Organics, Slow Food, & Sustainable Living
The aquaponic method of growing food, for the most part, has been relegated to large commercial companies and universities. Right now, however, two entrepreneurs - Nikhil Arora and Alejandro Valez - are trying to change that. They've come up with a way for everyone to have a aquaponic sytem in their own home. Names sound familiar? Nikhil and Alejandro are the creative geniuses behind Back to the Roots, the grow it yourself mushroom kit in a box.
Sustainable Seafood for the Eco-Conscious Cook
Nearly all seafood is affected in some way by humans whether it be overfishing or pollution. Can we as consumers do anything to stop declining fish populations? The answer is a definite yes. Besides ending uncontrolled polluting of the ocean, we can shift consumption of threatened species to more sustainable ones.
What's in Season - November Foods
A list of what fruits and vegetables are in season in November.
What's In Season? - October Foods
A list of what fruits and vegetables are in season in October.
Top Ten Sustainable Seafood Choices
Choosing sustainable seafood means the seafood is harvested in a way that doesn't harm other sea creatures or harm the ecosystem where it is found. The species aren't overfished so they can be enjoyed by future generations. This benefits chefs, the consumer, fisherman and the environment. This is my Top Ten list of ecofriendly seafood choices...
Top 12 Fruits and Vegetables You Should Buy Organic
There's lots of reasons to buy organic. The USDA's own tests show that most non-organic produce contain residual pesticides even after washing. The long term effects of consuming these pesticides has not been sufficiently studied, but they can't be good for you. Here is a list of the fruits and vegetables most contaminated and which you...
Ways to Make Your Kitchen Eco-Friendly
Everyone knows they're suppose to recycle. But what are some other ways to make your kitchen eco-friendly. Here is a list of ten easy ideas to help the environment, many that you can do right now.
Learn about heritage turkeys, and find out where to buy these flavorful birds online for your Thanksgiving feast.