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!

Can You Grind Grain With a DIY Grain Mill?

Can You Grind Grain With a DIY Grain Mill?

Freshly baked loaves of homemade bread from the oven gives your home an aroma that can’t be beat. Spending time making the bread is worth every minute when you are finally able to bite into that first piece, butter oozing off the sides. Make bread better when you grind your own flour too!
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