Understanding composting can be a bit intimidating. but fear not!…One of our favorite resources, Earth911 has compiled tons of great information to make the process of conjuring up your first compost pile a not-so-complicated challenge, hopefully increasing your knowledge and not stress! According to the EPA, 24 percent of the U.S. municipal solid waste stream is composed […]
Today’s post comes from Bistro OneSix, an entertaining blog full of stories about all things delicious. Enjoy this post about urban foraging and then head over to Bistro OneSix for more fabulous tales from the kitchen. I hear the term “urban foraging” tossed around more and more lately and knew what my definition of it […]
HOW TO: Enjoy Your Labor Day Weekend
You probably don’t need anyone to tell you how to spend your Labor Day weekend, but the fine folks at Organic Gardening came up with a list of a few nifty ways to enjoy the long weekend. We think they’re pretty great, so we figured we’d share them with you. Enjoy! 1. Go to a farmers’ […]
Do certification labels really matter?
More good information from our friends at NewHope360: As consumers grow weary over subpar food regulations at the federal level, manufacturers are increasingly seeking ways to help shoppers distinguish their products from the sea of conventional (and often irresponsibly produced) items. Certification labels—sometimes referred to as eco labels—are skyrocketing in popularity. Among the most ubiquitous? […]