Environmentally positive products

Veggie van

Beverly Thomas' Veggie Van is stocked with fresh organically grown produce from her farm.

Hiking and enjoying the outdoors should not be a bloodletting affair.

Eco paint cans

North Texas interior designers keep pace with the latest green building, environmentally-conscious trends.

Green Grocer contacted their supporters at the end of May to ask for help keeping their business going. Photos courtesy of Green Grocer.

June 8, 2015

During the last week of May, Cassie Green, co-owner of Green Grocer, sent out a plea to her customers. 

June 7, 2015

Photos by Phillip Shinoda

White Rock Local Market, which launched in 2009, recently announced its three locations are going under a new name that signals its emphasis on local vendors and artisians.

Andrea Ridout, founder of Gecko Hardware in Dallas, is launching a new radio show this month called "Down to Earth." It will air at noon on Saturdays on 1190AM. Gecko's mascot George the Rooster is featured on the program's theme song. Listen here. Photo courtesy of Gecko Hardware.

Last week, the city of North Richlands Hills overturned an ordinance requiring a special use permit for solar panels on the street-facing side of homes. Photo courtesy of the DFW Solar Tour.

May 25, 2015

Dallas-resident David Sepulveda says his new company Marma was inspired by family remedies. Photos courtesy of Marma.

May 5, 2015 

April 27, 2015

GSDFW columnist Amy Martin shares excerpts from her new book Itchy Business: How to Prevent Exposure to Poison Ivy and Poison Oak, Treat the Rash, and Eradicate the Plant, set for release next month.

 

 

Samuel Bistrian, the Dallas-based founder of Roma Boots, donates a pair of eco-friendly rain boots to a child in need for every pair sold. Courtesy of Roma Boots.

April 14, 2015

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