Jill Ettinger

Jill Ettinger is the senior editor and featured columnist on EcoSalon and sister site Organic Authority as well as NaturallySavvy. Her work is also featured weekly on Eat Drink Better and SunwarriorNews. She is the co-director of social media for both EcoSalon and Organic Authority and works as a researcher and writer with the Cornucopia Institute, the leading organic industry watchdog group. Jill’s writing has been featured in The Village Voice, MTV, Reality Sandwich and Global Rhythm as well as the anthologies “Towards 2012: Perspectives on the Next Age” (2009, Tarcher/Penguin) and “What Do You Believe?” (2009, Outside the Box). A focus on food policy, veganism, wellness, music and world cultural expressions, Jill blends the mystical and modern as she explores what our shifting food, fashion, culture and creative landscapes will look, sound and taste like in the future. Jill spent more than a decade as a sales and marketing manager in the natural foods industry and regularly consults with and supports emerging brands and organizations in creative communication, social media and event production. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and future foodie, their daughter Imogene. Twitter @jillettinger | www.jillettinger.com.
After Miscarriages or Stillbirths, Women Heal Together
After Miscarriages or Stillbirths, Women Heal Together

Losing a child before you’ve even had a chance to get to know them is a wound that cuts deep. For any woman who has ever had a miscarriage, stillbirth, or lost a child soon after delivery, the pain is real, lasting, and can be quite confusing. Up to one-quarter […]

Adidas Puts Shoe Industry On Notice: Ocean Trash is Better Than Leather
Adidas Puts Shoe Industry On Notice: Ocean Trash is Better Than Leather

Taking the athletic shoe industry to a much-needed new level for both performance and ethics, Adidas has created a prototype for a sustainable shoe that’s made almost exclusively from recycled ocean trash. Adidas, which worked with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society to source the trash during a 110-day expedition tracking […]

Can We Please Stop Talking About How to ‘Fix’ Sagging Breasts?
Can We Please Stop Talking About How to ‘Fix’ Sagging Breasts?

As a kid, I watched a lot of those PBS National Geographic type shows that visited Indigenous cultures around the world. And I always got knots in my stomach when the camera panned over topless women with elongated sagging breasts. It wasn’t the esthetics of it—I was too young to […]

Can Taylor Swift’s Apple Victory Really Save the Music Industry?
Can Taylor Swift’s Apple Victory Really Save the Music Industry?

I don’t hate Taylor Swift. As far as her music goes, I can’t say it’s moved me really. Although, I have shaken it off on a few occasions. As a forty-something working mom, pop music is not a priority (unless it’s a duet with Elmo), and truthfully, it just isn’t […]

Miss Piggy (Finally!) Receives the Ultimate Feminist Recognition
Miss Piggy (Finally!) Receives the Ultimate Feminist Recognition

Finally, Miss Piggy gets the feminist recognition she deserves. Last week, Brooklyn’s Sackler Center for Feminist Art recognized the one and only Miss Piggy with an award that honors “extraordinary women who are first in their fields.” Longtime feminist Gloria Steinem presented the award to Miss Piggy. Previous winners include Toni […]

Is ‘Sustainable’ Palm Oil Actually Sustainable? Behind the Label
Is ‘Sustainable’ Palm Oil Actually Sustainable? Behind the Label

After years of controversy over widespread palm oil use, sustainable palm oil is being adopted by the world’s leading manufacturers, from small organic, eco brands to big time producers like Nestlé. But is it really sustainable? We go Behind the Label to find out. Palm oil is a vegetable-based oil that derives from […]

Venezuelan Coffee Basically Doesn’t Exist Anymore
Venezuelan Coffee Basically Doesn’t Exist Anymore

If you’ve ever sipped on Venezuelan coffee, consider yourself lucky. During the last several decades, Venzeula’s coffee industry has been in a steep decline. Once prized for its coffee, including varieties from the Maracaibos port and Caracas (named after the capital city) of the country’s eastern mountains, Venezuela now makes […]