Key west is a wonderfully sustainable getaway where you can enjoy Key Lime Pie on a stick while supporting a better planet. If that’s not a good enough reason to pack your bags, I don’t know what is.
Written by :: William Branch Love Greek culture, food and festivities? Pay a visit to the Taste of the Danforth, Toronto – the biggest Greek street festival in North America – and enjoy getting to grips with all things Greek. Set in the west end of Danforth Road known as “GreekTown” for its Greek population and businesses, the festival attracts 1.6 millions visitors over the course of three days and two nights and is now in its 22nd year. All profits from this festival, presented by the GreekTown on the Danforth BIA, are injected back into community projects and programs including hospitals, charities and youth organizations.
Photographer Genevieve Hathaway recently visited Alberta and British Colombia with G Adventures, here she shares some of her favourite images of the trip with Eco Traveller readers.
When I headed inside to use the bathroom, I was arrested by a series of signs detailing the restaurant’s relationships with local farms, highlighting favorite farmers, and proponing Chai Pani’s sustainability measures. This was not an Indian restaurant. This was actually nirvana (as far as I was concerned).
With the now incredibly organic, fair-trade, sustainably-sourced Union Square Holiday Market, Union Square may just be the greenest place in New York City.
A place of wonder and amazement, the Petrified Forest National Park reveals timeless fossils, beautiful scenery and an extensive natural exhibit of colorful petrified wood. Tourists travel from around the world to see this amazing display of nature that has been frozen in time.
Hoping to follow the extremely successful example established by NYC’s High Line Park, Philadelphia has launched a plan to convert the abandoned Reading Viaduct into an elevated green area.
Far below the rim of the Grand Canyon hides a little cluster of rustic cabins dating back to 1922. Accessible only by foot, mule or raft, these cabins, known collectively as Phantom Ranch, provide intrepid explorers with a chance of a truly outside-the-box eco experience. It’s one you’ll never forget.
In order to maintain fish stocks, Lofgren has implemented a policy where for every ounce of fish consumed at the restaurant, twice as much live fish are released into the wild.
The regions getting a major rail investment include Washington, Connecticut, Missouri, New York and New Jersey. All in all, the total amount committed by the government so far towards rail development is a whopping $5.7 billion.