Entries by Dayna Reggero

my porsche #contradictions experience in atlanta

My day with Porsche was full of #contradictions. More videos coming soon. We hit the track and went for a street drive. I have never gone so fast. The Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid is deluxe, powers while driving via brake energy recovery and the combustion engine, and turns the engine off when coasting to reduce […]

investing in nature-based business

Sustainablog: Nature Based Business Accelerator Focuses on People, Planet, and Prosperity, by Dayna Reggero “Accelerating Appalachia are convening a great eclectic group of entrepreneurs with experts who care about more than just making a pitch. The outcome potential from this hybrid vigor is exciting.” – David Wilcox, Reach Scale. Sara Day Evans hopes to create […]

ten forest survival essentials

I went on ABC TV to talk about the top ten forest survival essentials. 1. water 2. food 3. first aid 4. flashlight (with batteries) 5. waterproof matches 6. multipurpose tool (or knife) 7. shelter / sleeping bag, cover 8. extra clothes / rain gear 9. navigation (map, compass, gps) 10. signaling device (whistle, mirror) […]

garden harvest

Grateful for this week’s bountiful harvest of carrots, watermelon, jalapeno peppers, arugula, and green beans. The eggplant, broccoli, tabasco peppers, Anaheim peppers, cucumbers, and onions are looking great. Photos coming soon. I need to get more fall crops in the ground, like lettuce, spinach, and other greens.

talking climate change

It was great meeting Ian Somerhalder this weekend. I am thankful to work on such amazing projects with such inspiring people. “We are here to address the biggest threat of our time – climate change,” Somerhalder said while speaking at Asheville’s Beyond Coal rally. The rally was filmed for a new Showtime series, “Years of […]

ian somerhalder and asheville #actonclimate

I’m excited to help spread the word about climate change with the Western North Carolina Alliance, Sierra Club Beyond Coal, and actor and activist Ian Somerhalder (Lost, Vampire Diaries). This Saturday, come to Pack Square in Asheville at 2 pm to #ActonClimate. The rally will feature inspiring speakers, music, and important community conversations. The climate […]

wild foods

I’ve recently been learning about wild edibles. Chimney Rock State Park hosted a Wild Mushroom Walk with celebrity mycologist Alan Muskat, and will be hosting more wild food events in the future. All this rain means more mushrooms, and 1,000 species of mushrooms could be growing in the Park. The State Park will be Mushroom Hikes […]

woody harrelson’s new tree-friendly paper

So excited to share news from the big launch of Step Forward Paper, co-founded by Woody Harrelson! Watch this video to hear about it from Woody: “It’s very important that we shift. The forests are the lungs of the world. I’ve always believed if you breathe, you’re an environmentalist.” – Woody Harrelson in Grist. “I […]