Manda Aufochs Gillespie

 Manda Aufochs Gillespie, aka The Green Mama, writes, teaches, and consults on growing greener families, homes, and businesses. She has been featured on the TV shows Save My Planet and The Lazy Environmentalist and in news media in the US and Canada.  Get the latest savvy green living advice at www.thegreenmama.com.  

What is white, frothy, and illegal to sell in B.C.?

Canada is the only G8 country where raw milk is outlawed. And after a decision in early 2010 legalizing raw milk cooperatives in Ontario, British Columbia is coming out as one of the most stridently a

Killer sunscreen? What your mama never told you about sun protection.

Everything you think you know about sun protection is dead wrong.

Earth Hour: success, failure, or just an attitude?

Earth Hour 2010 was a success in terms of awareness, but savings were down in Vancouver. Is success really an attitude when it comes to preparing for climate change?

How to out-conserve your neighbors for Earth Hour (or any time)

In our family this year, we celebrated Earth Hour by monitoring our energy use.  Hooray!??  One look at our actual energy use and we are all walking around inside in jackets.  This...

How to Out-Conserve Your Neighbors for Earth Hour (Or Any Time)

In our family this year, we celebrated Earth Hour by monitoring our energy use.  Hooray!??  One look at our actual energy use and we are all walking around inside in jackets.  This...

What Earth Hour is Really About

In our family this year, we are celebrating Earth Hour by monitoring our energy use.