Green Festival Speakers
Annie B. Bond
Annie is the editor and producer of Care2's Healthy Living channels and Health and Wellness Series newsletters. Bond teamed up with Maid Brigade to promote awareness of true green cleaning and what consumers should look for when selecting authentically green products and services, like Maid Brigades Green Clean Certified system. She brings over 20 years of experience as a leading authority, writer and editor about the connections between the environment, personal health and wellbeing. Annie has authored four books, including her most recent work, Home Enlightenment: Practical, EarthFriendly Advice for Creating a Nurturing, Healthy, and ToxinFree Home and Lifestyle (Rodale, 2005). She has also written Better Basics for the Home (Three Rivers Press, 1999), The Green Kitchen Handbook (with Mothers ; Others, forward by Meryl Streep, HarperCollins, 1997), Clean ; Green (Ceres Press, 1990), and wrote the chapter on cleaning in The Healthy School Handbook (NEA Professional Library, 1995). She was founder and editorinchief of Green Alternatives for Health and the Environment, the national consumer magazine designed to provide a community to the emerging environmental health field, and the founding editor of The Green Guide (a publication of Mothers ; Others), an Utne Reader Alternative Press award recipient for general excellence in newsletters.