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Cozy Up at Home for an Environmental Film Night!

Environmental documentaries tend to be - *ahem*- a tad bleak. Rightfully so, we suppose. The truth about climate change, species extinction, and ecosystem collapse is dire. However, us long-time environmentalists at ESA tend to gravitate toward the films that offer a solution, that inspire, that spark action among viewers since we know only dropping the negative news makes folks feel [MORE...]

We Did a Lot in 2020! Support Us for an Even Better 2021!

Dear Friend and Supporter of the Evergreen Sustainability Alliance,  Happy Holidays! The Evergreen Sustainability Alliance team (formerly Evergreen’s Alliance for Sustainability + You or EAS+Y) hopes that you consider a year-end donation to us. We made a big impact in 2020 thanks to your support!  This is a critically important time to mitigate the climate crisis. With record wildfires ravaging our nation [MORE...]

All the Things & Lessons From the Garden

Since my kids started school again in a tenuous, uncertain year, I find myself getting sucked into the vortex again. You know the one: the busy vortex, the “more more more” and “do do do” and “must have” vortex that cultural norms in our Westernized developed capitalist country beckon us to follow. Er, maybe I should be easier on [MORE...]

By |2020-12-18T10:25:44-07:00September 30th, 2020|Sustainable Agriculture & Gardening, Mindfulness & Minimalism|0 Comments

Take the “Choose to Refuse” Plastic-Free Challenge this Month!

How’s your plastic-free July going? Here are some tips and tricks for avoiding single-use plastic* and spreading the word: Food & Drink I carry my reusable water bottle everywhere, and I always have a reusable coffee mug on hand in case a coffee craving hits. I’ll often put extras in my car just in case, along with my reusable bags. [MORE...]

By |2020-12-18T10:26:47-07:00July 14th, 2020|Zero Waste, Education & Outreach, Mindfulness & Minimalism|0 Comments

Hunkered Down at Home? Read with Us!

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer Zero Waste Home by Bea Johnson Drawdown by Paul Hawken The Nature Fix by Florence Williams Blowout by Rachel Maddow Limits to Growth by Donella H. Meadows A Finer Future by L. Hunter Lovins The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben Plus, more here!   What books related to sustainable living do you [MORE...]

By |2020-12-18T10:31:07-07:00March 31st, 2020|Education & Outreach, Mindfulness & Minimalism|0 Comments
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