Before Harrisonburg was blanketed with snow, I visited Tom Benevento at Vine & Fig, to talk to him about the environmental and ecological incubation projects that Vine & Fig works on throughout Harrisonburg. I thought it would be a great way to reintroduce ShoutOut! to EcoFeminism and ways to get involved with it in our […]Read More EcoFeminism with Vine & Fig
Happy Earth Day everyone! The one day a year that people all around the planet collectively accept their individual responsibilities to care for the world. The first Earth Day was celebrated in the US in the 1970s. The concept went global by the 1990s – it is now celebrated in at least 192 countries! As […]Read More Every Day Is Earth Day
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1. California Fires and Ecofeminism Starting late Sunday night, more than eight counties in Northern California fell victim to multiple monstrous wildfires. These fires are spreading over 50,000 acres and are still burning. They have destroyed over thousands of homes, caused hundreds of people to go missing, and killed roughly 20 people. We discussed the […]Read More What Your Feminists Are Talking About This Week
Happy Halloween, everyone! To change it up from the orange and black this week, I thought it would be interesting to talk about something green! I learned about this particular topic in my Environmental Sociology class. What does Environmental Sociology have to do with Feminism, you ask? I will get to that part soon, faithful […]Read More Environmentalism, Shady CEOs, and the White Male Effect
We can probably all agree that buying things “all natural” has sparked an interest in the American population in the past five years. Many people flock to stores like Whole Foods to buy all forms of natural and eco-friendly living products. I myself have marveled at the local Friendly City Co-Op in Downtown Harrisonburg to gaze at […]Read More An Ode to Eco-Everyday