Voting with your dollar starts with shopping local. We dove into a book that inspired us to support local farmers and improve our food system. How will you bless the hands that feed you?
Topic: Food + Drink
January is a quiet time of year. Along with the cold, many of us are drawn to indoor tasks as we kick off the new year. It’s cozy weather, weather that brings new meaning to the words bundled up, in short – baking weather.
Sugar does more than just bulk up your waistline. This sneaky food additive is in pretty much anything in a package, and has been linked to everything from mental health problems to an increased risk for disease. Are you consuming too much?
We all know chain shops leave much to be desired, and when we’re out of our element in different parts of the world, we can’t fall back on old favorites – where’s your corner coffee shop when you need it? What would you do for the perfect cup of coffee?
Becoming a member of a CSA is one of the BEST ways to make sure that people growing food sustainably stay in business. Learn more about how they work, and plan a 100% locally sourced Thanksgiving dinner with our recipe roundup.
Every year, tons of food — perfectly edible food — literally gets thrown away. Food waste is a MASSIVE problem, but solving it may be more within our reach than we realize. France is the first country in the world to require grocery stores to donate unused food.
Every holiday comes with its own share of waste and sugary temptations, and Halloween’s a doozy. Check out our clean candy recommendations and a cool company that will recycle your candy wrappers FOR you.
Collagen protein powders have blown up BIG in the last year, and for lots of really good reasons. These proteins are incredibly easy to dissolve, disappearing completely into everything from a cold cup of green juice to a hot mug of bulletproof coffee.
With the air getting cooler our cravings for comfort food are getting stronger. Try this healthy twist on pasta and perfect dish for fall using the ever-so-stringy, low-carb vegetable – spaghetti squash.
It’s not just the planet that could benefit from a reduction in meat and animal product consumption – your own health stands to benefit as well. Reducing consumption of animal products could have beneficial effects on the heart, potentially prevent certain types of diabetes, and may support kidney health.