Homemade hemp milk

Ever since becoming vegan, I have been on a mission to find the perfect non-dairy milk for my lattes. I thought I found it in Pacific Foods Original Hemp Milk. That is, until I read the ingredient list and realized it contained things like brown rice syrup and xanthan gum. Brown rice syrup comes withContinue reading “Homemade hemp milk”

Vegan for Life

Until 2013, Suzanna and I were pescetarians for some time. That is, we had been eating a vegetarian diet along with some animal products: eggs, milk and dairy products, and sustainably-raised seafood. We tried to concentrate on sustainable organic minimally-processed foods as much as possible which required constant vigilance. At the same time, we bothContinue reading “Vegan for Life”

Eat for the Planet Seminar

What activity do each of us perform at least three (often more) times daily and has a significant impact on our health, carbon footprint, happiness, and identity, as well as the welfare of animals with which we share this planet? If you guessed eating, you are right. Suzanna and I are hosting a meetup, EatContinue reading “Eat for the Planet Seminar”

Liberty vs. Responsibility

When I started my first job out of graduate school, I remember thinking that I had finally arrived at adulthood. I had a great job, a healthy salary, and no more classes. I recall at the time, realizing that I could now do almost anything I wanted because I was no longer a poor gradContinue reading “Liberty vs. Responsibility”

Making that Low-Carbon Resolution Stick

During January, I shared with you my four low carbon footprint resolution ideas: eat more plants, use less energy, buy less stuff, and talk and advocate for change. I often think about this column when I run. And this past Saturday I was on a long run on Cougar Mountain while I listened to oneContinue reading “Making that Low-Carbon Resolution Stick”