What’s In My (Bike) Bag

Hello friends, welcome here! I’m back with some more riveting bike content for you all! A little while ago, I shared what I learned from a year of commuting by bike. My commuting set up has changed a lot since I started biking (still the same bike though 😂). The first few weeks of biking, … Continue reading What’s In My (Bike) Bag

Celebrating Being Vegan.

Hello friends, welcome here! So, I have been living a vegan lifestyle for some time now - to be honest, I do not know my vegan anniversary or the exact amount of time I have been vegan, but my standard answer is about two years (laughing face), and that’s been my answer all this year, … Continue reading Celebrating Being Vegan.

Oh, Subscription Boxes.

Hello friends, welcome here! *ahem* Excuse me as I pull out my soap box… I hate monthly subscription services. There, I said it. A subscription box is a service that regularly (usually monthly) delivers a box of goods to your door. Some boxes are curated based off of your interests making them highly personalized, some … Continue reading Oh, Subscription Boxes.

100 Things About Me

Hello friend, welcome here! I am so excited you have found Running and Plants! This is a project I have wanted to work on for a while! The post grad-school life has left me in somewhat of an academic limbo, and starting this project has brought me so much joy in such a short amount … Continue reading 100 Things About Me

You Don’t Have to Buy Sustainability.

Hello dear friends, it is time we had a talk. I am frustrated (maybe you are, too). For some time, I have been seeing an increase in the amount of posts and adds trying to sell products in the name of promoting sustainability. On the surface level, that seems great. Shoes made from recycled plastic, … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Buy Sustainability.

On Being the “Sustainability Person”

I love being “Sustainability Person". You know, the person you turn to after you finish your Starbucks drink and ask, "Can this be recycled?" To which I will give you an elaborate response that you never asked for, but you'll listen because you can see the joy it brings me to share my knowledge with … Continue reading On Being the “Sustainability Person”

What is Sustainability, Anyway?

Good question, friend! To be honest, despite answering this question a bazillion times, I still sometimes find it hard to articulate. Whenever I present on the topic of sustainability, I always ask people, “What do you think of when you think sustainability?” I always get answers like “Green”, “Recycling” “Reduce, reuse, recycle”, none of which … Continue reading What is Sustainability, Anyway?