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The lifestyle of a locavore – having a dietary preference for local food – can be difficult, particularly in areas where sustainability isn’t yet prevalent. However, as a person with an environmental conscience, I do strive to...

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When it comes to eating fat, less is better. Except when that fat is Omega 3 fatty acids like the stuff found in salmon. Research shows eating salmon two times per week offers health benefits, like...

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Flowers are not just for spring dresses and table decoration – they make a great addition to your arsenal of culinary ingredients! One thing to keep in mind before you start eating your flowerbed is...

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Food independence has grown more popular in the past few years as climate change and marginal land use have become more of a political and social issue. We are running out of land, topsoil, and...

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“You are what you eat” – right? There seems to be a clear connection between the state of the world’s public health and the things that we consume. I would like to say that people...

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It’s an issue that has plagued every major city around the world. Food deserts exist in every major city of the country, especially in low income neighborhoods. What Are Food Deserts? The United States Department...

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According to the World Bank, the urban population accounts for 3.5 billion people and is expected to reach 5 billion by 2030, with two thirds of the global population living in cities. This phenomenon, which...

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Bacon is delicious. I’ll admit that. But it’s also fatty, salty, and almost devoid of any important nutrients. In addition to other red meat products, bacon is an epidemic in our society; we consume billions...

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Do you enjoy eating fresh vegetables from a garden? Do you live in an area where you don’t have room for a garden of your own? Well, in many areas that’s no longer a problem....

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Scallops are sweet, delicate, meaty, and take only minutes to cook – not to mention they’re a seafood sustainability item. Unless you know how to buy and cook scallops, you probably eat them when you celebrate...

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