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Green Living: Local Food for More Eco-Friendly Meals

Maybe you love your imported Italian cheeses. Maybe you have a fondness for exotic Asian snacks.  Nobody’s telling you to give those things up, completely. But let’s take a look at ways you can help the environment through your choice to purchase locally-produced foods for more Eco-friendly meals. Less Fuel Used to Transport Food Let’s face […]

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How to Plan and Prep Meals to Reduce Food Waste

Food waste is gaining attention as a key issue affecting the environment. According to the NRDC, up to 40 percent of the food in this country is wasted. Why does food waste matter? Food requires a lot of energy, water, and materials to be produced, processed, and transported. When food is wasted, it’s like throwing away […]

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The Eco-Friendly Chef: Canning and Preserving

Did you know that you can become an eco-friendly chef? By utilizing earth-friendly, organic recipes and cutting back on the canned products you buy, you can eliminate much of the waste that traditional packaging produces.  Canning and preserving your own foods is a fantastic way to enjoy healthy, delicious food year round. Additionally, you get […]

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