This past Saturday, Nov. 22, Good Earth Market once again held their Health and Wellness Fair, sponsored by Compassionate Care Hospice. Plenty of healthy contributors throughout the community brought in their areas of expertise, including polarity therapy, offering free chair massages.
While Delaware may be years behind some states in realizing the importance of organic farming as both a niche market and a health conscious way to do business, it is catching on.
Ever wonder where the turkey for Thanksgiving or Christmas came from?
Looking for organic, pastured chicken that doesn’t come from the supermarket?
This All Hallow’s Eve, a community initiative to create healthier and more Earth-friendly holidays finds itself more than 2,800 miles from where it started.
A public workshop on air emissions permitting for business, on Oct. 8 at Dover Downs, has raised the ire of environmentalists. Activists from Green Delaware this week urged the public to call on the state to cancel the $50 workshop and reconsider a new program the group says will aid polluters.
The USDA “Building Sustainable Rural Communities Through Green Business Project” is offering Going Green Business Training and Workshops delivered by EcoVentures International (EVI) and Women Entrepreneurs of Baltimore (WEB), to be held on Oct. 10 and 11 at Wor-Wic Community College and on Oct. 13 and 14 at the Delaware Tech’s Terry Campus Conference Facility.
For Michele Thornett of Michele’s Granola, her interest in having her own business came from something simple: her love of baking from scratch.
Gardeners by the Sea will be hosting WHYY’s Mike McGrath, radio personality and former editor of Organic Gardening, on Friday, Sept. 12.
So asks the Summer 2008 issue of “Soap Dish,” published by The Soap Fairy owner Scott Blackson. The Soap Fairy has been unconsciously green since its humble beginnings in 1997, when Blackson would drop off soap he had made to friends and family or leave it as a tip in a restaurant — hence the name, The Soap Fairy.
The Fenwick Island Environmental Committee recently met to discuss some of their ongoing environmental interests, one being their official position on the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s (DNREC’s) proposed Pollution Control Strategy.
DNREC’s Environmental Crimes Unit recently released statistics on its investigations into violations of Delaware’s air, waste and water pollution laws for the first six months of 2008. Enforcement officers handled a total of 1,958 complaints statewide, with illegal dumping complaints up 11 percent over the same period last year.
There is something fishy happening in the Bethany Beach Loop Canal — or rather something fish-less.
For about six weeks, the manmade canal has had significantly low dissolved oxygen levels. That means that, for fish and other aquatic life in the water, it is getting harder and harder to get the oxygen they need to survive. So, it seems many have simply left.
Young people making a difference by caring for our natural world were in the spotlight on Thursday, July 24, at the Delaware State Fair, as Governor Ruth Ann Minner presented the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Young Environmentalist of the Year Awards.
The lines between properties and what features can separate them are far less blurry than before, thanks to Sussex County Council’s adoption of a new buffer ordinance amendment.
UEK Delaware, L.P. a Frankford based tidal energy company, recently received notice of a grant approval from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources (DNREC) Green Energy Office.
Gas prices hover around $4 a gallon. They don’t seem to be going down anytime soon. No news there.
Since 1995, Green Delaware has acted as a grassroots organization concerned with environmental and public health issues in Delaware and surrounding areas.
After having solar panels installed at their house, Gary and Ava Cannon, owners of Gary’s Dewey Beach Grill, decided to install them at the restaurant as well.
Ever since the Russell W. Peterson research vessel was grounded on Bethany Beach in May, members of the Bluewater Wind research team have been seeking alternate options to conduct required bird studies in the Atlantic Ocean.