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20 Unexpected Ways to Use Apples

Apparently we've forgiven the once-forbidden apple for its tempting ways and have learned to fully embrace the sweet pomaceous fruit. Apples are the second most popular fruit (after†bananas) in the c…


This Guide Will Help You Make the Most of Seasonal Produce (Infographic)

Eating seasonally has many benefits, from being better for the environment to getting the freshest possible produce from your local markets. This guide gives a glimpse into which produce items are in …


Fantastic Staycation Ideas to Finish Your Summer Strong

Sorry friends, but I have to say it: summer is coming to a close and fall is just around the corner. But that doesnít mean that itís time to give up on the adventures! While you may not have the time …


Quick Guide to Green & Healthy Travel

Travel Green: Pack your eco-friendly responsibilities (and healthy habits)! Some airline carriers have carbon offset programs, while certain hotels have been built with sustainability in mind, but …


Foraging Goes Virtual

If you are trying to Eat Local, why not try to eat uber local! Foraging for wild foods is perhaps the most local anyone can eat. Need a little foraging guidance? Unless you regularly inspect every noo…


3 Tips for a Healthy & Green Thanksgiving

By Sarene Marshall, The Nature Conservancy Happy Thanksgiving!† Todayís the perfect day for reflecting on what the traditional Thanksgiving meal can teach us about the right food choices for th…


3 Reasons To Embrace Frozen Foods

Living in California, I am aware that I belong to a privileged group of "happy fews" who have access to farmers' markets and their bounty of fresh seasonal produce year round (although I'll admit …


5 Tips for CSA Cooking

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs are getting more and more common. Rather than head to the grocery store for your weekly produce fix, you sign on to support a local farmer for the s…


Go Green: How to Make Your Business Trip Eco-Friendly

An average American who takes one or two trips abroad, emits 19,841 pounds of carbon per year. Here are 10 valuable green travel tips that make it easy to balance environmental concerns with travel a…


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