loader from loading.io

What is greenwashing and how do you avoid it?

The Positively Green Podcast

Release Date: 11/12/2018

Prioritizing Rest and Collectivism with Ashanti Williams of Blackyard Farm Cooperative show art Prioritizing Rest and Collectivism with Ashanti Williams of Blackyard Farm Cooperative

The Positively Green Podcast

Ashanti Williams is a Black female farmer, raised and nurtured by activists and land stewards of the Carolinas and the Bronx. She is passionate about working and learning alongside animals in an effort to create sustainable farm systems that are accessible to Black people. The access to safe learning environments around raising animals as a person of color has not been readily available to her which propelled her to work towards creating them with the Blackyard Farm Cooperative.

info_outline
How to get started with Vermicomposting show art How to get started with Vermicomposting

The Positively Green Podcast

Vermicomposting can be a fun way to transform your kitchen waste into nutrient-rich food for your garden and plants.  It’s also really satisfying to know that you can do your part to process food and decrease greenhouse gases in our environment. In this episode learn from our co-host, Suzette, all about how to get started with vermicomposting!

info_outline
How to get started with chickens and what you need to know show art How to get started with chickens and what you need to know

The Positively Green Podcast

Suzette asks Kelsey all her most pressing chicken-keeping questions in this episode. Kelsey is a self-appointed crazy chicken lady and shares all of her chicken knowledge with Suzette and our listeners. From chicken tractors to broody hens - this episode is full of great backyard chicken information.

info_outline
Healing generational trauma: Connecting with nature and community organizing with Curtis Lee show art Healing generational trauma: Connecting with nature and community organizing with Curtis Lee

The Positively Green Podcast

In this episode, we speak with Curtis Lee, a youth program leader and organizer in Oakland, CA. Curtis' harrowing story about trauma, prison, loss, and leadership have made him into a trusted coach and friend, who uses nature as a way of healing traumas, teaching kids about their connection to the larger world, and conservation of our natural spaces.

info_outline
Biculturalism and gardening, building community, and home birth with Sandrine Malary show art Biculturalism and gardening, building community, and home birth with Sandrine Malary

The Positively Green Podcast

In this episode we discuss Sandrine’s journey of coming to America from Haiti, the gardening and harvesting she does in her own backyard, her journey into veganism, and how she supplements. Sandrine and Suzette also share with us their homebirth stories and tips for those interesting in a homebirth.

info_outline
Black America's Farming Legacy - One Family's Journey show art Black America's Farming Legacy - One Family's Journey

The Positively Green Podcast

To honor Black America's farming legacy during Black History Month, on this episode we have guest, Mina Wilson. Mina is a community activist and public health professional who shares with us her family's legacy from their arrival in America as enslaved peoples to today. We’ll be talking about family history, farming, interdependence, food sovereignty, and liberation.  

info_outline
6 Winter Wellness Tips for Health and Vitality show art 6 Winter Wellness Tips for Health and Vitality

The Positively Green Podcast

In the winter we can all feel a bit "blah" so for this episode we are sharing six winter wellness tips for health and vitality. Suzette and Kelsey go through all six tips and provide actionable info to help give your winter blues a lift!

info_outline
Getting to know Suzette Chaumette our new cohost show art Getting to know Suzette Chaumette our new cohost

The Positively Green Podcast

Season 3 has launched with a warm welcome to our new cohost Suzette @reducereusesuze.

info_outline
Catch up with Kelsey and Becca + we tried Salt Room Therapy and here's what happened show art Catch up with Kelsey and Becca + we tried Salt Room Therapy and here's what happened

The Positively Green Podcast

We’re about to take a break from new podcast episodes for a while, so we wanted to have an informal chat about some life updates, what’s new with us, and what we’ve been up to!

info_outline
How to open a zero waste store with Jenna Meier of The Glass Pantry show art How to open a zero waste store with Jenna Meier of The Glass Pantry

The Positively Green Podcast

Our guest for this episode is Jenna Meier, the owner of The Glass Pantry, a newly-opened zero waste and bulk store located in the Walkers Point neighborhood of Milwaukee, WI. Her goal is to make your sustainability journey a little bit easier by offering pantry staples, household cleaners, and personal care products in a package-free way. The Glass Pantry offers organic, locally-made products in bulk; allowing you to stock up on everything you need, without producing all the trash.

info_outline
 
More Episodes

Today we’re going to have a conversation all about greenwashing. You may or may not have heard this term used before, and in our opinion, it’s something that most people fall victim to when trying to switch to a greener lifestyle. 

Be sure to check out Becca's Clean Beauty Workbook which will help you navigate the switch to greener beauty products.

Don't forget to use The Think Dirty App the next time you are shopping.

If you decide to do a bathroom purge, try out the EWG Skin Deep Database to see how your current products stack up.

Thanks for listening!