DURHAM’S 100% LOCAL, SUSTAINABLE, IN-SEASON FLORIST
Fresh-cut flowers have become a global commodity. Pine State Flowers has a different vision.
COOPERATIVE GROCERY STORE TO OPEN IN DURHAM
A new co-operative grocery store in Durham hopes to take "buy local" to a whole new level.
ONLINE SUSTAINABLE GROCERY SERVICE LAUNCHES IN DURHAM
With a strong focus on local and organic products, Relay Foods hopes to give big box retailers a run for their money.
NC CYCLISTS ORGANIZE FOR SAFER STREETS
From a commemorative Ride of Silence to a funky, downtown street party, NC bike advocates are finding their voice.
COMMUNITY-LED SOLAR INITIATIVES SPREADING ACROSS STATE
Through group purchasing and community education, Solarize programs are hoping to make solar affordable in several NC cities.
GREEN ROOF INDUSTRY PUTS DOWN ROOTS IN DOWNTOWN DURHAM
Green roofs are getting popular on sustainably designed new construction. But a renovation in downtown Durham proves that old buildings can support a living roof too.
FROM VACANT BUILDING TO ENERGY EFFICIENT CHARTER SCHOOL
A new, green built charter school is born in East Durham on the site of a once-derelict 48,000ft public school building.