• Community
  • Earth Day 2015

    Earth Day 2015

    Local Trash Pick-Up This year, as Miss Finger Lakes 2014/2015, in combined efforts with IGNITE, Cayuga County’s Young Professionals, I did a trash pick up in my local neighborhood. It was actually really upsetting to see how much trash there was on the side of the road just 50 feet from our house, but also very […]

  • Environmental
  • Environmental Care or Greed?

    fresh produce

    Is Whole Foods Market an Exemplar of Environmental Care or Just Plain Greed? There is quite a bit of chatter about the integrity of Whole Foods Market and the products they carry for the prices. Many would argue that Whole Foods, otherwise known as “Whole Paycheck” has overprices produce and questionable integrity. However, after reading […]

  • Environmental
  • Invasive Species

    Invasive Species

    What are invasive species? An invasive species is a plant or animal that is not native to an area. When a plant or animal is aggressive to the extent that they out-compete native plants and animals and disrupt the ecological balance, they are referred to as “invasive”. These problem plants and animals are spread and […]