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.
5 Ways You Really Suck At Saying Goodbye
5 Ways You Really Suck At Saying Goodbye

What is it about saying goodbye that’s so complicated? I can’t be the only person this happens to: I’m trying to leave an event or a phone call and even after explicitly stating I really do have to leave, I still find my myself there many minutes later. Now, I’m […]

Are Meat Eaters Mass Murderers?
Are Meat Eaters Mass Murderers?

Surely meat eaters have their reasons for choosing to eat animals—most humans do it—but what about looking at the bigger picture? You know, as in the thousands of animals one meat eater will consume in his or her lifetime? 7,000. That’s the number of animals the average meat eater will […]

What’s It Like Being You? Bill Murray Has the Perfect Answer
What’s It Like Being You? Bill Murray Has the Perfect Answer

  When it comes to the tough questions, one man always seems to have the answers: Bill Murray. As a kid, I was fixated with the thoughts in my brain. Not the content of the thoughts, exactly (unless they included chocolate), but the fact that they were just there being […]

Are Psychedelics a Gateway to a Thriving Meditation Practice?
Are Psychedelics a Gateway to a Thriving Meditation Practice?

Do psychedelic experiences really benefit us? What if they could spur on a healthy lifelong meditation practice? In his book “Ayahuasca Test Pilots”, author and explorer “Medicine Hunter” Chris Kilham goes into detail about his own personal experiences with ayahuasca—the potent South American psychedelic plant brew—as well as the scientific […]