non gmo

We mentioned GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) as one of seven foods that are bad for the environment. We could write a book about this important issue. Many commercial GMOs are plants that have been genetically engineered to withstand direct application of herbicide so that large farms can spray to kill weeds without harming their target Read More →

bulk foods sack

Buying in bulk is a great idea for reducing waste. But I still found myself putting bulk items, like beans, rice and lentils, in a plastic bag just to get them home. Not anymore – thanks to a cool bag available at Whole Foods! This bulk bag has a fine enough weave to even hold Read More →

rainforest alliance coffee

Early morning, snuggled up on the sofa, drinking a hot cup of coffee, reading. Sound familiar? You’re not alone. USA Today reported about 83% of adults drink coffee in the United States, the world’s biggest consumer of the beverage. That’s an average of three cups a day per person, or 587 million cups. As we Read More →