Posts in category "go organic"

Sprout San Francisco to open in Chicago

Sprout San Francisco to open in Chicago
I am lucky to live in Wicker Park, one of the best shopping neighborhoods in the city. Of course, I don't really have a ton of time to browse boutiques and I usually have three kids (and six grubby, curious hands) with me so we don't tend to do a lot of shopping together in the 'ol neighborhood. BUT from time to time I need a new baby present or a gift for a kiddo's birthday party and I have fantastic local options. I used to frequent Grow Modern Kids for eco-conscious baby gifts and gear (until it shuttered last fall). Happily, Sprout San Francisco  is going to be opening its doors on April 21 in the same space at 1943 W. Division...

Growing a Modern Organic Family

Are you into non-toxic stuff for your family that is also stylish and durable? Yes? Oh good! I have an event that I’ve been working on that I think you’ll be interested in. On Thursday, November 4th, Sara Fisher (you might know her as Self-Made Mom) and I are coordinating an event for Chicago-area moms... Read more »

The Wee Weekender (March 12th-14th)

A young artist hard at work at the Lillstreet Art Center. Looking for something fun for the whole family to do this weekend? I’ve got an idea or two for you. Family Farmed Expo. This is an event that has a little bit for everyone in the family. The Family Farmed Expo takes places from... Read more »

Belching cows, Food Inc. and campaign finance reform: My lunch with Stonyfield Farm CE-Yo Gary Hirshberg

Last Thursday, I took a break from my usual routine of errands, school pick-up/drop-off, and playing peek-a-boo with my adorable baby to join a few other lucky Chicagoans for a lunch at Frontera Grill with Gary Hirshberg, CE-Yo of Stonyfield Farm. As a mother to three little yogurt-lovers (and a believer in healthy, sustainable food),... Read more »