Heidi Feinstein

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Architect Uses Ancient Techniques To Cool Modern Building in India

Kris De Decker of No Tech Magazine " refuses to assume that every problem has a high-tech solution", and points to yet another example of how …

Wastewater

Panera executive assesses digital advances

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What Apple And Starbucks Taught Me About Building A Brand

Alessandra Ghini shares insights from her work in marketing at Apple and Starbucks on the precipice of each company’s second golden age.<p>When we see an energetic advertisement from Apple that inspires our sense of adventure, or exchange hellos with a Starbucks barista in a way that feels like we’re …

It's Surprisingly Easy To Start Your Own Church

If you're hoping to start your own IRS-approved religious organization, look no further than the guidelines below.<p>The Internal Revenue Service makes rules about churches and religious organizations intentionally vague to respect the religious liberties outlined in the Constitution. But that can …

Religion

7 ways to stir up a media buzz

Hospitality

The Digital Transformation of Industries > World Economic Forum Annual Meeting | World Economic Forum

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World Economic Forum

Freight Farms: How Boston Gets Local Greens, Even When Buried In Snow

The United States imports more than $100 billion of food every year from farms across the globe, often in the big metal shipping containers you see on cargo ships. Now, entrepreneurs are using those shipping containers to grow local produce.<p>"Freight Farms" are shipping containers modified to grow …

Aquaponics

13 Fascinating Places In Massachusetts That Are Straight Out Of A Fairytale

John Hays Hammond, Jr. built his medieval-style castle between the years 1926 and 1929 to serve both as his home and as a home for his collection of …

Cape Cod

Can B Corp be the next Fair Trade for socially-minded corporations?

B Corp, a certification for business that undertakes environmental and other sustainability efforts, is starting to attract larger, public companies. But some roadblocks still remain<p>The B Corporation movement, which certifies companies that benefit society as well as their owners, is gaining …

Sustainability

Airbnb Unveils Expansive Suite of Personalized Tools to Empower Hosts

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Airbnb, the world's leading community-driven hospitality company, today announced a new product suite to empower hosts around …

Hospitality

Food Tank’s Favorite Books of 2015 – Food Tank

From cookbooks to textbooks, 2015 was a great year for exploring novel food topics, tackling new cuisines, and delving into the complex issues …

Agriculture

40 Organizations That Are Shaking Up the Food System

Since our launch in January, Food Tank has worked to amplify the messages of groups working around the world to improve the food system.<p>The 40 …

Lamp Hack: How to Make Any Lamp Cordless

There’s a common problem in interior design that no one talks about. It’s all very hush-hush, you see. It’s the problem of the <i>lamp cord</i>. (Yeah, I …

Freedom from Fries

Can fast food be good for you?<p>Like many of their millennial peers, Kathleen Davis and Andrea Nguyen eat out a lot. “Nothing fancy,’’ Davis told me one recent evening, as she took a sidewalk table next to mine at Sweetgreen in Nolita. “We want what we eat to be healthy and tasty,’’ Davis said. …

Living the Co-op Life

Finding a co-op is kind of like dating. You meet, get to know each other, fall in love, and make a commitment. It’s the classic love story.I’m …

Taco Bell

Hemcrete®: Carbon Negative Hemp Walls

Buildings account for <b>thirty-eight percent</b> of the CO2 emissions in the U.S., according to the U.S. Green Building Council, and demand for carbon …

Profit

Two Capitalist Tales: A Kickstart and a Kick in the Head

These are two tales about capitalism at its best and at its worst. These are true stories because even Hollywood at its brashest could not write fictional scripts better than these to depict the duality of capitalism.<p>On Monday, September 21, <i>The New York Time's</i> ran two contrasting articles on the …

Menu labeling may offer restaurants marketing advantage

Restaurants

Panera sees 2.0 investments paying off

Investing

7 Essential Jam and Jelly Recipes - Chowhound

Making your own preserves is easier than you might think, and there’s no better time to start than now, when fruit is still ripe, juicy, and plump. …

Food Preservation

4 Strategies to Use When Raising Money for Your B Corps

This story appears in the September 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>When Donnel Baird needed seed capital to continue developing his B Corporation in 2013, he figured impact investors were the ticket. One year and 250 investor meetings later, BlocPower—Baird’s online marketplace that connects …

Episode 306: Polyface Farms

Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms<p>From farm fields to dinner tables across America, more people want pesticide-free vegetables, humanely-raised meat and …

Agriculture

Chipotle hiring spree underscores restaurant industry staffing challenges

10 Luxurious Cabins That Are Well Worth the Trip

These far-flung resorts bring new meaning to getting away.<p>When you <i>need</i> to get away, a trip outside town isn't going to cut it. You need remote, you need relaxation, and you need luxury. We've picked out the world's most luxurious cabins, all of which are a flight and a bumpy Jeep ride away.

Travel

The Sad Truth About Unlimited Vacation

Unlimited paid vacation is an increasingly common feature to see in the incentive package of a startup or other forward-thinking company. And why not?

These pop-up modular pods can add a garden studio or off-grid escape just about anywhere

British company Pod Space’s prefab pop-up pods add garden offices and studio escapes just about anywhere you can imagine. The sustainable pods are …

Off-grid