Trudy loves taking the drive every Friday morning, starting early at 3:30 a.m. as she leaves the house, and described the experience almost as a meditation, sharing a nostalgically personal moment.
There are no easy answers to the question of GMOs, and it appears that they will continue to be a part of our food landscape in the foreseeable future. However, much is at stake.
He's more than a successful businessman, more than a baker, more than a teacher; he's all three and a model of success for this new food world suddenly overflowing with breweries, food trucks, and micro-farmers.
Do you know that roughly 26% of all produce is wasted in the United States before it hits the store because grocers choose to adhere to strict cosmetic standards for fruits and vegetables--meaning that pretty produce rules!
Heads crane throughout the room to see what fellow diners are tasting. It is easy to have food envy.
For novice cooks making a meatless meal, both pros advise going for produce at its succulent, seasonal peak and adding the flavors that excite you.
Now this is a superfood: Researchers from Oregon State University have reportedly created and patented a new strain of nutrient-rich seaweed that tastes like everyone's favorite fetishized breakfast meat.
Original Unverpackt (Originally Unpackaged) is a Berlin-based supermarket which demonstrates one very simple way we can cut down on the amount of waste we produce in our day to day lives.
It is simplistic to think of growers successfully moving their Napa Cabernet plantings to Oregon for cooler temperatures given the reality of different soils and other conditions. The grapes may survive the change but will the character of the wine be vastly different? Probably so.
Photo Credit: © 2015 GRACE Communications Foundation I am a hockey mom through and through. Despite working full time (a...
We've depleted the populations and ruined the habitats of some truly delicious fish.
One in six Americans struggles with food insecurity. Yes, we said Americans. Yet 40 percent of all food goes to waste. While a good part of that percentage is derived from people throwing out half-eaten grub, another significant chunk of waste is generated far before a meal reaches a diner's plate.
As climate change creates more difficult conditions for agriculture, poor farmers -- with least access to technology -- suffer first.
He has found himself becoming more attuned to the needs of the vegetarian consumer.
The experience was nothing short of a thrill.
Is it the specific theme -- food -- that resonates so deeply?
Striped Bass have come back from dangerously low populations before, and can do it again. We need to make sure to provide them all the help we can. They deserve it.
Carrots are another vegetable that can be used top to root -- the peelings too. There is nothing as fragrant and rich as fresh carrot tops and I often offer to take a bag full of discarded tops from farmers who dutifully remove them for many of their customers.
Imagine my delight when, walking my neighborhood in Santa Cruz, CA, I realized a major success story is blooming right under my nose: there are kitchen gardens and mini-farms everywhere these days!
Yes, vegan products, like vegan people, are healthy, natural and can compete with what's out there in the conventional but unsustainable marketplace, but let's call them -- and us -- what we are. Vegan.