“Food Evolution” a look at food misinformation

FeastOnFactsIn the midst of a polarized and passionate debate, Food Evolution directed by Scott Hamilton Kennedy examines the controversies surrounding genetically modified foods. This documentary conveys a scientific story of food by taking a personal look at the successes, and the damaging consequences of the failure to establish useful food technology. From Hawaiian papaya, Ugandan banana, Iowan corn and the people that need them, this film uses powerful imagery that captures the frustrations of scientific solutions stalled by activist fear mongering. Continue reading ““Food Evolution” a look at food misinformation”

CSAs: Supporting Local Farmers

What is a CSA?
CSA VegetablesCSA Stands for Community Supported Agriculture. CSAs allow people to have access to fresh produce grown by regional farmers. When you become a member of a CSA, you are purchasing a “share” of vegetables from a local farmer. From June until November (timing varies by region), your farmer will deliver that share of produce to a convenient drop-off location in your neighborhood weekly or bi-weekly.

Continue reading “CSAs: Supporting Local Farmers”

15 Easy Ways to Live a Less Wasteful Life

The average american produces 4 pounds of trash a day! The trash we create produces tons of greenhouse gasses, releases chemicals into the soil, and many items we toss out take hundreds of year to decompose. By following some simple tips for reducing what we need, reusing as much as we can, and sending as little as possible to be recycled, we can significantly reduce the amount of waste going into landfills. Continue reading “15 Easy Ways to Live a Less Wasteful Life”