Lifestyle Spotlight: Athens’ Own Constantine Faller Proves Viability of Sustainability

Constantine Faller has been a vital part of the Athens community for over a decade. His story begins with a background in engineering and culinary arts during the late 70’s. After entering the workforce and seeing many problems around the world, Constantine decided it was time for change. Athens’ Own was formed and dedicated to creating systems of sustainable community resilience.

DIY: Make a butterfly garden

By CG Lifestyles & People Editor Neal Patten If you are spending the break in Athens you have likely noticed that the city has quieted down tremendously over the past few weeks.  If you are finding yourself lonely as we enter into the dog days of summer, then you should invite some winged companions into…

Eco-news in brief 2-28

By CG News Editor Kelly Doran Leaked documents show plans for curriculum in public schools Heartland Institute, a nonprofit organization in Chicago, has written plans for a curriculum for public schools to promote doubt on scientific findings about global warming, which were recently leaked. Defenders of science education have been prepared for something like this,…

DIY: Eating Organically

By CG Lifestyles & People Editor Sarah DeCarlo Eating organically can be a great challenge, especially for those of us with limited budgets. However, it has a large positive impact on communities through its support of local businesses and farmers, and it allows people to consume fewer chemically-altered foods. Below are a few suggestions on…

Working out for the Greener Good

By Jenn Halliday, CG Lifestyles and People The average person walking into the Ping Recreation Center at Ohio University is in awe of both its massive size and impressive machinery. With a closer look, one will notice the hundreds of fluorescent lights, numerous water fountains and dozens of exercise machines that consume millions of watts…