Welcome to The Good Dirt, Episode 17!
In this episode, we sit down with Elana Jedallah, a photographer, educator, marketing strategist and environmental advocate. From her time spent living in Hawaii, Elana eloquently shares her journey through raising awareness of the plastic pollution affecting our oceans through the awakening of the truth of her own contributions. Elena encourages listeners to realize that although you may be part of the problem, you can also be part of the solution by shopping locally and seasonally and consuming clothing made of raw materials.
Tune in to our conversation below!
1:25 - Join the Lady Farmer Community - Virtual Slow Living Retreat
4:44 - The ALMANAC - a new Lady Farmer project
Let’s get into the interview!
7:40 - Intro to Elana
9:00 - What is sustainable business?
12:40 - Finding your purpose and deepening it
19:00 - Realizing you are part of the problem and becoming part of the solution
25:46 - Phases of Activation
29:50 - Microplastics in “earth-friendly” clothing
42:00 - Questioning your consumption habits during the pandemic
46:00 - Cutting down your carbon footprint - Where does our food come from?
1:05:00 - Taking on the responsibility of our choices and taking action
Links + Resources
How To Give Up Plastic by Will McCallum
Microfiber Filter or Microfiber Bag