As we develop our own products, we keep a keen eye out for inspiration in thoughtful innovation. Case in point, a project by Ben Huttly, an art student from the UK, who has created packaging that isn't just biodegradable and recyclable, it can be planted. Eat those veggies, then plant some more in your garden.
Design Sponge's Ashley English offers her picks for "a top-10 list of eco reads for whiling away the dark days of winter." Included on the list is The Dirty Life by Kristin Kimball (pictured here), who joined us at last week's Hug Your Farmer benefit for Pete's Greens. We loved this book, and we love Ashley's list.
Thanks to everyone who helped to make "Hug Your Farmer: A Night of Music To Benefit Pete's Greens" an epic night! We raised $26,000, all of which will go towards Pete's rebuild and recovery. If you missed out on buying a 'Hug Your Farmer' t-shirt or limited edition screen printed poster, you can buy one by clicking on the 'Buy Now' banner on LTT's home page.
LTT spent time with Peter Johnson, owner and innovator at Pete’s Greens in Craftsbury, VT. Pete talks about his remarkable four-season organic farm, how the local food movement is helping to revive this area of Vermont and how, if they…
[Update: 1/31/11 We're pleased to announce the show is sold out.] In the spirit of community that helps to make Vermont a special place, we've organized a benefit concert for our friends at Pete's Greens at Higher Ground next Thursday (Feb. 3rd), with 100% of ticket sales going to the farm's rebuild and recovery. The all-star lineup includes Page McConnell and Jon Fishman of Phish, along with some of Vermont's best local musicians. The event is presented by Love Tomorrow Today and Select Design, with additional support from Healthy Living and Gardener's Supply..