Confession time: I find it very difficult to purchase organic products. Yeeeah, I know they’re healthier and yeeeah, I know they’re better for the environment, but really—$3.00 for an organic apple or $1.50 for three regular ones? Most days, my wallet still wins that battle....more
A friend and colleague sent me a link to an article from National Geographic that explains how food sources—crops, vegetables and animals bred for food—around the globe are becoming less biologically diverse. The story, titled Food Ark, is very interesting and worth reading if you, you know, eat....more
When to Be or Not to Be a Locavore: Aroma Cucina We live in an era of efficient shipping, and that makes for some good eats in unlikely places. Don't fight it, embrace it and choose wisely. http://aromacucina.typepad.com/aroma_cucina/2011/03/when-to-be-or-not-to-be-a-locavore.html http://bit.ly/gZYrq3 ...more
I've always been a fan of free stuff, especially when that "stuff" equals healthy food for my family. Although we aren't struggling to put food on the table, I can still appreciate using food that would otherwise go to waste. It wasn't until recently that I learned there is a phrase for collecting and using other people's fruits and vegetables - it's called urban fruit (or vegetable) gleaning.
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