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Green Kitchen Tips

10 Steps for Zero-Waste Grocery Shopping

Food provides sustenance, but unfortunately it also generates trash, especially if the majority of food comes from a grocery store. While packaging is helpful and often necessary for keeping food fres…

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5 Plants You Can Grow from Your Garbage!

Instead of throwing out the undesirable ends of freshly chopped organic veggies, why not put them to use! Americans throw away billions of dollars of food every year, so get the most for your money. M…

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10 Creative Food Substitutions

Sick of the same ol' same ol'? Want to eat healthier but don't want to give up your favorite meals? No need to radically alter your diet or spend tons of cash. Indeed, there are several small steps †y…

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Why Watercress is a Spring Produce Win

We're rounding out the Spring Produce Spotlight with one of my favorite unsung veggies: watercress. Here's how to grow, cook, and eat this flavorful spring green. Watercress is one of the lesser-know…

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Fight Invasive Species With Every Meal

If you canít beat them, eat them! Invasive species management as a whole is extremely complex. However, cooking with certain edible invasives is a creative, fun and healthy approach to reducing the po…

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Want to Find or Sell Foraged Foods? There’s an App for That.

A new urban foraging app Ė RipeNearMe Ė is aiming to take urban foraging to the next level by letting growers share, swap, or even sell their bounty. Crowdsourced apps that encourage urban fo…

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Endive: Spring Veggie Spotlight

Spring is endive season. Have you been passing over the endive at the farmers market? This salad green might not look like much, but it's actually a flavorful nutritional powerhouse! Grab some endive,…

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20 Fridge-Clearing Recipes

Your fridge might be stocked to the brims, but you can still open it and feel like there's nothing to eat. So what's a hungry person to do? Well, use up as much of the stuff as possible, of course! Re…

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How and Why to Avoid Products With Palm Oil

Did you know that a single ingredient in many cookies, ice cream and soap is destroying the homes of multiple endangered species? According to saynotopalmoil.com, the palm oil industry is linked to…

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Let’s Bring Broccoli Back! (+7 delicious recipes)

I feel like broccoli gets short shrift these days. Kale is the cruciferous superstar, and humble broccoli is getting kicked to the curb. Sure, kale is a tasty superfood. But broccoli is no lightweight…

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Good list, thank you