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How to Get the Most Out of Your CSA

Submitted by admin on Mon, 05/21/2018 - 16:03

I’m a bit of a CSA junkie.

I’ve been a CSA member for the better part of the last 12 years. I love supporting local farmers and being challenged to sometimes cook things I don’t typically buy or finding ways to make my family love certain veggies (or at least accept them for that meal).

For those new to the idea, CSA stands for community-supported agriculture. Here’s how it works: You pay a local farm up front, usually in the spring when the farmer has lots of expenses—seeds, soil amendments, etc.

Saving Our Food Supply in the Face of Climate Change

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A smoldering vista southeast of Tucson, Arizona—a city that saw 68 days of temperatures at 100°F or higher last year, and averages less than 12 inches of rainfall annually.

How Your Food Choices Can Help Fight Climate Change

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Pictured Recipe: Bean Salad with Charred Lemons

Top 10 Foods That Might Disappear If Temperatures Keep Rising

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Pictured: Red-Wine Hot Chocolate

The Effect of Plastics on Your Health and the Environment

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Welcome to the plastic planet: Of the 9.1 billion tons of it we've churned out since the 1950s, roughly half was produced in the last decade or so, according to a recent study published in <

Simple Ways to Cut Back on Plastic in Your Food & at Home

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Want to start living with less plastic?

DIY Desktop Herb Garden to Help You Chill Out at Work

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Photos: AJ Ragasa (Glasswing)

How To Start a Vegetable Garden

Submitted by admin on Thu, 04/05/2018 - 08:26
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How To Start a Vegetable Garden