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  • Elvia Almachi, 32, holds a bundle of recently harvested Fair Trade-certified roses. Elvia has been working at Agrogana for 12 years, and has been part of the Fair Trade committee. She has two daughters, 9 and 12. Elvia and her husband Luis Alberto Villegas, also an Agrogana employee, both participate in the weekend adult school program paid by the Fair Trade Premium.
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Organic Enthusiasts Start GLOGGING with

A recently launched website for organic, backyard gardeners offers a plethora of do-it-yourself tools designed, in essence, to help maximize yields of organic…

Small Business Strategy–Setting Up a Dynamic, Triple Bottom Line Advisory Board

The statistics are grim for entrepreneurs: 75% of startups are no longer in business after 5 years. Many sell, merge, or reorganize, but…

GE Holding Press Conference in San Francisco This Morning–Smart Grid and Electric Vehicle Announcement Forthcoming

GE’s ecomagination program–out of the blue two months ago–became a sponsor of the Bay Area Green Business Meetup Group, which I co-chair with…

Is Social Entrepreneurship a Bad Fit for the US Economy? Harvard Business Review Says Maybe

In a recent Harvard Business Review Article, Timothy Ogden made the case that the U.S. is out of touch with Social Entrepreneurship.  His…

Raising Capital in Turbulent Times for Sustainable Ventures

An afternoon session at the LOHAS Conference gave aspiring entrepreneurs a chance to ask panelists in the financial world about raising capital, especially…

More Details on LOHAS Consumers from the Natural Marketing Institute

In an earlier post, I profiled the presentation of Steve French of the Natural Marketing Institute, given at day one of the 2010…

Feel Good World Uses Grilled Cheese to Effect Change

Everybody likes grilled cheese, right?  Vegetarians and carnivores, connoisseurs and cheapskates can all appreciate two pieces of grilled bread and some melty, cheesy…
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Creating Our Own Apollo Project for Clean Energy

If there’s one positive that could come from the Gulf oil spill, it may be a renewed political will to catalyze a transformation…
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Urban Farming at Hayes Valley Farm…the Ultimate Reclamation

The most interesting thing happens when you talk to people about concrete.  No matter what part of the spectrum they are from, the…

LOHAS Releases Annual Consumer Trend Database

The annual LOHAS Conference, which I will be covering for Triple Pundit, along with MC O’Connor, is coming up June 23-25 in beautiful…
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Consumers Know: Where They Spend Their Money Matters

With many people calling for a boycott of BP for its lack of effective action in last month’s oil spill disaster, it is…
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What Does the Green Economy Victory at NUMMI Mean?

Triple Pundit’s BC Upham chronicled the partnership, recently announced, between Toyota and Tesla Motors to reopen part of the NUMMI plant in Fremont,…

Small Is Beautiful–Communities Fight GHG Emissions

With all the big news from the governments and big businesses announcing efficiency gains, offsets, retrofits, and other sustainability initiatives, it’s easy to…

Metrus Energy: Efficiency With No Up Front Costs?

As the economy as a whole remains mired in a sleepy lull, there are sectors that are red hot.  According to’s State…

Easy Green Choice: Better World Books “Eco-Shipping” Makes Company Price Competitive With Amazon

Recently, I posted a series of articles on green business books.  I’m an author.  I know the field reasonably well, though I’m no…