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The Best Way to Eat Kale: Often

Posted on February 27th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger You probably already know that leafy greens, including spinach and romaine lettuce, pack a huge nutritional punch. Have you ventured into trying kale? The best way to eat kale is . . . often! When I first bought a bunch of the curly, rigid greens, I was intimidated. It [...]

How to Be Environmentally Conscious: Four Field Trips to Inspire Your Child

Posted on February 26th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger If you want to teach your child how to be environmentally conscious, consider planning a green field trip. Seeing a recycling center up close or getting hands-on at a thrift store could spark interest in an eco-friendly lifestyle. Here are a few show-and-tell ideas to help you explore recycling [...]

Transit Bikes Reducing Large Cities’ Carbon Footprint

Posted on February 26th, 2014

Posted by Steve Green, guest blogger Large cities are looking toward transit bikes and public transportation to help relieve congestion on city streets while reducing the carbon footprint that is a byproduct of motor vehicle transportation. It’s not a secret that residents of United States are some of the worst carbon footprint offenders, especially in [...]

Clean Eating 101: Starting, Maintaining, and Enjoying a Healthier Lifestyle

Posted on February 25th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Almost four years ago, I vowed to improve my lifestyle and begin a clean eating routine. I wanted to do more than just avoid meat as a vegetarian. Pesticides, preservatives, and processed foods joined the list of off-limits foods. The idea behind eating clean, all-natural foods is simple: Choose [...]

The Health Benefits of Chocolate

Posted on February 22nd, 2014

Posted by Ryan Dwyer, guest blogger Dating back to the days of the ancient Aztecs and Mayans, chocolate has been highly treasured. The Aztecs even required taxes and tributes be paid in cacao seeds, the raw base of chocolate. Today, chocolate plays an important role in various aspects of modern life, from emergency military food to [...]

Try Farm to Table Eating This Weekend

Posted on February 21st, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger If your plans for the weekend include a romantic meal, make a reservation at a farm to table restaurant. This grassroots eating concept allows guests to try locally produced foods and indulge in seasonal specialties prepared by culinary artists. Where Does Food Come From? Whether you live in a [...]