After years of being a conflicted primatologist who consumed products that directly endangered primates, Magdalena set out to rid her life of conflict palm-oil, a lifestyle change that soon evolved into the magazine you see today. She loves Buffy the Vampire Slayer, punk music, and horror movies.
Elizabeth is a freelance writer, designer, and illustrator based in NYC. She uses her blog, The Note Passer, to nerd out on sustainability. She also co-founded the Ethical Writers Coalition, a group of writers working together to further ethical & sustainable living. Her work hangs out on the internet and you can see more of it here.
Brianna graduated from The University of Texas with an English degree and has been living in Austin correcting people's grammar ever since. She works at SXSW on the News & Journalism and Style tracks and spends the rest of her time loving on her dog, dismantling capitalism, and eating dessert.
Meggie is a freelance wardrobe stylist and character creator with a thrifty eye & eclectic soul. Relocating from a small town outside of Waco, she packed up her closet to enter the world of film and fashion. Since then she’s written articles, worked on sets with up-and-coming directors, and even stepped in front of the camera for editorials. On the daily, you can catch her chuggin’ coffee & slingin’ fabrics across the heart of Texas.
Mika is a journalistically trained visual artist. Her goal is to effect positive change through her photographs. Human rights, environmental issues and fashion are always on her radar. You’ll typically find her running around the city with a camera in one hand and a coffee in the other! Find her work on the internet here and here.
Born and raised in England, Rachel has freshly set foot on South Africa's east coast. During the day you'll find her putting pen to paper as a freelance writer or finger to shutter as a photographer; around it, she's finding the inspiration for her words and pictures by exploring her new home turf. You can get a glimpse of those adventures over at The Foraged Life.
Collin is a freelance writer currently living in Texas. He originally hails from Arizona and when he's not enforcing bag bans and fighting plastic, he can be found making music, playing guitar, and performing all over the Lone Star State. He is also a co-founding member of Selva Beat.
Victoria is a second year student at the University of Texas pursuing a degree in Advertising. Her passion is sharing and educating others on ethical and environmental issues in a fun way. She enjoys trying new recipes, traveling and photography. You’ll often find her seeking new vegan finds around the city.
Jillian is a senior Environmental Science and Policy major at St. Edward’s University. There, she seeks to help educate her peers about the importance of sustainability and conservation. When she’s not sorting through recycling bins, she enjoys restoring old furniture, walking her dog, and playing board games.