Green and Sustainable Eating

Green and Sustainable Eating

American Food Heroes

Eat healthy and respect the planet with tips, articles and recipes to help you eat a more green and sustainable diet.
 
 

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This Chef Is Working with Doctors to Prescribe Food as Medicine, and It's Making Patients Healthier

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What if you couldn't afford fresh fruits and vegetables?

Slavery Plagues the Seafood Industry; Here's How One Woman Is Making a Difference

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In 2015, a group of Associated Press reporters wrote a series of stories that blew the lid off a horrific scandal plaguing the seafood industry: slavery.

EPIC Founders Are Changing the Meat Industry One Protein Bar at a Time

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The inspiration for Epic Provisions (think: high-end meat snacks like bison bars and wagyu beef

Celebrity Chef Tom Colicchio Is on a Mission to End Hunger for Veterans

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Nourishing people is in Tom Colicchio's DNA.

Unilever's Plan to Curb Wasteful Packaging Impacts All of Us—for the Better

Sustainability isn't a mere buzzword to Paul Polman. It is his ethos. From the get-go as CEO in 2009, he has made it a top priority—implementing a plan that has reduced the company's product waste by 29 percent and cut the weight of packaging by 13 percent. Last year, he pledged that 100 percent of Unilever's plastic packaging will be reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025—not only in its U.S.

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 <