Author Archives: Becky Striepe

Clean Drinking Water Project Challenges You to Put Down the Smartphone

March 20th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

We live in an age of screens. At work, many of us stare at a computer screen all day, then head home to watch television. In between, our eyes are glued to our smartphones as we check email, play Words with Friends (guilty!), and text our besties. All of that screen time can't be healthy, and Giorgio Armani is challenging us to step away from our smartphones for just 10 minutes. In exchange, he will give a child in need a day's worth of clean water.


Analyzing the Looming Food Crisis

March 18th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

We know that there's a potential food crisis on the horizon, but what factors are most important when it comes to our food future? Lester R. Brown weighs in


11 Yummy Asparagus Recipes for Spring

March 17th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Spring is HERE! Bring on the sunny days, warmer weather, and asparagus season. Need some asparagus recipes to help you incorporate more of this yummy spring veggie into your life? We've got you covered


9 Food Trends that Make Us Happy

March 11th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

There are lots of gross, unhealthy food trends out there, and it's easy to get very gloom and doom about our food system. There are some silver linings though. Check out these awesome food trends!


9 Cleaning Tips for a Healthy Kitchen

March 6th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

On Monday we shared a spring cleaning checklist for your kitchen, and today we're getting down and dirty with some more specific cleaning tips for keeping your kitchen food-safe without toxic chemicals


7 Surprising Superfoods for Budget-Conscious Cooks

March 4th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Superfoods like goji berries and raw cacao may have a lot of health benefits, but they're also out of reach for a lot of us who are trying to feed ourselves and our families on tight budgets. Check out these surprising superfoods that are as budget-friendly as they are healthy!


4-Step Spring Cleaning Checklist for the Kitchen (free printable!)

March 3rd, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Welcome to Spring Cleaning Week, everyone! Across the Important Media Network this week, we're going to be talking about green cleaning from our own perspectives. This spring cleaning checklist for the kitchen felt like a natural fit! You can view the checklist below or click here to download our printable pdf checklist to use while you're doing your cleaning



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