Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Positive Legacy JamCruise 8 with Everyone Orchestra



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In this segment we are so honored to feature the "Positive Legacy" on Jam Cruise 8, celebrating the founding of the new non-profit organization that supports interaction and giving to communities that Jam Cruise and Cloud 9 Adventures visit, as well as supporting the efforts of the Green Team that helps to reduce the carbon and environmental footprint of passengers travel. Making this segment come to life is the Everyone Orchestra conducted by Matt Butler, filmed on the last day of Jam Cruise 8 as a benefit to those passengers who contributed to the carbon offset program.

For more information, please visit
www.JamCruise.com
www.PositiveLegacy.com

Saturday, February 06, 2010

Vegan Gluten-Free Samosa



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In this segment from Organic Living TV with the Hippy Gourmet we're on Jam Cruise 7 anchored off of Belize! In honor of our visit to Monkey Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, Chef MikeC prepares an awesome vegan, gluten-free samosa recipe, using a SolarOvens.org solar cooker! Yummy!

For more information, please visit www.JamCruise.com

Monday, February 01, 2010

Napa Valley Wine Train History



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In this segment from Organic Living TV we sit down with Greg McManus from the Napa Valley Wine train to learn about it's history and sustainability model for Napa Valley and beyond! The Napa Valley Wine Train represents pure romance in a most approachable fashion, giving a truly European experience in gourmet food, wine and travel across the vineyards of Napa Valley, California.

For more information, please visit www.WineTrain.com

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Solar Fennel Salad filmed in Belize!



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Just returned from JamCruise 8, filming the incredible Positive Legacy and Greening crew work their magic in Jamaica & Grand Cayman! Segments coming soon!

In this segment from Organic Living TV we're on the JamCruise 7 arriving in Belize! First we head over to Monkey Bay to learn about this wonderful wildlife sanctuary from the Academic Director Mathew Miller, and then we return to the MSC Orchestra ship to prepare a lovely Fennel and Orange warm salad in the solar cooker!

For more information, please visit www.JamCruise.com

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Chardonnay Portabella Polenta on Napa Wine Train



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In this segment from Organic Living TV we're on the Napa Valley Wine Train with Chef Kelly Macdonald, who shows us how to make a lovely Chardonnay Polenta with Portobella Mushrooms! Then we sit down with Director of Wines Ryan Graham to discover the best organic and bio-dynamic wines to pair with this course! The Napa Valley Wine train is a wonderful experience that transcends dining into a slow food and warm, elegant adventure!

For more information, please visit www.WineTrain.com

Friday, December 25, 2009

Fijoia Crumble at Bird's Ferry Lodge in New Zealand



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In this segment from Organic Living TV we are at the beautiful and relaxing Bird's Ferry Lodge in the Westport area of the south island of New Zealand. Alison Gygax shows us how to prepare a lovely Fijoia Crumble with all organic ingredients!

For more information, please visit www.BirdsFerryLodge.co.nz

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Freestyle Smoothie with the Blendtec Blender & Pacific Foods Hemp Milk



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In this segment from Organic Living TV with the Hippy Gourmet our very own Gastronaut and sustainability reporter Chris Nolder makes an awesome Freestyle Smoothie using the BlendTec Total Blender. Chris also features the delicious Pacific Foods Hemp Milk in this smoothie, highlighting all of the incredible benefits that Hemp milk has for the human body, while also being a delicious substitute for dairy. The BlendTec Blender works like a charm and can create a whole menu of quick and easy dishes (which we plan on featuring a lot in upcoming episodes). Organic Living TV gives BlendTec and Pacific Foods our highest 5-star rating for the best organic kitchens.

For more information, please visit www.BlendTec.com
www.PacificFoods.com

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Napa Valley Wine Train! Organic Food & Wine!



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In this segment from Organic Living TV with the Hippy Gourmet our Gastronaut and sustainability reporter Chris Nolder hops a ride on the Napa Valley Wine Train!

As we wind our way through the majestic vineyards and rolling hills across Napa, California's famed wine region, we meet up with Chef Kelly Macdonald in the restored 1915 Pullman coach kitchen! We feature a wonderful Yam & Goat Cheese Rellenos, Cabernet Beet Salad and some wonderful organic wine pairings!

The Napa Wine Train is the definition of romance with an approachable elegance that harkens back to a simpler, more glorious time. The food is delicious, the wine is superb, and the staff make you feel like you're on a fantastic European holiday. Organic Living TV gives the Napa Wine train a 5-star review!

For more information, please visit www.WineTrain.com

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Organic Greenhouse Part 2 Container Gardening



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In this second part of three segments featuring the SpringHouse portable greenhouse by www.FlowerHouses.com, we learn how to do container planting! First we visit our local Farmer's Market to meet up with Steve Rehn of www.ColeCanyonFarm.com to get some organic plantings and to learn how to transplant them for growing in our portable greenhouse. Then we take what we learned and using Ecoforms.com earth-friendly pots, we transplant the organic veggies, herbs and edible flowers into their new home!




For more information, please visit

www.FlowerHouses.com
www.ColeCanyonFarm.com
Ecoforms.com

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Beet Salad with Kitchen On Fire at CookswareAfaire



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In this segment of Organic Living TV we go LIVE to the CookswareAfaire event in Oakland, California (12/11 - 12/20/09) with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Oakland Zoo! We meet up with Chef MikeC and Chef Olivier of Kitchen On Fire to learn how to make a wonderful Roasted Beet Salad recipe!

For more information, please visit
www.KitchenOnFire.com
www.CookswareAfaire.com

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

SpringHouse portable Greenhouse



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In this first of two segments from Organic Living TV featuring the FlowerHouses.com "SpringHouse" portable greenhouse, we meet up with our very own Gastronaut and Sustainability Reporter Chris Nolder to show us how quick and easy it is for anyone to have their own personal greenhouse! Stay tuned for our next segment where we visit with Cole Canyon Organic Farm to pick up fantastic organic herbs, vegetables, fruits and edible flower plantings to go into our "SpringHouse" portable greenhouse!

For more information, please visit www.FlowerHouses.com

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Vegan Ratatouille at Kitchen on Fire



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In this segment from Organic Living TV with the Hippy Gourmet we're back at our old stomping grounds Kitchen On Fire in the heart of Berkeley, California! We hook up with Chef MikeC and Chef Olivier to create one of Chef Olivier's secret family recipes (not so secret after it's been on TV and now YouTube!). But nonetheless it's a fantastic Ratatouille recipe that bursts with colors and flavors and can go great as either a side dish or main course.

For more information, please visit www.KitchenOnFire.com

Friday, November 13, 2009

Vegan Corn Salsa! At Kitchen on Fire!



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In this segment from Organic Living TV with the Hippy Gourmet we're in Berkeley, California at Kitchen On Fire cooking school. We meet up with Chef MikeC (AKA host of Organic Living TV) and Chef Olivier (AKA Super Hero) as they show us how to whip up a simple and delicious corn salsa recipe!

For more information, please visit www.KitchenOnFire.com