Drinking Green is the really fun stuff: When You’re There. Whether you’re currently traveling, planning a trip, or just day-dreaming at your desk, the rest posts in the series will be about how to be a green traveler once you’re traveling. We’ve talked a lot about water and water bottled lately, so I’ll save that for […]
Don’t worry – I’m not going to condemn you for eating meat. I’ve been an on-again off-again vegan/vegetarian (currently in an on-again phase) for the past 8 years, so I’m obviously not one to talk about permanently committing to being meat-free and dairy-free. That said, with the explosion of factory farms, slashed funding for organic agriculture, […]
If you are not eating avocados you really should think about doing so. This marvelous fruit has many health benefits. Here we explain more and give you some great smoothie recipes and other ideas to help you to incorporate this fruit into your diet. You must start with a and nice fresh Avocados (especially buying […]
Are you intrigued by the buzz on locavores? A locavore is someone who eats food that is locally grown and produced. It’s a fairly new lifestyle that is slowly being embraced by millions of people around the world. Being a locavore is not only about being mindful of the food you eat, but also about […]
I went to two this weekend and you just can’t trade the experience of chatting with the people who grow your food – especially when the alternative is the bored teenage checker at the local Safeway. My favorite part of my weekend farmers market excursions was at the H Street Farmers Market when, upon seeing my reusable bag, a lettuce vendor told me how happy she is that everyone is bringing their own bags these days.
Top Spots for Agritourism – Autumn has arrived, and with it, a prime season for agritourism. Take advantage of beautiful fall weather, the outdoors, and the opportunity to eat, can, and bake with whole food ingredients this autumn by traveling to your nearest organic u-pick farms and orchards. In the mood for something different? Read on […]