Leslie Garrett is an author, journalist and mother of three. She developed The Virtuous Consumer, a syndicated column about socially and environmentally responsible choices, that ran for six years in newspapers throughout North America. Her book, The Virtuous Consumer: Your Essential Shopping Guide for a Better, Kinder, Healthier World (and one our kids will thank us for!) was released in July 2007. Leslie has been the "green" correspondent for the A Channel's Morning Show, CFRB’s Garden Show with Mark Cullen and award-winning co-host of CHRW radio's GreenWorld. She is a frequently consulted expert on green consumerism for CBC, The Good Life with Jesse Dylan and a number of other media outlets. Her articles on green living have appeared in Chatelaine, Canadian Living, More, Cottage Life and Positively Green. She speaks frequently to groups ranging from consumer shows to not-for-profits. She also writes The Virtuous Traveler, a syndicated column to focuses on sustainable travel.