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Green Kitchen Tips

15 Surprising Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

If you have hydrogen peroxide in your home, chances are it's in your first aid kit. And that's a shame, really. For one, applying peroxide to cuts and scrapes really isn't the best way to go about rep…

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7 In-Season Fruits and Veggies to Eat Now

We are right on the cusp of summer, which means we've got maybe another couple of weeks to track down some beautiful spring produce before it starts to wane. Here are 7 yummy spring fruits and veggies…

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Are Waste-Free Supermarkets the Next Big Thing?

You won't find shrink-wrapped produce or styrofoam containers at Berlin's Original Unverpackt grocery store. In fact, you won't find any disposable packaging at all -- the shop in Germany's trendy cap…

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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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