Jill Ettinger

Jill Ettinger is the senior editor and featured columnist on EcoSalon and sister site Organic Authority. 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.
Cool Down with EcoSalon’s Beat the Heat Box!
Cool Down with EcoSalon’s Beat the Heat Box!

  Oh baby, it’s H-O-T outside! Remember back in the thick of winter when you couldn’t wait for this summer heat? And now that it’s here–as glorious as it is–we could all use a little respite from the nonstop sweating, the thick, humid air, and that unrelenting sun! We’ve got […]

Prince: The Royalty in All of Us
Prince: The Royalty in All of Us

  I grew up watching MTV in the 1980s; I grew up watching Prince. Those heels. That hair. Those hips. That voice. In the 1980s, Prince came to define everything that seemed to not want to be defined anymore by a tired old system run by tired old men. Namely: […]

New York City’s Styrofoam Ban Dies (Unlike Actual Styrofoam)
New York City’s Styrofoam Ban Dies (Unlike Actual Styrofoam)

A New York City judge has overturned a citywide Styrofoam ban. After the Styrofoam ban went into effect on July 1, a number of local businesses sued the city, stating that the ban was political and would hurt their businesses. City restaurants and corner delis had until January 2016 to […]

U.S. Finally Pardons Chimpanzees From Cruel Lab Experiments
U.S. Finally Pardons Chimpanzees From Cruel Lab Experiments

In a move that will ensure protection from cruel lab experiments and some captive situations, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has given chimpanzees endangered species status under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The rule went into effect earlier this week. The U.S. was the only developed nation not to […]

Marissa Mayer and Maternity Leave: How We Parent in America
Marissa Mayer and Maternity Leave: How We Parent in America

Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, recently announced that after giving birth—to twins!—she will only take two weeks off for maternity leave. Two. Weeks. That’s barely enough time for any woman who recently gave birth to go to the bathroom without searing pain, let alone sit comfortably at a desk while […]

Amazon Wants to Replace Your Farmers Market With One Simple Click
Amazon Wants to Replace Your Farmers Market With One Simple Click

Amazon will do almost anything to grow its business—and these days, it will also do anything to try to get you to forget about recent allegations that working for the company is a little bit like being in a prison. The latest effort has the company becoming your digital farmers market.  […]