be some obvious mandates and messages. Our un-pundits break things down a bit and focus on what's next.
GD Mike Nowak Show: Pass the honey, honey
Nov 12, 2018 2058
Mike and Peggy talk honey varietals (did you even know there were such things?) with Carrie Schloss, author of The Asheville Bee Charmer Cookbook . And where there's honey, there are bees--so they also get the scoop on the 2018 bee season with Jerry Gudauskas of the Illinois Beekeepers Association.
GD Foodies: Dr. Karen S. Lee on the Paleo Diet
Nov 8, 2018 866
GD Foodie Dr. Karen S. Lee talks about why she eats a primarily paleo diet and about her new book Paleo Cooking with Your Air Fryer. Yum.
GD Politics: the politics of hate
Nov 1, 2018 1942
Tired of all the hate, fear, anger and divisiveness out there? Let Max, Meg and Wayne whip a little wisdom of Yoda on you, and maybe some other helpful words and ideas. Always looking for hope. Find some here and please pass it on! And PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE VOTE!
GD Mike Nowak Show: Batty for Bats
Oct 30, 2018 1746
GD Spirit Pub: Hakuna Frittata
Oct 24, 2018 1603
What is your worry-free philosophy? A very silly and fun show about finding joy in the moment. GD Meg busted out her ukelele and there is singing involved...
GD Mike Nowak Show: Greener Footprint
Oct 22, 2018 1716
Mike and Peggy talk to landscape architect Marcus de la fleur, whose blog, Reshaping our Footprint One Watt at a Time, chronicles his attempts reduce the impact of his home and yard on our fragile planet, while illuminating how so many of us go astray and why there are so many roadblocks along the way.
50 Shades of Green Divas: Diversity
Oct 18, 2018 1621
The Green Divas dive into another aspect of diversity in environmentalism -- the lack of diversity in environmental organizations with Donna Hope. They also consider that women around the world are still disproportionately affected by the climate crisis with Dr. Paul Zeitz, author of Waging Justice. Of course, we have some Silly Science Facts w/ GD Max.
GD Politics: Positive Politics?
Oct 12, 2018 2045
Is there such a thing as positive politics? Or is it as Green Dude Wayne says, just an oxymoron. Well, we tried in this episode! We tried to focus our attention on the good things happening, and actions we can take. Of course, we talked a lot about voting and there are some crazy statistics you'll want to know about.
GD Mike Nowak Show: Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
Oct 11, 2018 1711
Mike and Peggy broadcast from Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, just southwest of Chicago near Wilmington, Illinois, and talk to range of guests about one of the great grass restoration projects in the history of the planet.
GD Spirit Pub: Forgiveness
Oct 8, 2018 1897
"To err is human. To forgive divine." ~ Alexander Pope. Yup. This episode is all about forgiveness. GD Meg & Weenie Greenie Julie Bond Genovese share some experiences and some practical tips for practicing the fine art of forgiveness -- something we all need more of these days!
GD Mike Nowak Show: Theater in the Garden
Oct 5, 2018 1788
Mike and Peggy welcome the cast and director of Helianthus! a POWER FLOWER trots the GLOBE! to the studio. They're part of a group called Green Scene in Chicago, whose mission is “growing community and creativity in gardens.” The teen actors performed the play for free in a community garden wedged between a couple of three-flats on the north side of town.
GD Politics: Ford - Kavanaugh hearing - justice for all?
Oct 2, 2018 1904
Our un-pundits weigh in on the shocking lack of civility that was highlighted in the Ford/Kavanaugh hearing, what it has stirred up in so many of us, and again, why it is so vitally important to vote. GD Max gets some great commentary from Lt. Gov of NY Kathy Hochul. We even get a song by Token Mitch Margo about Justice for Some.
GD Mike Nowak Show: Chicken envy
Sep 28, 2018 1798
Members of Chicago Chicken Enthusiasts--and even a couple of chickens--join Mike and Peggy in studio to promote the 2018 Windy City Coop & Eco-Yard Tour and to explain how easy it can be to raise chickens in a big city. They even provide some musical entertainment. It's win, win, cluck!
GDs Heart Wildlife: Lemurs need our help
Sep 21, 2018 501
After years of civil war and economic hardships, the Lemurs of Madagascar need help. These lil cuties are being eaten and captured for pet trade almost to extinction. Listen to John Platt of The Revelator discuss the situation and offer some ways that we can help.
GD Mike Nowak Show: Are we still recycling?
Sep 14, 2018 1763
Do we now live in a "post-recycling" world? Marta Keane, Recycling Program Specialist for Will County, explains to Mike and Peggy what can and can’t be recycled, and whether it still makes sense to participate in recycling programs.
GD Spirit Pub: Animal Medicine
Sep 12, 2018 1928
Do you love animals? Are you like us and talk to random pigeons, sparrows and squirrels? Delight in any and all wild creatures that appear in your world? We love our local wildlife and appreciate the messages they bring to us. GD Meg and WG Julie share some fun stories and ways to love your local wildlife.
50 Shades of Green Divas: Why Slow Fashion
Sep 5, 2018 1962
Did you know over 80% of used clothing ends up in landfills! and because so much of it is made from synthetic fibers, it doesn't biodegrade very well. In honor of fashion week, we thought we'd take a deeper dive into the reasons that the fashion industry is recognized as the world’s second largest polluter. We're all about slow fashion. Please listen to find out more!
GD Mike Nowak Show: Why Roundup Sucks
Aug 30, 2018 1744
Mike Nowak and Peggy Malecki talk with Carey Gillam, author of Whitewash: The Story of Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science. Gilliam reports on a recent $289 million court judgement against the Monsanto Company and its weedkiller Roundup.
GDs Heart Wildlife: Take Action
Aug 29, 2018 597
John Platt, editor if The Revelator and Extinction Countdown offers us some excellent tips for ways that we can all take action to help wildlife -- both locally in our own backyards (literally) and globally.
GD Politics: Pilot
Aug 24, 2018 1995
NEW SERIES! GDp (GD Politics, and the GD isn't necessarily what you think... we think of it as Gross Domestic Politics!) If you care about clean air, water and food and you want to see social justice for everyone, this podcast is for you. Green Divas Maxine Margo & Megan McWilliams and Green Dude Wayne Bouchard are going to dig in and try to make sense of the current political scene, especially as it relates to climate change, pollution, and human rights.
GD Mike Nowak Show: Pilot
Aug 24, 2018 1773
NEW GD PODCAST SERIES! We heart Mike Nowak & Peggy Malecki. Mike has been one of our regular Green Dudes (or Devos as he likes to say "are we not green? are we not devo?" you have to be over a certain age to get that reference. Yes, Mike is whacky, he's fun and does great radio offering information and entertaining commentary on growing stuff and the environment. Enjoy this specially edited version of The Mike Nowak Show w/ Peggy Malecki in your GD podcast feed every week (we think).
GD Spirit Pub: finding your light in the darkness
Aug 14, 2018 1846
Like GD Meg said, "if you are stuck in the cave, you might was well decorate it!" Weenie Greenie Julie Bond Genovese and GD Meg talk about ways to be the light when you are stuck in the dark.
50 Shades of Green Divas: Do we really need lawns?
Jul 30, 2018 1777
Why did we develop a cultural obsession with lawns? We spoke with a couple of experts to understand the historical significance, why we really don't need them, and in fact why we are mostly better off without them. Listen, learn and share!
GD Spirit Pub: Mercury Retrograde Survival Guide
Jul 26, 2018 1704
Yup. It's that time again folks. You don't have to be into astrology to experience the effects of Mercury Retrograde. This episode offers great advice for ANYTIME, but extra useful during this astrological event. WG Julie & GD Meg offer some cosmic insight and great practical advice.
GDs Heart Wildlife: Mussels are in trouble and so are we
Jul 20, 2018 588
Fresh water mussels are quickly disappearing. Listen to this GDs Heart Wildlife episode with John R. Platt to learn why it is a big problem and what we can do about it.
GD Spirit Pub: Pilot
Jul 13, 2018 1767
The first of our new GD series, the GD Spirit Pub for rebel souls, earth angels and courageous hearts. Because we believe we chose this crazy human existence, we’re here to ponder upon the challenges, the meaning and purpose. Cheers to you for tuning in to your soul, and joining us at the GD Spirit Pub, for a pint of joy and to en-lighten up.
50 Shades of Green Divas: reducing waste in the entertainment industry
Jul 2, 2018 1744
We love films, some TV and of course live music events, but the waste created by the production of these entertainments is horrifying to any green diva or dude. Listen to this entertaining episode to learn some interesting facts and hear from several eco-heroes, who are working hard to make the industry more sustainable and socially responsible.
Green Dude Ed Begley on building a platinum LEED certified home
Jun 20, 2018 1400
Green Diva Meg chats with Ed Begley, following up on a recent trip to his gorgeous platinum LEED certified home. And he dishes a bit about his latest fun acting gigs.
50 Shades of Green Divas: why population matters
Jun 12, 2018 1983
As we watch resources for human survival (water, air, food, etc.) dwindle to dangers levels in some parts of the world, we have to start talking about population and ways we can mitigate our compounding growth. There are now over 7 billion people on this earth competing for space and resources. What we can we do? Listen to father of the modern population discussion, Dr. Paul Ehrlich and Bob Walker, president of the population institute talk about the underlying issues and ways we can address ... See More
Green Divas Heart Wildlife: saving elephants with their own poop
Jun 4, 2018 409
John R. Platt, editor of The Revelator and author of Extinction Countdown shares some good news about how one scientist has discovered a way to help catch elephant poachers using their own poop.
50 Shades of Green Divas: How small sustainable farms could feed the world
May 21, 2018 1677
This episode is timely with that massive beast the Farm Bill flopping around in congress... What we really need is more small sustainable farms and regional farm systems. So much to talk about when it comes to farms, but here we talk a bit about farmers markets, CSAs, slow money, and investing in local sustainable farms. oh and goats. enjoy! and of course, please pass it on.
Green Divas Heart Wildlife: John Platt with good news for Amur Leopards
Apr 27, 2018 471
A little good news for a change... Amur Leopards were poised to be extinct with only about 30 of these gorgeous big cats left in the world, but humans stepped up and helped provide a safe habitat and they are now up to a population of 103! Still not perfect, but going in the right direction. Great report from wildlife Green Dude John R. Platt, who writes Extinction Countdown and edits The Revelator for The Center for Biological Diversity.
50 Shades of Green Divas: Earth Day Activism & Optimism
Apr 18, 2018 1244
This earth day, we've decided to focus on activism and optimism -- because we really need both, not just on earth day, but every day! Hear wise words from Ed Begley, Jr., Climate Mama (Harriet Shugarman), some climate positive music by Mitch Margo and much more!
50 Shades of Green Divas: Green Burial
Apr 12, 2018 1611
A topic we have covered a few times and each time, there is more interesting stuff to consider. We need to stop making the topic of death so taboo and educate ourselves about the most eco-friendly and natural ways to say goodbye to our bodies.
Green Dudes: The Mankind Project
Mar 30, 2018 2196
Wonderful conversation in the studio with GD Max, Elly Lessin and Green Dude Josh Rasp about the Mankind Project. Tune in and pass it on!
50 Shades of Green Divas: Environmental legal activism
Mar 16, 2018 1812
It seems like kids are breaking through invisible barriers and are demanding to be heard as in the case of Juliana vs. the US government, which is a landmark constitutional climate lawsuit. We talked with environmental legal experts Maya Van Rossum, author of Green Amendment: Securing our right to a healthy environment; and John Parker who is an environmental law advocate, professor and activist.
Green Dude Fisher Stevens on he and Leonardo DiCaprio's film Before the Flood
Mar 9, 2018 1101
What happens with Fisher Stevens and Leonardo DiCaprio get together? Powerful documentaries like Before the Flood -- that's what happens! Green Diva Meg chats with Fisher Stevens, award-winning actor, director producer and activist on his latest film Before the Flood and how he and Leo decided to make this gorgeous and important documentary.
50 Shades of Green Divas: Environmental Equality
Mar 1, 2018 2013
Important discussions about pollution, poverty and environmental equality with Van Jones, Reverend Yearwood, Vien Troung. And of course some silly science facts by GD Max. Please listen and share!
Green Dude Woodrow Clark PhD on Green Energy
Feb 23, 2018 879
The first in our Green Dude podcast series with Woodrow Clark, PhD on why Nikola Tesla was right about energy and the evolution of green energy.
50 Shades of Green Divas: James Cromwell on corruption & climate crisis
Feb 14, 2018 1612
Award-winning actor and activist James Cromwell and Pramilla Malick, environmental activist and founder of Protect Orange County talk about the CPV power plant, the Percoco trial, corruption and our mounting climate crisis.
Green Dude Mike Nowak on the state of our disunion
Feb 5, 2018 1442
The first of this season's long line of awesome Green Dude segments starts of course with Green Divo Mike Nowak, of the Mike Nowak Show. We rant about a few things, have some laughs and even talk about climate change substance a bit.
50 Shades of Green Divas: Eco-Filmmakers & docs to watch
Jan 23, 2018 1837
What eco-documentaries, films or series are you watching this year? We've got some great ones for you. Listen to filmmakers, Jamie Redford, Jessica Wolfson and Dayna Reggero talk about their documentaries, why they made them and hear about other films they recommend.
50 Shades of Green Divas: Merry Merry 2017
Dec 19, 2017 1875
Wrapping up an odd year with some positive vibes. This episode recorded up in Chappaqua NY at GD Max's studio, we offer some good news via Small Victories, some holiday tips for keeping it green and of course some of GD Max's silly science facts. Lots of great stuff so listen in and share it up!
50 Shades of Green Divas: Pesticide Madness
Nov 14, 2017 1870
GMOs (genetically modified organisms), chemical pesticides and herbicides are permeating our agriculture system, water systems, food supply and having a negative effect on wildlife and in particular our important pollinators. We scratch the surface of this huge problem and try to provide some hope in overcoming it. Education is a big part of it, so please listen, learn, and share it up!
50 Shades of Green Divas: Plastic in our Oceans
Oct 30, 2017 1776
Inspired by the Lonely Whale #StopSucking campaign, we put together a show about plastic in our oceans and what we can do to help clean up our plastic mess.
Green Dude Kevin Poe aka The Dark Ranger on Light Pollution
Oct 20, 2017 1046
Great Green Dude segment with Kevin "The Dark Ranger" Poe, who is out there tirelessly advocating for our night skies and educating folks about light pollution and why we should pay attention to it. Fascinating and important stuff!
50 Shades of Green Divas: Intimacy with Nature
Oct 15, 2017 1580
Welcome to our new season and our fresh new format! Of course it's sexy! We explore what it means to be intimate with nature with artist Tree Girl (aka Julianne Skai Arbor), Jennifer J. Reed, Sabine Lichtenfels and of course Green Diva Meg and Green Diva Max...
50 Shades of Green Divas: Elly Lessin
Oct 13, 2017 1772
It was a hot and steamy time in the new GD Studio... no literally it was sweltering, and there was mention of playing strip podcast, but seriously folks... A great time in the studio with Elly Lessin, inspiring Climate Reality Presenter, Pachamama Alliance facilitator and so much more. A lot of reasons to be hopeful. Meanwhile, please stay tuned as we have BIG and fabulous format changes and a whole new season starting soon!
50 Shades of Green Divas: Grow NYC
Sep 29, 2017 1830
Green Diva Maxine Margo does a special interview with Amanda Gentile of Grow NYC about their new amazing facility in New York and about all their programs from farmers markets to educational events to creating neighborhood composting programs.
50 Shades of Green Divas: Humane Education
Sep 15, 2017 1866
We're baaack... After a summer of moving the studio, we're settling into our new digs and psyched about this first show after our lil hiatus! We spoke with Zoe Weil, who is one of the founder of the Institute for Humane Education about what exactly IS humane education and why we need it now, more than ever.
50 Shades of Green Divas: Suburban Coyotes
Aug 3, 2017 2135
A fascinating and important interview with Victoria Alzapiedi, who is a conservationist specifically advocating for healthy co-existence with coyotes. Some of the information is relevant to other wildlife species that are now appearing in our suburban and even urban lives. Please listen, learn (laugh a little) and share this important information.
50 Shades of Green Divas: James Cromwell goes to jail
Jul 13, 2017 2051
Award-winning actor and activist James Cromwell is taking a stand for the environment and all of us by heading off to jail after protesting a new power plant in Wawayanda, New York. He and fellow protester Pramilla Malick speak to the Green Divas just prior to a July 14th rally to help amplify the issue and see them off to their stint in the county jail. This is relevant to all of us, not just folks in NY State. Please listen.
Inspired Green Divas: Rainbeau Mars
Jul 5, 2017 1126
Another fun segment with the inspirational Rainbeau Mars on getting reconnected with yourself through yoga and much more.
50 Shades of Green Divas: Clean Money vs. Dark Money
Jun 26, 2017 1701
Great show including interview with Joel Solomon, author of The Clean Money Revolution, who talks about clean money vs. dark money, why we should be concerned and how we can know the difference.
50 Shades of Green Divas: Why Sustainable Fish?
Jun 17, 2017 1900
This show has a few mood swings from a somber goodbye to the oldest goldfish on record to why fishing is better than sex, but the real story is about why we need to be eating sustainably caught fish, what that means and why it's so important.
50 Shades of Green Divas: The Population Institute
May 23, 2017 1929
An important topic that doesn't always get enough attention -- population and how it impacts our environment, resources and health. We had a chance to speak with Bob Walker, president of The Population Institute. The newest Green Dude...
50 Shades of Green Divas: Climate Listening Project
May 11, 2017 1924
So great to catch up with Dayna Reggero, director/producer of the Climate Listening Project and a new series The Stories We Want featuring women on the front lines of climate change and environmental issues. Funny conversation about why being an eco-alpha-bitch is and why each of us (GD Meg, GD Max & GD Dayna) is proud to be one!
Green Dude Andrew Winston on why sustainable business is more profitable
Apr 21, 2017 916
Green Dude Andrew Winston talks about why big business can not only be more sustainable, but why it's more profitable. We chat about the reality of the current administration's climate roll-backs and why we can be optimistic that renewable energy isn't going away.
50 Shades of Green Divas: Summer Rayne Oakes sugar detox
Apr 11, 2017 1903
Always great to talk with the beautiful Summer Rayne Oakes. The Green Divas chatted with Summer Rayne about how houseplants and beneficial bugs create a healthy environment in her homestead in Brooklyn. She also talks about her new book Sugar Detox Me and why we need to ditch it and how she did it.
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Petrochemicals are bad for sex
Mar 23, 2017 922
A wonderful interview with Wendy Strgar, founder of Good Clean Love, author and pioneer in the natural personal care product industry. Find out why we don't need to petrochemicals in our sex life...
50 Shades of Green Divas: Climate Mama on staying positive
Mar 15, 2017 2021
The Green Divas Chat with the beautiful Harriet Shugarman aka Climate Mama about shining light on some of the positive things that are happening amidst the nearly overwhelming amount of negativity, especially relating to progress with climate change. Join the conversation about how to keep it positive!
Travelin' Green Divas: Portugal
Mar 11, 2017 479
Actress, stuntwoman, and eco-traveler Alice Ford talks about her eco-travels in beautiful Portugal and why we need to put this country on our travel bucket list.
50 Shades of Green Divas: Jaeger & Reid singing for change
Feb 27, 2017 1531
Music for our times... In these times of turmoil we need inspiring music more than ever. GD max met Judi Jaeger and Bob Reid when they were performing at a house party. Listen to one of their more beautiful and meaningful songs, Not Another and hear about why they sing.
Green Dude John Voelcker on the state of green driving
Feb 14, 2017 1413
Great conversation with Green Dude John Voelcker, Editor-in-Chief of GreenCarReports.com. A lot to catch up on, including how the new administration could impact progress on alternative fuel vehicles.
50 Shades of Green Divas: George Polisner on taking action
Feb 10, 2017 1778
George became a viral sensation when he resigned as a long-time executive of Oracle because of the CEO's public announcement to support the new president. He's devoting his time now to building a platform to help make it easier and easier to take action with Civ.Works.
Travelin' Green Divas: Top resorts that are off the grid
Feb 7, 2017 819
Actress, stuntwoman, and eco-traveler Alice Ford inspires us to travel to special places around the world that are off the grid.
50 Shades of Green Divas: James Cromwell, A Crack in Everything
Jan 30, 2017 2290
Wow! Powerful show with the beautiful Varushka Franceschi and Actor/Activist James Cromwell. Varushka is directing an upcoming film, A Crack in Everything, and James will have a role in it. The film is an eco-thriller that tells the story of the perils of fracking in a narrative rather than documentary format. We chatted about so many things. Please tune in...
50 Shades of Green Divas: Women's March, pink hats & why we march
Jan 26, 2017 1084
Green Diva Meg shares her experience at a Women's March sister march in northern New Jersey. She got interviews with the organizer, the police chief, a young girl and her mother and some enthusiastic singers... A great episode after a lil hiatus. Stay tuned, because we already have several excellent episodes ready to release!
50 Shades of Green Divas: Holidays 2016 with Joy Rose
Dec 19, 2016 1740
A lively and musical holiday episode featuring the music of The Tokens and Housewives on Prozac. A fun interview with singer Joy Rose, founder of Mamapalooza and executive director of the Motherhood Foundation.
50 Shades of Green Divas: Climate Monologues
Dec 11, 2016 1163
Green Diva Max shares a wonderful interview with Sharon Abreu, creator and performer of the Climate Monologues, a show that tells the stories of real people and the impact climate change is having on them.
GD Feature: Messages of support for Standing Rock Water Protectors
Dec 3, 2016 740
Green Diva Meg recently participated in a Water is Life event in New Jersey, which featured members of the Ramapough Lenape Nation and a panel discussion including Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director Food & Water Watch. The event was in support of Standing Rock Souix, but also to discuss what is happening in the NY/NJ region. Green Diva Meg recorded special messages of encouragement and support for Standing Rock Souix and water protectors in North Dakota standing strong against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Listen to these heartfelt messages and let's help support our brave water protectors!
50 Shades of Green Divas: Rock and Wrap it Up
Nov 29, 2016 1795
A wonderful episode featuring Syd Mandelbaum, the founder of Rock and Wrap it Up, an anti-poverty think tank that helps take good food from large venue events (concerts, sporting events, etc.) and get them to local food charities to help minimize food waste and help those that are in need. He also is working to help feed veterans and get needed supplies to women... listen and be inspired!
GD Feature: Climate Mama on post-election action
Nov 18, 2016 1553
Climate Mama (aka Harriet Shugarman) and Green Diva Meg have an inspiring discussion on ways to stay positive in this challenging post-election environment AND how to step up and take action.
Green Divas at Home: how to have a healthy happy home
Nov 17, 2016 683
Green Diva Meg is featured in a new book The Happy Healthy Home: 30 ways to live healthier at home. In this GDs @ Home segment, she talks with sister contributor Caroline Blazovsky, who is actually a healthy home expert about ways to have a safer, non-toxic home.
50 Shades of Green Divas: Riverkeepers and pipelines
Nov 14, 2016 1865
Oil pipelines EVERYWHERE. A show featuring John Parker from Riverkeepers about some immediate issues facing New York citizens, but we put it into a broader national context offering words from Kandi Mossett who is on the front lines of the more publicized Dakota Access Pipeline fight in North Dakota.
GD Biz Profile: Sara Erb
Oct 31, 2016 1308
Sara Erb was inspired by Cesar Chavez after seeing a farm workers protest as a kid and has spent her life successfully sharing food and products that are good for us and good for the planet. From early natural food market entrepreneur to unique super food beverage producer, Sara infuses her businesses and products with natural, organic, delicious and earth-friendly core values.
50 Shades of Green Divas: Eva Radke, ArtCube
Oct 25, 2016 1774
Another excellent episode featuring Eva Radke, founder of Art Cube, who is finding ways to deepen the film and TV industry's shade of green.
Green Divas Feature Interview: Clean Air Moms Action ~ pledge to vote
Oct 20, 2016 926
There is a lot at stake in this election, but we've heard little from the presidential candidates about climate change. Moms Clean Air Action is all about making sure we all get informed and get out and vote as an important step in pushing for meaningful change to help protect our children and our families from pollution, climate change and toxic chemicals. Listen to this great interview with Gretchen Dahlkemper, Director of Clean Air Moms Action.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Maria Rodale cooking from Scratch
Sep 23, 2016 682
Green Diva Meg chats with Maria Rodale about the inspiration for her new cookbook Scratch. A warm and hearty conversation about why cooking real whole food from scratch is so wonderful for us and the planet.
50 Shades of Green Divas: Kandi Mossett from the front lines of the Dakota Access Pipeline fight
Sep 19, 2016 1810
Green Diva Meg has a powerful conversation with Kandi Mossett, of Indigenous Rising, who is literally on the front lines of one of the current battles in the climate justice fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline. There are many reasons you need to listen to Kandi and learn more about what's at stake.
Travelin' Green Divas: Top 5 Emerging Eco-Destinations
Aug 25, 2016 852
Alice Ford talks to us about some of her top picks for emerging eco-destinations. You'll be surprised by a couple of them. Some great insight for this Traveling Green Divas podcast!
50 Shades of Green Divas: The Hill & Phil Show
Aug 15, 2016 1790
The first in our new series, 50 Shades of Green Divas, a collaborative gig between The Green Divas and The Many Shades of Green. Listen to veteran radio chicks, Maxine Margo and Green Diva Meg riff on all things green and enjoy their guests. This week, it's all about presidential politics, Max has a great clip from a brief interview with Hillary, GD Meg shares a relevant Van Jones clip from one of her interviews and they both chat with brother Phil who has a lot to say about this political climate...
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Goats Milk
Aug 9, 2016 699
Who knew goats milk could be so healthy for us humans? Well apparently Cleopatra and Marilee Johnson do! Marilee and her husband and 8 (7 boys and 1 girl) discovered the benefits of goats milk soap and skincare products on their sustainable hobby farm in Bend Oregon.
Green Dude Mike Nowak helping monarch butterflies
Jul 25, 2016 1207
Green Dude Mike Nowak talks about monarch butterflies that are in danger for a few reasons. Find out what you can do to help. And let us know if you have seen any monarchs where you are!
New report on PBA in packaging by EWG
Jul 18, 2016 1005
GD Meg had a chance to speak with Samara Geller of EWG about their new report on BPA in food packaging -- yikes! Find out how you can learn more and minimize your BPA intake.
Green Divas Heart Wildlife: Turtles
Jul 7, 2016 500
Another in our series with Green Dude John Platt on his Extinction Countdown. This one is on the state of turtles around the world. It's not all bad news either!
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Why synthetic fragrances stink!
Jun 23, 2016 906
A great Green Divas Health & Beauty with GD Lisa Beres of Ron & Lisa, who talks about why synthetic perfumes and fragrances stink and what we need to know about their harmful effects.
GD Feature: Indigenous women protecting Mother Earth
Jun 20, 2016 585
GD Meg's report from a recent UN panel hosted by WECAN (Women's Earth and Climate Action Network). The panel was comprised of indigenous women from all over the Americas who are on the front lines of climate change and are fighting for all of us. They need our help. Please listen and take action.
GD Feature: catching up with Rainbeau Mars
Jun 16, 2016 1166
Always an enlightened and inspired conversation with Rainbeau Mars. Catching up a year after Green Diva Meg and her daughter Mary did a "mommy and me" cleanse with Rainbeau's 21 Day Superstar Cleanse.
GD Feature: Peter Sinclair on the Dark Snow Project & the decline of fossil fuels
Jun 10, 2016 1122
A great Green Divas podcast featuring Peter Sinclair, who talks about his Dark Snow project and the decline of the fossil fuel industry and the rise of renewable energy.
Green Divas Radio Show: Hip Hop Caucus' Rev Yearwood
Jun 3, 2016 3408
Get inspired to take action with Rev Yearwood plus Green Divas Heart Wildlife on the plight of birds, Travelin' GDs on green hotels, Green Divas Green Thumb, and Green Divas Eco-Sexy.
Green Divas Heart Wildlife: Birds
Jun 1, 2016 644
Birds are in trouble, which means we're all in trouble really. Listen to this great Green Divas Heart Wildlife segment to hear John Platt talk about what's happening with some bird species.
Green Divas Radio Show: Indigenous Women Protecting Mother Earth
May 27, 2016 3418
Green Diva Meg offers a great report on her recent visit to the UN for another powerful WECAN (Women's Earth and Climate Action Network) event. Indigenous women shared passionate stories from the front lines of the climate mess. And even more inspiration with segments with Greenpeace, Priscilla Woolworth, gardening and more!
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Natural remedies for menstrual woes
May 27, 2016 613
Priscilla Woolworth shares some of her sage advice for natural remedies of menstraul woes for those green divas who experience them.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Suppers Programs
May 26, 2016 756
Learn about the Suppers Programs, which are dinner meetings designed to help people who have a variety of health issues that can be helped by clean healthy eating.
Greenpeace GDs ~ Break Free
May 25, 2016 886
A great conversation with Diana Best, senior coal campaigner for Greenpeace USA talks about some of the #BreakFree actions that people around the country participated in.
Green Divas Radio Show: Mariel Hemingway & Bobby Williams recycled
May 20, 2016 3467
Some great new segments to complement a replay of a recent great feature segment with Mariel Hemingway and Bobby Williams. Lots of reason to listen to this show!
Green Dude Mike Nowak back in action
May 20, 2016 784
After a harrowing medical break, we're glad to hear from Green Dude (or as he prefers to refer to himself Green Devo) is back in action and on the air.
Green Divas Green Thumb: Kids in the garden
May 19, 2016 169
The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardeners talk about why it's great to have kids in the garden and offer a couple of ideas.
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Get On Top
May 18, 2016 542
On the heels of Women's Health Week, Green Diva Meg talks with Meika Hollender, founder of Sustain Natural condoms, about her campaign to #GetOnTop, which is all about women taking charge of their sexual health.
Green Divas Radio Show: Population ~ green sex for climate's sake
May 13, 2016 3292
We dive into how population is impacting climate change. Other segments include Green Dude w/ Van Jones, Green Divas Health & Beauty on memory, Green Divas Heart Wildlife on why tigers still need our help and much more.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Natural Memory Support
May 12, 2016 561
Yea, many of us need this one for a variety of reasons. Brigitte Mars gives us some wonderful ideas on how to naturally support better memory through nutrition and herbs. And you don't need to remember it all because you've got this podcast now!
Green Divas Heart Wildlife: Tigers still in trouble
May 11, 2016 590
Listen to this podcast before you believe all those reports that tigers in the wild are on the rise. So much I didn't know . . . so much that is hard to know. Did you know there are tiger farms where tigers are raised solely for their body parts to make "medicinal" remedies?!? Yea, there's more. Listen up . . .
Green Divas Radio Show: Greenest States, Dirty Strawberries & more
May 6, 2016 3480
How green is your state? You might be surprised to find out what states are the greenest and what states are not. EWG talks about why strawberries are at the top of the Dirty Dozen list this year and another great Greenpeace segment urging all candidates to stop taking fossil fuel money. Lots more.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Strawberries at top of EWG's Dirty Dozen list
May 4, 2016 661
Sonya Lunder, senior analyst for EWG (Environmental Working Group) explains why strawberries have risen to the top of their annual Dirty Dozen list of fruits and vegetables that have been tested to have the highest pesticide levels.
Green Dude Dave Room on changing the world through storytelling
May 3, 2016 727
Dave Room the creator of Pachas Pajamas talks about being inspired by his daughter and how storytelling can create change.
Green Divas Radio Show: Michael Green on Flint Water Crisis & more
Apr 22, 2016 3232
This show features Michael Green, executive directory of CEH (Center for Environmental Health) on his appearance before congress about the Flint Michigan water crisis and puts it all in greater context. Other segments include GD Biz on Bonnaroo's amazing sustainability report, all about beets in 2 minutes, and an eco-sexy segment on what it means to live in erotic community.
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: living in an erotic community
Apr 21, 2016 542
Lindsay Hagamen talks to us about what it means to live in erotic community.
Greenpeace GDs: tell Hillary Clinton no fossil fuel money
Apr 20, 2016 767
Eva Resnick-Day questioned Hillary Clinton about fossil fuel contributions to her campaign and got a very testy reply. Greenpeace is holding all the presidential candidates feet to the fire about a number of issues as part of the #fixdemocracy campaign.
GD Biz: Sustainable Bonnaroo
Apr 20, 2016 804
Imagine having a party with 80,000 people and trying to minimize the environmental impact. Well, Bonnaroo, the cool music festival, is doing an amazing job. We chatted with Laura Sohn, Director of Bonnaroo Sustainability about last year's report and all the new stuff coming in 2016. So, go and dance your heart out!
Green Divas Radio Show: Raffi creates a wave of democracy
Apr 15, 2016 3507
A special show featuring Raffi and some of his latest music including a timely ode to Bernie Sanders called Wave of Democracy. Other segments include Green Divas Health & Beauty on Aloe, Green Divas Heart Wildlife on beach cleanup stations, and Green Divas Green Thumb about planting beets.
Green Divas Heart Wildlife: beach cleanup stations
Apr 14, 2016 561
Hallie Austen-Iglehart, founder of All One Ocean shares her brilliant and educational beach cleanup stations for any beach to help reduce the garbage flowing into our oceans and water ways from beaches.
Green Divas Green Thumb: mapping out your garden
Apr 13, 2016 446
The third in our getting ready for spring series with Megan Cain, the Creative Vegetable Gardener. All about mapping out your garden beds.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Aloe
Apr 12, 2016 554
We recently had a listener write and ask some questions about aloe, so we turn to our resident herbalist, healer green diva Brigitte Mars for answers.
Green Divas Radio Show: Dominique Browning
Apr 8, 2016 3481
This great episode of the Green Divas Radio Show features Dominique Browning, co-founder of Moms Clean Air Force as well as some great segments: Greenpeace GDs on Obama's Climate Legacy; Green Divas Foodie-Phile segment with Ashlee Piper about new vegan food technology; and a wonderful Inspired Green Divas with poet Kerri Nicole McCaffrey on being transgendered and the healing force of nature and poetry.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Vegan Food Technology
Apr 8, 2016 550
There are so many advances in vegan food technology that is making it easier and easier to eat a plant-based diet. TV personality and foodie Ashlee Piper talks about it with us in this great Green Divas Foodie-Phile segment.
Inspired Green Divas: Kerri Nicole McCaffrey, healing with nature
Apr 7, 2016 830
Kerri Nicole McCaffrey has published several books of poetry and written literally hundreds of poems. She shares her clear vision and love of nature with her readers, but also shares with painful honesty about her journey as a transgendered person and we learn how nature and poetry have played a part in her healing.
Greenpeace GDs ~ Obama's Climate Legacy
Apr 6, 2016 611
Great conversation with Kelly Mitchell of Greenpeace about Obama's climate legacy and how we can help make sure he keeps climate a priority as he considers reopening arctic drilling and other issues of great environmental impact.
Green Divas Radio Show: it's all about the water
Mar 24, 2016 3429
From our Green Dude riff w/ Fred Schruers on Beverly Hills water hogs to excellent tips on ways to conserve water in the garden or in your home, we celebrate world water day. Also a great feature with Emellie O'Brien of Earth Angel Production Services on greening up the entertainment industry.
Inspired Green Divas: Priscilla Woolworth on water conservation
Mar 23, 2016 750
Priscilla Woolworth finds creative ways to keep gardening in southern California despite the drought conditions. She talks about water conservation and offers some great ideas.
Green Dude Fred Schruers on Beverly Hills water hogs
Mar 22, 2016 865
Rock critic, Rolling Stone contributor and Billy Joel biographer, Fred Schruers chats with Green Diva Meg about Beverly Hills water hogs, Amy Poehler and David Geffen -- two among several recently called out and media-shamed about their excessive water usage in the face of drought and water restrictions.
Green Divas Radio Show: Josh Fox, let go and love . . .
Mar 18, 2016 3471
A lot of interesting stuff going on in this Green Divas Radio Show! From a new eco-fashion trend of creating seasonal capsule wardrobes to dealing with eco-grief. But Josh Fox does a great job of creating a bit of climate optimism when he talks about his new film "How to let go of the world and love all the things climate can't change." It's a mouthful, but it's worth it.
Green Divas Eco-Style: Capsule Wardrobe
Mar 17, 2016 649
Great Green Divas Eco-Style segment with TV personality and eco-living expert Ashlee Piper on the benefits of a capsule wardrobe.
Green Divas Heart Wildlife: Endangered Species
Mar 16, 2016 674
Another great Green Divas heart wildlife segment with Lori Ann Burd of the Center for Biological diversity. She talks about endangered species, why and how we need to protect them.
Inspired GDs: Eco-Grief
Mar 16, 2016 623
A thoughtful podcast on what it means to face the undeniable losses occurring in our natural environment and how we can cope with it.
GD Feature: Josh Fox on how to let go of the world
Mar 11, 2016 1038
Green Diva Meg's great conversation with filmmaker Josh Fox on his latest film How to let go of the world and love all the things climate can't change. Yea, it's a mouthful, but it's all good.
Green Divas Radio Show: Salley Ranney post COP21
Mar 11, 2016 3419
Are you feeling the energy of spring yet? Well it's definitely time to start planning that garden, so listen to the Green Divas Green Thumb segment this week. Listen to an intriguing eco-sexy segment with Lindsay Hagamen about personal renewable energy, and stay tuned for powerful insights on post-COP21 and why this election is so important from Sally Ranney.
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: personal renewable energy
Mar 9, 2016 649
Lindsay Hagaman offers some great insights into renewing our personal energy (sexual and otherwise). Interesting segment!
Green Divas Radio Show: Lentil Underground
Mar 4, 2016 3405
Liz Carlisle chats with Green Diva Meg about renegade farmers who are showing us how to feed the world without the use of GMOs and harmful chemical agriculture. Great Travelin GDs segment on water conservation while traveling; an inspiring Inspired GDs with nature poetry that you will LOVE; and a Green Divas Foodie-Phile about bone broth.
Travelin' Green Divas: Conserving Water on the Road
Mar 3, 2016 401
Alice Ford, actress, stuntwoman and eco-travler offers some great tips for being mindful of your water use when traveling.
Inspired GDs: The poetry of Kerri Nicole McCaffrey
Mar 2, 2016 995
A great conversation with Kerri Nicole McCaffrey, author of several magical books of poetry. Kerri is inspired by nature and wildlife and easily brings us on her forays into the wild. Hear her read a couple of poems from her latest book between talking about what inspires her.
Green Divas Radio Show: Stink! The movie not this episode
Feb 26, 2016 3532
This episode features Jon Whelan, director/producer of a new film Stink! about the toxic chemicals that surround our everyday world. Also great green dude segment with John St. Augustine, a GDs @ Home w/ Dr. Karen Lee on DIY eco-laundry stuff, and an encouraging Greenpeace GDs segment about schools going solar.
Green Dude John St. Augustine ~ Earth Matters
Feb 25, 2016 779
Haven't spoken to this green dude for a while. He's been busy with his new CBS play.it show, Life Matters. He's still producing Earth Matters w/ Bill Kurtis (heard on The Green Divas Radio Show and GDGD Radio). He's always got a wonderful perspective on things and in this segment he talks about history and how quickly we humans forget.
GDs @ Home: DIY eco-laundry
Feb 25, 2016 450
Another informative and interesting segment featuring Dr. Karen Lee (aka Eco Karen), who shares some great ideas for making your laundry room more eco-friendly.
Greenpeace GDs ~ Solar Schools
Feb 24, 2016 760
Hanna Mitchell, Greenpeace field coordinator in North Carolina talks about 2 school districts that are implementing 100% renewable energy now (not in the future). Encouraging news for school districts everywhere.
GD Feature: Sally Ranney on Consumerism
Feb 24, 2016 1682
Met this amazing woman at a WECAN event at the UN last year where she spoke on this topic -- consumerism. Sally Ranney is Co-Director of the Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN), President of the American Renewable Energy Institute, among many other active roles in advocating for the environment.
Green Divas Radio Show: Portland Maine
Feb 19, 2016 3082
A wonderful reunion with Green Diva Lisa in Portland Maine, which is a hip and very sustainable city. Other segments include Green Dude (Boomer Warrior) Rolly Montpelier in the first of our series of discussions on population; a Green Dude DIY w/ Jeff MacIntire-Strasburg (Sustainablog) on how to make human-powered washing machines and plastic mats for the homeless; a fun Inspired Green Divas segment with the ever feisty Jenny G. Perry on slacker parenting and why it's ok.
Green Dude Rolly Montpelier on population
Feb 18, 2016 825
The first in our series with Green Dude Rolly Montpelier on the issue of population and the impact is has on climate change, the environment and the limited resources our planet provides for us humans.
Green Divas DIY: human-powered washing machines +
Feb 17, 2016 509
Gotta love a great Green Dude DIY segment w/ Jeff MacIntire_Strasburg of Sustainablog about making human-powered washing machines and plastic sleeping mats from plastic shopping bags for the homeless.
Inspired Green Divas: slacker parents unite!
Feb 17, 2016 570
Another fun a feisty episode with Jenny G. Perry in the studio as we talk about reasons to be a slacker parent.
Green Divas Radio Show: Indigenous Women for Climate Justice
Feb 12, 2016 3426
This show has many great segments, but the feature is a powerful one with Osprey Orielle Lake, Founder of WECAN (Women Earth and Climate Action Network), who talks about indigenous women around the globe that are standing up for climate action and climate justice. Other segments include Green Dude Mike Nowak on a recycling rant; the Creative Vegetable Gardener on choosing seeds for spring planting; Lisa Beres, of Ron & Lisa about improving indoor air quality; and sorry about the vegetarian Valentine's menu segment, the volume on Diana Rice is way too low and couldn't be fixed. It's only that segment tho. :(
Green Dude Mike Nowak: rant about Chicago recyclling
Feb 11, 2016 1035
No one riffs and rants about environmental issues better than Green Dude Mike Nowak. Watch out Chicago, he's not thrilled with your recycling system.
Green Divas Green Thumb: getting ready for spring pt. 1 - seeds
Feb 11, 2016 453
The first of our series with Megan Cain, the Creative Vegetable Gardener. One of the things we can do during these cold inactive months (at least for many of us), is to start planning the garden and choosing seeds to plant is a fun winter garden activity.
Green Divas @ Home: Indoor Air Quality
Feb 10, 2016 611
Lisa Beres of Ron & Lisa talks about indoor air quality, which is especially important during the winter months when many of our homes are shut up tight against the cold. She offers some great remedies, including houseplants that help.
Green Divas Radio Show: The Many Shades of Green
Feb 5, 2016 3355
Had a chance to visit the studio of The Many Shades of Green and chat with host Maxine Rubin about living green and being a radio diva. Other segments include some excellent tips on keeping that winter skin moist from Brigitte Mars, and some insightful news on the EPAs recent pollinator report from Lori Ann Burd of The Center for Biological Diversity.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Remedies for dry wintery skin
Feb 4, 2016 492
Brigitte Mars, author and herbalist offers some great ideas for helping keep your skin healthy and moist in this dry winter season.
Green Divas Heart Wildlife: EPA protecting pollinators?
Feb 3, 2016 573
The EPA recently came out with a report on chemical pesticides and the impact on pollinators. According to Lori Ann Burd from The Center for Biological Diversity, the report may be a step in the right direction, but it is far from complete.
Green Divas Radio Show: Climate Refugees, Greenpeace +
Jan 29, 2016 3370
Rockin' show featuring filmmaker Michael Nash about his film Climate Refugees. Also our first in the new Greenpeace Green Divas segment series, which is about their #FixDemocracy campaign. Giselle Achecar talks about toxic shrimp (ick), and a thoughtful Inspired GDs with Dr. Heidi Hutner about eco-feminsm.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Toxic Shrimp?
Jan 28, 2016 713
Giselle Achecar, aka Eco-Rico, talked to us about how toxic shrimp can be and why we need to find sustainable sources for healthy shrimp.
Inspired Green Divas: Dr. Heidi Hutner on Eco-Feminism
Jan 28, 2016 664
an enlightening discussion with Dr. Heidi Hutner, academic, author and environmental advocate on eco-feminism.
Green Divas Radio Show: Made Safe (for a non-toxic world)
Jan 22, 2016 3440
Another big show full of eco-marvelous and important information. Our feature is with Amy Ziff, Founder of Made Safe, an organization working to help create a labeling system for those who wish to live a non-toxic lifestyle. Other segments include a GD Foodie-Phile segment with the Hungry Gopher on making homemade kimchi; GDs @ Home with Lisa Beres on Mold (ick); an Eco-Sexy segment with Veronica Monet and much more.
Green Diva Eco-Sexy: Sexuality key to sustainable future?
Jan 22, 2016 721
Veronica Monet, relationship expert, sexologist, publisher of the Shame Free Zone website talks about why eco-sexuality is key to a sustainable future.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Homemade Kimchi
Jan 21, 2016 618
Ever wonder how to make that delicious kimchi at home or why it is so good for you? The Hungry Gopher, who also happens to be Korean tells us all about it.
Green Divas @ Home: Mold
Jan 21, 2016 536
Yikes! Lisa Beres of Ron & Lisa talks to us about mold -- how it occurs in our homes, why we need to be concerned, and what we can do about it.
Greenpeace GDs ~ Fix Democracy
Jan 20, 2016 502
Excellent first episode in our ongoing Greenpeace Green Divas & Green Dudes series . . . Molly Dorozenski, Greenpeace Democracy Team Leader talked about the new campaign to ask all the presidential candidates to take a pledge to Fix Democracy. It's an interesting and new direction for Greenpeace, but they believe that to fix climate change and other environmental issues, we have to clean up our governmental act. Excellent first segment. Tune in and ask the candidates to take the pledge!
Green Divas Radio Show: Mariel Hemingway & Bobby Williams
Jan 15, 2016 3404
A show packed with fun and useful information from a lively conversation with Mariel Hemingway and Bobby Williams about creating mindful and sustainable relationships to eating sustainably with Dr. Karen Lee and one of our fav green dudes Rob Greenfield talks about living a zero waste life.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Dr. Karen Lee on eating sustainably
Jan 14, 2016 515
A great conversation with Dr. Karen Lee (aka EcoKaren) about how and why to eat more sustainably.
Green Dude Rob Greenfield on zero waste living
Jan 13, 2016 633
Rob Greenfield is on a mission to teach us all how possible it is to live with less . . . a lot less.
Travelin GDs: Alice Ford on finding a green hotel
Jan 6, 2016 547
Alice Ford, actress, stuntwoman and green adventurer offers some advice on finding green hotels.
GD Feature: Mariel Hemingway & Bobby Williams on Relationships
Jan 6, 2016 1623
A fun conversation about relationships with Mariel Hemingway and Bobby Williams. Running with Nature or running with crazy depending on your perspective any given day . . .
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Organic Honey
Dec 30, 2015 545
Ali Hoffman is one of our awesome green divas with the green thumb, but she recently became a bee keeper, so she talks about organic honey -- what it really means.
Green Divas Radio Show: Portlandia
Dec 30, 2015 3114
GD Meg was in Portland Oregon for the first Green Festival Expo and it was her first trip out there too (hard to believe, right?). She does a report on the Green Festival and had a chance to speak with Green Beauty Team's Kristen Arnett about natural beauty out in Portland. Plus other segments on stress and organic honey. Listen up!
Inspired Green Divas: Jenny G. Perry on Stress
Dec 30, 2015 650
Another awesome segment with the sassy sexpot with stretch marks, Jenny G. Perry who has some great advice on how to reduce stress in your world.
Green Divas Eco-Style: Green Beauty Team in Portland Oregon
Dec 30, 2015 456
Had fun with the beautiful Kristen Arnett in Portland Oregon, where she recently relocated and we chatted here about the natural beauty scene out in Portlandia . . .
Alice's Adventures, the New American Dream & Holiday DIY
Dec 16, 2015 3422
Had fun in the studio with Alice Ford, actress, stuntwoman and host of her own eco-travel series. Also a great green dude segment with the Ultimate Cheapskate, Jeff Yeager about the New American Dream and minimizing consumerism during the holidays and much more . . .
Jeff Yeager on the New American Dream
Dec 16, 2015 665
An excellent Green Dude segment with the Ultimate Cheapskate and green dude, Jeff Yeager about the New American Dream and how to be less of a consumer this holiday season and still give thoughtfully.
Green Divas DIY: eco-friendly gift ideas for the non-crafty
Dec 16, 2015 405
Geen Diva Meg talks about some of her favorite holiday DIY gift ideas that are eco-friendly and super easy for the non-crafty green divas and dudes.
Green Divas iMatter Youth: COP21 Report
Dec 9, 2015 453
The first in our new series with the young activists at iMatter Youth. This report from Becky Chung is about Paris COP21 and what it means to young people.
Green Divas Radio Show: Van Jones, Green For All, COP21 +
Dec 9, 2015 3370
This show was so packed with great stuff, that we had to give up our awesome witty banter in the opening! Seriously. Van Jones! Van talks about Green For All, Obama's Clean Power Plan and more. A great report from Climate Mama, Harriet Shugarman on Paris COP21 and much more.
Green Divas Eco-Style: Shop Drop Challenge
Dec 9, 2015 654
Green Diva Rachel Sarnoff (aka Mommy Greenest), challenges us all again this year to her brilliant Shop Drop Challenge, which is all about NOT buying anything new. Tough time of year, but makes a powerful point and helps to raise awareness about consumerism and why we need to buy less stuff.
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Walking Water
Dec 9, 2015 901
A fascinating discussion with Sabine Lichtenfels, Peace Ambassador, author, theologian, head of the global love school and of the spiritual research in Tamera. She participated in Walking Water pilgrimage, which is a unique and positive way of celebrating and bringing greater awareness to water.
Van Jones on climate change and Green For All
Dec 7, 2015 889
Yes, we are smitten with this green dude. Listen to Green Diva Meg chat with eco-superhero Van Jones as he talks about Obama's Clean Power Plan, how pollution impacts certain people more than others and why we need his new organization Green For All to help make climate change and cleaning up pollution an important mission for everyone.
Climate Mama update on Paris COP21
Dec 2, 2015 612
As always Climate Mama Green Diva Harriet Shugarman offers us excellent insight on what is going on in Paris for COP21 this week.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Christy Funk on inner beauty
Dec 2, 2015 786
An inspired conversation with Christy Funk about beauty from the inside out.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: bleached flour
Dec 2, 2015 551
Giselle Achesar, AKA EcoRico talks about why we should avoid bleached flour.
Greenpeace on canned tuna
Dec 2, 2015 468
Kate Melges from Greenpeace talks about their new campaign to create awareness about the problems with commercial tuna fishing and why you might want to consider carefully who caught that tunafish and how they caught it. Listen and learn.
Sally Ranney on being a conscious consumer this holiday season
Nov 28, 2015 3378
An excellent start to this holiday season with Green Diva Foodie-Phile tips from Jerry James Stone on having a veggie holiday season; a fun Green Dude segment with Jeff Yeager on his annual mission to Save the Giblets! As we prepare for this season of giving, Sally Ranney talks about why we need to be more conscious consumers.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Jerry James Stone on Veg Holidays
Nov 18, 2015 722
Great conversation with Jerry James Stone about how he survives the holidays as a vegetarian. We talked about a fun video he and Ed Begley, Jr. did about vegan holidays too.
Green Dude Jeff Yeager on a mission to Save the Giblets!
Nov 18, 2015 393
Our favorite green dude the Ultimate Cheapskate, Jeff Yeager is at it again this Thanksgiving. He's on a mission to "Save the Giblets" and has some great ideas on ways to not waste one bit of that turkey!
iMatter Youth, Paris COP21 & GreenFest
Nov 11, 2015 3393
Get truly inspired by a couple of the young women from iMatter Youth who are determined to make a difference before they even graduate high school! Green Dude and filmmaker Mark Terry on his interactive films for Paris COP21, and a wonderful GD Biz profile with Corinna Basler of Green Festivals.
Green Dude Mark Terry on interactive films for Paris COP21
Nov 11, 2015 732
Filmmaker Mark Terry talks about his amazing new interactive non-linear documentary film series designed especially for Paris COP21.
GD Biz Profile: Corinna Basler
Nov 11, 2015 882
Inspiring conversation with Corinna Basler, the president of Green Festivals just before the San Francisco event and the first ever Portland Oregon event, where the GDs will be moderating a panel on how new media can change the world. Stay tuned . . .
Abundance, Backyard Chickens & The Brown Agenda
Nov 5, 2015 3362
A range of diverse information in this full show! From backyard chickens, to why fluoride sucks with a spirited conversation about abundance in the middle there. The show features an inspiring man who is trying to clean up our polluted world -- Richard Fuller, who talks about his latest book, The Brown Agenda.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Fluoride - the big lie
Nov 5, 2015 529
So, here's another great marketing lie - fluoride is good for you. Lisa Beres of Ron & Lisa talks about why we need to ditch the fluoride.
Green Divas @ Home: Backyard Chickens
Nov 4, 2015 477
GD Meg has chicken envy after talking with Green Diva Ali Hoffman, who has started with her own backyard chickens.
Inspired Green Divas: Abundance with Jenny G. Perry
Nov 4, 2015 521
A fun and insightful Inspired GDs episode with Jenny G. Perry about creating abundance.
Get your Blue Mind on w/ Dr. Wallace J. Nichols
Oct 29, 2015 3450
Ever wonder exactly why you love being near the water so much? Dr. Wallace J. Nichols explains his research into the Blue Mind. VERY cool. Other segments include Green Dude Scotty and the Sun Flyer solar/electric plane, and Megan Cain on growing your own garlic.
Sun Flyer: Solar Electric Planes
Oct 28, 2015 1128
A really cool green dude segment with Green Dude Scotty featuring George Bye, founder of Aero Electric Aircraft Corporation about their Sun Flyer. So cool.
Grow your own garlic
Oct 28, 2015 468
It's time to get your garlic going. Great organic garlic gardening tips from Megan Cain.
Green Divas Radio Show: Jeff Goodell on Barack Obama & Climate Change
Oct 21, 2015 3397
GD Meg interviews the interviewer -- Jeff Goodell, author and contributing editor of Rolling Stone Magazine, talks about his exclusive interview with the president, which focused on climate change. Interesting insights from Jeff. Much more in the show, but you have to check this out. 9dft6sev
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Henna
Oct 21, 2015 556
Rachel Sarnoff, AKA Mommy Greenest, shares her experience with using henna to color hair. Hmmmm. Might have to try this.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Healthy School Lunch Tips
Oct 21, 2015 453
Some great tips for helping kids get a healthier lunch with Diana Rice of Meatless Monday.
Green Divas @ Home: Healthy Home Hacks
Oct 21, 2015 658
Lisa Beres, of Ron and Lisa The Healthy Home Team, offers us some excellent healthy home hacks (that save money too!).
Green Diva Picks: Maty's Organic Cough Syrup
Oct 16, 2015 170
GD Meg's fun review of Maty's Organic Cough Syrup - done with an active cold. Does the stuff work? Listen and find out!
Green Dude Ed Begley, Jr. on Blunt Talk, updates on his house & more
Oct 14, 2015 643
One of our favorite green dudes, Ed Begley, updates us on progress on his uber green home in progress, his latest acting gigs, water conservation and more.
Ed Begley, Jr., Roz Savage & Fair Trade Rugs
Oct 14, 2015 3557
A very inspiring show. Always great to chat with Ed Begley, Jr. who has been a big inspiration for us green divas and green dudes and we talked with someone who is working with him on his new home, eco-designer Rachel Winokur, with some startling statistics about rugs and where many come from and how they are made. But the seriously WOW amazing inspiration comes from Roz Savage, a woman who rowed across 3 oceans BY HERSELF to help raise awareness about environmental issues. wow.
Who made that rug? Is it Fair Trade?
Oct 14, 2015 630
Rachel Winokur, eco-interior designer, talks about understanding where rugs come from, who is making them, and why we need to know.
GD Feature: Jeff Goodell on Exclusive Obama Interview
Oct 13, 2015 1064
Green Diva Meg chats with Jeff Goodell about his recent trip to Alaska with President Obama for an exclusive interview about climate change for Rolling Stone.
Green Divas Radio Show: Women on the front lines of climate change
Oct 8, 2015 2878
An all Green Diva show featuring a wonderful co-produced segment w/ our sister show The Many Shades of Green from the WECAN International (Women's Environment & Climate Action Network) event last week while the UN was still in session. Get inspired. Get Active. Because, yes WECAN!
Green Festival LA with Green Diva Jenny Low
Oct 8, 2015 511
Our first report from Green Diva Jenny Low, who is our LA correspondent on her busy and fun time at Green Festival in LA.
Green Divas Green Thumb: Soil Preparation for Spring Gardens
Oct 8, 2015 496
Ali Hoffman, our resident Green Diva with the Green Thumb, enlightens us about one thing we can do in the garden now to help ensure a better garden in the next spring -- soil preparation. She talks about soil testing and ways to amend your soil for the best yield of veggies and/or flowers next season!
Green Divas Eco-Style: Recycled plastic clothes? Maybe not for clothing
Oct 8, 2015 528
Most of us love any idea that keeps plastic bottles from going into landfills, and on the surface, up cycling or recycling plastic into polyester material seems like a great idea, until you think about the chemicals that may be leeching into your skin and other factors. Ugh. Something to consider with Alyssa Couture eco-fashion designer.
Neil Young & Dave Matthews talking seed justice and more
Oct 2, 2015 3298
A show dedicated to farmers with a feature report from Green Divo Mike Nowak, who attended Farm Aid 30 and the press conference where Neil Young and Dave Matthews had strong words about the need for seed justice and less industrial farms. Also, an inspired Green Diva segment featuring Audra Mulkern, who is telling the stories of women farmers. Original Green Dude Scotty, who is also a recovering farmer was also in the studio!
Green Dude Scotty back in the studio
Oct 2, 2015 1019
A fun reunion with original Green Dude Scott Rousseau, who talked about being a retired marine, cop and former farmer. Very fun to have him in the studio.
Inspired Green Divas: Female Farmers
Oct 2, 2015 869
Women are the new face of sustainable farming, and Audra Mulkern is using her skills as a storyteller, photographer and filmmaker to share their stories.
GD Feature: WECAN on the road to Paris
Oct 1, 2015 751
Green Diva Meg and host of The Many Shades of Green Maxine Rubin and producer Abba Charmichael spent the day at the United Nations meeting with some of the most powerful women in the world at an event hosted by WECAN International. There were a variety of women who talked about being on the front lines of the fight for climate change and climate justice. Some especially important messages from indigenous women from the US and South America.
Green Divas Radio Show: Ian Mellencamp on the road to Farm Aid
Sep 24, 2015 3302
What a fun show featuring the up and coming musician Ian Mellencamp (yes, he is related to John Mellencamp). He's awesome and we caught him on his way to his first time on stage at Farm Aid. More great segments include, Green Divas Eco-Sexy about healing shame, Green Divas Health & Beauty on women's reproductive health and a GD Foodie-Phile about how to stock a healthy kitchen.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Women's Reproductive Health
Sep 24, 2015 590
An awesome Green Divas Health & Beauty segment with Meika Hollender, founder of Sustain Condoms, about the importance of women's reproductive health and why she and her parents founded a sustainable condom company. Interesting and important stuff.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Stocking a healthy kitchen
Sep 24, 2015 463
A wonderful and practical segment with Holli Thompson about how to keep your kitchen stocked with all the basics for healthy meals.
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Healing Shame
Sep 24, 2015 659
An excellent conversation with Veronica Monet on the importance of healing shame.
GD Feature: Neil Young & Dave Matthews talk about Farm Aid 30
Sep 23, 2015 915
A wonderful chat with Green Divo Mike Nowak who attended Farm Aid 30 with Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger. Hear Neil Young and Dave Matthews talk about why Farm Aid exists and the issues facing farmers today.
Ways to love Mama Earth and NOT be annoying
Sep 22, 2015 580
It all started when Green Diva Meg went on a bit of a rant about "Saving the Earth" and what that really means. Fun and hopefully not annoying Green Divas myEARTH360 segment.
GD Feature: Ian Mellencamp, on the road to Farm Aid 30
Sep 17, 2015 959
Had a chance to catch up with this very busy and talented man between modeling gigs (during fashion week) and getting ready for his Farm Aid debut with is own band. Yes, he's the nephew of John Mellencamp, but he's oh so much more.
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Normal
Sep 16, 2015 593
What is Normal? A setting on the washing machine . . . but when it comes to sex? An enlightening discussion with Wendy Strgar of Good Clean Love.
Sebastian Copeland, Lobstah Confessions +
Sep 16, 2015 3425
This show features the talented, adventurous and amazing Sebastian Copeland -- filmmaker and author who shares his keen observations about Antarctica and the Arctic. And so much more, including a fun Green Diva Confession from GD Lynn Hasselberger, a Green Divas Eco-Sexy with Wendy Strgar, and Rob Greenfield on his tiny house.
Green Diva Confessions: Lobster
Sep 16, 2015 501
or lobstah in your best Maine accent . . . GD Lynn talks about her adventures on a girls' weekend away and lobsters were involved.
Green Dude Rob Greenfield on his tiny house
Sep 16, 2015 664
Love Rob Greenfield and this conversation about his seriously tiny house.
Farm Sanctuary, Climate Mama +
Sep 9, 2015 3392
Green Diva Meg got to speak with Farm Sanctuary founder Gene Bauer, and we had a special visit in Green Diva Studio with Climate Mama Harriet Shugarman about the road to Paris COP21, and so much more.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Cooking with Cannabis
Sep 9, 2015 731
Who knew cannabis could be such a culinary delight and have health benefits? Robyn Griggs Lawrence knows wrote the Cannabis Kitchen Cookbook, so she knows! Fun and interesting Green Divas Foodie-Phile.
GDs Heart Wildlife: Save the Frogs
Sep 9, 2015 578
A fascinating discussion with Dr. Kerry Kriger about frogs and why they are so important to our ecosystem.
Climate Mama on the road to Paris
Sep 1, 2015 667
Harriet Shugarman, aka Climate Mama stopped by the studio to do a special Green Divas myEARTH360 report on the many fabulous events and activities leading up to the big Paris COP21 conference coming up later this fall. You'll want to find out what's happening and how you can get involved.
World Water Week 2015
Aug 26, 2015 369
Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger fills us in on World Water Week 2015 and gives us some statistics that remind us why we need to pay attention!
Green Divas @ Home: Non-Toxic bathroom fixes
Aug 19, 2015 524
Dr. Karen Lee offers some natural, non-toxic fixes to common bathroom issues, including a great way to unclog a drain without nasty chemicals.
Green Divas Radio Show: Ken Cook (again) and more summer fun
Aug 19, 2015 3370
We loved our conversation with Ken Cook, Founder of Environmental Working Group (EWG) so much that we recycled it for this show and sprinkled in some excellent new segments including a Green Divas @ Home about non-toxic bathroom fixes; a Green Divas product review about a few organic bathroom linens; a Green Divas Green Thumb and more.
Green Divas Green Thumb: Nitrogen for a happy garden
Aug 19, 2015 161
Holly and Joey Baird the Wisconsin Vegetable Gardeners talk about why nitrogen is important for plants and soil and what plants actually produce nitrogen naturally.
Green Divas Green Thumb: natural pest control
Aug 12, 2015 403
Green Moxie Nikki (aka Green Diva Nikki) offers some great tips for keeping garden pests under control without chemicals.
Obama's Clean Power Plan
Aug 10, 2015 522
Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger reports on President Obama's latest announcement about his aggressive Clean Power Plan.
Green Divas Radio Show: Tamara Rubin
Jul 28, 2015 3328
Think lead is a problem from the past? Think again. We speak with Tamara Rubin who shares her very personal inspiration for starting Lead Safe America and her mission to help educate us about the present danger of lead. Also, a great green dude segment with Ian Monroe of Oro Eco, and a Green Divas Health & Beauty with Brigitte Mars on how to make your own herbal tinctures.
Green Divas Eco-Style: Seam Siren on Sustainable Threads
Jul 27, 2015 513
Seam Siren, Mary Wutz, chats with Green Diva Meg about weaving wellness into fashion.
Green Dude Ian Monroe on saving the planet with your phone
Jul 27, 2015 837
Ian Monroe talked about how to save the world using our cell phones and digital devices.
Green Divas Radio Show: Rainbeau Mars
Jul 21, 2015 3550
Love Rainbeau Mars! Green Divas Lynn Hasselberger and Megan McWilliams had a chance not only to meet her and do yoga with her, AND talk to her as the feature of this show, but they did her 21-Day Superstar Cleanse. Listen for details on how that went. Also listen for a great Green Dude segment with Laurence Overmire, and a Green Divas Heart Wildlife segment with Lori Ann Burd.
Green Dude Laurence Overmire
Jul 20, 2015 767
Laurence Overmire is fascinating. He's an actor, poet, activist, author and genealogist. Never a dull moment. We talked about a lot of things, including his latest book, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and a Call to Action.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: 21-Day Superstar Cleanse
Jul 20, 2015 475
The Green Divas share about their recent experience with Rainbeau Mars' 21-Day Superstar Cleanse.
GDs Heart Wildlife: Neonicotinoids
Jul 19, 2015 649
Lori Ann Burd from the Center of Biological Diversity talks about the impact neonicotinoids found in pesticides and GMOs are having on wildlife.
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Healthy Fantasy
Jul 18, 2015 623
Another fascinating Green Divas Eco-Sexy episode featuring Good Clean Love's Wendy Strgar on why fantasy is healthy.
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Courage
Jul 15, 2015 592
Another wonderful Green Divas Eco-Sexy with Wendy Strgar of Good Clean Love about being courageous sexually.
Green Divas Radio Show: Robyn O'Brien on GMOs
Jul 15, 2015 314
This show has a lot of great stuff going on, including some Green Divas Eco-Sexy w/ Wendy Strgar and Green Divas @ Home about Feng Shui, but our feature was with powerhouse food advocate, Robyn O'Brien, who talked about GMOs.
GDs @ Home: Feng Shui 101
Jul 15, 2015 781
Fascinating 101 on Feng Shui with Michelle Duffy on this Green Divas @ Home episode.
Where does that meat come from?
Jul 8, 2015 384
For all you carnivores out there, Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger does a disturbing report about meat labeling, or lack of it. Meat labels no longer need to identify what country the meat came from. hmmmmmm.
GreenDivas Radio Show: Rob Stewart's Revolution
Jul 3, 2015 3191
A busy show with information about easy refrigerator pickling, Green Divas Eco-Sexy and much more. Our feature interview is with filmmaker Rob Stewart about his latest film The Revolution. Check it out.
Climage Change is bad for your health
Jul 3, 2015 324
According to the recent Lancet Commission on Climate Change report, climate change is impacting our health more negatively than we might've thought. ugh.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Easy Pickling
Jul 2, 2015 468
We talk to Becky Striepe about easy, safe refrigerator pickles made from all kinds of veggies AND fruit.
Travelin' Green Divas: Camping Hacks
Jul 1, 2015 388
A great episode for anyone who is headed out camping this summer. Some great camping hacks from Green Moxie, Nikki Fotheringham.
Green Divas Radio Show: Mariel Hemingway, Out Came the Sun
Jun 19, 2015 3474
Another inspiring chat with Mariel Hemingway, who talks about her two new books and why our stories matter. Other great segments include a Green Divas Health & Beauty with Brigitte Mars on natural remedies for radiation, a Green Divas DIY with Jeff MacIntire-Strassburg and a WTF Green Divas myEARTH360 about the EPA's recent study on the effect of fracking on the water supply.
Green Divas DIY: Upcycling Stuff
Jun 19, 2015 434
Another awesome Green Dude DIY segment with Jeff MacIntire-Strassburg, who talks about upcycling a few things.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Natural Remedies for Radiation
Jun 19, 2015 669
The Beautiful herbalist and author offers us some wonderful ways to counteract the radiation we are surrounded by in this modern world.
EPA Report on Fracking Impact on Water
Jun 19, 2015 257
GD Lynn Hasselberger reports in on what the recent EPA report on fracking's impact on water supplies really means . . .
Green Dude Andrew Revkin on Pope Francis Encyclical
Jun 18, 2015 703
Got a chance to catch up with Andrew Revkin, NYTimes Dot Earth editor/contributor, who was a significant part of a meeting last year with Pope Francis, where the discussions were all about the topic of this latest encyclical about climate change, corporate greed and getting our act together as a species. That 4-day meeting was likely the basis for this encyclical and Andy has some great insights to share about it.
Green Divas Radio Show: Care2 make a difference?
Jun 15, 2015 3475
A show featuring Care2 Founder Randy Paynter, who is rallying change makers to get active for good. Other segments include our new Green Diva Confessions, where GD Meg reveals something interesting. Also a wonderful Green Divas Eco-Sexy with Wendy Strgar, who talks about healthy fantasy.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Natural Allergy Relief
Jun 9, 2015 753
Dr. Karen Lee joins GD Meg in the studio to chat about some simple, natural ways to help reduce allergy symptoms.
GDs Heart Wildlife: Africa ASAP - save the elephants
Jun 9, 2015 555
Elephants need our help. Had to imagine someone brutally killing us so they can rip out our teeth, but that is the equivalent of what is happening to thousands of elephants. Musician and activist Wynne Paris is doing something about it. He is part of a new effort Africa ASAP (Ariel Surveillance Against Poaching), which will utilize dirigibles to keep poachers from killing elephants. Please listen. Please get involved.
More reasons to be concerned about the bees
Jun 8, 2015 282
A topic we've covered a lot, but Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger updates us on the latest buzz on bees in this Green Divas myEARTH360 segment. Learn about what you can do to take action for the bees!
Green Divas Radio Show: George Kourounis
Jun 8, 2015 3353
The earth is pissed and adventurer George Kourounis is out on the front lines of extreme weather and changing geographic conditions to show us exactly what's happening. Other great segments include a Travelin' Green Divas about making a great staycation, and Green Dude Mike Nowak on growing edible non-toxic lawns.
Inspired Green Divas: Sister Goddesses
Jun 7, 2015 650
Jenny G. Perry talks w/ Green Diva Meg about the importance of women valuing and supporting each other.
Green Divas Green Thumb: Edible Perennials
May 28, 2015 172
Another informative episode with Holly and Joey Baird the Wisconsin Vegetable Gardeners - This one about edible perennials. Yum.
Travelin' Green Divas: Staycations
May 28, 2015 542
The only scoffers of staycations are those that haven't really tried it! And it doesn't mean you just don't go anywhere! The Healthy Voyager, Carolyn Scott-Hamilton shares some great ideas to have a wonderful staycation.
#ShellNo! Just say No to Arctic Drilling
May 27, 2015 291
Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger tells us the latest on what is going on with arctic drilling. Just say #ShellNo . . . take action now!
Green Dude Mike Nowak on why natural lawns are so important
May 26, 2015 1008
Nothing more fun than a rant from our favorite green "divo" Mike Nowak. He's all about creating edible yards instead of lawns for many reasons. Listen to this experienced gardener talk about how his neighbor destroyed his potential edible yard using toxic chemicals, and learn about ways to avoid them and what you can do to help your neighbors get on board!
GDs Heart Wildlife: Genetically Engineered Crops
May 21, 2015 628
Lori Ann Burd from Center for Biological Diversity talks about the impact that genetically engineered crops are having on us, the environment and of course wildlife.
GD Confessions: Toxic Bug Kill
May 20, 2015 549
The first in our fun series, GD Confessions, GD Meg talks about choosing to use a toxic chemical solution to a gnarly bug issue.
Green Divas Radio Show: Recycle Across America
May 20, 2015 3536
This show features the awesome and beautiful Mitch Hedlund (yes, she's NOT a dude), who is executive director of Recycle Across America, a great campaign to help create simple standards so we can increase our recycling habits! Also, a wonderful Green Dude segment with author Gregg Kleiner about his latest book for kids and adults that explains CO2 perfectly (and colorfully), and an important wildlife segment about what genetically engineered crops are doing to us and wildlife.
Green Dude Gregg Kleiner
May 19, 2015 437
Gregg is the author of a fabulous children's book -- children of all ages that is. His book Please Don't Paint our Planet Pink! is a wonderful way to illustrate how carbon is released in our world.
Green Divas Radio Show: Green Divas do Chicago, Eco-Style
May 13, 2015 3325
Was an awesome earth week spent in Chicago for the Green Divas ~ this show is dedicated to all the cool green stuff going on in Chicago including a fun feature talk with John St. Augustin, producer of Earth Matters with Bill Kurtis. We got some tips for natural health & beauty from the gorgeous Karyn Calabrese and lots more . . .
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Karyn Calabrese
May 12, 2015 578
We just loved meeting Karyn Calabrese in Chicago recently, so we had to have her on the show to talk about some of her tips for staying so amazingly young and healthy. She just sparkles. Listen for some great ways to stay young and healthy!
Travelin' Green Divas: Chicago
May 12, 2015 643
Green Diva Meg visits Chicago for earth day festivities and gets to experience the greener side of the windy city including the Shedd Aquarium's sustainable gardens, a butterfly haven, Hotel Felix and more.
Green Divas Radio Show: Dr. Greene
May 11, 2015 3378
A lot of interesting information packed into this show! Green Divas Foodie-Philes w/ Holli Thompson all about grains; NEW segment series, Inspired Green Divas featuring Christy Funk on radical self-care; a wonderful discussion with Dr. Greene about what to feed our babies to give them a healthy start; and much more!
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Grains
May 4, 2015 415
Holli Thompson gives us a great 101 on grains. Why you should eat them, how you should eat them, what kind you should try, and recipes.
GDs Heart Wildlife: Living Shells
May 4, 2015 801
Dr. Charles Rawlings is many things (literally), but we talked to him about his underwater photography and his book Living Shells, which explores the amazing technicolor life beneath the surface of many oceans. He does notice some changes over the years and believes climate change is definitely having an impact.
Inspired GDs: Radical Self-Care
May 3, 2015 710
The first of our series about people and things that inspire green divas and green dudes to be change agents for good. Christy Funk talks about radical self-care.
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Earth as Partner
Apr 28, 2015 483
A very interesting Eco-Sexy segment featuring Jennifer J. Reed from our recent Earth Day show about folks who have actually married the earth. Performance art? Symbolic?
Green Divas Radio Show: Ed Begley, Earth Day 2015
Apr 28, 2015 3392
Yup. A powerhouse Earth Day show this year. Ed updated us on this new platinum LEED home-in-progress and talked about the seriousness of the drought issue in California. Paul Hawken talk about how the civil rights movement in the 60s inspired a life of activism. And who knew you could marry the earth? A fascinating Green Divas Eco-Sexy segment.
Green Dude Paul Hawken
Apr 27, 2015 1143
I've got a green diva crush on this amazing man. We chatted about how his early days as a journalist during the civil rights movement set the stage for a hugely successful career as founder of Erewhon Foods and Smith & Hawken and the activism that has flowed through his life.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Jenny G. Perry on body image
Apr 27, 2015 634
If you haven't experienced the bubbly and vibrant Jenny G. Perry, you have to catch up. She does a great Green Divas Health & Beauty episode about body image.
Green Divas Radio Show: Maria Rodale
Apr 24, 2015 3412
A great earth month show featuring one of our publishing heroes Maria Rodale, who recently launched the new Rodales Organic Life. Another great, but worrisome Green Divas Heart Wildlife segment with John Platt on the Extinction Clock series he's been working on, and Marci Zaroff bring it all home with how we can create more organic and safe homes.
Green Divas @ Home: Marci Zaroff on having an organic home
Apr 24, 2015 679
You'll want to get comfy for this Green Divas @ Home episode, featuring Marci Zaroff, who talks about why and how we need to pay attention to making our homes non-toxic, beautiful and comfortable.
Green Diva Heart Wildlife: Extinction Clock
Apr 20, 2015 587
An important Green Divas Heart Wildlife episode featuring John Platt about the Extinction Clock. Tick Tock, Tick Tock, Tick Tock . . .
Green Dude Mark Terry on Youth Climate Report Film
Apr 20, 2015 618
Great Green Dude segment featuring filmmaker Mark Terry, who is working on the Youth Climate Report film, which will be featured in Paris @ the upcoming UN COP21 to help ratify universal climate agreement (the Green Divas are planning to be there BTW). YCR is still recruiting films form young filmmakers! Listen for deets.
Green Divas Radio Show: Green Divas in SoCal
Apr 15, 2015 3467
This episode featuring highlights form our recent visit to Southern California -- from yoga and fresh juice to our fun visits with Ed Begley, Jr., and Rainbeau Mars to our feature interview with Priscilla Woolworth and a report about the drought they are experiencing out there.
Travelin' Green Divas: Southern California
Apr 15, 2015 410
The Green Divas explore the best that Southern California has to offer -- especially off-season. From Del Mar to Los Angeles.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Natural Health in Souther California
Apr 13, 2015 375
The Green Divas just spent some time in Souther California. Listen to this Green Divas Health & Beauty episode to hear about all the fun healthy activities in SoCal -- yoga, juicing, and that California state of mind.
Serious Drought Conditions in California
Apr 13, 2015 430
On our recent trip to California, we asked almost everyone we met, who lived there, if they were concerned about the drought. Surprisingly many didn't seem to be. Drought denial? GD Lynn Hasselberger does a nice Green Divas myEARTH360 report on just what is going on with the drought in California.
Green Dude Louie Schwartzberg on Fantastic Fungus
Apr 6, 2015 781
Got a chance to chat with filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg about his new project Fantastic Fungi. Wow. I learned a couple of very surprising things about the fungus among us and how vitally important it is to our eco-system. Check it out . . .
Green Divas Radio Show: Summer Rayne Oakes
Apr 4, 2015 3464
Is it spring yet? Well, warm up with this episode of the Green Divas Radio Show. Spring green cleaning with Rachel Sarnoff, April gardening with Ali Hoffman, and an awesome interview with Summer Rayne Oakes.
Green Divas @ Home: Green Spring Cleaning
Apr 3, 2015 579
Ready for spring? Feeling that need to do any major spring cleaning? Make it non-toxic and healthier for you and the planet with Mommy Greenest, Rachel Sarnoff.
Think BPA-Free is enough?
Apr 1, 2015 690
An important Green Divas myEARTH360 report featuring Michael Green of Center for Environmental Health who tells us why BPA-Free isn't enough and what EA-Free is.
Green Divas Green Thumb: April Gardening To-Do's
Mar 25, 2015 575
Green Diva Ali Hoffman offers us some great ways to get busy in the garden in April.
Green Divas Radio Show: Take Back Your Time
Mar 25, 2015 3471
Fascinating discussion with John De Graaf, founder of Take Back Your Time, about how we value our time and how happiness should factor into the economic equation. Other segments include a fun Green Divas Eco-Sexy with Wendy Strgar of Good Clean Love, Green Divas Foodie-Philes with Holli Thompson on making bone broth, and much more . . .
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Bone Broth
Mar 23, 2015 427
Holli Thompson talks about why we should consider bone broth and offers us some tips on making it.
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Good Clean Love
Mar 23, 2015 665
Another great Green Divas Eco-Sexy episode featuring Wendy Strgar of Good Clean Love. Listen up buttercups!
Green Divas Heart Wildlife: The Messenger
Mar 19, 2015 625
Another great discussion about the serious decline of songbirds with filmmaker Su Rynard.
Green Divas Radio Show: Marilyn Mehlmann
Mar 18, 2015 3475
After you listen to the thoughtful Green Dude segment with Rolly Montpelier about climate change depression and how to counteract it, you'll want to stay tuned for our feature interview with Marilyn Mehlmann, who is the General Secretary of Global Action Plan. She called in from Europe, where she is based. Much more to this great show. Listen up!
Green Dude Rolly Montpelier on Climate Change Depression
Mar 14, 2015 1079
Boomer Warrior and Green Dude Rolly Montpelier talks about the emotional stress and actual depression many climate change activists and scientists are experiencing and ways to combat it.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Spring Equinox Detox
Mar 13, 2015 485
Spring is in the air and it is time to do some spring cleaning - inside and out! Get ready to do a wonderful mindful detox that integrates mind-body-spirit with Jessica Durivage and Rebelle Wellness in this Green Divas Health & Beauty podcast.
Fast Track + Trade Deals = Bad News
Mar 12, 2015 650
An important Green Divas myEARTH360 report featuring health and environmental journalist, Alison Rose Levy, who connects the dots between the Citizens United decision, Fast Track legislation, and some dirty back room trade deals. Listen, learn and take action!
Green Divas Green Thumb: March Gardening To-Do's
Mar 9, 2015 644
Yes, there are a lot of things we can be doing to prepare for spring gardening, even though there is still a ton of snow out there in many areas. Green Diva Ali Hoffman shares some great ways to start gardening now.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Cosmetic Terms
Mar 9, 2015 674
The beautiful and talented natural makeup artist and green beauty consultant, Kristen Arnett does another great Green Divas Health & Beauty segment. This podcast is all about the various terms for "natural" used in cosmetics and skincare products and what they really mean (hint: they don't mean much!)
Green Divas Radio Show: Jeff Goodell
Mar 8, 2015 3610
Rockin' show with our featured guest, Jeff Goodell, author and contributing editor of Rolling Stone Magazine, on being an environmental journalist. A bit of bad and scary news about chocolate - yup, your chocolate could contain lead and/or cadmium. NO! Another great Green Divas Health & Beauty segment featuring Kristen Arnett and much more . . .
Green Dude Larry Kraft on iMatter Youth
Mar 7, 2015 1093
Great conversation with Larry Kraft, executive director of iMatter Youth, which is an organization all about empowering young people in taking action for the environment and other relevant issues impacting their own future. A platform to amplify voices of youth. Great stuff. Listen up!
Get the lead out . . . of your chocolate?
Mar 7, 2015 303
OMG - heavy metals, such as LEAD are being discovered in all kinds of chocolate, even organic chocolate! WTF? GD Lynn Hasselberger does a sad and scary report for those of us addicted to chocolate.
Green Divas Radio Show: Black & Green Mama
Mar 2, 2015 3531
This full Green Divas Radio Show features author and blogger, Kenrya Rankin Naasel on being a mom and how race can be a factor in green living. Other segments include our first Green Divas DIY segment with a Green Dude -- Jeff Macintire-Strassburg offers up some ideas for getting creative with pallets. Green Divas Foodie-Phile segment with Meatless Monday's Diana Rice, and more.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Phthalates
Mar 1, 2015 524
An interesting and slightly scary Green Divas Health & Beauty segment featuring Super Natural Mom, Beth Greer, who talks about the latest research coming out about Phthalates, which are present in so many things in our everyday world.
Green Dude Scott Laaback on permaculture Kalani style
Feb 27, 2015 396
A great Green Dude segment featuring Scott Laaback, permaculture manager at Kalani, the amazing retreat on Hawaii's big island, where we visited in 2014. They are embarking on an ambitious program to be self-sustaining regarding food for 200 people by 2020.
Green Divas DIY: Getting Creative w/ Wood Pallets
Feb 27, 2015 440
Our first DIY segment with a green dude! Not sure why, so many awesome projects for dudes! Jeff MacIntire-Strasburg gives us some great tips and ideas for using wood pallets for a variety of projects.
Feb 26, 2015 322
As always an excellent Green Divas myEARTH360 report by GD Lynn Hasselberger on the heels of Fashion Week all about Rainforest Action Network's "Out of Fashion" campaign to raise awareness of the impact of the fashion industry on trees and our environment.
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Nature is Erotic
Feb 23, 2015 491
A fascinating Green Divas Eco-Sexy episode with Jennifer Reed, who's doctoral dissertation is focused on eco-sexuality and how sexuality, gender and the environment interact. She's has a refreshing point of view.
Green Divas Eco-Style: Shop Drop Challenge
Feb 23, 2015 557
Mommy Greenest, Rachel Sarnoff threw down the challenge before the holidays, but it is something we need to keep working on -- the Shop Drop Challenge. It's all about NOT buying more useless stuff and learning how we can be eco-fashionista's by consigning, swapping, up cycling, and more creative ways of avoiding shopping for new stuff.
Green Divas Radio Show: Paul Douglas
Feb 20, 2015 3569
An excellent episode filled with great information and of course witty banter . . . Paul Douglas, meteorologist and innovative entrepreneur talks about the weather, climate change, and why being religious or conservative doesn't make climate change any less real. Other awesome segments include Green Divas Eco-Sexy; Green Divas Eco-Style; Green Divas Green Thumb; and Green Divas myEARTH360; and of course another great Earth Matters with Bill Kurtis.
GMO Labeling in Illinois
Feb 20, 2015 385
There's a movement afoot in Illinois to get food labeling to include GMOs when appropriate. Jack Miller from Food and Water Watch, who is leading the charge. He and GD Lynn Hasselberger are activating folks to make it happen. Listen to Jack Miller talk about getting things going for GMO food labeling in Illinois.
Green Divas Radio Show: Food Babe
Feb 13, 2015 3495
A warm-hearted show for a cold winter's week featuring Food Babe, who is busy launching a book when she's not leading the charge to get the food industry to clean up their act. Green Dude Jesse Howley on why sustainability sucks, and a Green Divas Green Thumb segment with Shawna Coronado. Great Stuff. Tune in now!
Green Dude Jesse Howley on why sustainability sucks
Feb 13, 2015 782
A spirited conversation with Jesse Howley, ecology and green tech specialist and fan of people and special places. Jesse talks about why "sustainability" sucks. It's probably not what you think, so listen up to find out what this is all about!
Green Divas Green Thumb: Winter Garden Dreaming w/ Shawna Coronado
Feb 13, 2015 1154
For those living through the deep freeze of winter or anyone who loves growing things, a fun and inspiring Green Divas Green Thumb episode featuring Shawna Coronado.
Green Divas Radio Show: Hungry Polar Bears & More
Feb 8, 2015 3474
A great show with a fascinating interview with Sabrina Shankman, who is a reporter for Inside Climate News and wrote Meltdown: Terror at the Top of the World about a hiker/explorer who was attacked by a polar bear. Also, get the latest green car news from John Voelcker fresh from the Detroit Auto show and a special Green Divas myEARTH360 report with Katherine Hayhoe. Listen up peeps!
Green Dude John Voelcker - NAIAS 2015
Feb 7, 2015 867
The latest news in green cars and greener driving from green dude John Voelcker, who reports on the latest and greatest from the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) and more.
Katherine Hayhoe on the hottest year & hope
Feb 7, 2015 952
A special Green Divas myEARTH360 featuring Katherine Hayhoe on the hottest year on record, hope and the latest news in climate change.
Green Divas Radio Show: Raffi
Jan 30, 2015 3477
Ok. If you want to hear the green divas swoon like groupies, listen to this fun show featuring Raffi, who even sings to them. Yup, we're Baby Beluga graduates. He's doing some powerful work in addition to his inspiring music, so listen up and learn. Other segments include a special myEARTH360 with Rich Fuller of Pure Earth / Blacksmith Institute about reducing pollution in developing communities around the globe.
Encouraging News about Pollution in Developing Countries
Jan 28, 2015 849
An interesting and encouraging talk with Rich Fuller, president and founder of Pure Earth / Blacksmith Institute, which came out with a report this week about pollution reduction in developing nations.
Green Divas Radio Show: Ken Cook on Food Scores
Jan 23, 2015 3527
Excellent show featuring one of our favorite green dudes, Ken Cook, Founder/CEO of EWG, who talked about their new awesome app - Food Scores. Great episode with other folks like Rob Greenfield, dumpster diving to raise awareness of food waste; special Green Divas myEARTH360 featuring Climate Mama; and more, so listen up buttercups!
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Julie Wahlers
Jan 23, 2015 390
Listen to this inspiring episode of Green Divas Health & Beauty as Julie Wahlers talks about her journey from medical diagnosis of MS to health through natural methods.
Green Dude Rob Greenfield on Dumpster Diving
Jan 23, 2015 861
Rob is becoming known for his dumpster diving events. Yup, he's dumpster diving to help raise awareness about food waste. listen to this excellent Green Dude report featuring Rob Greenfield.
Climate Mama on Keystone XL & More
Jan 23, 2015 654
Our favorite Climate Mama, Harriet Shugarman was in the studio to talk about what's happening with the Keystone XL pipeline, fracking and more.
Green Divas Radio Show: Michael Green on BPA
Jan 16, 2015 3478
This week's feature interview features Michael Green, Founder of Center for Environmental Health (CEH) talks about the latest news on BPA and why we need to look beyond BPA. Other segments include Travelin' Green Divas - wine country in winter; Green Divas Eco-Style on green washing in the beauty industry; and a special Green Divas myEARTH360 with breaking climate change news.
Green Divas Eco-Style: Greenwashing in the Beauty Industry
Jan 16, 2015 508
The lovely Kristen Arnett of Green Beauty Team talks about green washing in the beauty and cosmetic industry.
Travelin' Green Divas: Wine Country in Winter
Jan 16, 2015 422
Travelin Green Dude, Gary Deidrichs tells us why wine country in winter is a great idea.
Greg Laden on the Hottest Year EVER
Jan 16, 2015 765
You heard it here first! Greg Laden, Climate/Science Communicator helps to disseminate and explain some of the latest statistics coming out about climate change gathered in 2014.
Green Divas Radio Show: Greg Laden on 2014 Climate Statistics
Jan 9, 2015 3126
First show of 2015, and a great one too. Greg Lade, climate scientist and communicator schools us on some of the statistics that have been floating around about 2014 climate changes. Other segments include of course, Green Divas myEARTH360, Green Divas Foodie-Philes with JL Fields, and more.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Vegan Pressure Cooking
Jan 9, 2015 583
JL Fields talks about her new book, Vegan Pressure Cooking, and if you were wary of pressure cooking because of some of the horror stories, get over it. There are new pressure cookers that are safe and you can do SO much with them.
Green Divas Heart Wildlife: Dealing with Rodents
Jan 9, 2015 598
The first of many conversations with the folks from the Center for Biodiversity. Jonathan Evans enlightens us about ways to handle rodents without the use of common poisons. Some surprising and useful information.
Green Diva Lynn streaking past her comfort zone
Jan 9, 2015 269
If you haven't heard yet, Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger has thrown out the challenge: If we meet our funding goal for GDGD Radio Network, she will run naked (in body paint and possibly teeny panties) through the streets of Chicago. She's amazing. Listen to this episode of Green Divas myEARTH360 to find out more.
Green Divas Radio Show: GDGD Radio Network Special
Dec 23, 2014 3473
HO HO HO - happy holiday season and almost 2015! We are so psyched about the new GDGD Radio Network and some of the excellent green and healthy living shows that are joining us! This show is dedicated to the new network and we talk to some of the talented people who are bringing them to you via GDGD Radio ~ John St. Augustine and Bill Kurtis from Earth Matters, Mrs. Green's World, Kristin Ace of GVK, and more . . .
Green Divas Radio Show: Sean Gardner, doing social good
Dec 19, 2014 3506
GD Meg got to speak to a social media god, Sean Gardner, who is using his social media power for good as a huge force behind the popularity of #GivingTuesday. The Show also features a great Green Divas Foodie-Phile segment with Karyn Calabrese, and a Green Divas DIY holiday lantern project (easy), a wonderful tribute to Theo Colborn on Green Divas myEARTH360 and more . . .
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Karyn Calabrese
Dec 19, 2014 1009
What an inspiration Karyn Calabrese is! She is the vibrant force behind Karyn's Raw foods, author and restauranteur, who shares her formula for living healthy (and why she looks so amazing).
Green Divas DIY: Holiday Lanterns
Dec 19, 2014 324
Another super easy and fun DIY project for the holidays that you can do with your kids. Green Diva Leigh G. gives us some instructions in this podcast.
Tribute to Theo Colborn
Dec 19, 2014 332
Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger reports on the sad news of the passing of environmental health hero, Theo Colborn, who was a pioneer in identifying endocrine disrupting chemicals and their impact on humans, animals and the environment.
Shame on Duke Energy, Shame on EPA
Dec 17, 2014 640
So, the good news is that folks like Sierra Club's Beyond Coal are helping shut down hundreds of coal power plants, which are responsible for so much of the pollution and CO2. The bad news is that companies like Duke Energy in North Carolina are abandoning their plants along with coal ash pits of toxic sludge that is dangerous to water systems and the people who live near them. Another important Green Divas myEARHT360 report!
Green Divas Radio Show: Human Rights
Dec 12, 2014 3437
To honor the UN's Human Rights Day that fell during this week, we featured the beautiful Elena Christopoulos, who spoke about human rights and how it relates to health and the environment. Also, the Travelin' Green Diva segment is about the top 10 ethical destinations in the world. Also a fun Green Divas Eco-Sexy segment from a dude's perspective on conscious sensuality.
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Conscious Sensuality
Dec 12, 2014 650
Our first Green Divas Eco-Sexy segment from a Green Dude's perspective. We heard from author, permaculturist and founder of the Institute of Conscious Sensuality, Robert Silber.
Travelin' Green Divas: Ethical Destinations
Dec 12, 2014 624
Gary Diedrichs from Green Travel Guides shares this year's top 10 ethical destinations for traveling around the world -- some that may surprise you, some you may never have heard of.
Green Dudes: Mike Nowak on Pollinators
Dec 6, 2014 1111
We love Green Dude (or Divo) Mike Nowak, who is not only a master gardener, but a radio show host who loves the environment. We are thrilled that his show now streams every day on the new GDGD Radio Network from 2 - 4pm ET. We talk about a lot of things, but we were trying to focus on the importance of pollinators in this episode . . .
No Coal Rolling in NJ and more environmental news
Dec 6, 2014 497
After you are done making jokes about NJ, note that it is the first state to BAN coal rolling, which is a belligerent practice of intentionally sending out polluting black smoke through your truck with special pipes and is generally done directly near hybrid and EV cars. NJ doesn't need any extra smog . . . Butterflies will benefit from oil spill cleanup? and more great environmental news.
Green Divas Radio Show: Plastic Paradise . . . NOT
Dec 6, 2014 3488
We talked to Angela Sun, who produced and directed Plastic Paradise, a film about how plastic is overwhelming our oceans -- A must-see documentary. Also chatted w/ Green Divo, Mike Nowak about the importance of pollinators and of course his show, The Mike Nowak show coming to the GDGD Radio Network. Also, a Green Divas @ Home segment with Energy Star about home energy efficiency to keep warm this winter, and much more!
Green Divas @ Home: Winter Energy Efficiency
Dec 6, 2014 657
Expert Chandler Von Schroeder from the EPA's Energy Star program called in to offer up some tips for keeping warm and energy efficient this winter. Some tips GD Meg had never heard about.
Green Divas Radio Show: Robyn O'Brien
Nov 28, 2014 3405
Robyn O'Brien is kicking foodie butt and helping us understand the truth about our current food system and why we need to make some big changes. Listen to her as the featured segment of this great Green Divas Radio Show, which also features myEARTH360 report and a couple of useful segments to keep the holidays sane and healthy this year.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Strategies for Healthier Holidays
Nov 28, 2014 505
Green Diva Kate Bartolotta, founder Be You Media Group, offers up some great strategies to keep healthy through the busy and fun holiday season. Specific tips for sticking to your healthiest way of eating wherever we go throughout this season of celebrating with food and fun.
Green Divas DIY: Best & Easiest Holiday Hostess Gifts
Nov 28, 2014 402
Want to give something super thoughtful, low-stress, and not another bottle of wine or booze to the hosts of your holiday parties this year? Listen to these great ideas from Green Diva DIYer Leigh from Green 4 u . . .
Clean Power Plan: Get Informed. Take Action
Nov 28, 2014 368
Yo! If you care about pollution and want more renewable energy, take action and let your voice be heard - you have till Dec. 1! Listen to this awesome Green Divas myEARTH360 to find out more.
Green Divas Radio Show: Food & Water Watch
Nov 23, 2014 3439
This week's show features Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food & Water Watch, who is definitely a powerful advocate for safe and accessible food and water. Other segments include Green Divas Eco-Sexy, which is all about healthier and greener toys; Green Dude Ed Fallon, who is walking the walk; Green Divas @ Home on smarter ways to use toilet paper and paper towels and more . . .
Green Divas @ Home: Smarter use of paper products at home
Nov 23, 2014 371
Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger recently spent a week in NJ @ Green Diva Studio and was inspired by the toilet paper without a cardboard roll, so we decided to do a Green Divas @ Home segment about toilet paper and paper towel use. Some cool stats and tips for smarter use of paper products at home.
Green Dudes: Ed Fallon
Nov 23, 2014 573
We need more dudes like Ed Fallon, who has demonstrated his passion for earth in many ways. First he served in government office in the state of Iowa, and then walked across the U.S. during the People's Climate March to help raise awareness of the realities of climate change. Interesting and inspiring dude.
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Healthy & Green Toys
Nov 23, 2014 558
perhaps a bit racier than most of the Green Divas Eco-Sexy episodes, but some great information on finding healthier, greener sex toys. R-Rated, but great episode featuring Eco-Sex author, Stefanie Iris Weiss
WTFrack? Polar Bears & NanoTech in food
Nov 23, 2014 599
Oh my . . . yup. a lot of WTF stuff, including more fracking nonsense and nanotechnology in our food? some sad news about polar bears, but of course, a lil encouraging news too.
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Menopause is Sexy - Aromatherapy
Nov 18, 2014 585
Who knew our olfactory system was so bloody powerful?! Check out the 3rd episode of our Green Divas Eco-Sexy Menopause is Sexy series and learn about how aromatherapy can help women AND men.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Better Butter Coffee
Nov 18, 2014 386
GD Meg has created a better butter coffee. Based on the popular wellness craze of bulletproof coffee, which is touted to help boost metabolism and brain function, GD Meg has developed her own recipe that is as delicious as it is nutritious.
Green Divas Radio Show: Inspired by the Global Chorus
Nov 18, 2014 3565
What do Nelson Mandela, the Dalai Lama and Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger have in common? They are all featured in the Global Chorus a book of wise words from leaders around the globe who are making the world a better place. We spoke with Todd MacLean, editor-in-chief of this project. Other segments include Stefanie Spear on Green Divas myEARTH360 and a Green Divas Foodie-Phile on GD Meg's better butter coffee, and more . . .
Green Divas Radio Show: Getting Beyond Coal
Nov 15, 2014 3565
This week's show is loaded with inspiration. We talked again with Mary Anne Hitt from Seirra Club's Beyond Coal campaign and if you think people can't make a difference, listen to this interview! Speaking of listening, check out the Green Divas myEARTH360 report featuring Dayna Reggero, who launched the Climate Listening Project. Also Women's Voices for the Earth tell us about the dangers in the salon . . . so much more.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Beauty and Its Beast
Nov 11, 2014 593
Many of us are wary of all the chemicals we can be exposed to in salons, and we do our best to minimize contact with them. Imagine if it was your job and you had to breathe them in and handle them every day! Listen to this Green Divas Health & Beauty podcast to get a greater awareness of salon toxins and what you can do to help salon workers.
The Climate is Speaking. Are We Listening?
Nov 11, 2014 554
Are you experiencing climate change impact in your community? And in what ways are folks rallying to adapt and meet the challenges caused by climate disruption? Dayna Reggero launched an important Climate Listening project in her community of Western North Carolina. Listen to what she is learning from people who are telling their stories . . .
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Menopause is Sexy Series - Herbs
Nov 6, 2014 638
Ok. So, we found out in part 1 of this series that menopause CAN be sexy and about some foods that can help. In part 2 of the Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Menopause is Sexy, we're all about herbs -- not just for women of a certain age either -- herbs for men and women. We thought we knew a lot about herbs, but there are some things we've never heard of. Great info! Listen up!
Green Divas Peaceout Meditation: Tech Timeout
Nov 5, 2014 1886
Ever feel like you are addicted to your digital devices? Well, most of us are. It's important for so many reasons to unplug and find balance, to reconnect with ourselves, our families, and nature. GD Meg offers us a wonderful guided meditation as well as a few strategies for taking mini tech timeouts throughout the day. You'll want to bookmark this one!
Green Divas Radio Show: Mike Nowak
Oct 18, 2014 3559
Another fun episode featuring Mike Nowak from the Mike Nowak Radio Show. A wonderful Green Divas Eco-Style segment with Bianca Alexander about Authenticity, and a Green Divas Foodie-Phile with Lindsay Coulter, David Suzuki's Queen of Green about how to reduce food waste.
Green Divas Eco-Style: What is Your Authentic Style?
Oct 18, 2014 780
great conversation with Bianca Alexander about how to find your best authentic style. Green Divas Eco-Style.
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Menopause is Sexy Series Pt. 1
Oct 18, 2014 587
The first part in our Green Divas Eco-Sexy Menopause is Sexy series focusing on ways women can prepare to be at their very best leading up to and during "them changes." This episode focuses on foods that support women's health specifically for menopause.
Green Divas Radio Show: Going with the Flow in Hawaii
Oct 15, 2014 4051
This show is dedicated to the Green Divas recent adventure to Hawaii, the Big Island. Segments include Green Divas Eco-Fashion, a special Green Divas myEARTH360, a Green Divas Foodie-Phile and a re-broadcast of our talk with Kalani's permaculture dude, Eric Ellenwood. Learn about all the sustainable efforts on Hawaii.
The Big Renewable Island of Hawai'i
Oct 15, 2014 652
We learned a few cool things about Hawai'i, the big island on our recent trip there, like that it derives a much higher percentage of energy from renewable resources than almost anywhere else in the US. Listen to GD Lynn Hasselberger's excellent Green Divas myEARTH360 report featuring the good news about Hawaii and what we can all learn from them. Aloha.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Smoothies & Juicing
Oct 13, 2014 564
Can't complain when you are flown to Hawaii to conduct a smoothing and juicing workshop with all organic, local and exotic fruits and veggies! On the heals of our trip to Kalani for the Puna Culinary Festival, here is a Green Divas Foodie-Phile podcast to wet your whistle. You'll be inspired to dust off that blender and get yourself a juicer
Green Divas Eco-Style: Aloha Style
Oct 13, 2014 435
The Green Divas report on some of the latest eco-fashion for travel that they used for their recent Hawaiian adventures, from yoga gear and sexy bathing suits to adorable shoes -- all sustainably and consciously made.
Travelin Green Divas: Hawai'i the best kept secret in Hawaii
Oct 13, 2014 642
The Green Divas share about their extraordinary adventures on Hawaii, the Big Island. They experience two different style retreats, Hawaii Island Retreat and Kalani, zip lining in Kohala, the Puna Culinary Festival, an active volcano, and the beauty of the natural environment of this magical island. The best kept secret in Hawaii is Hawai'i the island.
Green Divas Radio Show: Katherine Hayhoe
Oct 3, 2014 3495
We were in Hawaii while this one aired . . . excellent interview with well-known climate scientist and communicator Katherine Hayhoe who was featured in Years of Living Dangerously; Green Divas Foodie-Phile with Jared Koch of Clean Plates; Green Divas Green Thumb with GD Ali Hoffman on October garden To-Dos; and a special Green Divas Heart Wildlife segment with Su Rynard, director of SongbirdSOS.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Clean Plates
Oct 3, 2014 531
Jared Koch, founder and author of Clean Plates, talks w/ Green Diva Meg about the importance of eating clean, what that means and how we achieve it.
Green Divas Heart Wildlife: Songbird SOS
Oct 3, 2014 1123
Our songbirds are disappearing in alarming numbers -- and when I say alarming, I mean ALARMING! Listen to this special Green Divas Heart Wildlife segment with filmmaker Su Rynard talks about her upcoming film Songbird SOS, which highlights the plight of nature's singers and what it really means for the rest of us here on the planet.
Green Divas Green Thumb: To-Do list for October gardening
Oct 3, 2014 524
Our Green Diva Gardener Ali Hoffman talks about what we are harvesting, cleaning up and prepping for fall in this great Green Divas Green Thumb podcast.
Green Divas Heart Wildlife: For the Sake of Snakes
Sep 20, 2014 438
Don't freak out. Snakes have their purpose and most of them are actually harmless. Listen to David Suzuki's Queen of Green, Lindsay Coulter talk about how you can support healthy garden snakes in this Green Divas Heart Wildlife podcast.
Green Divas Radio Show: OITNB's Alysia Reiner, Climate Week +
Sep 20, 2014 3494
So, are you going to New York for the People's Climate March? Climate Week is coming and we got a chance to talk about it with Green Dude Andrew Winston. So, much great stuff in this show . . . If you haven't seen Netflix's hot series, Orange is the New Black, you must stop what you are doing and be prepared to binge-watch this awesome and edgy series. Pay attention to that gorgeous vixen/warden -- that's Alysia Reiner, who is making Orange is the New Green . . . She takes a break from her busy world of acting and mothering to talk to us about her passion for healthy, green living.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Healthy Meals in 5 Minutes
Sep 20, 2014 457
Dr. Blythe Metz, author, raw foodie, actress among many talents chatted with GD Meg about how to make healthy, low-stress meals in 5 minutes or less. Beware - you'll get hungry!
Green Dudes: Andrew Winston on Climate Summit 2014
Sep 20, 2014 1245
Our second discussion with Andrew Winston, author and green business strategist talks about the Climate Week and the UN Climate Summit and what it all means.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Considering Raw Milk
Sep 20, 2014 797
Michael Edwards founder and Editor-in-chief of Organic Lifestyle Magazine talks about why we should consider raw milk (if you do dairy) and how you can find it.
Green Divas Radio Show: Cafeteria Man +
Sep 14, 2014 3515
If you are a parent or just care about what kids are being fed in schools, you will LOVE Tony Geraci, the Cafeteria Man. Tony is the subject of a documentary called Cafeteria Man because he is kicking crappy school food's butt. Other great segments include a Green Diva Health & Beauty with Holli Thompson, Travelin' Green Divas with Gary Diedrichs, an awesome fall Green Divas DIY project to feed the birds, and of course a great Green Divas myEARTH360 report by GD Lynn Hasselberger focusing on eWaste and acidification of our oceans (and even some good news!).
Green Divas DIY: EASY Bird Feeder
Sep 14, 2014 354
Green Diva Leigh G. from Green4u tells us about a super easy way to make a bird feeder out of a couple of items from your kitchen. Makes the birds happy this fall and get the kids involved too! Great up cycling project too.
eWaste, Acidification of our Oceans & more Environmental News
Sep 14, 2014 505
Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger does a great Green Divas myEARTH360 report on what we need to know about eWaste, including some shocking statistics. She also talks about the acidification of our oceans and more about climate change.
Travelin Green Divas: Eco-Travel Checklist
Sep 14, 2014 516
Green Dude Gary Diedrichs, of Green Traveler Guides shares a eco-traveler checklist to help us all prepare to have the healthiest, greenest adventures possible.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Non-Toxic Beauty Tips
Sep 14, 2014 552
Hear about ways to avoid certain toxins in our daily beauty habits from Holli Thompson, author of Discovering Your Nutritional Style.
Green Divas Radio Show: Detox the Box
Sep 8, 2014 3319
Ok. THIS was a fun show in so many ways. First of all, are we ready to eat crickets as the next most eco-friendly protein source? David Suzuki's Queen of Green gives us some ways to help wildlife to kick off our Green Divas Heart Wildlife series. A great Green Dude segment with Boomer Warrior, Rolly Montpellier. The feature was with Cassidy Randall of Women's Voices for Earth about their fun and important Detox the Box campaign that is helping raise awareness about the toxic chemicals that most feminine hygiene product manufacturers use.
Green Dudes: Boomer Warrior, Rolly Montpellier
Sep 8, 2014 798
Rolly Montpellier is the Founder and Managing Editor of BoomerWarrior.Org, which is a site for the socially aware and politically conscious; for the change-makers and thought-provokers; for the light and young at heart; for anyone willing and courageous enough to move forward. We talked climate change and grandparenthood. Cool Green Dude.
Green Divas Heart Wildlife: How to Adopt Wildlife
Sep 8, 2014 450
The first of our Green Divas Heart Wildlife series. We love animals, and who doesn't? David Suzuki's Queen of Green Lindsday Coulter talks about how we can help wildlife species that are in trouble by adopting them through organizations that are doing great work to help. Listen up and adopt an orangutan or two!
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Grasshoppers, there what's for dinner
Sep 8, 2014 663
Seem unappetizing? Consider that grasshopper protein pound for pound is not only healthier, but uses a 1000 times less water to produce than beef. Jack Ceadel, founder of Hopper foods sees insects and grasshoppers in particular as an extremely eco-friendly source of healthy protein. Interesting podcast. Not as creepy crawly as you think . . .
Green Divas Radio Show: War on the Whales
Sep 2, 2014 3572
This full show features Joshua Horwitz, author of War of the Whales, a true story about two men who joined forces to fight the US government to help the whales. Other great segments include a Green Divas @ Home segment with Madeleine Somerville, author of All You Need is Less, and a Green Divas Health & Beauty segment with David Suzuki's Queen of Green offers us some tips for being less polluted.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Be Less Polluted
Sep 2, 2014 472
Another great Green Divas Health & Beauty podcast featuring Lindsay Coulter, David Suzuki's Queen of Green on tips for being less polluted. Some simple ways to reduce our daily exposure to common toxins that can build up in our bodies. Yikes. Some of these might surprise you. Listen up.
Green Divas @ Home: All You Need is Less
Sep 2, 2014 566
Great Green Divas at Home segment with Madeleine Somerville, author of All You Need is Less. We talk about the less popular of the the 'R's, Reduce. We love all our cool green-living gadgets, but it is important that we also learn to give up our obsession with stuff.
Matt Damon's Water.org ~ World Water Week
Aug 31, 2014 780
780 million people lack access to clean water. While we didn't get to speak with Matt Damon, who is behind the amazing organization Water.org, we did get a chance to speak to Moree Scofield, who is working hard to help raise awareness about the plight of so many people who do NOT have easy access to clean, safe water. Learn how to get involved. Great podcast!
Green Divas Radio Show: Naked Food
Aug 27, 2014 3469
An episode full of great information -- from a thoughtful Green Dude segment with nature guide and author Bud Wilson, to a Travelin' Green Divas segment with Gary Diedrichs from Green Traveler Guides on why Green Restaurants matter. We got advice on canning from The Wisconsin Gardeners in our Green Divas Green Thumb, and we learned how to conserve water in the kitchen from Jessica Arinella of the What You Can Do video series. But our fun feature was with Margarita Restrepo, founder and publisher of Naked Food Magazine. So much fun in such a little time.
Green Divas / What You Can Do: water conservation in the kitchen
Aug 27, 2014 259
Did you know that the average American uses 20 gallons of water A DAY just doing dishes? Jessica Arinella from the What You Can Do video series talks about easy ways to reduce your water use in the kitchen.
Travelin Green Divas: Green Restaurants on the Road
Aug 27, 2014 415
Gary Diedrichs from Green Traveler Guides talks about what green restaurants are and why we should look for them when we are traveling.
Green Dudes: Bud Wilson on why nature rocks
Aug 27, 2014 757
Bud Wilson, founder of Deep Nature Journeys, is an author, explorer, guide and many many things; but above all, he is a nature dude. He connects the dots to why we need to make the deep connection to nature. Interesting conversation. Listen up!
Green Divas Radio Show: A Will for the Woods
Aug 17, 2014 3606
A tough week with the loss of Robin Williams. Thus a timely and thoughtful feature interview with two of the directors of a new documentary called A Will for the Woods, which is about green and natural burial. Also great segments including a GD myEARTH360 focused on what the heck is going on with tracking, draught and water in California. A GD Eco-Style segment with Starre Vartan about why we should buy organic clothes, GD Eco-Sexy with Stefanie Weiss about natural, non-toxic lubricants, a GD Health & Beauty segment with Mafia Hairdresser, Jon David about toxins in our Shampoo and more . . .
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Toxic Shampoo
Aug 17, 2014 492
Time to ditch that toxic shampoo and haircare products. Jon David (aka the Mafia Hairdresser), who is a green salon dude, talks to us about what is commonly found in shampoos that could harm us, and how we can get active to get those brands out there to get rid of the toxins.
Green Divas Eco-Style: Why Organic Clothes Matter
Aug 15, 2014 568
An interesting discussion with Starre Vartan, founder/publisher of Eco-Chick.com about why organic clothes matter and why we should all be paying closer attention to eco-fashion for our own health, the health of those that produce it, and of course, the health of the planet.
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Non-Toxic & Natural Lubricants
Aug 15, 2014 494
Perhaps you are working hard to remove toxins in your environment and in your beauty and skincare regimen, but you probably didn't realize that most personal lubricants are made of fairly toxic stuff. Do you really want to expose an extremely sensitive area of your body to potentially dangerous toxins? Learn more about what you want to avoid and how to avoid them from Stefanie Weiss, author of Eco-Sex on this Green Divas Eco-Sexy podcast.
Good, Bad, Ugly on Bottled Water & More Environmental News
Aug 14, 2014 487
the Green Divas myEARTH360 report this week focuses on some WTF (What The Frack or When the F) bottled water stuff, like why the heck is draught-ridden California letting big water bottling companies continue to drain the remaining water supply? And more water-related and other environmental news . . .
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Why Organic Eggs?
Aug 3, 2014 586
Green Diva Giselle Achecar, of Eco Rico TV shares with us some eggsellent reasons to chose organic eggs, and she talks about some of her best recipes using organic eggs.
Green Divas Radio Show: Susan McPherson, Socially Responsible Biz
Aug 3, 2014 3600
Happy August! Starting the month our right with an excellent Green Divas Radio Show. The show features the dynamic Susan McPherson, who is a serial connector and corporate responsibility expert. Great Travelin Green Divas segment with Gary Diedrichs, publisher of Green Traveler Guides on eco-travel on any budget. Get your August organic gardening "to-do" list. Learn why you should eat organic eggs from Green Diva Giselle Achecar, and lots more . . .
Travelin Green Divas: Eco-Friendly on Any Budget
Aug 1, 2014 447
Gary Diedrichs, publisher of Green Traveler Guides, offers us some great ways to travel greener on any budget. Where are you going on your next trip?
Exporting pollution & GMO fail
Aug 1, 2014 421
The word of this week's Green Divas myEARTH360 is "perplexed." We're working hard to reduce carbon emissions from fossil fuels, and shift to cleaner sources, but we are exporting more natural gas and oil out of the country? As if the atmosphere over the US isn't connected to the rest of the planet? And when GMOs fail . . .
Green Divas Green Thumb: To-Do list for August gardening
Aug 1, 2014 505
Green Diva Ali Hoffman offers us more excellent tips for gardening -- this time for the month of August. I was surprised how many veggie crops can be started for a second time this late in the season, even in the colder zones!
Green Divas Radio Show: Eric Ellenwood on Permaculture
Jul 26, 2014 3396
A full show with a lot of great information -- from our discussion with permaculture dude Eric Ellenwood from the Kalani, in Hawai'i to GD Lynn Hasselberger's excellent Green Divas myEARTH360 report on food production and why we need to pay attention. Toss in a Green Divas Eco-Sexy segment with Brigitte Mars and a lil Green Divas Green Thumb segment and you've got everything you need for the week . . . well sort of . . .
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Get in the Mood with Aromatherapy
Jul 25, 2014 537
Another excellent Green Divas Eco-Sexy podcast featuring Brigitte Mars, herbalist and author of The Sexual Herbal. The nose knows . . . this episode she talks about aromatherapy and which scents can help put you in the mood, and which ones might not . . . (definitely a mild PG for this one)
Green Dudes: Jeff MacIntire-Strasburg on Rocket Stoves
Jul 24, 2014 454
Rocket stoves are actually NOT rocket science, but simple technology that can easily be built w/ a variety of accessible resources to help provide safe and economical cooking facilities for those in developing countries. Great conversation with Green Dude Jeff MacIntire-Strasburg, publisher of Sustainablog.org. Check it out.
Global Food Sustainability, Smog-Eating Roof Tiles & More Earth News
Jul 24, 2014 568
wow. It's taken us 10,000 years to learn to grow as much food as we are growing now -- in just 4 short decades, we have to double it . . . yikes! GD Lynn Hasselberger has more shocking statistics about this, some possible solutions. She also talks about roof tiles that could seriously reduce air pollution. Listen to this excellent Green Divas myEARTH360 report . . .
Green Divas Radio Show: Ellen Gunter, Earth Calling
Jul 20, 2014 3522
f you haven't read Ellen Gunter's amazing book, Earth Calling: A Climate Change Handbook for the 21st Century, go find it it now. Meanwhile, Listen to this Green Divas Radio Show podcast to hear Ms. Gunter, and also get the latest GD myEARTH360 report to learn about the reason Oklahoma may be having a crazy amount of earthquakes; hear one of our favorite green dudes, Louie Schwartzberg; get midsummer gardening tips; find out how to avoid breast cancer-causing chemicals and lots more!
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Ways to Avoid Toxins that Cause Breast Cancer
Jul 17, 2014 478
New studies are showing specific connections between certain toxins found in common every-day items and breast cancer. Rachel Sarnoff of Mommy Greenest offers us some important details on how to avoid these chemicals in the latest Green Divas Health & Beauty podcast.
Oh Oklahoma, What the Frack?
Jul 16, 2014 455
Is the steep increase in Oklahoma earthquakes related to fracking? Or is it merely a coincidence? Check out this excellent Green Divas myEARTH360 report and hear some other encouraging news and learn about some action you can take for the earth too.
Green Divas Radio Show: Climate Mama, Harriet Shugarman
Jul 14, 2014 3539
Wonderful show featuring Climate Mama, Harriet Shugarman in the Green Diva Studio among some of our regular segments -- GD Foodie Phile on reducing food waste; GD Eco-Style on recycled threads; and another GD What You Can Do on water conservation. Listen up!
Green Divas / What You Can Do: Water Conservation 3
Jul 14, 2014 292
The third in our Green Divas What You Can Do series on water conservation. This podcast focuses on outdoor water usage and how we can reduce water waste outside.
Green Divas Eco-Style: Recycled Threads
Jul 14, 2014 612
Another excellent Green Divas Eco-Style featuring Bianca Alexander, who talks about how much fun you can have updating your wardrobe with recycled threads - Happy Thrifting!
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Reduce Food Waste
Jul 14, 2014 412
Food waste is a huge problem and if we all did our best to reduce our personal household food waste, it would definitely help. Lindsay Coulter, Queen of Green for David Suzuki Foundation does a great Green Divas Foodie-Phile segment/podcast on tips to help us reduce food waste at home.
What the . . . Coal Rolling? and more earth news
Jul 11, 2014 651
another excellent Green Divas myEARTH360 report from Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger. What is UP w/ this coal rolling BS? Not sure what that is? Listen to GD Lynn's justified outrage (and all of our equal incredulity) and learn about coal rolling, but also hear some encouraging news too . . .
Lego Shell Game & More Earth News
Jul 7, 2014 437
16 million Shell-branded LEGO sets were sold or given away at petrol stations in 26 countries, making Shell a major contributor to LEGO’s global sales. Greenpeace is asking LEGO to discontinue Shell Oil kits in light of their arctic drilling. Listen to this podcast for more details.
Green Divas Radio Show: Mark Terry
Jul 7, 2014 3475
An interesting show with a eclectic mix of topics, including a fascinating interview with filmmaker, Mark Terry. Other great segments include a Green Divas Eco-Sexy with Brigitte Mars on herbs to enhance sexual vitality; a funny, but important Green Divas at Home segment with Lindsay Coulter on what you should NOT flush down the toilet; Green Diva Ali shares a great 'to-do' list for July gardening; and of course always an excellent Green Divas myEARTH360 report from GD Lynn Hasselberger. And you'll want to hear GD Lynn talking about her recent trip to Ford . . .
Green Divas @ Home: Don't Flush That!
Jul 7, 2014 379
An extremely useful, but slightly funny conversation with the Queen of Green, Lindsay Coulter from the David Suzuki Foundation about what you probably do not want to flush down the toilet and why . . .
Green Divas Green Thumb: To-Do list for July gardening
Jul 2, 2014 406
You'll love this month's gardening "To-Do" list with Green Diva Ali Hoffman, because it's pretty low stress . . .
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Herbs for Sexual Vitality
Jul 1, 2014 573
Another excellent Green Divas Eco-Sexy podcast featuring Brigitte Mars, herbalist and author of the Sexual Herbal. She shares some specific herbs that help increase sexual vitality. (PG)
Green Divas Radio Show: Rachelle Carson-Begley
Jun 30, 2014 3368
Such a fabulous show featuring the beautiful Rachelle Carson-Begley, who talked about her new green home adventure with Ed and her daughter. Great Green Divas Green Thumb segment about farmer's markets, Green Dude Aaron Ableman about his Pachas Pajamas Global Dance Party project, and Beth Greer, SuperNatural Mom, about the water in our homes.
Green Divas DIY: Non-Toxic Bug Repellent -- that works!
Jun 30, 2014 424
Green Diva Kate Bartolotta from Be You Media Group offers us an excellent way to get those bugs to buzz off without all those nasty toxins.
Green Divas @ Home: Safe, Clean Water
Jun 30, 2014 446
Green Diva Beth Greer (aka SuperNatural Mom), does a great report on why we need to quit w/ plastic water bottles and how we can get safe, clean water at home.
Green Divas Radio Show: Jonathan Bloom on Food Waste
Jun 21, 2014 3312
Excellent Green Divas Radio Show featuring Jonathan Bloom, author of American Wasteland, who talked about food waste and how important it is we all become more aware. Great segments, including a GDs @ Home with Rachel Sarnoff about getting rid of household pests and what to do if you need to fumigate; wonderful GD Eco-Style report with Marci Zaroff about the good news in the fashion industry; Urban Gardening tips with Joey & Holly Baird and more!
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Food Circles
Jun 21, 2014 339
A great way to support family or friends that may be struggling with illness, new baby or some type of challenge, is to create a food circle, which encourages other folks in the community to help by making meals. Great podcast with the Queen of Green, Lindsay Coulter from the David Suzuki Foundation.
Green Divas Eco-Style: Marci Zaroff on Trends in Eco-Fashion
Jun 21, 2014 750
Marci Zaroff, Green Fashionista among other things, talks about the great news in the fashion industry and how sustainable, eco-friendly and fair trade practices are beginning to take hold and new standards are being made. Great podcast. enjoy!
Green Divas @ Home: Tips for Safer Pest Control & Fumigation
Jun 21, 2014 469
yikes. have to fumigate your home professionally? here are some excellent tips for making the process much healthier from Rachel Sarnoff, MommyGreenest.com
Green Divas Green Thumb: Tips for Urban Gardening
Jun 21, 2014 180
excellent tips for anyone who is doing some urban gardening from Joey & Holly Baird for the Green Divas.
Green Divas Radio Show: Lindsay Dahl
Jun 15, 2014 3569
A very special show with Andrew Revkin in the studio doing a Green Divas myEARTH360 report, some more great gardening advice, and a wonderful feature with Lindsay Dahl of Safer Chemicals, and our next in the Green Divas / What You Can Do water conservation series.
Andrew Revkin: The Pope, Music & More
Jun 15, 2014 1415
An honor to have one of our environmental journalist heroes in the Green Diva Studio to do a special Green Divas myEARTH360 segment AND some extra fun with his guitar . . . in case you didn't know, he's an excellent song writer and we have proof on video! We talked about climate change, his meeting with Pope Francis, and lots more . . .
Green Divas / What You Can Do: Water Conservation 2
Jun 15, 2014 311
More great statistics and tips from Jessica Arinella of What You Can Do Video Series on the Green Divas What You Can Do series on water conservation. Please fix those leaks, especially stop those toilets from running!
Green Divas Radio Show: Andrew Winston
Jun 5, 2014 3516
Another great show packed with informative and fun segments including our feature segment with Andrew Winston, author of the Big Pivot. Regular segments include: Green Divas Eco-Sexy; Green Divas Green Thumb; Green Divas Foodie-Philes; Green Divas What You Can Do; and of course lots more!
Green Divas Eco-Sexy: Brigitte Mars on Sexual Nutrition
Jun 5, 2014 418
A wonderful way to start our new Green Divas Eco-Sexy series! This one featuring Brigitte Mars, herbalist and author of The Sexual Herbal. Green Diva Brigitte talks about some surprising foods that will help build or maintain a healthy libido. Rated PG.
Green Divas / What You Can Do: Water Conservation #1
Jun 5, 2014 336
The first in our wonderful new co-branded series with What You Can Do video series. The first few are all about water and how we can conserve it, and why we need to pay more attention to our water usage.
Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Plant-Based Proteins
Jun 5, 2014 353
Green Diva Diana Rice, registered dietician with Meatless Monday, smashes the myth that vegetarians or vegans don't get enough protein and offers some ideas of how to eat plant-based protein.
World Oceans Day 2014
Jun 5, 2014 465
Special Green Divas myEARTH360! Did you know it was World Oceans Day this June 8? Well, listen to this excellent podcast featuring Jodi Stark of David Suzuki Foundation talk about what's the deal with our oceans and what we can do to get more educated and more active!
Green Divas Green Thumb: To-Do list for June gardening
Jun 5, 2014 277
Green Diva Ali Hoffman offers us a clear to-do list for June gardening, including vegetables, flowers, shrubs and of course, what to do about certain pests.
Green Divas Radio Show: Stefanie Spear
May 29, 2014 3532
A powerhouse shoe featuring the amazing Stefanie Spear, the founder and CEO of EcoWatch, who trekked out to the studio for some fun. Some of our best segments including a Green Divas in the Garden segment, a Green Divas myEARTH360 of course, a Green Divas Foodie-Phile and more.
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Making the Transition to a Plant-Based Diet
May 29, 2014 569
A wonderful podcast featuring the lovely Terra Wellington, who offers us some tips for making the transition to a more plant-based diet. You don't have to be a vegan, but there are a lot of great reasons to consider eating more veggies.
Cow Poop Pollution, the Eco-Pope, & More Earth News
May 29, 2014 625
Another excellent Green Divas myEARTH360 report by GD Lynn Hasselberger. Holy Poop Batman, when factory dairy farms have a cow manure spill, it is a major environmental disaster. How about Pope Francis? and more environmental news
Green Divas Radio Show: Michael Green
May 24, 2014 3566
Another great show featuring our new Green Divas EcoStyle segment, and an excellent Green Dude segment with John Platt, and a super fun and easy Green Divas DIY w/ Green Diva Leigh. The feature interview with another one of our favorite environmental rock stars, Michael Green, Executive Director of the Center for Environmental Health.
Green Divas Eco-Style: Bianca Alexander on Conscious Fashion
May 24, 2014 630
The first of the Green Divas Eco-Style segments/podcasts featuring the lovely Bianca Alexander of Conscious Living TV, who talks about what ethical and eco-friendly fashion is.
Did Pat Sajak Really Say That?
May 24, 2014 628
And more interesting and sometimes encouraging environmental news from Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger for the Green Divas myEARTH360 report.
Green Dudes: John Platt on Green Driving Innovations
May 24, 2014 376
Excellent segment with John Platt that goes beyond your basic green driving tips. John shares some new innovations that are changing how we drive and some surprising ways this new technology is more fuel efficient.
Green Divas Radio Show: Susan Freinkel
May 16, 2014 3417
This show was extra fun because we had GD Lynn Hasselberger in the studio! Lots of great segments, including two new ones -- Travelin' Green Divas and Green Divas at Home. Don't miss our excellent interview with Susan Freinkel, author and journalist about her recent article on pesticides and their impact on our children.
Travelin' Green Divas: The Healthy Voyager
May 16, 2014 444
Great first Travelin' Green Divas podcast featuring the Healthy Voyager, Carolyn Scott-Hamilton, who offers some great tips for staying healthy and green while on the road.
Green Dudes: James Michael Reilly on waterproofing an intensive green roof home
May 14, 2014 375
Love having actor and green roof home builder (Underhill), James Michael Reilly in the studio! We've been having him in to talk about his experiences in building one of the first (if not THE first) intensive green roofed homes in NJ. What a process. Educational and fun. Please listen and enjoy!
Green Divas at Home: Common household items that could be aging you prematurely
May 14, 2014 443
Yikes! Our first Green Divas at Home segment features Beth Greer, Supernatural Mom & Supernatural Home, who talks about some items lurking in our homes that could be aging us prematurely - ahhhhh!
Shrimp shells for bioplastic & the big Antarctic Meltdown
May 14, 2014 536
Apart from the reports of the major Antarctic meltdown, which seems to be accelerating, there was some encouraging news -- shrilk. yup a combination of shrimp and silk combines to make a truly biodegradable, but strong plastic. Much more in this great Green Divas myEARTH360 report!
Green Divas Radio Show: Climate Science
May 10, 2014 3467
We had a chance to speak with science communicator Greg Laden about exactly how climate change is impacting weather patterns, the environment and wildlife. Lots of other excellent segments, including a delicious GD Foodie-Phile segment with Charles Chen of Raw Youth and some great tips for making new healthy habits that stick!
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Yerba Mate instead of coffee or tea
May 8, 2014 539
Fun Green Divas Foodie-Phile segment featuring Charles Chen of Raw Youth talking about the benefits of switching from caffeine to Yerba Mate.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Tips for Creating Healthy Habits that Stick
May 7, 2014 399
Green Diva Kate Bartolotta offers us some useful tips for creating healthier habits. Get inspired!
Could the Loss of Net Neutrality effect the Environmental Movement?
May 1, 2014 511
uh, yes, it can people. Listen to this excellent episode of Green Divas myEARTH360 to hear about the latest developments in Net Neutrality and even some encouraging words on fracking . . . well sort of. Listen to find out more!
Years of Living Dangerously ~ Interviews: Anna Jane Joyner & Mary Anne Hitt
May 1, 2014 3251
holy moly - excellent episode featuring interviews with Anna Jane Joyner and Mary Ann Hitt who were both in episode 4 of Years of Living Dangerously, the Preacher's Daugher episode. Anna Jane Joyner IS the preacher's daughter and Mary Ann Hitt is with Sierra Club's Beyond Coal campaign and they both talk about being on the series and getting to work with Ian Somerhalder . . . a lot of great segments in this GD episode, so please listen!
Green Divas Green Thumb: Tips for Spring Garden Planting
Apr 30, 2014 362
Garden mentor, Green Diva Ali, offers some tips for planting your spring garden.
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Fair Trade Chocolate
Apr 30, 2014 513
Fun GD Foodie-Phile w/ Green Diva Giselle from Eco Rico TV talking about fair trade chocolate. yum.
Green Dudes: Seth Leitman on eWaste
Apr 30, 2014 348
Green Dude Seth Letiman (aka Green Living Guy) talks about ways to responsibly dispose of eWaste.
Green Divas Radio Show: Earth Day with Ed Begley & More
Apr 22, 2014 3751
While it is earth day every day around here, we were happy to talk with Ed Begley, jr. about his fun earth day activities and lots more. This whole episode is dedicated to momma earth on her special day.
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Meatless Monday for Earth Day
Apr 22, 2014 599
Ok, so Earth Day is on a tuesday this year, but Diana Rice, Registered Dietician for Meatless Monday tells us why reducing our meat intake is great ANY day! You definitely don't need to be a vegan or vegetarian to help momma earth with your food choices.
Green Divas DIY: Earth Day Activity for Kids to Benefit Bees
Apr 22, 2014 298
Want to celebrate Earth Day with your kids? No better way to say '"we love you momma earth" than to help the bees. Teach kids about honey bees and why they are so important and create a special place in your garden for them with this great easy earth day activity.
Pistachio Shells for Fuel & Earth Day News!
Apr 22, 2014 1009
Happy Earth Day all you Green Divas and Dudes . . . but of course, EVERY day is earth day around here! Pistachio shells as a fuel source? And is there roundup in that tofu? lots more . . .
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Allergy Relief
Apr 18, 2014 421
Michael Edwards, publisher of Organic Lifestyle Magazine offers a remedy for allergy relief, but it may not be what you are expecting . . .
Green Divas Radio Show: NRDC's Jennifer Sass on Nanotechnology
Apr 18, 2014 3600
This show was so packed with great information that we almost had to ditch a segment! Jennifer Sass, Sr. Scientist from NRDC talked to us about nanotechnology and its effects on us and the environment. a lil scary, but she is so charming it was easier to hear from her. Also our first official gardening segment, an excellent health & beauty segment with an unusual remedy for allergy relief and lots more!
Green Divas Green Thumb: gardening when spring is so late
Apr 17, 2014 721
Wow, not sure what the spring is like where you are, but for most of the U.S. it is pretty late. Even though you may be itching to get in the garden and play, you don't want to do too much prematurely and damage your plants. Green Diva Ali gives us some great ideas of ways to distract ourselves with garden chores for early spring (or when spring is really late!)
Salamanders are Environmental Superstars & other Earth News
Apr 17, 2014 633
Who knew that salamanders were such environmental superstars? Gotta listen to this episode of Green Divas myEARTH360 to find out why, and hear about more current earth news!
Green Divas Feature Interview: Ed Begley Jr. on Earth Day
Apr 16, 2014 741
GD Meg had a chance to catch up with Ed Begley Jr. about his Earth Day plans for this year (2014), which include hosting a marathon on BiteSizeTV.com for Hollywood Goes Green. Fun to hear about he and Rachelle Carson-Begley's progress on their LEED certified new home too!
Green Divas Radio Show: Will Potter, Green is the New Red
Apr 13, 2014 3533
great show featuring Will Potter, author of Green is the New Red. Our first official GD Health & Beauty segment with GD Kate Bartolotta on facial oil cleansing, was among other great segments including a Green Dude segment with Ed Brown, producer of Unacceptable Levels. Also, a GD Foodie-Phile with GD Becky Striepe on Bowls, her upcoming book and of course the latest Green Divas myEARTH360 report.
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Becky Striepe, Bowls
Apr 9, 2014 411
GD Becky Striepe talks about her upcoming book about bowls. Yup, healthy, delicious, easy bowls. Don't miss this yummy foodie discussion to get some ideas about how to make your own nutritious bowls.
Green Dudes: Ed Brown, Filmmaker ~ Unacceptable Levels
Apr 9, 2014 781
Another wonderful conversation with Ed Brown, producer of Unacceptable Levels, a film about the toxins we encounter every day, what they do to us and the environment and what we can do about it!
Cow Farts as Fuel? & Other Earth News
Apr 9, 2014 654
Ok, so we got carried away talking about methane gas, especially the capturing of cow farts for fuel. True story . . . a lot of other interesting and relevant environmental news.
Green Divas Health & Beauty: Benefits of Oil Cleansing
Apr 9, 2014 342
Woohoo! our first official GD Health & Beauty segment, and we were thrilled to have GD Kate Bartolotta talk to us about the benefits of oil cleansing. Really thorough. Reasons why we should consider it and ideas on how to do it.
Plastic Taking Over Our Oceans & More Earth News
Apr 3, 2014 627
Green Divas myEARTH360 report with news about the oceans and why we need to still save the whales. Some encouraging news and of course how you can take action to benefit the earth and some of her creatures.
Green Divas Radio Show: Queen Bee in Training, Maryam Henein
Mar 27, 2014 3631
Great GD Show featuring Maryam Henein, Queen Bee in Training of HoneyColony.com. She's a filmmaker, journalist and champion of the bees. A lot of great segments in this episode as well!
Green Dudes: Kyle Theirmann, Surfing for Change
Mar 27, 2014 696
What a great way to help raise awareness about social and environmental issues -- Kyle Theirmann is a a busy young green dude out there surfing and filming for our benefit.
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Juicing 101
Mar 27, 2014 559
A Great GD Foodie-Phile segment with Kate Bartolotta on the basics of juicing. Including a great green juice recipe!
K-Cup Pollution & Other Earth News
Mar 26, 2014 756
There are WAY too many plastic k-cups filling landfills. GD Lynn gives us a great GD myEARTH360 report for the week of 3.22.14. Find out more of the WTF, encouraging environmental news and what you can do about it!
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Dried Basil Seeds
Mar 20, 2014 423
Wow. Who knew? Green Diva Lisa tells us all about dried basil seeds and how wonderful they are - a lot like chia seeds, but in some cases better and cheaper too!
Green Divas Radio Show: Ken Cook, Environmental Rock Star
Mar 20, 2014 3636
We are big fans of Ken Cook, the president and founder of Environmental Working Group, and we've dubbed him an environmental rock star. Great feature interview with Mr. Cook and lots more in this great episode.
Toxic Sex & Other Earth News 3.19.14
Mar 19, 2014 588
Who knew how toxic most intimate care products were? Hear about this and other environmental news highlights for the week of 3.17.14.
Green Divas DIY: Glue & Glitter with Becky Striepe
Mar 19, 2014 453
Literally! Not only is her awesome site called Glue and Glitter, but she did her first DIY segment with us on using glue and glitter on mason jars. Can't wait to try this one!
Green Divas Radio Show: the 'Green' Mafia Hairdresser
Mar 14, 2014 3132
Oh yea, we got Jon David, aka the Mafia Hairdresser on to talk about how salons are going green! Some excellent segments from how to make non-plastic DIY wooden memory games for kids to an excellent weekly environmental news report with GD Lynn's myEARTH360. And PS, it's fun having Green Dude Paul Miller back in the GD Studio!
Green Dude Stuff #31: Winter Farmer's Markets
Mar 13, 2014 314
Green Dude Paul Miller does a great segment about winter farmer's markets
Green Divas - myEARTH360 Report 3.13.14
Mar 13, 2014 748
Another excellent rundown of the top environmental news for this week. Who knew yogurt and dairy products were such a drain on our water supply?! and more WTF and encouraging news as well as a couple of ways to get active.
Green Divas DIY: Wooden Memory Game
Mar 12, 2014 390
Green Diva Leigh, publisher of Green-4-u.com and awesome green mom, among other things, did a great DIY tutorial on making a fun NON-PLASTIC fun memory game for young children. Beth Terry would be proud . . .
Green Divas Radio Show: Join the Climate Change Conversation
Mar 6, 2014 3451
The Green Divas focus a lot on Climate Change this week - from our Green Dude segment and our myEARTH360 report to our feature interview with John Kelly, CEO of Youth Climate Report. Join the conversation.
Green Divas - myEARTH360 Report 3.6.14
Mar 6, 2014 662
another excellent GD myEARTH360 podcast with all the highlights of this week's environmental news - from condoms and climate change to final comments on the Keystone pipeline.
Green Dude Stuff #30: Climate Change Communication
Mar 6, 2014 357
Green Dude Paul Miller was in the studio talking about a recent seminar run by Yale University to help arm those of us who believe in climate change with information to help those in our community who may be on the fence understand that climate change is REAL, but there is HOPE.
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: DIY Healthy Snacks for Dogs
Mar 6, 2014 335
GD Gina has a ritual when she comes to the studio: before she even gets through the door, GD Gracie is seated w/ tail wagging waiting for GD Gina's expected fun treat. We all feed GD Gracie treats throughout the show and our time in the studio, so GD Gina came up with a great idea to make some easy healthy treats for her.
Green Dude Stuff #29: Actor/Builder James Michael Reilly
Feb 28, 2014 924
Fun to have have James Michael Reilly in the studio talking about intensive green roofs and lots more . . .
Green Divas Radio Show: Asbestos, Intense Green Roofs & National Pistachio Day
Feb 28, 2014 3655
Power-packed show -- who knew it was National Pistachio Day this week? We had actor and builder of Underhill, James Michael Reilly in the studio to talk about having an intensive green roof, and we had an important interview with Linda Reinstein, President/CEO and co-founder of Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO).
Green Divas - myEARTH360 Report 2.27.14
Feb 27, 2014 497
the latest environmental news carefully curated to highlight the WTF, encouraging, and random news. Also don't miss our recommended action of the week! Scary toxic yellow? CEO of Exxon on anti-fracking? and lots more . . .
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Happy National Pistachio Day
Feb 27, 2014 254
Did you know February 26 is National Pistachio Day? Well, we didn't either! GD Gina does a great job of giving us a little history and a lot of reasons why we should love pistachios.
Green Divas Radio Show: We Hate to Waste
Feb 19, 2014 3535
Don't miss GD Gina playing the ukelele and singing in the opening of this show! Our feature guest was Jacquie Ottman, author of The New Rules of Green Marketing and the publisher of WeHateToWaste.com. GD Gina talks about composting and we hear about sustainable communities and education from green dude Paul Miller.
Green Divas - myEARTH360 Report 2.19.14
Feb 19, 2014 691
lots of environmental news this week! GD Lynn does a great job of culling through news of more coal slurry and oil spills, franking blowouts, and even a couple of good environmental news bits!
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Composting 101
Feb 19, 2014 305
GD Gina shares some great ideas on easy composting, because every Green Diva kitchen should compost all those fresh food scraps!
Green Divas Radio Show: Winter Detox for Body & Home
Feb 13, 2014 3958
We talked to EKLA Home folks about why we should be concerned about the toxins in our furniture, and our Foodie-Phile & DIY segments were all about great detox ideas. Also another excellent GD myEARTH360 report with ideas for Valentine's Day activism and update on Keystone pipeline.
Green Divas - myEarth360 Report 2.12.14
Feb 12, 2014 616
GD Lynn has a couple of actions we can take to love the earth this Valentine's Day and an update on the Keystone Pipeline.
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Foods that Detoxify
Feb 12, 2014 438
GD Gina offers us a list of foods that help detoxify the body and a yummy recipe too!
Green Divas DIY: Homemade Facials
Feb 12, 2014 368
GD Mizar has some great ideas for giving yourself and your face a homemade, natural detox.
Green Divas - My Earth 360 Report 2.5.14
Feb 5, 2014 660
Our first of our podcast series with Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger, publisher of MyEarth360.com. Get the latest in climate change and environmental news every week!
Green Dude Stuff #28: Antonio Cernuto, the Water Wizard
Feb 4, 2014 725
the Water Wizard, Antonio Cernuto was in the studio to comment on the W. Virginia water contamination and how we can have safer, healthier drinking water.
Green Divas Radio Show: Farm Fresh Delivery & Super Bowl Chili
Jan 30, 2014 3260
We had Caren Sinclair-Kay on the show to talk about delivering farm fresh food all year long. We also talked about healthy, delicious chili and cornbread recipes for your Super Bowl feast. Much more . . .
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Super Bowl Chili & Cornbread Recipes
Jan 29, 2014 348
Oh yea. Listen to GD Gina & GD Meg talk about their chili recipes (one is vegan) and about GD Gina's Gluten-Free cornbread recipe too!
Green Divas Radio Show: Driving Green in 2014
Jan 24, 2014 2625
Dan Cohen from GearDiary.com was in Detroit with GD Meg, but happens to live in the neighboorhood, so he came to the studio to talk green car tech. Also, did you know you can recycle old christmas lights? and a great GD Foodie-Phile report on why we should love oats.
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Why we love Oats
Jan 23, 2014 316
GD Gina does a great job of researching the history and nutritional value of Oats and why we should love em!
Green Divas DIY: Recycling Christmas Lights
Jan 23, 2014 288
What to do with all those old Christmas lights . . . recycle them of course. GD Mizar tells us how.
Green Divas Radio Show: The Impact of Gas & Oil
Jan 16, 2014 3858
What is the true impact of Oil & Gas extraction? We had Deb Thomas, who is living the Gasland movies (but is involved in them as well). She is a beautiful advocate for educating us all about the true impact of gas and oil extraction in some of the most precious places in our country. Also, re-broadcast of Green Dude segment with Bobby Williams; DIY bird feeders; and natural cold remedies from the kitchen.
Green Divas DIY: Easy Suet Bird Feeder Tutorial
Jan 16, 2014 186
GD Mizar offers an easy DIY tutorial to make hungry, cold birdies happy.
Green Divas Radio Show: The Charming Green Reaper
Jan 10, 2014 3446
Another fascinating interview with Elizabeth Fournier, aka the Green Reaper about choices in more eco-friendly funerals. Plus crock pot season recipes and a great DIY on creative ways to upcycle that Christmas tree.
Green Diva DIY #30: DIY pine potpourri and more ways to use that old Christmas tree
Jan 9, 2014 326
GD Mizar gives us a few great ideas of how to up-cycle and put that old christmas tree to good use, including a tutorial on great DIY pine potpourri.
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Slow Cooker Season
Jan 8, 2014 302
GD Gina gives us a delicious recipe for stuffed peppers that you can make in the slow cooker . . . other yummy slow cookin' ideas too!
Green Divas Radio Show: The Spirit of Giving & More HOT Chocolate
Dec 20, 2013 3825
We talked about our favorite ways to give to those in need during the season, and all year round. And we talked about some amazing foodie gifts that involve chocolate, of course . . .
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: DIY Creative Chocolate Bark
Dec 19, 2013 463
GD Gina made some DEEELICIOUS chocolate bark, and tells us how to get creative - GREAT foodie DIY gift idea!
Green Divas Radio Show: More Eco-Friendly Holiday Fun
Dec 5, 2013 3526
We have a yummy Foodie-Phile segment all about cranberries; We get to hear from our friend and Green Dude, Rodman Schley, host of the Urban Conversion TV show; and we talk about some eco-friendly gift ideas for Green Divas and much more!
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Cranberries. Yum.
Dec 4, 2013 412
Cranberries - some interesting history and details you probably didn't know and of course, recipes and lots of ideas. yum.
Green Divas DIY #29: Cinnamon Holiday Ornaments
Dec 4, 2013 375
wow. These sound easy AND yummy smelling! want that holiday scent in the house? want to give that warm holiday scent to friends? easy with GD Mizar's DIY cinnamon ornament tutorial.
Green Dudes #27: Rodman Schley, host of the Urban Conversion TV show
Dec 4, 2013 1059
Had fun catching up with one of our favorite Green Dudes, Rodman Schley, host of the Urban Conversion TV show.
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Zeke Freeman on Honey in Thanksgiving
Nov 21, 2013 813
We had a blast with Zeke Freeman, founder of Bee Raw Honey, in the Green Diva Studio. He talked about a lot of stutff, but this Foodie-Phile segment includes some yummy recipes for Thanksgiving & the holidays.
Green Divas Radio Show: Thanksgiving, Honey & Reducing Waste for the Holidays
Nov 21, 2013 3321
Excellent show featuring Zeke Freeman of Bee Raw Honey w/ some great Thanksgiving recipes. Our friend Jessica Arinella from What You Can Do talked about reducing waste, and helping the hungry during the holiday season
Green Divas Radio Show: Pre-Holiday AHHHHH Fun
Nov 16, 2013 3650
yup. It seems early, but we want to get a jump on all the holiday fun coming up, including Thanksgiving with ideas for a vegan thanksgiving with Marie Oser, as well as Jeff Yeager's campaign to save the giblets and more great low-stress, low-cost ideas for the holidays.
Green Dude Stuff #26: Jeff Yeager on Saving the Giblets & Low-Stress Holidays
Nov 14, 2013 1040
Jeff Yeager, the Ultimate Cheapskate, called in and talked with us about low-stress, low-cost, thoughtful and green holidays and of course his mission to save the giblets . . .
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Vegan Holidays w/ Marie Oser
Nov 14, 2013 1277
Marie Oser of VegTV called in and talked about reasons to consider being a vegan, GD Meg's cheese addiction and gave us some great vegan recipe ideas for Thanksgiving and the holiday season.
Green Divas Radio Show: Best Green Cars for 2014 +
Nov 9, 2013 3892
Our favorite Green Car Dude, John Voelcker was in the studio and talked about Green Car Reports top choices for green cars for 2014. Plus a great segment on Chia Seeds and a feature interview with Heather White, executive director of Environmental Working Group.
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Chia Seeds, Warrior Wellness
Nov 7, 2013 350
Great segment all about cha cha cha Chia seeds . . . way beyond those silly chia pets! a little history and detail on why it is a super food and of course, some recipes.
Green Dude Stuff #25: John Voelcker on Best Green Cars 2014
Nov 7, 2013 1041
We had fun with Green Car Dude, John Voelcker, Sr. Editor of GreenCarReports.com, who came to the studio and talked about the top green car picks for 2014.
Green Divas Radio Show: Big Green Bus plus
Nov 1, 2013 3279
packed show . . . Ikea selling solar panels? GD Meg meets Willie Nile, seasonal quick-bread recipes, DIY holiday hostess gifts, and chat with the former mechanic of the Big Green Bus, who is now building EV race cars!
Green Dude Stuff #24: Buying Local this Holiday
Oct 31, 2013 351
Green Dude Paul Miller talks about why buying local is so important and offers some great ideas to consider for your community.
Green Divas DIY #28: Hostess Gifts for the Holidays
Oct 31, 2013 308
Green Diva Mizar has some creative ideas for DIY holiday hostess gifts.
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Seasonal Quick Breads
Oct 31, 2013 333
GD Gina shares some delicious ideas for quick breads using seasonal foods like figs, carrots, sweet potatoes . . . yum!
Green Divas Radio Show: Saving our Oceans part 1
Oct 25, 2013 3312
We could talk about the many issues surrounding the need to clean up our oceans ALL DAY, so this will be part 1 of a series. We had Surfrider Foundation folks in the studio to talk about the effects of Sandy one year later and how we can mitigate some of the damage from future storms. Plus all the regular fun segments . . .
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Hearty, Healthy Fall Soups
Oct 25, 2013 325
Nothing better than a hearty fall soup. Green Diva Gina shares a few of her favorite recipes . . . yum.
Green Dude Stuff #23: Organizing a Farmer's Market
Oct 25, 2013 374
Paul Miller is a busy sustainable community organizer, who has accomplished a lot in Morristown, NJ. We talked with him about creating a farmer's market.
Green Divas DIY #27: Using Seashells for Hair & Tie Clips
Oct 25, 2013 238
GD Mizar created some cute hair and tie clips using seashells collected over the years.
Green Divas Radio Show: More fun with Mariel Hemingway
Oct 18, 2013 3854
We got to catch up with Green Diva Mariel Hemingway, and also got a chance to talk to Bobby Williams! Also great segments on natural remedies from the kitchen and and an upcycled shabby chic DIY fun.
Green Dude Stuff #22: Bobby Williams
Oct 17, 2013 994
Special guest Green Dude, Bobby Williams, author, stunt man and partner with Mariel Hemingway. We've spoken to Mariel a couple of times and met her. It was great to finally speak with Bobby!
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Natural Cold Remedies from the Kitchen
Oct 17, 2013 327
Green Diva Gina did a great job researching several excellent common foods that can help ward off or heal colds -- including the recipe for GD Meg's special apple cider vinegar and raw honey health elixir.
Green Diva DIY 26#: Shabby Chic Upcycled Coffee Can Containers
Oct 17, 2013 328
Green Diva Mizar made some great shabby chic containers out of upcycled coffee cans -- she literally decorated one during the show!
Green Divas Radio Show: Banana Zombies, Healthy Halloween & Hope for the Future
Oct 17, 2013 3465
Very fun Halloween-focused show with a fantastic interview with Jonathan Porritt on his book, The World We Made and optimism for the future. Learn how to make Banana Zombies and other fun, green and healthy Halloween goodies.
Green Divas Radio Show: Fall Foods, Tesla Burning, Biodegradable Plastic & Marion Nestle 10.3.13
Oct 11, 2013 3535
Even with GD Mizar out of town, we had a very full show featuring the truth about the Tesla battery fire; delicious fall foods; a college student that may have a way to biodegrade plastic; and a wonderful interview with Marion Nestle.
Green Dude Stuff #21: Jonathan Porritt on an Optimistic Future
Oct 11, 2013 509
Had a great conversation with Jonathan Porritt, founder of UK-based Forum for the Future, and author of The World We Made. I still want a jet pack . . .
Green Diva DIY #24: Mr. Bones & Jug-O-Lanterns for Halloween
Oct 11, 2013 280
Green Diva Mizar gave us some fun ideas for upcycling old milk jugs to make "Mr. Bones" or Halloween luminaries she calls Jug-O-Lanterns.
Green Divas Radio Show: Fall Foods, Tesla Burning, Biodegradable Plastic & Marion Nestle 10.3.13
Oct 5, 2013 3535
Even with GD Mizar out of town, we had a very full show featuring the truth about the Tesla battery fire; delicious fall foods; a college student that may have a way to biodegrade plastic; and a wonderful interview with Marion Nestle.
Green Dude Stuff #20: Devan Bennion on Biodegrading Plastic
Oct 5, 2013 492
Devan Bennion, a student at Brigham Young University, started an innovative company called Invoroment, that may have created a way to biodegrade plastic in a couple of years, rather than 500 - 1000 years.
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: 5 Fantastic Fall Foods
Oct 5, 2013 371
GD Gina does a great Foodie-Phile segment focusing on 5 great foods in the fall: pumpkins, persimmons, pomegranates, brussels sprouts, beets. She provides a little history and of course recipes, including GD Meg's favorite beet recipes.
Green Divas Radio Show: Naked Chocolate w/ David Wolfe 9.26.13
Sep 27, 2013 3533
We were all stoned on amazing raw, organic, fair trade, dark & delicious Sacred Chocolate that David Wolfe, our guest green dude brought with him. He is a raw foodist, longevity and nutritional expert and to our delight an fabulous chocolatier. divine and delicious episode.
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: History & Health Benefits of Chocolate
Sep 27, 2013 499
Green Diva Gina got some help w/ this excellent segment from David Wolfe, who was our guest green dude in the studio for this one. They shared a lot of great information (some surprising) and GDs Meg & Mizar ate chocolate . . .
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #23: Special Chocolate Recipe
Sep 27, 2013 375
Mizar created a wonderful way to upcycle all those various chocolate candies and gifts that accumulate into a new form of chocolate that includes healthy, dark, organic, fair trade chocolate - YUM!
Green Divas Radio Show 9.19.13 - Harvest Time & Fracking
Sep 20, 2013 3543
GD Meg was back from her trek to the top of the US and all around Maine. We talked a lot about apples and what to do with the rest of the food we have from the garden or farmer's markets, but we also had a great conversation with Cait Kennedy and Deb Thomas of the Powder River Basin Resources Council about the environmental cost of fracking and other oil and gas extraction.
Green Diva Foodie-Phile: Apples, Apples, Apples
Sep 20, 2013 372
Green Diva Gina does some homework on the history of apples and their nutritional value. She explains why eating organic and non-GMO apples is important, and gives us some great ideas on how to eat them!
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #22: Freezing the Summer Harvest
Sep 20, 2013 349
Green Diva Mizar gives us a 101 on flash freezing vegetables from the garden or the farmer's market, and has an interesting way of handling tomatoes.
Green Divas Feature Interview: Cait Kennedy & Deb Thomas
Sep 20, 2013 1280
Cait Kennedy was in the studio with us and Deb Thomas was on the phone calling in from Clark, Wyoming. They both work for the Powder River Basin Resources Council. They've been working hard to help conservation efforts in an area of the country where the natural resources and beauty are being threatened by natural gas and oil drilling.
Green Divas Radio Show 9.5.13 - Back to School
Sep 6, 2013 3634
With special guest Nancy Massotto, founder and executive director of Holistic Moms Network in the studio, we had a great time talking about the start of another healthy, fun and green school year.
Green Diva Foodie-Phile: Packing Healthy & Sustainable Lunch Boxes
Sep 6, 2013 452
Green Diva Gina did a great segment (and post) on ways to pack healthy and sustainable lunches for the kids going back to school.
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #21: Book Cover Tutorial & Pencil Rant
Sep 6, 2013 365
A funny DIY segment, which includes the book cover tutorial for back to school as well as a rant about why pencils are wrapped in plastic.
Green Dude Stuff #19: Eco Ed on tips for having a low-impact school year
Sep 6, 2013 421
Green Dude Eco Ed Schwartz just dropped his son at college for the first time and shares some of what he's learned about keeping the school experience healthy and green.
Green Divas Radio Show 8.8.13 - Special Green Road Tripping Episode
Aug 9, 2013 3547
This show was all about healthy, fun, green road tripping. From finding healthy snacks and meals on the road to making sure the air quality in the car is healthy with non-toxic DIY air fresheners for the car, and our favorite Green Car Dude, John Voelcker, who was in the studio for a special feature Green Dude segment on the latest in Green Cars.
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #20: Non-Toxic Car Air Fresheners
Aug 9, 2013 406
GD Mizar got pretty silly with this one, but as it turns out there are some serious toxins in most commercial car air fresheners. yikes! So, she describes several ways to make your own non-toxic version.
Green Divas Foodie-Phile: Healthy Snacks for Road Trips
Aug 9, 2013 467
Green Diva Gina does a great Foodie-Phile and shares some great ideas for simple, healthy and yummy snacks and meal ideas for road trips. Including her awesome homemade granola, which she brought for us to share during the show. crunch. crunch.
SPECIAL Green Dude Feature: John Voelcker, EV madness
Aug 9, 2013 1860
John Voelcker, Sr. Editor GreenCarReports.com trekked out from NY to be in the studio with the Green Divas. We were able to have a more in-depth discussion about EVs, plug-ins, hybrids and compliance cars.
Green Dude Stuff #18: Eco Ed on Gardens for Bees & Food
Aug 3, 2013 414
Great segment on planting honey bee-friendly plants and growing your own food - Victory Gardens and farmer's markets.
Green Divas Feature Interviews: Leah Mayor, Taking Root
Aug 3, 2013 910
Wonderful interview with Dr. Leah Mayor about Taking Root, which is all about eco-tourism and farm-tourism.
Green Divas Radio Show 8.1.13 - the Buzz on Honey Bees
Aug 2, 2013 3580
What's the Buzz? In case you haven't heard, honey bees need our help. Learn about Colony Collapse Disorder, how GMOs are killing bees and what you can do to help! Plus, great feature interview w/ Leah Mayor about eco-tourism and farm tourism.
Green Divas Radio Show INTERVIEW: Zeke Freeman, Bee Raw
Aug 2, 2013 493
So glad we were able to talk to Zeke Freeman, Founder of Bee Raw honey about the plight of the honey bees and how vital they are to our agricultural system. He gave us some great ideas of how we can help the bees too!
Green Divas Radio Show 7.25.13 - Eco-Friendly Summer Vacation
Jul 26, 2013 3561
The theme was eco-friendly summer vacation - Food, Eco-Travel, Camping, and we re-broadcast our interview with the Dark Ranger, Kevin Poe, who talked about light pollution.
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #19: DIY Projects for camping & hiking
Jul 26, 2013 373
GD Mizar has a few great DIY projects for camping: 2 easy and failsafe fire starter ideas; easy lanterns from upcycled glass jars; and making your own walking stick
Green Dude Stuff #17: Eco Ed on Summer Eco-Travel
Jul 26, 2013 345
Great ideas for keeping your summer travel eco-friendly
Green Divas Radio Show 7.18.13 - Unacceptable Levels: Solutions to a Toxic World
Jul 19, 2013 3596
A cool show during a HEAT wave. DIY non-toxic bug repellent recipe; talk of hybrid fruits (non-gmo of course); Green Dude report on the importance of locally grown food; and a great feature interview with Ed Brown, producer of the documentary Unacceptable Levels.
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #18: Make your own non-toxic bug repellent
Jul 19, 2013 313
Another great DIY segment where GD Mizar shares her recipe for effective, natural and non-toxic bug repellent - good timing Mizar!
Green Dude Stuff #16: Eco Ed on Locally Grown Food
Jul 19, 2013 302
Green Dude Eco Ed Schwartz did a great segment on why it is important to try and buy locally grown, organic and sustainably produced foods
Green Divas Radio Show 7.11.13 - Summer fun and Eco-Fashion w/ Cheri Corso
Jul 12, 2013 3699
A very full studio, including our feature guest, Cherie Corso, natural beauty and health expert and her energetic daughter Julia.
Green Dude Stuff #15: Eco Ed on conscious consumerism
Jul 12, 2013 376
Great Green Dude segment on the power of the purse and how to make a difference by the choices we make as consumers.
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #17: Upcycling old bandanas and scarves
Jul 12, 2013 270
GD Mizar goes back to her Girl Scout days and updates those bandana halter tops from the 70s.
Green Divas Radio Show 7.4.13 - 4th of July, Ford & Transitions
Jul 4, 2013 3673
Happy 4th of July! Talked about GD Meg's trip to Ford Trend Conference 2013; green and healthy summer BBQs; interview w/ Rob Hopkins, founder of Transition Network movement.
Green Dude Stuff #14: Seth Leitman on Ford Trend Conference
Jul 4, 2013 485
Seth was in Detroit with GD Meg and other online influencers with Ford last week. Hear what Seth has to say about Ford's innovations . . .
Green Divas Feature Interview: Fran Drescher 6.20.13
Jun 22, 2013 856
Gotta love Fran Drescher! Great interview, but audio is low on Fran in opening, but it gets better, and it is worth it!
Green Divas Radio Show 6.20.13 - Fran Drescher & Rachelle Carson Begley
Jun 22, 2013 3297
Not one but TWO gorgeous green divas, Fran Drescher & Rachelle Carson Begley for two great interviews, and a great summer reading book review too!
Green Divas Feature Interview: Rachelle Carson Begley 6.20.13
Jun 22, 2013 1049
Wonderful interview with Rachelle Carson Begley about she and Hubby Ed Begley Jr.'s upcoming On Begley Street
Green Divas Radio Show 6.13.13 - A Thoughtful, Fun Father's Day
Jun 14, 2013 3460
Great ideas for having a green, thoughtful and fun father's day; and interview with Mutts Comics creator, Patrick McDonnell
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #16: Father's Day Memory Coasters
Jun 14, 2013 374
Fun DIY gift project for Dad: making coasters out of old photos
Green Dude Stuff #13: Eco Ed on Father's Day
Jun 14, 2013 341
Eco Ed does a nice segment on having a thoughtful eco-Father's Day
Green Divas Radio Show 6.6.13 - Living with Less Plastic
Jun 7, 2013 3642
A fun-filled show with a lot of information about why we need to break our addiction to plastic. A wonderful GD Correspondent report from Julie Hancher of GreenPhillyBlog about her initiative to legislate a fee for one-time plastic bag use in Philly. Green Dude Eco Ed does a good segment on the toxicity of plastic and GD Mizar's DIY offers a fun tutorial on making colorful beads out of plastic bags.
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #15: Up cycled plastic bags into colorful beads
Jun 7, 2013 465
Green Diva Mizar rants a bit about all the plastic we are addicted to and cracks us up, then talks about her latest fun DIY tutorial on making colorful beads out of old plastic bags.
Green Dude Stuff #12: Eco Ed on toxic plastic
Jun 7, 2013 434
Green Dude Eco Ed, back from Hawaii, did a great segment on just a FEW reasons to reduce our use of plastic.
Green Divas Radio Show 5.30.13 - Saving Green & Being Green
May 31, 2013 3561
Great show featuring the Ultimate Cheapskate, Jeff Yeager talking about great ideas for having a cheap, fun and green summer. We also heard from Jenny Bradford, publisher of Conscientious Confusion blog, who reported on the March on Monsanto in Dallas, Texas. Also, a fun DIY with GD Mizar - making tiki torches out of old beer bottles!
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #14: Tiki Torches!
May 31, 2013 342
OOOOOH - can't wait to make some of these! GD Mizar tells us how easy it is to make your own tiki torches from old glass bottles.
Green Divas Radio Show 5.23.13 - Team Energy Star
May 25, 2013 3471
We were all in the studio this week. Got a call from Brittany Gordon of the EPA about their new Team Energy Star campaign to help get more young people involved in reducing our carbon footprints by reducing our energy consumption. Green Dude Eco Ed follows up with more ways to help reduce our carbon footprints, and Green Diva Mizar gives us a tutorial on how to make wine bottles into garden lanterns. Much more, including GD Mizar's lunch w/ Jessica Alba . . .
Green Dude Segment #11 - Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
May 25, 2013 339
Eco Ed Scwhartz gives us some easy ways for us to reduce our carbon footprint, which can have an effect on our climate crisis.
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #13: Wine Bottle Lanterns
May 25, 2013 248
Green Diva Mizar gives us a great tutorial on how to use all those wine bottles (for your green diva and dude winos) to make lanterns for the garden
Green Divas Radio Show 5.9.13: Light Pollution
May 11, 2013 2495
We lost the first 10 minutes of the show, but the rest of it is AWESOME! We heard from Diane MacEachern, publisher of BigGreenPurse.com and fellow sister from the GreenSisterhood.com. Green Living Guy, Seth Leitman call in as our Green Dude this week to talk more green car dude stuff. and our feature interview was with the amazing Dark Ranger, Kevin Poe, who is helping raise awareness about light pollution.
Green Dude Stuff #10: Seth Leitman - more on EVs and hybrids
May 11, 2013 420
Green Dude Seth Leitman (aka Green Living Guy), called in and talked about his latest adventures with Lexus, the Chevy Volt (that GD Meg is driving for a week), and gave GD Meg advice on buying a used Toyota Camry hybrid.
Green Divas Radio Show 5.2.13 - Spring fun & saving the rainforest
May 4, 2013 3638
yes, spring has sprung here -- it is gorgeous and difficult for those with allergies. we talk about some great natural allergy remedies and GD Mizar offers more DIY upcycling projects for the garden. Our feature guest was Jessica Arinella from What You Can Do TV series, who talked about their successful and ongoing earth day campaign to help save the rainforest!
Green Dude Stuff #9: Eco Ed on natural seasonal allergy remedies
May 3, 2013 403
Green Dude Eco Ed was in the studio before the show working on another segment and said he was going to do something on seasonal allergies NEXT week, and we screamed in stereo, "NO! We need it NOW!" A great segment with some very helpful ideas for treating seasonal allergies naturally.
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #12: Upcycling for the Garden - part 2
May 3, 2013 288
This woman never stops . . . not only did she prepare a wonderful DIY, upcycling project for the segment, when she came to the studio, we were out on the back deck and she turned one of my dried pumpkins into a birdhouse -- future tutorial on that. stay tuned!
Green Divas Radio Show 4.25.13 - Green Diva Picks
Apr 27, 2013 3621
We just got done with our non-consumer focused Earth Day, and now we have to pay attention to the many interesting products that have been piling up for us to review. We focused primarily on healthy, non-toxic skincare products, but there were also those awesome shoes . . . please listen for some fun (and funny) product reviews.
Green Divas Radio Show 4.18.13 - Earth Day fun
Apr 19, 2013 3319
We missed the first few minutes of the show - oh no! but we had a lot of fun with our GD Correspondent report from Elise Jones, who is working with NBC's Green is Universal on their Earth Day initiatives. Green Dude Eco Ed did a great special segment on ideas for things to do on Earth Day, and GD Mizar focused on fun cork upcycling DIY crafts to support our feature interview with Patrick Spencer of the Cork Forest Conservation Alliance. We learned a lot about cork and what a great resource is it, and why we need to preserve the cork forests!
Special Earth Day 2013 Green Dude segment
Apr 19, 2013 414
Green Dude Eco Ed dedicated his segment to ideas for how to celebrate Earth Day -- taking a hike, eating a healthy vegetarian meal, changing light bulbs or participating in Whole Foods Market's EarthlingMonth.com. We spontaneously came up with an idea to ask our listeners to send us a 10-second video of themselves doing something fun on earth day! We will make a fun video with everyone. Please send along videos to our Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/greendivas) or send a link to our twitter @OrgGreenDivas or #GreenDivas! DO IT!
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #11: Upcycling Cork
Apr 19, 2013 277
GD Mizar was very busy with wine corks this week . . . not sure where all the wine went, but . . . she is making a lot of fun and easy crafts with corks, including some garden markets she made for me DURING THE SHOW.
Green Divas Radio Show 4.11.13 - Giving our Pets the Royal Treatment, Naturally
Apr 12, 2013 3522
This show was mostly focused on pets - healthy, happy green animal companions of all kinds, and how we can help them reduce their carbon paw prints. GD Mizar offers some fun DIY upcycling for fun pet things around the house, GD Lisa called in with some startling statistics about dog and cat carbon paw prints along with some resources for green pet owners. Our feature interview was with Prince Lorenzo Borghese about his natural pet care products and his love of animals.
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #10: Upcycling for our pets
Apr 12, 2013 371
Green Diva Mizar offers us some great ideas for up cycling things around the house for our beloved pets. She offers us a detailed tutorial on how to make a cat hammock.
Green Divas Radio Show 4.4.13 - Are you an Eco Novice?
Apr 6, 2013 3443
Busy show with Nomi Lyonns reporting in from Salt Spring Island, Canada; a great guest green dude segment with Seth Leitman about electric and hybrid cars on the heels of the NY auto show; a special segment all about earl grey tea, fair trade, organic teas and where they really come from; and our feature interview with Betsy Escandon aka Betsy Eco-Novice, who talked about being a green parent and how she went green gradually and how you can too
Green Dude Stuff #8: Seth Leitman on Green Cars
Apr 6, 2013 527
Fun having guest green dude Seth Leitman, who is the Green Living Guy, author, radio show host and many other things. Seth was all about cars on the heels of the NY auto show and we seemed to focus on EVs.
Green Divas Radio Show 3.28.13 - Can You go Plastic-Free?
Mar 29, 2013 3463
A full show with a ton of great information from responsibly disposing of our electronics to DIY, upcycling ideas for Easter, a fun program by NBC Universal is Green, and our feature interview with Beth Terry, author of Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You can too
Green Dude Stuff #7: Eco Ed on eWaste
Mar 29, 2013 384
Green Dude Eco Ed shares some great ideas for being more responsible with our eWaste
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #9: Upcycling Ideas for Easter
Mar 29, 2013 333
As always, Green Diva Mizar comes up with some great upcycling ideas - this time for Easter. We also got some fun ideas from Green Diva Gina!
Green Divas Radio Show 3.14.13 - Organic Beauty w/ Cherie Corso
Mar 16, 2013 3506
First off, we found out that GD Mizar snuck off and got married THE DAY BEFORE THE SHOW! So, we were a very festive and randy crew! Eco Ed was in the studio and our feature guest, Cherie Corso, beauty expert and founder of G2 Organics. TOO much fun. Seriously. We trashed the new pope (well, not really), talked loin clothes and painted eco ed's nails.
Green Dude Stuff #6: Eco Ed on Eco Vacations
Mar 16, 2013 362
A great segment on considering different ways to have an eco vacation. From working environmental vacations in the rainforest to farm stays, and just being mindful about common sense green practices wherever you are.
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #8: Upcycling Newspapers
Mar 16, 2013 367
Green Diva Mizar has a mess of great ideas on how to upcycle all those old newspapers.
Green Dude Stuff #5: Eco-Ed Schwartz - Solar 201
Mar 1, 2013 482
More great information about going solar from our Green Dude Eco Ed Schwartz.
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #7: the KEY to going green
Mar 1, 2013 323
Green Diva Mizar dives into her stash of useless keys to create a variety of cool things - jewelry, key hooks, wind chimes and more!
Green Divas Radio Show 2.28.13 - Mariel Hemingway
Mar 1, 2013 3836
We tried to keep GD Meg from coughing, but it didn't work. Too much laughing . . . a fun show with the next in our Green Dude series on solar energy from GDude Eco Ed Schwartz; a fun call from actress Marie Wilson from LA about eco-fashion on the recent Oscar red carpet; GD Mizar's awesome DIY segment about getting creative with all those old keys; and of course the lovely Mariel Hemingway on her new book, Running with Nature and more of her great projects.
Green Divas Radio Show 2.14.13: John Voelcker, GreenCarReports.com
Feb 16, 2013 1247
Well, due to the high volume of fun and the low volume of attention (thank you Valentine's Day), we lost the first 20 minutes of this show! However, we did some editing and broke it into separate podcasts and THIS one is our feature interview with John Voelcker of GreenCarReports.com. We talked about the latest clean diesel cars on the road and more about the Ford C-Max Energi.
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #6: FUN, sustainable Valentine's Day
Feb 16, 2013 534
THIS was a fun segment. Less DIY, more laughing, but some seriously great ideas for Valentine's Day, sustainable romance, a little family fun and how to be good to yourself.
Green Dude Stuff #4: Eco-Ed Schwartz - Solar 101
Feb 16, 2013 629
Green Dude Eco-Ed Schwartz was in the studio for this fun Valentine's Day show! We scratched the surface of #Solar in this first of a series on #Solar #Energy
Green Divas Radio Show 2.7.13: The Urban Conversion
Feb 8, 2013 3577
A studio full of Green Divas with a great GD Correspondent report from Maggie Miller about cool eco community Serenbe, GA; wonderful DIY project from GD Mizar - making coat racks out of fallen tree limbs; some fun cruising in the Ford C-Max Energi; and our feature interview with Rodman Schley, host of The Urban Conversion TV series about his awesome adventure to the White House.
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #5: Coat racks from fallen tree limbs
Feb 8, 2013 342
After all these devastating storms, we have a lot of trees down and while some of it is great for firewood, GD Mizar has figured out a way to make a cool coat rack out of good fallen branches!
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #4: Giving New Life to Old T-Shirts
Feb 1, 2013 215
GD Mizar shares some great and easy ideas for making a variety of items from old t-shirts - bags, pillows, quilts and more!
Green Divas Radio Show 1.31.13: Waylon Lewis
Feb 1, 2013 3321
Very busy and fun show with GD Lisa visiting from Maine, a GD Correspondent report from Salt Spring Island BC Canada, Green Dude report on 5 important eco-tax credits to know about, GD Mizar's DIY up cycling ideas for old T-shirts, and an awesome interview with Waylon Lewis, founder/publisher of elephantjournal.com
Green Dude Stuff #3: GD Nino on Eco-Tax Credits 2012
Feb 1, 2013 368
Green Dude Nino Marchetti from EarthTechling.com offered us information on 5 tax credits for eco-incentives that we may not be aware of, but should be - great timing, right?
Green Divas Radio Show 1.10.13 - Solutions for Our Toxic World
Jan 11, 2013 3541
Powerhouse show with two awesome green dudes in the studio - filmmaker Ed Brown, producer of Unacceptable Levels, a documentary about this crazy contaminated world; and water wizard, Antonio Cernuto, founder and CEO of Pur2o brought some great energy to the show. We also heard from GD Correspondent Kimberly Phipps-Nichol from Houston, TX, and GD Mizar gave us step-by-step instructions for easy DIY upcycling fun with toilet paper and paper towel rolls!
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #3: Creative Up-Cycling with Toilet Paper Rolls
Jan 11, 2013 325
Leave it to Green Diva Mizar to quickly figure out a couple of excellent and easy DIY projects to up-cycle and reuse all those cardboard toilet paper and paper towel rolls! She gives us step-by-step instructions on making adorable little gift boxes and seedling pots.
Green Dude Stuff #2: Antonio the Clean Water Expert
Jan 11, 2013 391
We could talk to Antonio Cernuto all day long . . . his sexy accent is fun, but his information on why we need to clean up our water act is extremely compelling as well.
Green Divas Radio Show 1.3.13 - Farewells, Food & Being Greener at Home
Jan 4, 2013 3613
Not lovin the quality of this recording, but the content was great. We had a wonderful show despite the tech issues. Our feature interview was with Jennifer Boyd about some great, simple and surprising ideas for keeping a greener home environment.
GD Mizar's DIY #2: Easy, Non-toxic firestarters
Jan 4, 2013 312
GD Mizar shared an easy way of creating highly effective, non-toxic fire starters to keep the home fires burning this cold season. Repurposing old candle butts and newspapers. Check it out!
Green Divas Radio Show 12.13.12 - GD Holidaze
Dec 15, 2012 3460
It is so much fun being back in the studio and on the air again! The first show we were able to record and podcast - yipppppeeeee. Aside from GD Meg's flu and some discussion about natural flu remedies, we talked a lot about some yummy holiday foodie recipes, DIY green holiday gift wrapping ideas and had an EXCELLENT interview with Sarah Finnie Robinson of PracticallyGreen.com. ENJOY!
Green Diva Mizar's DIY #1: Creative, Green Gift Wrap
Dec 15, 2012 301
Green Diva Mizar shares some creative ideas for green, repurposeful holiday gift wrapping.
Green Dude Stuff #1: Eco Ed on LED Holiday Lights
Dec 13, 2012 391
One of our favorite new Green Dudes, Eco Ed Schwartz called in to talk about why we should consider using LED holiday lights - discussed some stunning statistics and he had some great ideas.
Green Divas Radio Show 4.7.12 - Practically Green
Apr 7, 2012 3284
A slightly rowdy show with a full studio. We talked Easter and holiday fun, food, local food and had a great interview with Susan Hunt Stevens, CEO and founder of Practically Green. Listen up!
Gettin Local with the Green Divas Segment #4: Food Coops & CSAs
Apr 7, 2012 297
We got into more depth this week about CSAs and Food Coops.
Green Divas Radio Show 3.31.12 - Green Reaper #3
Mar 31, 2012 3264
From the fun Boom Boom cards (green edition) to our gettin local segment with Meghan Van Dyk, we had a full and entertaining hour. We talked about CSAs, trail clean ups, and finding cool local road-trips (yes, EVEN IN NJ, there are awesome scenic drives!). We were enlightened by our talk with the Green Reaper, Elizabeth Fournier, who is a green funeral director in Boring, OR. She has a wonderful way of discussing what is often a difficult topic.
Gettin Local with the Green Divas segment #3: CSAs & Local Trail Clean-ups
Mar 31, 2012 322
Meghan Van Dyk called in from the trail . . . Patriot's Path, which was having a Adopt-A-Trail clean up day. We also talked about finding a local CSA and local beautiful areas for a spring drive or hike.
Green Divas Radio Show 3.24.12 - Fran Drescher on Why We Should Care
Mar 24, 2012 3240
A full show complete with a wonderful Why We Should Care segment featuring an interview with Fran Drescher, the actress and founder of Cancer Schmancer. We had our Green Diva In Training, Zoe Marcus in the studio to give us an 11-year-old's perspective. We talked about saving energy at home, transitioning to a green career and had a wonderful interview with Jessica Arinella from the What You Can Do TV series!
Green Divas Sleeping Naked is Green Segment #24: Turn off the Lights!
Mar 24, 2012 323
A reminder to turn off our lights when we leave a room or leave home. We expanded this theme to talk about vampire or phantom energy sources - how to identify them and eliminate them. Saving energy is a BIG way to help support a healthier environment!
Gettin Local with the Green Divas Segment #2: Transition to a Green Career
Mar 24, 2012 302
We talked about an organization called Transitioning to Green that helps people translate their skills and experience into a green career.
Green Divas Radio Show 3.17.12 - Sustainable Brew & Green Cars
Mar 17, 2012 3321
Happy St. Paddy's Day show! GD Lisa talked about green beer - no, not the dyed kind, but the sustainably brewed kind. The sleeping naked is green segment was all about recycled household paper products (TP & PT), and we did our first Gettin Local with the Green Divas segment on local sustainable food systems. Our feature interview was with our favorite green car dude, John Voelcker of greencarreports.com. A LOT of info . . .
Green Divas Sleeping Naked is Green Segment #23: Buy only recycled TP & PT
Mar 17, 2012 320
This sleeping naked is green segment features information on why we should buy recycled toilet paper and paper towels and consider alternatives for paper towels also.
Gettin Local with the Green Divas Segment #1: Local Food Systems
Mar 17, 2012 309
Our first in a series sponsored by the Daily Record's Grassroots section highlighting information and resources for better local living that is featured in the Grassroots section and is of interest to communities anywhere and everywhere!
Green Divas Radio Show 3.10.12 - Grassroots
Mar 10, 2012 3325
Gettin Local with the Green Divas: whever YOU are! We had a great time in the studio with Guest Green Diva Meghan Van Dyk, editor of the Daily Record's Grassroots section. We were kicking off our new weekly segment about being local whever you are. We talked about sustainability in education, pink slime and why we should give up bottled water.
Green Divas Sleeping Naked is Green Segment #22: No More Bottled Water
Mar 10, 2012 320
In case you haven't gotten the memo, bottled water is a serious envirnomental nightmare. Please listen to this short segment and learn why.
Green Divas Radio Show 3.3.12 - EcoKaren
Mar 3, 2012 3427
GD Lisa was out this week, so we had a guest Green Diva, EcoKaren (aka Karen Lee) sitting in. We dished about a recent head-spinning, but cool green twitter party hosted by Practically Green. We also listened to a great pre-recorded interview GD Meg did with Jessica Alba about her new company the Honest Company. A great Sleeping Naked is Green segment about VOCs and how to avoid them in our homes.
Green Divas Sleeping Naked is Green Segment #21: Use Low-VOC or Water-Based Paints
Mar 3, 2012 335
We had Chris Murphy, of the Smart Little House store in Roseland, NJ call in for this segment. Chris is an expert on non-toxic homes, VOCs and offers some surprising (and disturbing) details to this topic.
Green Divas Radio Show 2.25.12 - Jessica Alba on Why We Should Care
Feb 25, 2012 3248
A very green diva episode with a short Why Should We Care piece that GD Meg recorded earlier in the week with Jessica Alba. the Sleeping Naked is Green segment was all about recycling our sneakers. Our feature interview was with Rachel Kaplan, author of Urban Homesteading: Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living. GREAT information and lots of it!
Green Divas Sleeping Naked is Green Segment #20: Recycle Your Running Shoes
Feb 25, 2012 311
Some great ideas about how easy it is to recycle your sneakers and all the amazing ways they are being repurposed into new materials for playgrounds, basketball courts and tracks. Also, a couple of ideas for finding sustainably made sneakers.
Green Divas Radio Show 2.18.12 - Ed Begley, Jr. on Why We Should Care
Feb 18, 2012 3318
A special show with too many headliners! For our Why Should We Care campaign, we talked to the beautiful Sarah Stavrou, and the ever-green wonderful Ed Begley, Jr. Both had such wonderful things to say. Then, as if that wasn't enough fun, we had a feature interview with the very busy EcoKaren about her work with EcoEtsy, GreenLivingIdeas.com her gig with Marth Stewart and some new fun for her team with Practically Green!
Green Divas - Sleeping Naked is Green Segment #20: eco-Poetry
Feb 18, 2012 319
We were inspired by a February entry in the book that stated, "Write poetry in haiku form only." We couldn't exactly figure out why that was green, but we decided to find and share a couple of our favorite poems about nature. We read three of them in this short segment.
Geen Divas Radio Show 2.11.12 - Dr. Love on What Animals Teach us About Relationships
Feb 11, 2012 3328
An exceptionally full show with the start of our Why Should We Care campaign. Three of our regular guests, John Voelcker, Kari Whitman and Cherie Corso all called in and talked about what they are passionate about when it comes to sustainability and why we should care AND what we can do about it! We also interviewed Dr. Dan Wharton, Senior Vice President of Conservation Science, Chicago Zoological Society, who has made some awesome observations about animal behavior in terms of relationships and how we might learn from them.
Green Divas Sleeping Naked is Green Segment #19: Eco-Friendly Burial
Feb 11, 2012 312
This is always an interesting topic. But, we found so many wonderful resources to help make a healthy, green goodbye and leave this planet with a little less of a carbon footprint in the end.
Green Divas Radio Show 2.4.12 - Green & Clean Indoor Air Quality
Feb 4, 2012 3373
Guest Green Dude Paul Miller was sitting in for GD Scotty again this week. We had fun talking about going local, eco-friendly snow and ice removal (even though we haven't had much snow and ice this year, so far . . . ), and our interview with Carol Westinghouse of Informed Green Solutions. Carol is all about cleaning and greening our indoor air quality, especially for schools and other public and commercial buildings.
Green Divas Sleeping Naked is Green Segment #18: Eco-Friendly Snow & Ice Removal
Feb 4, 2012 301
Some suprising and practical ideas for keeping snow removal and de-icing environmentally friendly.
Green Light: Non-Toxic Dry Cleaning
Jan 31, 2012 99
If you dry clean your clothes, please listen and learn about the toxins you may be exposing yourself to and alternatives for healthier dry cleaning.
Green Divas Radio Show 1.28.12 - Sustainable Fish w/ MSC
Jan 28, 2012 3273
We packed an amazing variety of information into this episode! An all green diva crew managed to talk about renewable energy in our sleeping naked is green segment. We did several product reviews including green diva stuff, green baby stuff and even a green dude product! Then we learned a lot about sustainable fishing and how we can become more aware and support sustainable fisheries through the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification and labeling program.
Green Divas Sleeping Naked is Green Segment #17: Buy Renewable Energy
Jan 28, 2012 315
We jam in a lot of reasons why we should consider buying green energy and some good resources for how to buy renewable energy.
Green Divas Radio Show 1.21.12 - Gettin Local, Wherever You Are1
Jan 21, 2012 3369
With our guest Green Dude, Paul Miller, Coordinator for the Morristown Office of Sustainability, we got caught up on all the wonderful things coming up for our region, including the upcoming Earth Day Experience. Our Sleeping Naked is Green segment was all about plastic and how and why we need to reduce, reuse and recycle it. We talked to Ben, architect/sustainable farmer/chef and all around amazing green guy and just had good green fun.
Green Divas Sleeping Naked is Green Segment #16: No New Plastic
Jan 21, 2012 298
As we found out when we participated in Rodale's Plastic-Free February last year, it is impossible to completely eliminate plastic from our lives. However, we also have gained increasing awareness about ways we can reduce our use of new plastic and be much smarter about how we use and re-use the necessary plastic.
Green Light: Organic Cotton Undies
Jan 16, 2012 99
This was a fun one inspired by Sleeping Naked is Green (the book by Vanessa Farquharsen) and the Green Divas Sleeping Naked is Green segment. Learn why it is important to consider organic cotton ANYTHING!
Green Divas 1.14.12 - SPECIAL GREEN CAR REPORT
Jan 14, 2012 3329
We devoted half the show to our favorite green car dude/expert, John Voelcker, Sr. Editor with High Gear Media and GreenCarReports.com. On the heels of the Detroit Auto Show, he had some interesting insights into the new US car line-up and the latest in green car technology. Our Sleeping Naked is Green segment was on Green Real Estate and what that actually means.
Green Divas Sleeping Naked is Green Segment #15: Find a Green Real Estate Broker
Jan 14, 2012 309
There are now specific certifications and green designations for real estate professionals. We found out there are green mortgage companies and green certified homes too!
Green Light: eWaste
Jan 10, 2012 56
Especially after the holidays, there is a ton (actually, many tons) of electronic waste being discarded in favor of new e-toys. Listen for a couple of ideas about how to properly dispose of eWaste.
Green Divas 1.07.12 - EcoChi for a Healthy Winter Indoor Environment
Jan 7, 2012 3321
Fun to be back in the studio with the whole crew plus some extra quiet green dudes . . . Our feature interview was with author Debra Duneier, who wrote EcoChi: Designing the Human Experience. We talked about decluttering and houseplants as just two ways to create a healthier indoor environment. Green Diva Lisa talked about some strategies for keeping on track with any New Year's resolutions. Our Sleeping Naked is Green segment was all about fair trade and why we need to consider this when buying certain products and commodities.
Green Divas Sleeping Naked is Green Segment #14: Drink Only Fair Trade Tea
Jan 7, 2012 307
We expanded Ms. Farqurharsen's entry about drinking only fair trade tea into talking about fair trade products in general and why we should consider fair trade for tea, coffee, sugar, bananas, handmade crafts and a myriad of other surprising products that are made in developing countries by small producers.
Green Divas Radio Show - 12.17.11 - Being Cheap is Green
Dec 17, 2011 3296
A lively episode featuring an interview with Jeff Yeager, author of the Ultimate Cheapskate about being green and frugal this holiday season. Also a lot more about last-minute, sustsainable, creative and easy holiday gift and decorating ideas. Sleeping Naked is Green segment was all about buying in bulk - why should we and how to do it.
Green Divas Sleeping Naked is Green Segment #13: Buy Dry Beans in Bulk
Dec 17, 2011 313
This was a great opportunity to explore why buying in bulk can be a very green idea.
Green Divas Radio Show - 12.10.11 What You Can Do w/ Jessica Arinella
Dec 10, 2011 3313
A very green diva show . . . a lot of talk about why we should consider VERY carefully the cosmetics and beauty products we use, because of the many toxic chemicals that are pervasive in most large brands. yikes. GD Heather called in with an update on what is going on in the DC area - lots of great green energy retro-fitting for some of the older buildings in DC area. GD Lisa also gave us more great green and healthy holiday ideas from tree trimming to wrapping the gifts. Our featured guest was Jessica Arinella, producer of What You Can Do, a TV and web series that helps us to find simple ways to make a difference in our world.
Green Divas Sleeping Naked is Green #12: Make Your Own Cosmetics & Skincare Products
Dec 10, 2011 317
This is a HUGE issue to cover in 5 minutes, but we did manage to get in a lot of good reasons why we should make our own or at least carefully consider cleaner, non-toxic brands.
Green Light: One-Word Book Review #2
Dec 9, 2011 99
Way too many books on green living out there. We've found some that are worth reading. Our One-Word Book review series gives you some good ideas.
Green Divas - 12.3.11 Kari Whitman Eco-Interiors
Dec 3, 2011 3322
Back in the studio with a full crew = fun. A full schedule with a lot of talk about waxing vs. shaving sprinkled in with holiday gift ideas and how to be a more conscious consumer. Our feature interview was with Kari Whitman, who is the eco-interior designer to the stars in LA. We also announced the correct answer and the winner of our first Eco Friendly Printer KNOW YOUR GREEN Quiz - congrats Ellen Ruth Levy, who won a gift certificate for Zipcar time.
Green Divas - Sleeping Naked is Green #11: Don't Shave Your legs
Dec 3, 2011 318
Well . . . at least consider earth-friendlier ways to get smooth and silky legs. We discuss the pros and cons of waxing, sugaring and a couple of eco-friendly ways of shaving.
Green Light: Plastic, Not-so-Fantastic
Dec 1, 2011 99
Too much plastic! What to do? Well, we can't go cold turkey, so here are a couple of ideas of how to use and re-use this resource responsibly.
Green Divas - 11.15.11 Sleep Green & Eat Vegan Affordably
Nov 19, 2011 3361
We had Jack Dell'Accio, CEO of Essentia, awesome natural bedding company, as our guest Green Dude in the studio this week. Of course, we talked about why it is so important to have a healthy, natural mattress. But, we also interviewed Ellen Jaffe Jones, author of Eating Vegan for $4 a Day. Some inspiring ideas on eating healthier for less. Our Sleeping Naked is Green segment was all about disposing of eWaste responsibly.
Green Divas - Sleeping Naked is Green #10: Dispose of eWaste Responsibly
Nov 19, 2011 311
HUGE issue! We hit the highlights with some stunning statistics and offer some ideas of how to dispose of your ewaste responsibly.
Green Light: Hand Sanitizer
Nov 18, 2011 99
Hand sanitizer may not be such a healthy thing for us OR the environment. There are alternatives to the toxic common brands.
Green Divas - 11.5.11 Sustainable Farming with Prescott Frost
Nov 5, 2011 3344
Was fun to have the GD trio back together after a few weeks of folks traveling. A very energetic show packed with great information on the many health benefits and uses for coconut oil, how to dye your hair naturally from stuff in your refrigerator and an excellent interview with Prescott Frost, organic rancher, and sustainable farming advocate (who also happens to be great grandson of poet Robert Frost - yes, we even read some Robert Frost poetry).
Green Divas - Sleeping Naked is Green #9: Use Coconut Oil to Polish Your Shoes
Nov 5, 2011 283
Who knew coconut oil is not only so amazingly healthy, but there are some surprising uses for it?!
Green Divas 10.29.11 - Pumpkins, EarthGarage & Greener Philly
Oct 29, 2011 3372
Our guest green dude Bob Leonard, founder of EarthGarage.com ventured out in our big halloween snow storm to talk about all kinds of great ideas for greening our non-hybrid or electric cars. Some surprising ideas we hadn't heard of yet. Sleeping naked is green was all about pumpkins and then we had a great talk with Lara Kelly about her green and clean work in urban Philly.
Green Divas - Sleeping Naked is Green #8: Eat Your Pumpkin
Oct 29, 2011 307
A timely episode all about pumpkins - a lot of "did you know" facts about pumpkins including nutritional facts (look for GD Lisa's yummy pumpkin recipes on our website).
Green Divas 10.22.11 - Eco-Undies & Green Building
Oct 22, 2011 3292
A lively show with our guest Green Diva co-host Florence Block, who is executive director of the US Green Building Council (NJ chapter). We talked about food a bit with Debra Secunda, the Eat Green Girl and of course green building with Florence (Green Diva Flo), but we did our Sleeping Naked is Green AND our feature interview with Jene Luciani author of The Bra Book, on organic cotton and green bras and undies! Lots of information on why we should consider greener undergarments.
Green Divas - Sleeping Naked is Green #7: Buy Organic Cotton Underwear
Oct 22, 2011 309
A lively discussion about why we should consider organic cotton underwear or ANY-wear! Some interesting statistics on organic v. conventionally grown cotton.
Green Divas 10.15.11 - What Does Driving Green Really Mean?
Oct 15, 2011 3261
We riffed on green driving for most of the show and our feature interview with John Voelcker, Sr. Editor of GreenCarReports.com started by clarifying the answers to our poll on the greeneest types of cars on the road. An information packed episode!
Green Divas - Sleeping Naked is Green #6: No More Hand Sanitizer
Oct 15, 2011 293
We've become addicted to hand sanitizers to the detriment of our health and our environment. Some practical ways to avoid the chemicals and still have clean hands!
Green Divas 10.8.11 - Lightbulb Confusion & SXSW Eco
Oct 8, 2011 3350
If you've experienced eco-lightbulb confusion, you'll love the GD Correspondent report from GD Sandy Holtzman in NY about a new App that helps us identify the best lightbulbs (and where to find them) for our individual needs. This led to some discussion later in the show about electricity and coal. Our Sleeping Naked is Green segment was all about community sharing, borrowing and bartering. Lots of discussion about ecovillages and other ways we can share books and everything! Our feature interview was with Philip Campbell, who is visiting Austin, TX from the UK to be at the SXSW Eco event. He gave a great report (even though the audio was pretty rough from the phone he had to borrow to be on the show with us). It's worth listening to because he talks about his new Living Ark Project, where he will be going into the forest and living in an eco-pod with his 4-year old daughter for a year!
Green Divas - Sleeping Naked is Green #5: Share, Borrow & Barter
Oct 8, 2011 307
This topic led to discussion and information on intentional communities, freecycle, book sharing and creating community bartering systems.
Green Divas 10.1.11 - Going Vegan with Bart Potenza
Oct 1, 2011 3286
A full house with green dude Scott back in the studio. We talked more about home decorating the eco-friendly way, particularly about types of non-VOC paints for walls and furniture. Our feature interview was with Bart Potenza of Candle 79 and Candle Cafe in New York - both offering yummy vegan fare along with an increased awareness of animal rights and the work Bart has done to support Farm Sanctuaries, like the one in Watkins Glen, New York.
Green Divas - Sleeping Naked is Green #4: The Dirt on Eco-Dry Cleaning
Oct 1, 2011 313
Another fun episode of Sleeping Naked is Green about using wooden hangers and recycling all those wire hangers. DID YOU KNOW 3.5 MILLION HANGERS END UP IN OUR LANDFILLS EVERY YEAR! Plus a lot of facts about the environmental impact of dry cleaning and the truth about so-called green dry cleaners.
Green Divas 9.24.11 - Green Crafting & Eco-Pets
Sep 24, 2011 3360
We had fun with our all diva crew again this week - Guest Green Diva, Michele Hollow was in the studio talking about her blog Pet News & Views and how rescuing and spaying animals IS green. We also talked to our favorite foodie and green crafter Becky Striepe, who is a green blogging maven.
Green Divas - Sleeping Naked is Green #3: Bamboo in the Kitchen?
Sep 24, 2011 304
An interesting discussion on just how eco-friendly bamboo is or isn't, sparked by the idea of using an eco-friendly cutting board in the kitchen. We weighed out the pros and cons.
Green Divas - Sleeping Naked is Green #2: Recycled Ceramics
Sep 17, 2011 308
Who knew there was even such a thing as recycled ceramics? Learn about a couple of relevant ways to have eco-friendly dishes & mugs.
Green Divas 9.17.11 - Eco-Home Interiors with Kari Whitman
Sep 17, 2011 3403
An all Green Diva crew in the studio today for an information-packed show focused on eco-interior design and making healthier living and working environments. Lots of geat ideas from Kari Whitman, Eco-interior designer to the stars in LA and our own awesome GD Correspondent Kimberly Phipps-Nichol in Reno, NV.
Green Divas - Sleeping Naked is Green #1: Eco-Travel
Sep 12, 2011 338
A fun segment sponsored by Essentia (myessentia.com) that features ideas for going a deeper shade of green from the hilarious book by the same title (Sleeping Naked is Green) by Vanessa Farquharson.
Green Divas 9.10.11 - Talking Solar with 1BOG
Sep 10, 2011 3304
Celebrating el sol (the sun), which has been sorely missed this last week in particular - we talked about new ways to get solar energy without breaking the bank. Shannon Coulter from 1 Block Off the Grid talked about cooperative buying for solar and GD Scotty did a report about leasing solar for your house. We also had a wonderful Green Diva Correspondent report from Laima Brown from Gulf Shores, Alabama, who gave us an update on how things are going with the gulf oil spill clean up. Our sleeping naked is green segment featured information on traveling green.
Green Divas 9.3.11 - The Green Reaper 3
Sep 3, 2011 3320
A lot of Green Irene post-hurricane discussion - ideas for how to get through without electricity and other post-disaster issues and GD Lisa had some great ideas for considering greener, non-toxic materials as some of us make choices in rebuilding and renovating. Our feature interview was with the lovely and amazing Green Reaper, Elizabeth Fournier, author and funeral director who is a leader in creating meaningful green goodbyes.
Green Divas 8.27.11 - Hurricane Irene
Aug 27, 2011 3390
We spent a lot of time talking about practical and green hurricane preparation on this show. Some great ideas from GD Lisa and one of our listeners that called in. We also had a great interview with Care2.com founder and CEO, Randy Paynter.
Green Divas 8.20.11 - What You Can Do
Aug 20, 2011 3321
Another awesome show with all Divas and Dudes on deck. Great GD correspondent report from GD Dr. Heather Eves from DC area about the bill being re-introduced in congress - No Child Left Inside. Great details about it and how to help support it. Also a wonderful interview with Jessica Arinella of What You Can Do TV series, who talked all about great ideas for water conservation - some great stats to help us understand and visualize some of what we do and can do.
Green Divas 8.12.11 - Urban Conversion
Aug 13, 2011 3357
GD Lisa blew back in town and we had a busy show catching up with her green travels and our Green Diva Correspondent Sandy Holtzman from New York City. Our feature interview was with Rodman Shcley, host of the upcoming TV series the Urban Conversion.
Green Divas 7.30.11 - A Global Eco-Perspective from EcoSeed CEO
Jul 30, 2011 3354
Never a dull moment when guest green diva co-host Cherie Corso is in the studio! Cherie, Green Dude Scotty and Green Diva Meg had a full schedule talking about eco-bras, ancient mastadons found in the Berkshires of Massachusetts and a worldly and insightful conversation with Saar Herman, CEO of Ecoseed.org.
Green Divas 7.23.11 - Green Car Dude, John Voelcker
Jul 23, 2011 3360
A hot time in the ole studio this week . . . literally. We were punchy and had a lot of fun, but we managed to talk about a lot of interesting topics, including the green cars with our feature interview guest John Voelcker, Sr. Editor High Gear Media / GreenCarReports.com. He predicted the two primary fuel sources for cars of the future . . . Tune in to find out!
Green Light: Eco-Art 1
Jul 21, 2011 99
Based on an excellent report from our GD Guest Co-Host Barbara Taylor, who researched some truly interesting and beautiful eco-artists.
Green Divas 7.16.11 - EcoMom
Jul 16, 2011 3332
Giggles ensue with the self-proclaimed Greenie Weenie, author Julie Bond Genovese, is the guest Green Diva co-host! With a special segment on being a conscious carnivore, a report from GD Correspondent Dr. Heather Eves on bicycle sharing in DC, and our feature interview with EcoMom.com founder, Kimberly Pinkson, we had a full and fun hour. Enjoy!
Green Light: Eco-Pets 1
Jul 12, 2011 99
The first in a series about helping our pets AND the planet be healthier. A few great websites for ideas, products and resources.
Green Divas 7.9.11 - Important Media/David Anderson
Jul 9, 2011 3303
Holy full house batman! We had a hot time in the studio this week! GD Scotty was back and we had guest GD co-host Nancy Dreyfus (of "Waiter, There's a Fish in my Tomato" - GMO article fame) and the rest of the GD crew in the studio this week. We talked to GD Sandy Holtzman from New York about some innovative stuff happening in NY to help reduce food packaging - always a good thing. Our feature interview was with David Anderson, Founder and Publisher of Important Media's amazing network of green blogs. Phew - I'm exhausted just writing about it. Hope you'll kick back and listen in!
Green Divas 7.2.11 - Guerilla Gardening w/ Seed Bombs
Jul 2, 2011 3321
We celebrated Independence Day with our guest GD co-host Barbara Taylor. Wow - did we pack a lot of information into this show! You'll have to visit our website (http://www.thegreendivas.com) to get all the links and resources mentioned. From sparkly eco-jewelry, eco-art and a segment about green pets to awesome guerilla urban gardening with seed bombs.
Green Divas 6.25.11 - Anti-Plastic Fantastic
Jun 25, 2011 3270
We talked a lot about plastic - from a great repurposing segment from GD Lisa on how to get the most and re-use lots of plastic items to our wonderful conversation with Susan Freinkel, author of Plastic: a Toxic Love Story. Some great ideas and resources!
Green Light: Cleaning like a Green Diva
Jun 23, 2011 99
Green Divas (and dudes) are all about safe, natural and easy cleaning solutions. Listen for a couple of ideas.
Green Divas 6.18.11 - Graham Hill, Treehugger.com
Jun 18, 2011 3265
Well, we managed to fit an amazing amount of fun into one hour! Green Diva Lisa participated from Lake Placid. Green Diva Correspondent Nomi Lyonns called in from an island on the West Coast of Canada. And Graham Hill called in to talk about Treehugger.com AND his new awesome project LifeEdited.com - we only disconnected him from our board once . . . ugh! He was a gracious guest and offered some really great ideas and information.
Green Light: Farmers Markets 1
Jun 15, 2011 99
Want to know more about farmer's markets, where you can find one near you, how you can help start one in your neighborhood, or how you can help make sure every neighborhood has access to locally grown farm-fresh food?
Green Divas 6.11.11 - the GMO debate
Jun 11, 2011 3381
To GMO or not to GMO that is the question. We tried to offer some subjective reporting, but as it turns out, we are all fairly clear that we prefer non-GMO, non-GE food. (GMO = Genetically Modified Organisms, aka GE = Genetically Engineered). We discussed a wonderful article that guest Green Diva blogger, Nancy Dreyfus posted on our blog, which offers great 411 at 101 level on GMO/GE (did you get all that?). We also had a fun call from Green Diva Correspondent, Kimberly Phipps-Nichol with news from Reno, Nevada.
Green Light: Natural Beauty1 (Facial/Skincare)
Jun 10, 2011 99
Want to have a beautiful, Green Diva face? Hear a couple of ideas for natural skincare and facial care.
Green Light: Green Diva Kitchen 1
Jun 7, 2011 100
First of a series of simple ways to make your kitchen a low-stress Green Diva kitchen.
Green Light: CSA 101
Jun 7, 2011 100
Ever wondered what a CSA was or wanted to know more about finding one in your community?
Green Light: Light Pollution
Jun 7, 2011 99
Have you considered how light pollution may be affecting our environment and our wild animal friends?
Green Divas 6.4.11 - King & Queen of Green
Jun 4, 2011 3289
What a party we had for our first broadcast from our new studio/station - WMTR 1250am (WMTRam.com). Thanks to all who made us welcome, especially our new engineer Mike. GD Lisa did some detailed product reviews on non-toxic green cleaning products and reported on the latest in sunscreens from Environmental Working Group. Our feature interview was with Gary Walker, The King of Green, who talked about his own radio show in Kansas City, MO and his green cleaning company that is using the latest in chemical-free, steam cleaning technology.
Green Light: 1-word Book Reviews 1
Jun 3, 2011 100
Experiencing green information overload? Green Diva Meg reviews three must-read books for your eco-enlightenment.
Green Divas 5.26.11 - Eco-Spirituality
May 27, 2011 3437
A profound show to say farewell to HomeGrownRadioNJ as we move on to our new studio digs - WMTR 1250AM in June. There was a wonderful energy in the studio, which was partly because of our in-studio guest, author Caroline Fairless, who brought a light-hearted, but powerful message about connecting the green/sustainability movement to the awesome spirit of nature. Somehow we managed to work in an LA theme from our GD Correspondent Marie, who called in with an awesome report on Bamboo textiles, and a very inspiring interview with Tod Lipka, CEO of Step up on Second, an organization dedicated to helping the over 48,000 homeless people in LA county. Step Up on Second is using green and sustainable building and living practices into all of their facilities to an award-winning degree - all while doing a great deal to help the at-risk folks who will now have healthier shelter.
Green Divas 5.19.11 - Hobby Farming
May 19, 2011 3519
Must be the spring weather, the ONGOING rain maybe, but we had another lively show. GD Heather called in with a great report from Washington, DC area, we had a visitor in the studio from Lusscroft farms to talk about the annual medicine wheel garden celebration, which is an all-weekend garden party here in northern, NJ, and finally we had a great interview with Mike Levatino, author of The Joy of Hobby Farming.
Green Divas 5.1.11 - Seed Bombs & Energy-Wise Landscapes
May 5, 2011 2938
It was a rowdy show with Green Dude Scotty back in the house! We had a blast greening up the parking lot and the side of the road outside the studio before the show and during our break with a slingshot and some fun "seed bombs" sent to us by an innovative group called GreenAid. Green Diva Lisa called in from Austin, TX with some handy spring cleaning tips and ideas for vegan nut yogurt recipes. Our feature interview was not only timely, but very informative about thoughtful 'Energy-Wise Landscape Design' with the author of the book by that name, Susan Reed.
Green Divas 4.28.11 - Urban Homesteading
Apr 28, 2011 3049
With a wonderful guest green diva co-host, Barbara Taylor in the studio, we had a full roster of stuff to talk about from our call from green diva Lisa in Austin, TX and the green diva correspondent report from Kimberly Phipps-Nichol in Reno, NV to our awesome interview with Rodman Schley, host of upcoming TV series, The Urban Conversion. A lot of talk about making lawns edible to chickens on the rooftop. Don't miss this show about sustainable community, food, coops and of course, Rodman milking a goat while singing to it . . .
Green Divas 4.21.11 - Driving Greener & Earth Day Fun
Apr 21, 2011 3613
An hour just isn't enough . . . GD Meg & Green Dude Scotty tried to keep up with the flood of information about earth day 2011 and they still managed to get a GD correspondent report from Dr. Heather Eves from Virginia, a quick call-in from GD Lisa in Austin, TX and a half hour FULL of information from our favorite green car dude, John Voelcker, Sr. Editor at HighGearMedia and GreenCarReports.com. Woooohhoooo! Hope you get a chance to listen - get your pen and take notes.
Green Divas 4.14.11 - Green Reaper 2
Apr 14, 2011 3310
Barely time for a breath during this busy show! First we had a GD Correspondent report from Green Diva Sandy in New York, NY. She told us all about the recent NY WILD Film Festival that previewed 4 films last week. Then we had our second fascinating interview with the lovely Green Reaper, Elizabeth Fournier who talked about what it means to have an earth-friendly burial.
Green Divas 3.31.11 - Slow Money
Mar 31, 2011 3083
A truly green diva show without any green dudes tonight - a little less chaos in the studio! A warm report from our GD Correspondent Khat O'Brien in the Pittsfield, MA as she talked about getting geared up for her gorilla urban gardening adventures for spring. Then, an informative and inspiring interview with Woody Tasch, founder of Slow Money and author of the book, Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money.
Green Divas 3.24.11 - Lily Organics
Mar 24, 2011 3185
Back in the studio after a week off due to stubborn cough (GD Meg), GD Meg and Green Dude Scotty heard from Sandy Holtzman, who is in the center of all things clean tech in NY. Then Lily, founder and head farm hand of Lily Organics Fresh Skin Care called in and talked about being a farmer girl and how she got into organic farming and creating clean, organic skin care products.
Green Divas 3.10.11 - GoodGuide co-founder, Dara O'Rourke
Mar 10, 2011 2920
A sunny show on a very rainy night. GD Marie called in from Los Angeles to rub in how good the weather was out there AND tell us about some interesting new natural hair-care products that a couple of hot hollywood stylists are going to come out with soon. Fascinating interview with Dara O'Rourke of GoodGuide, the science-based rating system for learning about the social responsibility and green-ness of products.
Green Divas 3.3.11 - Care2's Randy Paynter
Mar 3, 2011 3293
All the microphones were hot for this show! Catch your March TerraScope and meet the gorgeous girls from G2 Organics who were with us for the full hour. Listen to an inspirational interview with Randy Paynter, who's helping us all get better educated about healthy, green living AND get empowered to get active and participate in positive change in our world.
Green Divas 2.17.11 - Ode Magazine's Jurriaan Kamp
Feb 17, 2011 3002
Our first Jr. GD correspondent, 10-year-old Ann Palermo called in to tell us about her Girl Scout project to "un plug" all those vampire electronic things sucking extra energy out of our houses. A thought-provoking interview with Jurriaan Kamp, founder of Ode Magazine on environmentalism v. reality and how innovation can be salvation - even if it causes some pollution along the way.
Green Divas 2.10.11 - What You Can Do (Jessica Arinella)
Feb 11, 2011 3126
Never enough time . . . we squeezed in a lot of information in between the fun. We heard from our GD Correspondent, Kimberly Phips-Nichol in Reno, NV who is involved in a rather interesting food-farm cooperative, bringing food to consumers and restaurants all year round. And of course, we had a great time with our friend Jessica Arinella, who is producing a wonderful video series called What You Can Do. We talked about their recent water conservation experiment. Lots of great ideas!
Green Divas 1.27.11 - Chef Michel Nischan
Jan 27, 2011 3164
Fun show jammin with great information - from news on an inter-collegiate recycling contest from our GD Sarah in Colorado Springs to lots of good news from Chef Michel Nischan who is busy with his organization, Wholesome Wave, making sure everyone has access to healthy, whole foods.
Green Divas 1.20.11 - Sustainablog founder Jefff McIntire-Strasburg
Jan 20, 2011 3101
A high-energy (low CO2) show - with a great report from GD Khat from the Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts and a wonderful interview with Jeff McIntire-Strasburg, leading green blogger and founder of Sustainablog.org about trends in green media and blogging.
Green Divas 1.13.11 - SPECIAL GREEN CAR REPORT - John Voelcker
Jan 13, 2011 3257
John Voelcker gave us a power-packed special report on the latest and greatest from the recent Detroit Car Show. So much great information, so little time! However, we did manage to squeeze in an excellent GD Correspondent report from Green Diva Marie out in Los Angeles, CA.
Green Divas 1.6.11 - Bag Monster
Jan 6, 2011 3533
A lively episode with an overall TerraScope for the year and some of the detailed sunsign reports along with GD Jean's Correspondent report from Maine. Don't miss the excellent interview with Andy keller, aka Bag Monster, founder of ChicoBags who talked about his mission to educate everyone about the evils of plastic bags and lowering our consumer intake in general.
Green Divas 12.30.10 - Green Car Dude, John Voelcker
Dec 30, 2010 2893
Had Green Diva Correspondent Lisa McWilliams visiting from Austin, TX in the studio with GD Meg and GD Scotty. Excellent interview with our favorite green car dude, John voelcker, Sr. Editor of HighGearMedia (GreenCarReports.com). John offered detailed information to a listener who asked about the pros and cons of buying a hybrid or electric car.
Green Divas 11.18.10 - The Dark Ranger
Nov 18, 2010 2907
Great report from Green Diva Heather our Washington DC area correspondent and a truly fascinating interview with Kevin Poe aka The Dark Ranger about the effects of light pollution.
Green Divas 11.11.10 - Jessica Arinella
Nov 12, 2010 2995
A packed show complete with a report from Green Diva Lisa about the yummy gypsy food culture that is a part of the creative sustainable economy in Austin, TX. Also an interview with Jessica Arinella, founder and host of 'What You Can Do' TV/Web series - she has an upcoming series on light pollution. Really? Light pollution - fascinating stuff.
Green Divas 11.4.10 - the Green Reaper
Nov 4, 2010 3092
A fascinating interview with Elizabeth Fournier, a funeral director in Oregon known as 'The Green Reaper'. Also, Green Diva Jean's report from Maine and TerraScope for November 2010.
Green Divas 10.28.10 - Joanne Colan / Dean of Invention show
Oct 29, 2010 3377
The GDs talk to Jaonne Colan, co-host of Planet Green's new hit show, Dean of Invention, about some of the latest, greatest in greentech innovation. Also, lots of information about organic skincare products as the GDs answer fan mail.
Green Divas 10.21.10 - Diane Kennedy
Oct 22, 2010 3100
Fun show packed with great information from two interviews: Diane Kennedy, eco-fashion designer and Valerie Zelko, engineer for the Chevy Volt.
GreenDivas10.14.10 - Nell Newman
Oct 14, 2010 3175
Interview with Nell Newman, founder of Newman's Own Organics and YES, daughter of Paul Newman - Lots of talk about food. yum.