Link Love: Transportation and Terrariums

A round-up of what we’re reading right now. 

Politicians are duking it out for the “woman vote” this election season. Since when did the entire female gender constitute a special interest group? [via The Daily Muse]

If you’re not so keen on Mother’s Day bouquets after reading our investigative piece on the flower trade, try your hand at a DIY terrarium instead. [via Casa Sugar]

Bamboo bikes: a low-cost solution to the world’s transportation problems? [via Mashable]

How fair trade fashion label Afia embraces the maxim “form follows action” with their work in Ghana. [via HAND/EYE Magazine]

Kale… quinoa… avocado… this college chef speaks our language. [via Small Kitchen College]

Artisanal craft has gone mainstream, but has it lost its meaning? An ethical fashion columnist investigates with a case study of the “Made In Italy” label. [via GOOD]


Jessica Marati

Jessica Marati currently resides in New York City and covers travel and sustainability for EcoSalon. Catch her weekly column, Behind the Label.