Friday, August 28, 2009

Hippy Gourmet at A Common Green Event at the Bently Reserve

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In this segment from Organic Living TV we're so honored to attend the first annual San Francisco Conservation Consortium put on by A Common Green and hosted by the Bently Reserve! In this segment we meet Christopher and Amber Marie Bently, co-owners of the Bently Reserve a beautifully restored, LEED certified conference center. We also meet with Zem Joaquin from who shares her perspective on green fashion. Then we get to hear from one of the brightest young stars in the environmental movement, Wade Crowfoot from the Environmental Defense Fund, who gives his insight into immediate steps to be taken to address global warming.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

A New Alternative Use For Hemp: Building Homes!

Hemp is the path to cure our planet’s ills, clean our environment, feed and cloth the hungry, provide textiles and now a wonderful building material.

Awesome new Hemp construction material called "Hemcrete", a concrete-like substance developed by U.K.-based Lhoist Group made from hemp, lime and water that is carbon negative, waterproof, great insulation, doesn't rot and yet can be composted. This is yet one more planet-friendly reason to cultivate industrial Hemp!

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Saturday, August 22, 2009

Making Wild Salmon at Vij's Restaurant In Vancouver, BC

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In this segment from Organic Living TV we travel to gorgeous and pristine Vancouver, British Columbia! In the heart of Vancouver is Vij's Restaurant where we meet up with Chef/Owner Vikram Vij who shows us how to prepare a delightful marinated and grilled Wild Salmon! Vij's is one of the absolute gems of Vancouver and we are so honored to learn from this master Indian chef!

Wild Salmon Indian Recipe from Vij's Restaurant in Vancouver, BC

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Friday, August 07, 2009

Hippy Gourmet makes Vegan Borscht!

Who says borscht has to have meat? In this episode of Organic Living TV with the Hippy Gourmet we are cooking alongside guest chef Lara from Ukraine. Delicious and authentic, this soup is an excellent example of borscht gone vegan!

Vegan Borscht This amazing medley of Cabbage, Potatoes, Sweet Red Peppers and a kick of Cayenne Pepper will make you hold your bowl out for seconds and thirds!

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