We’ve been shortisted!!!

I have a great news to share with you today! I’ve participated with a colleague of mine, Anna Strzelecka, from DMU to a competition from the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition which was asking for solutions for reducing our environmental impact, guaranteeing health and food accessibility for all. (here you can access the full call)…

My carbon footprint | Actually not that good….!

I just calculated my carbon footprint with the WWF footprint calculator and this is the un-virtuous result…!!!! I am not that proud of the result, but definitely committed to improve it! It is surprising I have to work more on my home than on my travelling….! And also I have to do something to solve my shopping addiction…

made me smile | picnic table topped with living grass

isn`t this a lovely idea for summertime picnic? maybe you don`t have the time to go to the park, or it is raining [not unusual uh?], or you just don`t like to sit on grass and let mosquitos bite your naked and sweet legs…. then you can set the table on your balcony and you`re…

speaking of… flowers we can eat [again]

i told you it was all about eating flowers on the web this spring! and here again the pure green magazine has shared a new poster their illustrator bess collard has created to accompany their new column about candied edible flowers and edible flower bouquet by coriander girl [a nice and little flower shop! in canada,…

speaking of… using less water

a cool infographic to understand some of everyday actions that we can all take to save water . more about water in the next days! hope you enjoy them! ciao! { via GOOD }

made me smile | baggu’s shopping bags

who said that being a responsible green citizen means not being cool and glamour? baggu produces colourful and glamourous reusable bags that hold two-three times more stuff than a normal plastic bag and are made out of 100% recycled nylon. in this way you can be perfectly green and environmentally responsible without the need of…

made me smile | a mobile greenhouse teaches kids sustainability

Compass Green; a mobile greenhouse that runs on waste vegetable oil compass green is an idea of nick runkle and justin cutter; it is a way of delivering information on sustainability and biointensive mini-farming to people who don’t have access to this kind of information, or who aren’t already aware about sustainability. it as already…

made me smile | forty-two flowers we can eat

this article made me smile this morning. can you believe it?! i know that some flowers are edible and that you can make a lot of different recipe with them; especially you can deep fry them!!! for those of you who can read italian please try these recipes [elder flower tempura or wattle flower tempura]…

Made Me Smile | Salad garden in a trolley

salad garden in a trolley by bhg this made me smile. how sweet is it? wouldn’t be lovely to have a couple of those in the back garden or on the balcony? and you can move it following the sun [or the shade…]! ps. I am not suggesting you to steal the trolleys from your…