80 billion pounds of food waste in the United States annually and studies show that your family is throwing away 25% of your food budget! Let’s discuss 7 ways to prevent food waste in your own home (and how that would impact the world if we all did it)!
The State of Food Freedom
We are all tired of politics but it is safe to say that we still enjoy food! See how my cynicism turned instead into hope as I researched the food freedom during this legislative session.
How Food Storage Supports Traditional Eating and Sustainability
A lot of traditional foods, such as fermenting, are a result of food storage. Food storage allows for local eating, seasonal eating, elimination of harmful processing to our food, and much more. See how food storage can be a part of your traditional foods diet.
When It’s the Bottled Water Consuming You: A Question of Sustainability
Bottled Water: You consume it. It sustains you. But is bottled water sustainable? Let’s visit a small community in Maine to see what’s happening by the well.
Contaminating Inspectors and the Case of the Dangerous Apple Muffin
Meet Kris, a cow-share farmer in Michigan, who was recently served a warrant about her operation. The milk was not proven contaminated but could have easily become that way by the actions of the inspectors. Did they employ good science? You decide!
Part 2: Farmer’s Market Booths for Kids (Considerations)
There are many benefits to starting market booths with kids, but there are some serious considerations, too. Here are some words of wisdom from a few teens who have years of experience in running their own small businesses at the local farmer’s market.
Homegrown Economy: Farmer’s Market Booth for Kids
A fiddle and an open case, homemade soap, fresh vegetables…kids learn the value of hard work at the farmer’s market booth. But they develop so much more! Read what the moms and kids have to say about their experiences at the local farmer’s market.
Food Freedom Violation in Texas
Sometimes following the law isn’t enough. A food co-op in Texas is now fighting for their right to follow the law as it was explained to them by the Health Department. And it’s the Health Department attacking them. Read the bizaare food freedom story here.