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Would You Dine on Insects to Save the Planet?

Candice Gaukel Andrews by Candice Gaukel Andrews | January 21st, 2011 | 10 Comments
topic: Green Living, Health & Wellness, Healthy Eating | tags: agave worms, agriculture, ants, beef, bees, beetles, bugs, carbon emissions, cicadas, climate change, crickets, crops, diet, eating, entomophagy, environment, factory farming, farmers, fat, fish, food, global food shortage, grasshoppers, health, healthy, insect farming, insects, larvae, meat, methane, nutrition, pests, population growth, production, protein, tarantulas, termites, toxins, water

Dragonfly

If it’s late morning or mid-afternoon where you are, chances are that you’ve already had at least one fleeting thought about dinner tonight. You may be picturing a juicy steak, a tender pork roast or a golden, baked chicken. I doubt that many of you dream about a steaming plate of stink beetles, leeches or cave spiders.

A Beef with Beef

Jessica Harlan by Jessica Harlan | March 10th, 2009 | No Comments
topic: Green Living, Healthy Eating | tags: beef, Food for Thought, meat industry, vegetarian

Though not religious, for some reason the idea of giving something up for Lent resonated with my husband and I this year. It wasn’t for spiritual reasons, but more for the idea of doing without — which is a healthy exercise for anyone, Christian or not.

Answering Your Questions About “Organic”

Everett by Everett | November 11th, 2008 | 4 Comments
topic: Green Living, Health & Wellness | tags: beef, farm, farming, health, milk, organic foods, vegetables, what does organic mean, what is organic

USDA Certified Organic Logo

This post marks the start of a mini-series of posts in which we will choose a different topic and answer commonly-asked questions about it.

Obviously one can’t know everything about everything so the idea is to do some of the research for you and provide links to sites that can answer these questions in more depth.