Not sure what to do with those leftover cranberries? They’re packed with vitamins, so try a facial treatment for healthy, youthful-looking skin.
Don’t Toss that Old Produce; Ferment it! The Everyday Fermentation Handbook [Review]
Want to give fermentation a try, but a little intimidated? Branden Byers’ Everyday Fermentation Handbook guides you gently into this fascinating process.
How to Keep Eco-Friendly Indoor Cats
Keep your indoor cats happy and healthy with eco-friendly products that they also like. Food, litter, and play all have greener options available.
How to Make Popsicles with Common Household Materials [Recipe]
It’s summer, it’s hot, and you (and the kids) want something cool. Here are some ideas for how to make popsicles that everyone will enjoy.
What Do You Do with Leftover Food from a Big Event?
Events often create a lot of leftover food, so don’t feel tacky about taking some of it home & insuring it gets eaten.
Aronia Berries: The Rediscovered Super Fruit for Consumers and Farmers
Aronia berries are one of the latest superfood crazes, but they may have staying power: not only are they nutritious, but also profitable for farmers.
Toxins in Food: Some Real Threats, Some Not [Infographic]
We can’t completely avoid toxins in food, but we can learn which ones present genuine danger & which aren’t particularly threatening.
How to Eat Healthy in College… without Breaking the Bank [Infographic]
Like most college students, healthy eating wasn’t at the top of my list during my undergraduate days: I wanted tasty, filling, and cheap! And like many of my fellow students, [ … ]
Eating Vegetarian: Cheaper than Taking Pills [Infographic]
Various food choices – like eating vegetarian, or a low-carb diet – can help us avoid medications & other health care interventions.
Sustainability: the Key to a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle [Infographic]
An environmentally sustainable lifestyle is pretty human friendly: not only do we all need clean air, water, and soil to survive, but being mindful of our consumption of resources provides opportunities for economic independence.
Grow Your Own Edible Insects: the Open Bug Farm
Insects are chock-full of nutrition, and require little space, effort or expense for farming. Compare this to, say, growing a cow or a pig yourself, and you’ll understand why 2 billion people around the world already practice entomophagy (the fancy word for “eating bugs”).
Edible Weeds: 9 Recipes for Wild Garlic
Got wild garlic nearby? Don’t get rid of it; cook with it! Here are 9 recipes we’ve found using various species of this versatile plant.
Fisheries and Aquaculture Fact Sheet
The world fish catch is a measure of the productivity and health of the oceanic ecosystem that covers 70 percent of the earth’s surface. The extent to which world demand [ … ]