Coast 2 Coast

Coast 2 Coast is a participatory cross-cultural collection and evolving database of stories conceived by youth from diverse coastal communities around the world, shared and exchanged through their own photography, film, art, and words. Students at the Bishop’s School in La Jolla, Calif., will be exchanging their photography and personal narratives once a month with youth from Peru, NewContinue reading “Coast 2 Coast”

The Modern Kale Debacle: Bo’s Fight

The man behind the t-shirts that started a war with fast food giant Chick-Fil-A Bo Muller-Moore is attempting to trademark “Eat More Kale,” a slogan that he has been printing one-at-a-time on t-shirts for over a decade. Chick-Fil-A, a fast-food company that sells over 800 chicken sandwiches a minute, has sent Bo a cease and desistContinue reading “The Modern Kale Debacle: Bo’s Fight”

The James Beard House Kitchen Cam Live with Daniel Boulud

By John Figlesthaler Since 1986, the James Beard Foundation (JBF) in New York City has been the premier institution at the peak of the gourmet high ground. A culinary sanctuary for chefs pushing gastronomic boundaries, reinterpreting tradition and simply cooking the best food out there, there is no place like the James Beard House. StartingContinue reading “The James Beard House Kitchen Cam Live with Daniel Boulud”

A Guinness Record at Google HQ for Electric Vehicles

An interview with the one-of-a-kind Susan Jones, the inspiration behind the record-breaking Ride The Future Tour. FOND recently had the pleasure of meeting up with Susan Jones, founder and mastermind of Ride The Future Tour (RTFT). We sat down to chat with Susan in NYC just after she completed her trek across the nation onContinue reading “A Guinness Record at Google HQ for Electric Vehicles”

Kauai’s Struggle for Health by Amanda Brower

Health and the environment have become the number one issue with GMO operations on Kauai.  FOND NOTE: During my stay on Kauai, I was presented with an onslaught of information regarding the GMO debate and much of it was downright shocking . What had seemed like a straightforward argument between Chemicals/Genetic Engineering versus No Chemicals/NoContinue reading “Kauai’s Struggle for Health by Amanda Brower”

Reforesting Patagonia and the Patagonia Ultra Marathon

5 REASONS WHY WE ARE EXCITED ABOUT THIS RACE, THE CAUSE AND 2 WAYS TO GET INVOLVED On September 28th, FOND will be down in Patagonia to race an Ultra in one of the most pristine destinations on the planet and to help reforest the region of the Torres del Paine National Park in theContinue reading “Reforesting Patagonia and the Patagonia Ultra Marathon”

Travel + Leisure talks to FOND about Voluntourism

THE LUXURY OF HELPING OTHERS When I quit my job last year to found FOND Group , I wasn’t prepared for the outpouring of support I received from friends, colleagues and total strangers. While I knew that working with the intent to truly help others felt SO much better than just doing work for theContinue reading “Travel + Leisure talks to FOND about Voluntourism”

Small Steps and Slumdog Children of the World

BY HILLARY KAYLOR – Where did your feet take you today? Mine padded across my apartment, into my work shoes, out to the pavement and onto the subway. There was more pavement, and then a carpeted office. Maybe, if I’m lucky, they’ll later take me to a bar, a club, a movie. This mundane routeContinue reading “Small Steps and Slumdog Children of the World”

Pro-Surfer Rochelle Ballard links up with FOND

What happened on Oahu, why Rochelle Ballard is coming to NY, what exactly is a Surf Into Yoga Crossing and what’s FOND got to do with it? February was a spectacular month. I finally honed in on what I wanted to do with my skillset (a.k.a. – the rest of my life), and put theContinue reading “Pro-Surfer Rochelle Ballard links up with FOND”

Surf Into Yoga NY Crossing – About

ABOUT: SURF INTO YOGA NEW YORK CROSSING WHAT IT IS:  SURF INTO YOGA NEW YORK CROSSING IS A PERSONAL JOURNEY WITH ROCHELLE BALLARD DOCUMENTED THROUGH BLOG WRITING, PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO.  THE CROSSING WILL FEATURE A SERIES OF INTERACTIVE ELEMENTS INVOLVING ROCHELLE BALLARD AND LOCAL COMMUNITIES WITH THE GOAL OF SHARING ITS MISSION. MISSION:  SURF INTOContinue reading “Surf Into Yoga NY Crossing – About”