Food Forward Redirects 250 Million Pounds of Food from Landfills to Those in Need

Founded in 2009, LA-based non-profit Food Forward is celebrating a milestone achievement: redirecting 250 million pounds of food (about one billion servings) from landfills to communities facing food insecurity. This could not have happened without the organization’s nimble navigation of Southern California’s food distribution system. After saving fresh produce from predominately wholesale recovery programs, Food Forward stores it at their refrigerated Produce Pit Stop and …

Community Responsibility Button

This “Abortion Access is a Community Responsibility” button acts as a reminder that we all play a role in making sure people who have abortions remain safe. That means we can all “aid and abet” by donating to local clinics and abortion funds, volunteer, share information and always support individuals in our lives who are seeking or have had abortions. The backs on these buttons …

Clifford Nae’ole’s Celebration of the Arts Program at Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua

The hotel's cultural advisor on what it means to have visitors come to his home

For mindful travelers, it’s crucial to respect and celebrate the places they visit and the people who live there. Curiosity is often a cohort of mindfulness, thus authentic and educational experiences are of utmost importance. Perhaps surprisingly, it’s at the The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua where some of those kinds of experiences can be had. The hotel’s Celebration of the Arts program attracts visitors and locals …