The average American uses 2000 gallons of water each day. What’s surprising is how much of that is hidden in our lifestyle.
San Francisco may ban happy meals to break the link between unhealthy kids’ meals and incentive toys.
This urgent alert just came out from Slow Food USA about the Child Nutrition Act: The version that passed in the Senate included a bunch of our priorities – more [ … ]
While watching TV the other day, I ran across a commercial for a new Kool Aid variety aimed at moms. The premise was basically that these Kool Aid Fun Fizz [ … ]
Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is threatening to sue McDonald’s if they don’t take the toys out of their Happy Meals. Their argument is that including toys [ … ]
Have you guys seen this new ad for Mott’s apple juice? It features a fresh-faced mom talking about how her kids won’t eat fruit, but it’s alright because she gives [ … ]
[social_buttons] My daughter looks forward to shopping at the farmers’ market. I think she’s excited because she never knows what will be there. When one booth owner mentioned that he [ … ]
[social_buttons] “The salad is bitter this year.” My daughter is referring to the lambsquarter (Chenopodium album). I pull a leaf from the waist-high plant and taste it. She’s right; it’s [ … ]
I’m no licensed child psychologist. My kid-rearing experience stems from a sample size of one young, lanky legged son. Still, I feel confident in proclaiming, after these past seven years [ … ]
One of the biggest challenges to getting people to eat healthier, especially kids, is the perception that the food’s just not going to be as tasty as fast food that’s [ … ]
With the Thanksgiving Holiday just a few days away, you are probably focusing on how to have a green Thanksgiving. I have enjoyed reading tips and ideas from around the Green Options network and the blogosphere. Here are some of my favorite green Thanksgiving posts.
It’s late in the year; harvest season is upon us. If this year in local food has had a “theme” it would be the victory garden. Growing your own has [ … ]