By Rita Cook

It’s hard  enough to open up a store and find great products to sell, but even more difficult when you set out to find products that help create sustainability and make a positive impact.

• Dallas Young Sierrans to host kickoff March 27 • Irving-based group puts marine animal welfare in the spotlight • Tarrant County vegan chef markets T-shirts based on SNL spoof

March 20, 2013

Memnosyne Institute presented the second annual “Green Source DFW Environmental Leadership Awards” at an evening reception on March 19 at Sean Fitzgerald Photography Inc. in Deep Ellum Dallas, TX 75226. Over 100 people from environmental groups, businesses, colleges and universities,  garden enthusiasts and just interested individuals were at the event.

By Penny Ruekberg

How do two SMU graduates found a food company with a global conscience? For Ben Hurt and Blaine Iler, an entrepreneurship class was the first ingredient in crafting a successful partnership. When their professor asked if anyone had started a business, only their hands went up. That was the catalyst for their friendship and the decision to start Dallas-based Impact Foods.  

• Shark fin ban bill introduced in Texas • Dallas couple market combo recycling bin By Julie Thibodeaux

March 1, 2013

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By Rita Cook