September 10th, 2013 | by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
You've seen the ads on TV for all-you-can-eat shrimp buffets. Shrimp, once a special treat that you'd get once in a while on a summer seaside vacation, has turned into cheap fast-food like McDonald's hamburgers. And like fast-food burgers, cheap shrimp is an ecological disaster
November 19th, 2012 | by Jennifer Kaplan
Want to be more resilient in the face of hard times? Interested in embracing a simpler, and truly more abundant
October 17th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
Just last week, Rachel talked about new research showing that chocolate lowers stroke risk in women, and that's just one of the health benefits of chocolate. On top of this, research has shown that chocolate is delicious. Unfortunately, just like coffee crops, global warming is threatening the world's chocolate supply.
April 20th, 2011 | by Jeannie Moulton
In Great Britain, it's quite common to see food labelled 'British fill in the blank'. It's a good thing, because the people know that they are buying at least reasonably local food.
However, because of loopholes in the food labelling requirements, this type of labelling can be VERY misleading
September 22nd, 2010 | by Jeannie Moulton
So you thought boxed wine was tacky? Just wait. You soon may be able to pump your own wine at the store. While it may not win you points with your sommelier club, it will score you some with mother nature
January 10th, 2010 | by Steve Savage
[social_buttons] We are coming up on the 20th anniversary of the The Organic Food Production Act of 1990 (7 U.S.C.A.
January 8th, 2010 | by Steve Savage
[social_buttons] Part 1 of this post described what you could see while riding along in the tractor on a super-sustainable
September 2nd, 2009 | by Scott Cooney
Just like many other social phenomena that are good for the environment, the exploding trend of people growing their own
January 11th, 2009 | by Alex Felsinger
The United States has lifted an eight-year ban on the importation of Hass avocados from Peru, a move which Californian
October 30th, 2008 | by Gennefer Gross
Have you ever cracked open a bottle of your favorite wine to find it didn’t taste as good as you remembered?
October 21st, 2008 | by Gennefer Gross
A tea company dedicated to saving the world, inspired by none-other than Digg founder Kevin Rose? No kidding. You can
October 8th, 2008 | by Bryan Luukinen
Searching for that truly virtuous cup of coffee? If you’ve looked into the impact of your morning cup of joe