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Two Guys, a Herd of Goats and a Llama walk into a…

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Two Guys, a Herd of Goats and a Llama walk into a… It may sound like the punchline to a joke but it was anything but funny when partners Dr. Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell originally purchased Beekman Farm at the height of the real estate boom in 2007. One year later the market crashed, […]

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Interview with Malama Kaua’i

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Interview with Malama Kaua’i I recently had the very good fortune of being interviewed on the KKCR Kaua’i Community Radio Malama Kaua’i Radio Show by Keone Kealoha, co-founder of Malama Kaua’i. The interview was conducted to feature the Green Chamber of Commerce, and share the work the Green Chamber is doing to promote sustainability, support member businesses and campaign for climate […]

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Merchant Interview with Mary Albitz of Jigsaw Java

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Merchant Interview with Mary Albitz of Jigsaw Java It’s been a pleasure and honor to provide merchant services for Jigsaw Java, a unique puzzle store in Redwood City, California. Founder and owner Mary Albitz has taken her love of puzzles and created a special place that fosters community with acceptance and care. Jigsaw Java is the […]

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Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman Rallies SF GreenFest Attendees

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Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman Rallies SF GreenFest Attendees “And when you trust your television, what you get is what you got, cause when they own the information, oh, they can bend it all they want.” So sings John Mayer in his song “Waiting for the World to Change.” Democracy Now! broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and […]

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Co-founder Alexia Marcous interviewed by 2degrees

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Co-founder Alexia Marcous interviewed by 2degrees What a pleasure it was being interviewed by Ben Carmichael of 2degrees on my work with the Green Chamber of Commerce. A theme of the discussion was collaboration, where I shared how the GCC has partnered with Green America and B Lab to share expertise and best practices. We also talked about the Green Chamber’s membership in […]

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“Do One Green Thing” (Part 2)

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“Do One Green Thing” (Part 2) “Taking action” is key to fundamental change in all aspects of our lives. However, taking action to effect positive changes to protect our bodies and our environment from toxic chemicals can sometimes seem like an uphill battle. Especially when trying to effect change on the federal level.San Francisco Department […]

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Green Guru Mindy Pennybacker urges us to “Do One Green Thing” (Part 1)

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Green Guru Mindy Pennybacker urges us to “Do One Green Thing” (Part 1) Dharma is always searching for additional ways to green our offices (and our lives!). Winning Green America’s “Green Business Leader of the Year” award in 2009 reinforced our mission of expanding the ways in which we reduce our footprint and of supporting our broader […]

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Clearing Practice Reflection

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Clearing Practice Reflection Today we’d like to share some insights from this morning’s clearing practice. The first question was ‘who or what have you been blaming?’. Our responses included: myself, for not meeting my own expectations; my family member for being distant; my romantic partner for everything. We got to see how these choices are disempowering, […]

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Dharma Featured at SF EcoTuesday

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Dharma Featured at SF EcoTuesday Dharma co-founders Alexia and Jeff presented at this month’s SF EcoTuesday event – and are featured in the EcoTuesday recap blog post. February’s featured speaker was Dharma Merchant Services, long time EcoTuesday friends and former Co-Ambassadors. We all huddled around to listen to father and daughter founders Jeff Marcous and […]

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Featured Merchant: Soul Journey

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Featured Merchant: Soul Journey The SoulJourney bookstore was opened with the intention to help people on their path to knowledge, truth, and inner enlightenment. The success of this virtuous intention is celebrated this month with the 19th-year anniversary of the store. SoulJourney offers an incredible array of books, tools and handcrafts that educate and inspire heartfelt practice. […]

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