Browsing the "fruit" Tag

How to Make Homemade Fruit and Herb Infused Water

June 10th, 2013 | by Talancia Pea

Cool off this summer with a batch of all-natural, homemade fruit and herb infused water. There’s no need for pricey equipment or shopping lists; only your favorite produce, water and a container

5 Ways to Reduce Waste and Save Money at the Same Time

June 4th, 2013 | by Guest Author

You may be surprised to learn that you can produce less waste and actually save money at the same time. It may require a bit of research and a change in habits, but the rewards are worthwhile. If you want to leave the world a better place for your kids and simultaneously cash in, check out these tips

Avoiding Food Waste with Your Smart Phone

May 15th, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Wouldn't it be great to know if a piece of fruit was overripe or otherwise lacking in quality before you bit into it? You may soon be able to test it with your smart phone before buying it

What's Happening With The US Fruit And Vegetable Supply?

January 3rd, 2012 | by Steve Savage

Most public health and nutrition experts would say that it would be better if Americans ate even more fruit and vegetables than they do because of their value in addressing obesity, cancer and other health concerns. How does that goal reconcile with these recent supply statistics?

Is the End of the Banana Near?

November 22nd, 2011 | by Chris Keenan

Extinction of species is an unfortunate problem of homogenization. As we learn more about the environment, we as a society have begun to make changes in many areas of our life. We drive hybrids, have solar powered garage doors, and recycle

The Sweet Taste Of Sustainability

April 25th, 2011 | by Steve Savage

I don’t do product endorsements, but this post will probably seem like one.  My most recent Sustainablog post was about [&hellip

Would You Eat Cloned Fruit?

July 27th, 2009 | by Steve Savage

Cloned asian pears in New Zealand (photo Steve Savage) [social_buttons] OK, I’ll admit it.  That question and the picture caption [&hellip

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