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Read our interviews with the innovative green entrepreneurs behind our green business network — business leaders who put people and the planet before profits, and whose sustainable companies help you live a greener life.
STAY VOCAL; Norwell, MA
STAY VOCAL was founded by, Alex Eaves, a Boston-area reuse pro whose reuse bona fides shape every aspect of his business -- the products themselves, how they're made, and how they get to you.
What's more, Alex shares his experience with radical reuse with others, via his blog, consulting, speaking events, and coming soon, an exciting new project that will carry his radical reuse message from coast to coast.
We asked Alex to tell us more about STAY VOCAL's innovative brand, and his upcoming projects...
May interview: Dean Cycon of Dean's Beans.
Grain Place Foods; Aurora, NE
When Don Vetter began questioning the science and ethics of the emerging agricultural practices of the 1950s, he began to adopt organic farming methods for his family farm near Marquette, NE. Sixty years later, that farm has grown into Grain Place Foods, a family business that employs three generations of Vetters, and helps steward other local farms in their journey toward organic production.
"Currently, we're seeing a demand for organic grains that supasses our ability to produce in this country," says Don's son, David, when asked what makes him hopeful about the future of the green economy. We asked David to tell us more about farming in Nebraska and the history of Grain Place Foods...
As the climate-divestment movement takes off, Green America has been proud to launch our Fossil-Free investing Web page and publish a whole issue of our Green American magazine devoted to divesting. In our research for these materials, we learned about a new fossil-free investing index launched by Krull & Company, long-term members of our Green Business Network.
We asked Pete Krull to tell us more about the index, responsible investing, and his green plans for the future...