More Hip #279 - Sticker Shock
More Hip Than Hippie #279 - Sticker Shock
Stock up now on those items that are likely to cost more in 2011!
Just when you thought you'd started living within your means, it loo…
More Hip #278 - Turn It Up to '11!
More Hip Than Hippie #278 - Turn It Up to '11!
Experts forecast green trends for 2011.
Taking those tiny green steps can lead to big changes. The Hipsters take a look at the ye…
More Hip #277 - Digging Deep
More Hip Than Hippie #277 - Digging Deep
Writer April Dávila's new campaign, Digging Deep, will help to unearth facts about food.
You think you're busy? Hah! They lovely…
More Hip #276 - eBooks vs Books: Who's Greener?
More Hip Than Hippie #276 - eBooks vs Books: Who's Greener?
A new study finds that e-readers could have a major impact on improving the sustainability and environmental impact on the publishing industry.<…
More Hip #275 - Zero Waste Holidays
More Hip Than Hippie #275 - Zero Waste Holidays
Zero Waste Home blogger Bea Johnson shares her ideas for simplifying the holiday season.
Each year, at least 25% more w…
More Hip #274 - SOS (Save Our Stuff!)
More Hip Than Hippie #274 - SOS (Save Our Stuff!)
Save money by extending the life of things you already own.
We're all trying to economize these days. Frugalistas know that it…
More Hip #273 - Living the Dream
More Hip Than Hippie #273 - Living the Dream
With a desire to return to her country roots, Becka Silva turned her backyard into Girasole Farm.
Girasole is the Italian …
More Hip #272 - Helping Hands
More Hip Than Hippie #272 - Helping Hands
"Every good act is charity. A man's true wealth hereafter is the good that he does in this world to his fellows." ~ Moliere
Did you kn…
More Hip #271 - Conscious Cooking
More Hip Than Hippie #271 - Conscious Cooking
Author Anni Daulter discusses the joys of conscious cooking for babies and toddlers.
The Hipsters meet author/cook/mom/cool chick …
More Hip #270 - The Dumpster Diva
More Hip Than Hippie #270 - The Dumpster Diva
Designer Tiffany Threadgould returns to remind us that garbage has feelings, too.
The Hipsters welcome the delightful Dumpster Div…
More Hip #269 - Meeting Mr. Wright
More Hip Than Hippie #269 - Meeting Mr. Wright
Charter Hipster Bob Wright made the trek to Chico to talk about his work at a food bank.
Dori and Val welcome longtime listener B…
More Hip #268 - Here Comes the Sun
More Hip Than Hippie #268 - Here Comes the Sun
As the solar energy industry evolves, more homes and businesses take advantage of incentives to "go solar".
Thanks to governm…
More Hip #267 - Pimp My Shrimp!
More Hip Than Hippie #267 - Pimp My Shrimp!
Shrimp trawling accounts for one third of global seafood bycatch.
Shrimp is the world's most valuable seafood, but many other creatu…
More Hip #266 - Fair Trade Coffee
More Hip Than Hippie #266 - Fair Trade Coffee
Do we pay a fair price for fair trade goods?
Consumers don't pay enough for coffee. That's according to Amy Louis, a wholesale cof…
More Hip #265 - Raw Milk
More Hip Than Hippie #265 - Raw Milk
Proponents of raw milk believe that we should reap the health benefits of drinking milk in its natural state.
Did you know that drinking a glass of raw cow's milk cou…
More Hip #264 - Happy 5th Anniversary!
More Hip Than Hippie #264 - Happy 5th Anniversary!
Dori and Val celebrate 5 years of podcasting "More Hip Than Hippie".
The Hipsters have hit another milestone! This week marks the end of their 5th year …
More Hip #263 - A Zero Waste Home
More Hip Than Hippie #263 - A Zero Waste Home
Blogger Bea Johnson tells how her family has learned to live without generating household waste.
After moving into a smaller house…
More Hip #262 - Makin' Bacon
More Hip Than Hippie #262 - Makin' Bacon
Llano Seco Rancho manager Dave Sieperda touts the benefits of sustainable farming and organic pork.
Oh yes, there's a difference betwee…
More Hip #260- Backyard Chickens
More Hip Than Hippie #260 - Backyard Chickens
Thousands of ordinary folks are raising backyard or urban chickens as a source of sustainable food.
The "Chicken Chick" is in the …
More Hip #259 - Beautiful Butterflies
More Hip Than Hippie #259 - Beautiful Butterflies
Butterflies play a vital role in maintaining earth's ecological balance.
Do you take the time to notice butterflies? There are…
More Hip #258 - No No Nanofood!
More Hip Than Hippie #258 - No No Nanofood!
"Officially, the FDA says there aren't any nano-containing food products currently sold in the U.S. Not true, say some of the agency's own safety experts."
Farmed Salmon Exposed!
More Hip Than Hippie #257 - Farmed Salmon Exposed!
Salmon farming imperils the environment, the fish and the health of the consumer.
Crowded feedlots filled with feces? Overuse…
Stevia - The Bittersweet Story
Stevia - The Bittersweet Story
Stevia-based sweeteners are touted as "natural", but often don't bear much resemblance to the plant itself.
You've seen "stevia" in the supermark…
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Dori and Val tell you everything you wanted to know about living a green lifestyle that is more hip than hippie. It's upbeat, informative, and at times rather funny. (Yes, we shave).