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Public Policy & Government Relations Manager

Alison was honored to join the Down to Earth 'ohana in 2018. She represents Down to Earth at the Hawaii State Legislature, Honolulu City Council, and Maui County Council on issues that are important to our customers, like organic and local farming, GMOs, and animal rights, as well as other environmental and community health initiatives. Alison is always searching for sustainability solutions for the Down to Earth stores and loves sharing eco-friendly tips with our customers. She also assists the Marketing Team with merchandising, community outreach, events, and classes. Alison is a homeschooling mom with 3 daughters and loves hiking, yoga, ocean swimming, and organic gardening.

Recent Posts

The easy, healthy, climate friendly diet  

With the challenge to reduce our carbon footprint, we are happy to share this diet with you, especially during Earth Month! The Climatarian Diet has  dual benefits, not only for your health but for the planet and can reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, and stroke because of the plant-based component. 

This diet includes low carbon options like: 

Plastic Pollution & Climate Change Conversation

Climate change and plastic pollution are catastrophic problems that seem overwhelming. Can ordinary people do anything to make a significant impact? Yes! There are simple sustainable swaps that really make a difference in our environmental and future well-being. 

2021 Refresh Challenge

It’s New Year’s Resolution time and Down to Earth is here to guide you to success! Select one of the impactful resolutions below to make 2021 your personal best year yet. We’ve got the inspiration and encouragement to help you keep with it until you’ve made a lasting beneficial change in your life. Use our free 2021 Refresh Challenge to help you get a mix of simple, actionable steps you can do to help the environment, your community and most importantly, yourself!