Up to 80% of All Processed Foods in the U.S. Are Made With Genetically Modified Organisms.You can’t tell if your bag of potato chips or box of cereal contains genetically modified ingredients based on the label, but chances are it does. Up to 80% of all processed foods in the U.S. are made with GMOs […]
The new cookbook from Chefs Collaborative, a nonprofit dedicated to building a more sustainable food supply, pays homage to the group’s innovative members.
Sounds and Tastes A Review of Noisy Bug Sing-Along by John Himmelman and What’s in the Garden? by Marianne Berkes
A Review of Noisy Bug Sing-Along by John Himmelman and What’s in the Garden? by Marianne Berkes
The Green Movement’s Meat Dilemma A Review of This Is Hope: Green Vegans and the New Human Ecology by Will Anderson
In This Is Hope: Green Vegans and the New Human Ecology (Earth Books), author Will Anderson, founder of greenvegans.org, lays out the hard numbers: 67 billion farm animals used to produce meat; 700 million people worldwide depending on farmed animals for much of their income; 1.5 planets’ worth of resources being used by humankind. He […]
The Efficiency Nightmare A Review of The Efficiency Trap: Finding a Better Way to Achieve a Sustainable Energy Future by Steve Hallett
“What if the virtuous Prius driver consumes more energy than the jerk in the Hummer?” asks Steve Hallett in his book The Efficiency Trap…
GOODY BAG Altiplano is a small business in southern Vermont that sells fair trade jewelry and accessories from a community in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala, supporting indigenous people and the environment. Their Recycled Cosmetic Bag ($32) is made from a Mayan blouse with hand-woven red and orange floral patterns and a suede leather trim. altiplano.com BLANKET BEAUTY […]
Several companies are now in the business of sending boxes full of eco-friendly foods and health and beauty items to customers on a subscription model.
Great Expeditions with Ground Truth Trekking Documenting the Changing Ice-Scape on Alaska’s Lost Coast—With the Kids
Great Expeditions: Documenting the Changing Ice-Scape on Alaska’s Lost Coast—With the Kids—Thanks to Ground Truth Trekking…
The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) has been helping prevent soil erosion and the deterioration of wetlands, water quality & wildlife habitat since 1985.
Rice is thought of as a first “safe” food to feed babies, but did you know that much of it contains arsenic? Maybe it’s time to rethink our love of rice.