“A campaign to promote orange varieties of sweet potatoes in Mozambique and Uganda (instead of the white or yellow ones that are more commonly grown there) now seems to be succeeding…,” but at what cost?
Building Soils Naturally by Phil Nauta is an extensive (and scientific!) look at the importance of soil sustainability in organic gardening. While it may not be the most budget-friendly answer to dirt 101, but Building Soils offers an expanse of how-to knowledge to very literally lay the groundwork for any greens to grow, without asking one to buy out a Lowe’s.
Willy Wonka fans rejoice. The day has come when lickable wallpaper is a real thing.
Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime – Podcast here! For just two of us in the studio this week, we managed to jam in [ … ]
Given that cooked stinging nettle is compared to spinach, it makes sense that there’s much more you could do with this wild plant. While I’ve never eaten nettle (that I know of), I’ve become intrigued lately with the notion of foraging… and stinging nettle is readily available almost everywhere in the early Spring. After a little digging, I also discovered this plant is really versatile, and works in recipes from a wide variety of culinary traditions.
Check out the newest episode of The Healthy Voyager in Palm Springs, CA!
How to hunt for ramps (aka wild leeks) and some of my favorite recipes for this spring-time delicacy!
Ah yes, we’ve given all of the gifts, put away the decorations and rung in the new year. And once the December holidays are through, we’re launched into Valentine’s Day [ … ]
Invasive species are non-native plants and animals that threaten the health of ecosystems. Because science has made little headway when it comes to stopping the spread of invasives, an increasing number of ecologists and foodies are encouraging people to try a new tactic: eat them.
Hunting for wild mushrooms can sometimes be damaging to forest ecosystems. Here are some tips on how to forage responsibly.
Wild persimmons are very high on my favorite wild food list. Perhaps its because they’re related to one of my all-time favorite fruits: black sapote, also known as the black [ … ]
I’d been dying to try the elusive black trumpet mushroom, and it didn’t disappoint.
Here at Eat.Drink.Better, we pay a lot of attention to the toxicity of our food. But what about the chemicals that we put on our skin? As an avid forager [ … ]