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portovert – Green Vows


Today’s newly engaged can find valuable tips from, the first and only wedding magazine for eco-savvy brides and grooms. This chic, online-only monthly magazine was unveiled just last week. For a wealth of information and ideas on how to make your Dream Day, and everyday thereafter elegantly green.

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Tuesday, January 23, 2007

kidFresh – parentHappy

KidFresh_1.jpgNow, Trix aren’t the only thing just for kids. When Matt Cohen got fed up with the food available to his children (described as “the white bread, potato chip and juice trifecta”), he founded kidfresh–a grocery and website geared toward the tot lot.

Located on the Upper East side of Manhattan (on Second Avenue at 84th Street), parents and their kids can shop for prepared meals or do-it-yourself organic pastas, cereals and canned foods. Mostly organic, all the food is free of preservatives, artificial flavors and trans fats. The one whipping up the kid-friendly creations is none other than Chef Joe Brancaccio, former sous chef at Agata and Valentino. And, voila! Kids’ lunches transformed.

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Green Design Furniture

doza_hiback_med2_1.jpgWith a name like Green Design Furniture you better be able to walk-the-walk as far as being “green”. These guys actually do. Founded in 1993 by inventor and designer Douglas Green; the company is located in Portland, Maine’s historic Old Port district.

Green Design offers a full line of furniture for both home and office. They focus on design and engineering, while integrating a philosophy that fully supports sustainable, eco-friendly practices in all facets of their operation. Green Design Furniture creates solid, well-designed furniture in the classic Arts and Craft tradition.
Their prices may seem high, but as with anything, you have to pay for quality.

Green Design Furniture

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Coolibar – Beachwear with Cool Sun Protection


Recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation, Coolibar offers 98% UV protection in its clothing and accessories lines for men, women and children. The Child Swim Sets pictured here are made from lightweight aquaSUNTECT fabric, which can be machine-washed and line-dried. To learn more about Coolibar and Ultraviolet Protection Factor, click here and to shop online, visit

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Juice Beauty – Organic Skincare from the Outside In


Help your skin maintain its glow even when you’re on-the-go; drink-in organic Juice Beauty. This tripped-out kit includes 5 certified organic-juice-based products, and a luxurious organic bamboo face cloth. Stay refreshed with Cleansing Milk, Antioxidant Serum, Green Apple Peel Sensitive, Oil Free Moisturizer and Hydrating Mist. Juice Beauty is extra-dynamic because at its core is a unique, patented organic juice formula.

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