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Upcycle Tip #6

For a while, I have been doing the kind of work that won’t allow me much glamour ie: painted nails. However, I have a little vacation from that so I thought, why not add some color as we move deeper into the most colorful season, autumn. Gather colors ( if any are too thick add […]

MALL RAT WITH A TWIST

Read all about it and pass it on, like a game of telephone! This is such a cool idea my friend told me about, I thought I would share it with my Green Graffiti readers… In Sweden, they have a mall that is filled with upcycled, repurposed and repaired items only, not brand new items. […]

For Real?

I am pleased to announce that Green Graffiti’s very own, Sarah Frances Kuhn ( moi!) is now a certified Climate Reality Leader. Diplomas have never been all that important to me, but this one feels different. Last week, myself and 1400 other people from all over the globe, participated in a 3 day leadership training […]

What in the world?

It is late October in the N.E. of the USA, the leaves on the trees are still green and yesterday I was in a t-shirt because it was almost 80 degrees… what in the world is going on with planet Earth? A friend of mine, fellow farmer & general all-around pioneer of all things green, […]

Plastic…Fantastic?! Part 1

In the USA alone, 100 BILLION plastic bags are disposed of each year roughly.One trillion bags are produced every year and 90 percent of those are discarded after one use. Is plastic really fantastic? or futuristic? Maybe way back in the 60’s it was the latest technology… Why is this kind of over-the-top usage good? :::Plastic […]

UPCYCLING!

The weather is warming up and we are all shedding some layers of clothes, as well as stored negative karma. Speaking of karma, in this post we are going to talk about ways to reinvent your currently owned items, rather than going out and spending your hard-earned-cash on brand new materials by UPCYCLING!!! :::There are […]

Ooh Baby I like it Raw

Today I got a lucky entrance into the 11th annual Pittsburgh Farm to Table Growing Roots for Healthy Communities conference: celebrating the diversity of farming & traditonal cooking methods…encouraging people to steer business & resources to farms, small food businesses & non-profit organizations working on food security & wellness. Basquiat ‘Dark Milk’ ’86 After a […]

Spring Cleaning series part 1!

Welcome to part one of the Spring Cleaning  series here on the Green Graffiti blog. It is time to dust your bookshelves, vacuum out the corners, ask the rats to leave your basement, and remove the fingerprints from your mirrors. Also, it is a great time to cleanse your mind and heart of any moldy thoughts, […]

You Reap what you sow

Winter is officially over. The Spring Equinox occured today. Some signs of winter may be clingin’ on in some places for dear life… Spring’s got other plans…mourning will soon end, Persephone is coming back. There is no time like the now time to start sowing some seeds to get ready for the comin’ big thaw. Your seedlings […]

Artist & Musician Gina Favano gave me a tour & schooled me about grease-mobiles

simple, yet often forgotten reminders, in the windows as I walked up Gina Favano is like the cool sister I always dreamed of having ( I grew up with many, many bros). She is a visual artist, badass musician in band called, Come Holy Spirit, and generally one of the most chill people in Pittsburgh. She offered […]

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