All posts tagged: mindfulness

Mindful Attendance with Catherine Costanza of Rochester, New York’s Catherine Rising

Photos above by Jackie Meyvis Meet Catherine Constanza of Rochester New York’s Catherine Rising. Located in The Hungerford building, Catherine says she can’t believe it’s been three years since she moved her life and business up to the flour city from Brooklyn. When I met Catherine, I felt like I’d known her forever! She’s here today to share how she stays tuned to nature to be present in her everyday, both in work and her personal life. Garden Eats: How we mindfully attend to our daily lives is as important as the activities we fill it with — how does your work mirror this attitude? Catherine: Yes- I feel like I have this idea of this beautiful and mindful life that I want to live. I work to create products that are aligned with that idea so I can use them in my own life, and so I can share those ideas and practices with others. GE: Tell us about how you stay hygge in your personal life. C: I pay attention to details, and …

Today We’re Joined By Heather Irmiger & Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski of Studio Shed

  Take a look out into your back yard right now. Always envisioned making better use of your space, but not sure how? Work from home, but starved for creative space inside your house? Enter Studio Shed. Fully insulated and ready to rock upon arrival, co-founder and original designer Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski created Studio Shed to help folks maximize their space in a fully customizable, yet sustainable way. Heather Irmiger, Jeremy’s talented wife and one of Studio Shed’s core team members  joined us to chat about her fave foods, gardening dreams and what 180 square feet means to her. Please welcome Heather and Jeremy! GE:  Hi Heather! What’s your favorite food? Heather: My favorite food has always been spaghetti. I love twirling it around my fork 🙂 Otherwise, I really, really love Kale. It’s so my favorite that I crave it regularly and can’t wait to grow my own someday. GE:  Haha, okay, we can definitely be friends and offer some killer kale growing tips! What’s the coolest food trend you love OR coolest sustainability trend …

Cobra in the Garden!

It’s no secret that how we treat our landscape, the earth and even our gardens is reflective of the ways we take care of our bodies. This April we saw a momentous stride in articles, stories and community out-reach events celebrating Earth Day here in the US and abroad. What started nearly 40 years ago by three, now well-known eco-activists has touched over 175 countries world-wide! With Every Step Mindfulness is at the heart of cultivating our connection with the earth. Our ability to interact with our environments thoughtfully allows the earth to become a natural extension of how we choose to flow through it. Making this connection deep and well-rooted is the start, yet learning how to grow and stretch this mentality with every step is essential to keep it thriving. Sure, we’re busy people immersed in an info-culture that sometimes has our mind’s streaming up in the air. For the most part though, in-reality, we’re walking, talking living creatures who inhabit the ground and depend on what blooms and sprouts from it. Grow …