Behind the Greens

  • Sustainable Chef Michael Leviton
    Chefs Collaborative, a nonprofit dedicated to building a more sustainable food supply by reaching out directly to chefs and sharing best practices, is releasing a cookbook paying homage to its many innovative members and delicious seasonal offerings. The Chefs Collaborative Cookbook features pumpkin curry from chef Alison Costello of Capuchin Soup Kitchen; poached quinces and […]


  • Backcountry Solitude
    Dedicated downhill racers around the country have moved their skis from the basement to the garage, ready to hit the slopes at the first sign of flurries...



  • Farm Fresh
    Farmers" markets that are committed to selling only regionally grown products exist throughout the country. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, there's been a 63 percent increase in the number of farmers" markets nationwide since 1994. There are more than 3,000 farmers" markets currently in operation, generating over $1 billion annually.


  • Going Native
    Going Native: Replacing Your Lawn with Native Plants Benefits You and the Planet


  • For the Birds
    Jane Alexander is best known for her on-screen and on-stage performances. She has won two Emmys, a Tony Award (for The Great White Hope) and has been nominated for four Academy Awards. Though she has made her name in films like Kramer vs. Kramer, All the President’s Men, The Cider House Rules and The Ring, […]


  • Is Organic Meat Earth Friendly Fresh?
    For humane, health and environmental reasons, natural meat producers believe their proud of flesh is better than typical supermarket and restaurant fare. "We're talking about sustainable food production and using a lot fewer chemicals," says Mel Coleman, the flamboyant president of the Denver, Colorado based Coleman Natural Meats, which is a major supplier to natural food outlets.


  • Back to the Woods
    Whatever's left of winter has started to melt, and, for those who've been hibernating, the outdoor world awaits. Since you won't want to leave behind all the comforts of home, E has unearthed a host of new products that make hitting the trails (or the streets and subways) a little more civilized. Bicycle Packing BICYCLE […]