What is sustainable food? I’ve been writing about good eating for awhile, but I still have to ponder its meaning. Here’s what a group of green teens think.
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How does your state rate with respect to promoting and supporting local food? Find out now. Scan the Strolling of the Heifers’ third annual Locavore Index.
Just got back from Vegas celebrating anniversary number 10! Here are my top 5 eating and drinking experiences from the past week. Enjoy!
Fun fact: On Wednesdays I help Vegetable Husband, a local CSA, by sharing the week’s harvest on their blog along with some recipes to help folks cook what’s in their baskets. It’s a fun, delicious way to stay in tune with what’s local and seasonal, and these transitional times of year are my favorite.
What’s a locavore to do in the bleak winter? Besides raid the freezer for the last of the pesto and soups and frozen berries?
Turns out, there are a few ways to beat the barren winter and eat well.
Last week Hank Shaw posted this piece on The Atlantic Food Channel about his favorite books for foragers. It’s an excellent list of must-reads for anyone interested in wild edible plants and mushrooms. Here are a few more books that I’d recommend adding to your library.
My vegan friends depend upon farmers markets and CSAs for most of their food supply. When you’re trying to make ethical food choices, it makes sense to get your produce directly from local farmers. But recently I’ve noticed that many small, organic farms use fertilizers based on animal products. Fish emulsion and fish meal from […]
[social_buttons] Is it really possible to eat locally? Three of the most common criticisms I see of eating locally are that it can only be done in areas of high agricultural concentration, like California, only in the summer when produce is abundant, and that nutrition will suffer for eating only local food. Well, in the […]
We talk a lot about local eats around here. John just wrote earlier today about how local farming could help revitalize the city of Detroit. Around this time last year, Carla went into some broader benefits of local food. Whether you choose local to reduce your carbon footprint, connect with your community, or because you’re […]
Confused by all the information regarding natural eating? You’re not alone! When you are out at the Farmer’s Market, get to know your farmer. Ask pointed questions, find out if they have an open door policy (can you tour anytime), are they certified organic or do they go beyond organic (beyond organic is a philosophy […]
While we are on the topic of enjoying a local turkey day, I’m reminded of the trusty local foods wheel that was created by three brilliant women to help Bay Area folks decide what’s in season at the grocery store. Hopefully a local foods wheel will be created for each and every spot in the […]