Ever wish you didn’t have to throw out so many vegetables or that you didn’t need to buy them? What if you could fix both problems in one? What if you grew more vegetables from the scraps of your meals? No green thumb? No problem!
Eating Vegetarian or Vegan, Organic, Local, Natural & Pesticide Free Foods
There are many facets of living green and one of the most important is the kind of foods you put into your body. Knowing the environmental issues that are associated with meat and animal products, many eco-conscious citizens choose to eat vegetarian or vegan. Others make wise food decisions by choosing organic food and produce. There are many advantages to eating organic including fruits and vegetables that are pesticide free, and farming that done more naturally and sustainably. Meat is hormone free and often allowed free-range instead of being caged. Organic food tastes better, has been shown to be healthier, has a greater number of antioxidants and is free of harmful chemicals. Methods of farming are also more energy efficient and sustainable, using natural fertilizers and other environmentally friendly methods. Read articles on the health and environmental benefits of going organic. Find recipes, discussions on vegan and vegetarian diets, info on Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and other green movements. Learn what it takes for a farm to become organic certified, how buying locally from farmer’s markets can benefit the environment and much more!
Cultured beef is created from the muscle tissues of a healthy cow and grown in the lab. Food critics have tried it, and found the flavor to be somewhat lacking. However, the experiment continues, and some think it’s just a matter of time until it turns up in a supermarket near you. Would you try it?
Be as mindful with what you put into your freezer as you would with your body. What are the best non-toxic food containers for the freezer?