You can never know too much about food. Here we cover a variety of awesome, food-related topics that you won’t want to miss!
Every person usually feels delighted with voluminous hair of models from the shampoos advertisement. Their hair looks so long, shiny and magnificent! And you feel that you are ready to drop everything and run to the store to get this product, too. But when you buy the desirable shampoo you suddenly realize that advertising promises are not working for your hair. It turns out that the reason is not in the shampoo, but in what we eat.
Autumn is in the air with its golden trees, the rustle of leaves under your feet, the muted singing of birds. But this beauty of the fall often comes with a cloudy sky, rains and a breakdown. Sunny days are getting shorter, and our body stops producing vitamin D that is the most important element of our health and mood.
We spoke with Liz Reitzig of Grassfed on the Hill about how her buying club works, why she started it, and why buying clubs might just be the key to healing our communities and our environment.
Around 10 000 BC, the “agricultural revolution” occurred and with it came domesticated animals and the ingenuity for people to use their by-products, such as milk. By the 5th century cows were prized for their milk. It was in the 1600’s that Europeans brought the dairy cow to North America where the goodness of dairy has continued to be enjoyed by every generation. Learn more about this staple of the modern diet.
Dying eggs for Easter and for many other non-Christian religious holidays is a common tradition in many families. But do you know what goes into those artificial food colorings, and what effect it may have on your health? Learn how to color eggs safely using ingredients easily found in your kitchen or from a farmer near you!
The term "food system" has been mentioned frequently in the traditional and online media lately. But do you know what it means, and why it is important not only for researchers or economists, but for just about anyone who eats? Read on to learn more about food systems and some of the reasons to prefer local food systems over global.
Are you looking to travel the world and promote sustainability at the same time? Or are you an organic farmer seeking an extra set of hands? You may want to get involved in WWOOF, the Willing Workers on Organic Farms program.
Saint Patrick's Day is this Friday, March 17! You know you will be wearing green, and maybe drinking some Guinness. But do you know what you are going to eat to celebrate the greenest day of the year?
Buckwheat was a staple in the early American diet, especially during the pioneer days. Its popularity had diminished somewhat in later years, but it has been going through quite a revival lately. This is thanks to the great nutritional properties of this grain, and also a rise in the number of Americans choosing a gluten-free diet. Read on to learn more about this grain, which is, in fact, not a grain at all!
Food buying clubs capture the essence of sustainability as they are good for the environment, good for farmer's livelihood and good for people. But some people are not familiar with this growing in popularity model of food buying.