Backyard Party Eating

For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s pretty much officially backyard party, outdoor eating season. In celebration of that here are a few seasonal recipes for you to enjoy on these glorious summer nights. All are vegetarian, and use typical early summer ingredients that you can hopefully find at your local farmer’s market. [...]

Hot in My Backyard

For those of us in the US, this weekend is the traditional kickoff for summer vacations. If you are also lying on a beach somewhere, here”s a great podcast to vilket gor deponerar pengar pa casino sa saker som anvander din lokala bank ! listen to about changing the dialogue of climate change, and why [...]

Buycott. An app to help you know who makes that product on the shelf.

Recently, I was stunned to learn that one of my favorite cereal manufacturers was one of a few “organic” manufacturers behind a lobbying effort to ban labeling of GMOs. I”ll admit, it was really frustrating, and I felt like I didn”t even know what to buy anymore. Today, I learned about Buycott, and I hope [...]

Some happy Bee news for a change!

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Here’s a little update on the bee post from a few weeks ago. Europe went ahead with their Neonicotinoid ban! And just for good measure, here’s a happy story from TreeHugger about a man who went out of his way to save one hive: “Everyone needs to know how important bees are. I have a [...]

A Wholesome Oasis in the Food Desert

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Two weeks ago, my local farmer”s market opened for the year with it”s usual crowds of people hungry for good, locally grown produce. For me, this is a sight which almost always brings me to tears. As few as 15 years ago in this area you couldn”t get a decent fresh vegetable for miles, and [...]