In this Tyee series, we’re on a quest for ethical indulgences, and are looking for examples of food, shelter, clothing and transportation.
In This Series
Jonesin' for a Ride?
Cruiser culture is about 'little kid fun'.
Scallops, Uslurping the Oyster?
Smart aquaculture solutions are soaring.
In Search of Ethical Gladrags
Is a locally manufactured wardrobe possible?
My Search for a Sport that Actually Is Pretty Fun
Including Radminton, rocker soccer and nude swim at the public pool.
The Thrill of Thrift Hunting
An antidote to silly, feckless fashion?
The Dirt on Organic Wines
Are they vegetarian or vegan? And more fine distinctions.
Exploring the social capital of the world's living room furniture.
'The Soul of Cloth'
Bamboo fabric and other alternatives to toxic fashion.
The Human Race
Running together at dawn, chasing small ecstasies.
Clothes Make the Me
So who's making my personal statement fashion?
Lure of the Urban Veggie Garden
Digging for love, money, fame and sex appeal.
My Life as Ethical Test Driver
I tried everything from electric bikes to the trendy Prius.
The Joy of ZZZZZZZZ…
In praise of sleep, my chief luxury.
Losing My Veginity
Why I'm putting out for local seafood.
Confessions of a Mad Decorator
In search of recycled heaven.
Ethics to a Tee
Slogan shirts are best way to get stuff off my chest.
Stalking the Perfect Coat
It's cold! Time to bundle up with an old friend.
This competition is about creativity, not consumption. Game On.
My Knotty Problem with Wood
I've hugged trees. But I also wanted a beautiful wooden house.
My Quest for an Indie Wedding
I'm walking off the beaten aisle.
Gaming's New Boarders
Why board games are scoring video's players.
Nosh 'n' Ride: New Craze?
Tour de Blintz gives fresh meaning to the food cycle.
Now's No Time for Bad Coffee!
A barista's guide to cost-effective caffeinated comfort in a cup.