Mike Strayer

50 Photos of Urban Farming That Will Make You Want to Get Back to Nature

Spring is in the air and here at Just Energy we’re loving the higher temps and sunny skies. In our excitement, we scoured Instagram for #UrbanFarming so that we could share the joy of green sprouts and downy chicks, among other springtime delights. Scroll down to learn a little bit more about urban agriculture and peep some adorably sharable photos from urban farms on Instagram.

Stephanie Evans

Eco-Easter Ideas

As we settle into spring, it’s time to hop into the first major holiday of the season – Easter! Wonderfully festive and full of freshness, Easter is the perfect holiday for flexing your eco-friendly muscles. If you’ve just picked up pre-packaged decorations and treats from the store, however, Easter can quickly turn into quite the…

Stephanie Evans

A Diet Primer: Vegetarian, Vegan, Organic or Paleo

Are you…working to slim down and feel better? Reviewing the food choices you make and how they affect your health? Concerned for the environment and your personal impact on it? Looking for a healthier lifestyle?  The first thing that likely deserves consideration is your diet.  But there are so many options/diets/plans available! What’s the best…

Stephanie Evans

All Natural? Organic? Fair Trade? A Primer on Eco-Sounding Words and Terms

  “Organic,” “fair trade,” and “all-natural,” are just a few of the latest buzz words swarming around everything you’re eating, drinking, wearing and breathing. But what do these terms really mean? With “all-natural” cigarettes and “organic” cheeseburgers on the market, does that mean you can smoke and eat fatty foods without any adverse health effects?…

Stephanie Evans

9 Green Date Ideas for Spring

  Looking for a romantic way to spend an evening that’s also eco-friendly? Don’t worry, we’re not prescribing a date at a recycling facility to sort bottles and newspapers (although that’s a fantastic idea for many!).  What we’ve come up with, however, is a quick list of some great, green, spring, date ideas that will…