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The Green Superfood You're Not Eating -- But Should Be

Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living

By Nick English You've likely chewed on seaweed wrapped around a sushi roll, but few Westerners would consider picking up a bag of the stuff at t...

The Best Green Foods For St. Patrick's Day (None Of Them Artificially Colored!)

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

It's March, and that means that stores are filled with green-colored muffins, candy, and other (often unhealthy) items to commemorate St. Patrick's Day. Here are a few healthier items to keep with the green theme this Sunday -- after all, you don't need to be Irish to be lucky in health!

Beyond Survival

Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in New York | Posted 08.29.2012 | Green
Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in New York

H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf has proven himself an avid supporter of environmental issues and sustainability affecting the planet. His involvement has inspired a great number of people to "go green" and to take a stand against critical issues pertaining to the earth.

The Hidden Costs Of Fast Food

Will Allen | Posted 07.14.2012 | Books
Will Allen

Only 2% of Americans fish or farm for a living today--down from nearly half of Americans a century ago--and hundreds of thousands of small farmers have been pushed off of their land. Most of us do not know how to provide for ourselves on the most basic level.

7 Consequences Of Fast Food

Will Allen | Posted 07.13.2012 | Books
Will Allen

Only 2% of Americans fish or farm for a living today--down from nearly half of Americans a century ago--and hundreds of thousands of small farmers have been pushed off of their land. Most of us do not know how to provide for ourselves on the most basic level.

Earth Day: Asheville Leads America's Greenest Dining Destinations (VIDEO)

Jeff Biggers | Posted 06.20.2012 | Green
Jeff Biggers

A unique collaboration between the Blue Ridge Sustainability Institute (BRSI) and the Asheville Independent Restaurant (AIR) Association places North Carolina's mountain town into the front ranks of "America's Greenest Dining Destinations."

"I Am a Dumpster Diver, and I Eat Trash"

The Daily Collegian | Posted 06.11.2012 | College
The Daily Collegian

When you jump all the way into a dumpster, you start thinking about what other people would think if they saw you standing ankle-deep in garbage bags. But I'm already sure that I'm going to try my hand at dumpster diving again.

Holding Hands to Surround the White House: Environmental Leaders Speaking at Green Festival L.A. Urge Action

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 01.05.2012 | Green
Alison Rose Levy

This Sunday, people will have the chance to hold hands surrounding the White House, and to ask President Obama to live up to his campaign promise to "end the tyranny of oil," by saying no to Tar Sands.

Bad Food Is Making Our Kids Sick (and How to Take Charge)

Ann Cooper | Posted 07.03.2011 | Green
Ann Cooper

Bad food is making us and our kids sick. Our food supplies are privately owned by giant corporations, with the profits taking precedence over the very health of our children. It's time to take control.

PHOTOS: Dining On The Farm -- 7 Incredible Farmside Restaurants

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As summer comes to a close, what better way to celebrate its end than to dine at a farm. Honor summer's bounty by eating a tomato that has been picked...

PHOTOS: The Heaviest Potato,The Most Expensive Truffle And 7 Other Record-Breaking Vegetables

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In the age of genetically modified foods, we here at HuffPost Green find it refreshing to celebrate nature's vegetable anomalies. For the world's heav...

7 Food Groups That Will Help Boost Your Mood

dumblittleman.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is no laughing matter because these dark-gray-rainy days have a huge impact on your mood and energy level. The good ...

Top Ten Undiscovered Cities For Local Food (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We here at HuffPost Green were so inspired by our readers' response to our 10 Best US Cities for Local Food piece that we decided to host another roun...

Do We Even Know How to Grow Food Anymore?

Bernie Bulkin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bernie Bulkin

We have completely changed the systems by which we provide ourselves with food, but we have hardly changed the systems of societal organization in response to this.

10 Best US Cities For Local Food (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig/Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We here at HuffPost Green think the local food movement is a thriving and exciting part of the discussion about sustainability. After researching the ...

Where are the Conservatives in the Local, Sustainable Movement?

Zachary Adam Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Zachary Adam Cohen

Conservatives value small businesses over corporations because they keep people empowered. The local and sustainable food movement elevates small farmers, artisans and restaurateurs, almost to a heroic level.

Speed, Greed, and Sustainability

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Arthur Rosenfeld

While the rest of the world goes through resources at an unprecedented rate and people starve in gigantic numbers, people on the Hawaiian Islands are beginning to do things differently.

Going Old School: Amish Gadgets For The Modern Kitchen

Jenna Woginrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jenna Woginrich

Call me frugal, but in a time of shady economics, it's kind of nice to know that you don't need another outlet to make waffles.

The Localvore Conceit

Time Out Chicago | David Tamarkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Spurred by last year's successful event of the same name, Green City Market is now in the midst of its second Localvore Challenge--a call to Chicagoan...

Slow Food Movement: How To Eat "Slowly"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With 85,000 members in 132 countries according to its website, Slow Food International is a grassroots project created in response to the fast food mo...

Save Money and the Environment: Cool Off Your Food this Summer

Andrew Kimbrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Kimbrell

We can use summer to consider how much better locally grown foods are, not only in taste and price, but because they help to cool the planet. Change can taste delicious.