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

Shape Up for Spring

“Sweat is Fat Crying.”  That’s what they say. Warmer temperatures, more hours of daylight, and the realization that it’s almost time to pull out shorts and swimsuits (that last one strikes fear in the hearts of many) mean it’s the onset of spring. It’s time to think about getting fit and what better way than…

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

Eco-Friendly Travel Tips For Your Weekend Get-Away

Summer is over.  Kids are back in school.  You’re back at work.  You’re bored at work.  You’re already in need of something – anything – to break up the monotony.  Enter Plan A:  the weekend get-away!  Here at Eco-Centric, we’re liking that idea, too, and we’re here to show you how to organize your weekend…