White hot for spring and summer, del forte jeans, from Tierra del Forte. 99% organic cotton w/ a tiny dose of spandex for extra comfort. Low rise, Calla style is available in sizes 25-32, $182 plus $5 shipping @ bethechange.
Also check out del forte’s cute, snug-fitting melilot above the knee denim shorts for sporting around town, find them via their Store List.
The Q Collection specializes in stylish, healthy furnishings devoid of the harmful carcinogens and manufacturing practices often employed in mainstream furniture production. No formaldehyde, polyurethane or other toxic chemicals here — just sleek, sustainable, contemporary style. They sell and manufacture furniture, fabrics and interior accessories.
examine the collection @ qcollection.com
Maverick and eco-friendly Choice Organic Tea founder, Blake Rankin maintains a highly principled approach to tea farming and has applied similar values to building his family’s home. From sustainable straw-bale construction, solar power, plank cork flooring, PVC-free underground water lines running from well to home — to creating a blue-jean-insulated mud-room, and kitchen tiles from recycled airplane windshields — Rankin aims to keep the eco-impact low and natural surroundings pure.
Find more on Choice Organic delightfully flavored teas, here. For more on his family’s ecofab dwelling, visit here, and click on Off the Grid, an article that appeared in last May’s Plenty magazine. Choice tea fields pictured here. The kettle calls…