Posts Tagged ‘ food ’

Fast Fact; Fast Solution

Feb 20th, 2013 | By
Fast Fact; Fast Solution

Eco-friendly eating : Making it possible “Frozen food uses 10 times more energy to produce than fresh food.” What you can do: Try to buy food that is grown and harvested locally. Locally grown food stands or markets are emerging in many areas. Research the towns close to you and see if there is a
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Food Miles: From Source to Table by Abbie Barnes

Jan 24th, 2013 | By
Food Miles: From Source to Table by Abbie Barnes

Much of the food we consume travels great distances before reaching the plates in our homes. ‘Food miles’ refers to the distance that food is transported from the time of its production (producer), until it reaches the customer/consumer by boats, planes, lorries or cars. Since food miles were first observed in the 1990s, it is
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Earth-Friendly Tips for the Holidays

Dec 10th, 2010 | By
Earth-Friendly Tips for the Holidays

Here’s a few tips for how to put more green in the holiday red-and-green this year.



Seafood Watch

Nov 21st, 2010 | By
Seafood Watch

I spent the last three weeks of my summer at EPGY Summer Camp at Stanford University in California. While there, I made friendships that are bound to last a lifetime, learned new information and visited a few interesting places including the Monterey Bay aquarium. We only spent a few hours- hardly two- at the aquarium,
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Eating Local

Oct 12th, 2010 | By
Eating Local

If you live out in the country like I do, you’ve probably gone to a Farmers’ Market at least once or twice. There’s a lot of reasons to get your fruit, veggies and other assorted delicious goods at Farmers’ Markets: when you buy food “straight from the source,” not only do you reduce the amount of
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