- March 1st, 2013
Instead of growing chia pets, Janie Hoffman makes chia drinks. Hoffman—CEO and founder of Mamma Chia—burst onto the beverage industry scene in 2011 by launching the first organic chia seed beverage in the marketplace. It turns out that “ch-ch-ch-chia!” is good for more than just growing those grassy animal-shaped figurines.Mamma Chia reinvigorates an old favoriteBy Cara Lucas
- February 1st, 2013
Some say one must travel far to discover what is already in front of you. Such is the case for Amit Hooda, who grew up in northern India—a country known for its ancient traditions and the natural splendor of the Himalayan wilderness—but eventually left to pursue a higher education in Midwestern America.Heavenly Organics breathes new life into conflict zone countriesBy Cara Lucas
- March 1st, 2012
A clean slate, a fresh beginning, and a new start—these are gifts we receive every morning as we commence a new day. Human nature, no matter what level, inherently seeks out opportunities for growth and development. It’s instinctive to want to achieve more.A new professional organization paves the way for gender-equality in business.by Cara Lucas
- April 1st, 2010
Today, opening a bottle of wine often means giving a cap a quick twist. Easy, yes, but aluminum screw tops—not to mention plastic stoppers—are putting the squeeze on the sustainable, centuries-old natural-cork industry.
By Kitty Neusteter
- December 1st, 2009
Baby, it’s cold outside. But before you crank the dial on the thermostat, consider this: Home heating accounts for 8,800 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions per household annually, according to the Environmental Defense Fund. With a few quick fixes, you can combat climate change—no shivering required.
By Jodi Helmer