114: Eggs, Beef & Your Local Farmer

In today’s show I interview “regenerative farmer”, Wenona Boucher from Chockalog Farm in Uxbridge, MA We discussed her term, regenerative farming, which is not just organic, but also leaving the land better than you found it. She advises that we should look beyond organic and go back to heritage breeds of chickens and cows. Wenona…

112: Dr Jason Marshall (TURI Labs) Talks About The Science Of Green Cleaning

Dr. Jaon Marshall is the director of the TURI Labs at the UMASS Lowell campus. The Cleaning Laboratory tests the performance of both industrial and janitorial cleaning products to encourage companies, institutions, and product formulators to choose and develop safer substitutes. Whether you’re a metal finishing company, product formulator, facility manager or any organization looking…

111: Interview With Chef Rick Bayless

While attending the International Home and Housewares Show in Chicago this spring, I was lucky enough to meet and interview Chef Rick Bayless. Most people know Rick from winning the title of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters, beating out the French and Italian with his authentic Mexican cuisine. His highly rated Public Television Series,Mexico–One Plate at a Time, has…

109: Amy Ziff From MadeSafe.com

Our nonprofit organization provides America’s first comprehensive human health-focused certification for nontoxic products across store aisles, from baby to personal care to household and beyond. Our goal is to change the way products are made in this country to ultimately eliminate the use of toxic chemicals altogether. We make it easy for people to find and buy products made…

“Chemical Rules Reform Pass The House” – Baby Step #1

New chemical safety rules? The  Wall Street Journal reported today that the House overwhelmingly approved new chemical safety rules covering thousands of chemicals used daily in our homes. Surprisingly, this is a bipartisan action that’s supported by trade groups, environmentalists and even retailers like Walmart and Target. This bill will be the first update in 40…