“The China Study” purports simple, straightforward advice for healthy eating – eat more plants and less animal protein. Turns out these words of wisdom are also beneficial for the environment and for reducing our energy and water use within the national food systems.
Monthly Archives: September 2012
Why fresh & unprocessed is good for you & good for America!
September 22 in Hersey, Pennsylvania
The sold-out Farm Aid Music and Food Festival returns to Hersheypark Stadium in Hersey, Pennsylvania on September 22, 2012. Farm Aid is the longest running benefit concert series in America, raising more than $39 million to help family farmers all over the country. Even though the show is sold out, a webcast will also be available on Farm Aid’s website for those who can’t attend. See this year’s line up.
Our Illustrated Guide For Beginners
As part of our series on composting, we offer this handy illustrated guide to composting in your apartment. If you have been thinking you might be interested in taking the plunge into composting, read on and have fun! Our guide gives you all of the tools you need to get started. Composting can be a rewarding experience in efficiency and self-reliance. Waste not, want not!
The Market Restaurant's Sustainable Summer
Guest-blogger Justine Wenger of The Market Restaurant, a seasonal restaurant on Lobster Cove in Massachusetts, enlightens us as to what a seaside restaurant can do with all of those discarded oyster shells – feed them to local chickens to improve eggshell and soil quality for area farmers.
Have you ever wondered what the food you eat has been eating during its lifetime? It’s probably more complicated than you could imagine. Feed additives are huge multi-billion dollar business. From antibiotics to basic vitamins, learn more about the wild world of livestock feed.