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Who’s In The Hub is a series of inspiring interviews with people who mean the world to me and who are having an amazing impact on the word we live in. This is where the tribe lives. Meet top skincare makers, nutritionists, and influencers who are making a real difference in the world.

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Who’s In The Hub is a series of inspiring interviews with people who mean the world to me and who are having an amazing impact on the word we live in. This is where the tribe lives.
Meet top skincare makers, nutritionists, and influencers who are making a real difference in the world.

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What’s your fav eco spot?

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My favourite eco spot is The Carrot Common. It is a Toronto Mecca for all things healthy and green. They have a spectacular green roof with wild flowers and a bee hive. Check it out by taking transit to Chester Subway station and entering the green roof from beside The Big Carrot Natural Food Market.

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Top green skincare product?

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Zorah Skincare is organic and has incredible ingredients. They tailor to sensitive skin and I see a real difference. I also love their natural make up line. Pretty colours that last without heavy metals like lead in standard lipstick! So important considering we eat 3 lbs of lipstick in our lifetime!

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Can’t live without green product/item?

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I don’t go anywhere without my portable Herbamare seasoning in my purse. 12 anti-inflammatory herbs and vegetables ground into unrefined French Seasalt. It contains over 65 trace minerals that work as an electroyte to give you natural energy all day long vs standard table salt that is stripped of minerals and has sugar added to it. 

Check it out: http://www.avogel.ca/en/health/healthy-eating/sea-salt-seasoning.php
Their mini salt shaker for the purse is even refillable to reduce on waste! A. Vogel does it right.

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Fav eco eats?

One of my very favourites to enjoy is a Big Carrot Cold Pressed Juice for Toronto’s First Organic Juice bar. It is worth a visit just to check out their solar water heater. The system reduces water heating energy consumption by 50% annually (by even more during the summer peak demand season), offsetting approximately 1.79 tons of greenhouse gas emissions a year. Order the Liver Lover with beets, ginger and lemon and your body will love you back!

[/fusion_modal][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_3″ layout=”1_3″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=”” min_height=””][fusion_person name=”Julie Clark” title=”Holistic Aesthetician” picture=”http://candicebatista.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Whos-in-the-hub-mystery-eco-warrior-2.jpg” linktarget=”_self” pic_style=”glow” hover_type=”none” social_icon_boxed=”no” social_icon_colors=”#f577b2″ facebook=”https://www.facebook.com/province.apothecary” instagram=”https://www.instagram.com/provinceapothecary/” twitter=”https://twitter.com/ProvApothecary” show_custom=”no” hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility”]Julie Clark is a Holistic Aesthetician, Aromatherapist and Founder of Province Apothecary, handcrafted aromatherapy skin care is gentle, natural and healing. [fusion_modal_text_link name=”julieclark” class=”” id=””][read the interview][/fusion_modal_text_link] • Website[/fusion_person][fusion_modal name=”julieclark” title=”Eco Hub Interview with Julie Clark” size=”large” show_footer=”yes”]

What your fav eco spot?

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The Roncesvalles Farmers market / any farmers market  + for beauty Detox Market or the Health Hut
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Top green skincare product?

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Our  CLEAR SKIN ADVANCED SPOT SERUM. It works so well on cystic pimples it like magic, but really its the super healing power of Turmeric, plantain, calendula and gotu kola.

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 Can’t live without green product/item?

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Can’t live without  Viriditas Tinctures. I love his immune boosting and cold + flu tinctures. They work so well and have saved me a lot this year.

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Fav eco eats?

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This week I have been making versions of Otsu for lunch. Every day I add different vegetables like corn, mushrooms, asparagus and Brussels sprouts. Last week I made tacos for lunch .. I love prepping lots of veggies and combining them in slightly different ways each day. It makes taking your lunch to work super fast, east and delicious.

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[/fusion_modal][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_3″ layout=”1_3″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=”” min_height=””][fusion_person name=”Adria Vasil” title=”Author” picture=”http://candicebatista.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Whos-in-the-hub-mystery-eco-warrior-1.jpg” linktarget=”_self” pic_style=”glow” hover_type=”none” social_icon_boxed=”no” social_icon_colors=”#f577b2″ facebook=”https://www.facebook.com/ecoholicnation” twitter=”https://twitter.com/ecoholicnation” show_custom=”no” hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility”]Adria Vasil is a Canadian journalist. She has been writing NOW Magazine’s Ecoholic column since 2004 and has published three books based on her column: Ecoholic, Ecoholic Home, and Ecoholic Body [fusion_modal_text_link name=”adriavasil” class=”” id=””][read the interview][/fusion_modal_text_link] • Website[/fusion_person][fusion_modal name=”adriavasil” title=”Eco Hub Interview with Adria Vasil ” size=”large” show_footer=”yes”]

What your fav eco spot?

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I love the Brickworks. It’s such a magical spot that brings people into the green belly of the city. They have such great trails, programs, and events. The weekend farmers’ market is so vibrant and full of amazing vendors. Their garden centre is especially awesome since the plants they sell are totally free of bee-harming neonics. And their shop is full of local, artisanal, eco-friendly goodies that make great gifts. Love it all.

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Top green skincare product?

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I’m always testing new green products for my column in NOW and there are always so many more amazing lines to try, so I don’t usually buy many repeats of anything. However, as a facial SPF, I always have a bottle of Andalou Naturals tinted CC cream in sheer tan. It’s 70 percent organic, non-nano SPF 30 and gives your face a warm, all-natural mica-free glow.

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Can’t live without green product/item?

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My “Caddy.” It’s a big blue cruiser bike with a fat white seat. It’s only got 3 gears, so it really makes me work on hills. But it’s so comfortable I don’t want to give it up, even though the rusted out fender is hanging on with twine at this point. Riding it around town or along the water on the boardwalk always clears my mind and brings me to my happy place.

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Fav eco eats?

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Within a five-minute walk or bike ride from my house, there are four farmers’ markets that I can stop in at four days out of every week all summer long. My favourite meals involve popping by the Wednesday evening market at Fairmont Park, saying hi to all my farmer buddies and loading up my bike basket full of fresh-picked, organic ingredients to cook up that night. Throw in a bottle of local wine also picked up from the market and I’m in total heaven.

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What your fav eco spot?

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www.balifloatingleaf.com

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Top green skincare product?

Weleda pomegranate face cream.  It’s light texture, smells delish and works for my skin!

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Can’t live without green product/item?

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Vitamix & Tesla

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Fav eco eats?

Manitoba harvest hemp Pro 70 Protein powder and for eating out, Fresh on Crawford.

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[/fusion_modal][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_3″ layout=”1_3″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=”” min_height=””][fusion_person name=”Graydon Moffat” title=”Clinical Luxury ” picture=”http://candicebatista.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Whos-in-the-hub-Graydon-Moffat-1.jpg” pic_link=”” linktarget=”_self” pic_style=”glow” hover_type=”none” background_color=”” content_alignment=”” pic_style_color=”” pic_bordersize=”” pic_bordercolor=”” pic_borderradius=”” icon_position=”” social_icon_boxed=”no” social_icon_boxed_radius=”” social_icon_color_type=”” social_icon_colors=”#f577b2″ social_icon_boxed_colors=”” social_icon_tooltip=”” blogger=”” deviantart=”” digg=”” dribbble=”” dropbox=”” facebook=”https://www.facebook.com/graydonskincare/?fref=ts” flickr=”” forrst=”” googleplus=”” instagram=”https://www.instagram.com/graydonskincare/” linkedin=”” myspace=”” paypal=”” pinterest=”” reddit=”” rss=”” skype=”” soundcloud=”” spotify=”” tumblr=”” twitter=”https://twitter.com/graydonskincare” vimeo=”” vk=”” xing=”” yahoo=”” yelp=”” youtube=”” email=”” show_custom=”no” hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” class=”” id=””]Graydon is the woman behind Clinical Luxury By Naure, the plant powered, über pure, transformative skincare made with bioavailable ingredients that will feed your skin from the outside in at an affordable luxury price. [fusion_modal_text_link name=”graydonmoffat” class=”” id=””][read the interview][/fusion_modal_text_link] • Website[/fusion_person][fusion_modal name=”graydonmoffat” title=”Eco Hub Interview with Graydon Moffat” size=”large” show_footer=”yes”]

What’s your fav eco spot? 

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Well since I live in the east end I spend a lot of time at The Big Carrot. There is such a great community vibe there. Truly a fun place to shop and hang out… Plus the selection of food, skincare, makeup and supplements are 2nd to none!

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Top green skincare product? And why? 

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Naturally I’m biased and can’t live without a bottle of my Face Food because it’s so hydrating and I use it on both my face and to freshen and smooth my hair but I also enjoy Province Apothecary’s sex oil because it’s so light, and well…effective lol 🙂

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Can’t live without green product/item? 

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I’m not a huge fan of traditional coconut oil because it’s a little heavy and oily for me BUT I absolutely love (ie. can’t live without) MCT which is is a much lighter version of coconut oil made of shorter carbon chains. It’s revs up my metabolism when I add it to my coffee or cool with it and it’s super pore tightening when I cleanse with it.

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Fav eco eats?

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I live for the Green Milk from Greenhouse Juice and can’t get enough of those sweet potato fries with miso gravy from Fresh. They’re too yummy for words. And still really good for you 💚

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[/fusion_modal][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_3″ layout=”1_3″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=”” min_height=””][fusion_person name=”Kelly Drennan” title=”Founder, FTA” picture=”http://candicebatista.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Whos-in-the-hub-Kelly-Drennan-1.jpg” pic_link=”” linktarget=”_self” pic_style=”glow” hover_type=”none” background_color=”” content_alignment=”” pic_style_color=”” pic_bordersize=”” pic_bordercolor=”” pic_borderradius=”” icon_position=”” social_icon_boxed=”no” social_icon_boxed_radius=”” social_icon_color_type=”” social_icon_colors=”#f577b2″ social_icon_boxed_colors=”” social_icon_tooltip=”” blogger=”” deviantart=”” digg=”” dribbble=”” dropbox=”” facebook=”https://www.facebook.com/fashiontakesaction/?fref=ts” flickr=”” forrst=”” googleplus=”” instagram=”https://www.instagram.com/fashiontakesaction/” linkedin=”” myspace=”” paypal=”” pinterest=”” reddit=”” rss=”” skype=”” soundcloud=”” spotify=”” tumblr=”” twitter=”https://twitter.com/ecofashionista” vimeo=”” vk=”” xing=”” yahoo=”” yelp=”” youtube=”” email=”” show_custom=”no” hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” class=”” id=””]Kelly is the Founding Executive Director of Fashion Takes Action, a non-profit organization that brings social and environmental awareness to the fashion industry. [fusion_modal_text_link name=”kellydrennan” class=”” id=””][read the interview][/fusion_modal_text_link] • Website[/fusion_person][fusion_modal name=”kellydrennan” title=”Eco Hub Interview with Kelly Drennan ” size=”large” show_footer=”yes”]

What your fav eco spot?

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Evergreen brick works – we love their farmers market, bike trails, walking trails, café belong, the skating rink and more!! it is a great place for us to take the kids and for us to all connect with nature, right in the heart of Toronto.

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Top green skincare product?

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I love Sappho cosmetics. why? Transparency, organic nontoxic ingredients, Canadian owned and it works!

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Can’t live without green product/item?

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My thieves Metamorph dress made locally in Toronto from organic cotton and can be worn more than 20 ways. This is my go to piece when attending events and for traveling!

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Fav eco eats?

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Café belong – as per above – chef brad long has been leading the slow, local food movement in Toronto for many years. he only sources the best ingredients that are organic and from local sustainable farms. not to mention that the food is super delicious – I especially love the St. Lawrence salad!

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What your fav eco spot? 

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Any Farmer’s Market. I especially love buying produce at these markets because the carrots actually taste like carrots and the baked goods are free of additives and preservatives. I miss the old St. Lawrence North Market, but I think the new one will be spectacular when it reopens in 2018. 

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Top green skincare product? 

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Hands down, my favourite all-natural skin care product is our Consonant HydrExtreme®. We won the Grand Prize at the Canadian Beauty Innovation Awards for this product when we launch it a couple years ago. There is no more potent or persistent hydrator on the market. It literally transforms your skin overnight!

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Can’t live without green product/item? 

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My water bottle! Toronto has some of the best tap water in North America, so there is absolutely no need to ever buy bottled water.

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Fav eco eats?

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There is no place on the planet like Eigensinn Farm in Singhampton Ontario. Michael Stadtlander and his wife Nobuyo left Toronto for this farm about ninety minutes north of Toronto, and grow or raise virtually everything they serve. An experience at Eigensinn Farm, either in their home restaurant or in he nods on the property, will literally set you free! (But be prepared, it’s not inexpensive!)

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What your fav eco spot?

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I would say Tulum, Mexico…. and in particular the Raw Food / Juice Bar ‘Raw Love’. It’s this little sanctuary just off the gorgeous Tulum beaches, with hammocks strewn among the trees and little carved seating areas, with delightfully bright throw cushions. There you can enjoy amazing RAW treats from Living pizzas, Raw Maki Rolls to the most delicious smoothies! It’s also amazing due to the fact that you are surrounded by individuals who share the same world view of yogic principles and living well. Plus, the scenery is simply exquisite.

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Top green skincare product?

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Feed your Curls by Yarok. Hair care is something that most people really struggle with when switching to ‘green’ because so many companies simply don’t do ‘green’ hair products well. However, Yarok has the art mastered. The entire line is actually incredible; however, the Feed Your Curls is a stand out for me. I have curly hair and this product defines my curls, leaves them soft and bouncy, eliminates frizz … and certainly, leaves no ‘crunch’.

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Can’t live without green product/item?

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Vapour’s Skin Perfector…. and yes, another Beauty product, but considering the work I do, it makes sense that everything fave of mine is Beauty related!!! The Skin Perfector is a necessity; it evens out my skin tone, offers super light coverage, and a dewiness that makes my skin just stunning! It looks healthy and illuminated! An absolute must have!

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Fav eco eats

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Being in Waterloo, a smaller city an hour outside of Toronto, eco spots are limited …. but we have some! My fave would have to be the Jane Bond. It has been around forever and I have loved it since its inception. They are a vegetarian restaurant and the entire menu is delicious – as are their cocktails. I enjoy taking my daughters there, especially in the summer time as their back patio is so cute. Plus, their staff is simply the best! Fave thing on the menu? Their Jerk Tempeh Burrito – it’s gigantic so come hungry or plan to have lunch for the next day! But really, everything on the menu is sooo good!

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