Food News &amp; Origins - Green &amp; Sustainable http://www.eatingwell.com/taxonomy/term/1000/all en How to Buy Grass-Fed Beef http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/how_to_buy_grass_fed_beef <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> How to Buy and Cook Grass-Fed Beef </div> </div> </div> <p>Not only is the taste of grass-fed beef a little different than conventional beef—deeper, richer and more mineral—there are other differences to keep in mind as well when you’re buying or <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/healthy_cooking/healthy_cooking_101_basics_and_techniques/how_to_cook_grass_fed_beef">cooking the meat</a>. Here’s what to consider. </p> <h3>Read the Labels</h3> <p>Look for the words “grass-fed” on labels. 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Schueller November/December 2014 Food News & Origins - Green & Sustainable Tue, 02 Dec 2014 20:55:44 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284568 at http://www.eatingwell.com The Protein of the Future? http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/protein_of_the_future <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Protein of the Future? </div> </div> </div> <p>After seeing malnutrition firsthand while working in Africa for seven years, Josh Tetrick, CEO of Hampton Creek, returned to the U.S. determined to create a cheap and healthful source of protein. He teamed up with biochemists, farmers and chefs to find a plant with the properties and nutritional value of the conventional chicken egg—minus the chicken. The result? 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River herring—the collective name given to two species of herring, blueback herring and alewife—spend most of their lives at sea, but, like salmon, return to their native rivers to spawn.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gretel H. Schueller </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Learn about new efforts to protect this underappreciated fish. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-standard"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_standard" width="308" height="308" alt="" src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/AP7435.JPG?1395085418" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> March/April 2014 </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-relatedtitle1"> <div class="field-label">Related Content Title 1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Related Links: </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-relatedlinks1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/recipes/pickled_herring_bites.html">Scandinavian Pickled Herring Bites</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/eatingwells_best_seafood_recipes">EatingWell&#039;s Best Seafood Recipes</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/fish_and_shellfish_6_to_eat_6_to_avoid">Fish and Shellfish: 6 to Eat, 6 to Avoid</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/fishing_for_wild_salmon_in_alaska">Fishing for Wild Salmon in Alaska</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/how_to_make_sustainable_seafood_choices_at_the_fish_market">How to Make Sustainable Seafood Choices at the Fish Market</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/blogs/health_blog/the_1_food_you_should_eat_and_probably_dont">The #1 food you should eat (and probably don&#039;t)</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/welcome_back_herrings#comments Gretel H. Schueller March/April 2014 Food News & Origins - Green & Sustainable Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:50:56 +0000 Sarah Hoff 282222 at http://www.eatingwell.com Urban Farming for the Future http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/urban_farming_for_the_future <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Farming for the Future </div> </div> </div> <P>Thousands of delicate greens—from arugula to basil—fill a once-vacant warehouse in a Chicago suburb. They grow without soil or sun, stacked in trays six levels high, towering 18 feet. Welcome to indoor urban farming.</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gretel H. Schueller </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> How vertical farming is providing healthier, tastier produce. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-large"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_large" width="630" height="294" alt="" src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/urban_farming.jpg?1381931929" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> September/October 2013 </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-relatedtitle1"> <div class="field-label">Related Content Title 1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> More on Urban Farming </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-relatedlinks1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/truck_farm_unusual_urban_garden_project">Truck Farm: Unusual Urban Garden Project</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/gardening/students_learn_and_grow_with_a_roof_top_garden">Students Learn and Grow with a Roof-Top Garden</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/picnicing_at_an_urban_farm">Picnicing at an Urban Farm</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related2"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-relatedtitle2"> <div class="field-label">Related Content Title 2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Healthy Recipes to Try </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-relatedlinks2"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/delicious_recipes_with_kale_and_more_healthy_winter_greens">Delicious Recipes with Kale and More Healthy Winter Greens</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/recipes_menus/collections/fresh_basil_recipes">Fresh Basil Recipes</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/healthy_cooking/quick_healthy_cooking/food_features/fresh_salads_and_salad_dressings">Fresh Salads and Salad Dressings</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/healthy_arugula_recipes">Healthy Arugula Recipes</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/9_great_greens_to_add_to_your_salad_bowl">9 great greens to add to your salad bowl</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/urban_farming_for_the_future#comments Gretel H. Schueller September/October 2013 Food News & Origins - Green & Sustainable Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:06:06 +0000 Sarah Hoff 279260 at http://www.eatingwell.com What’s the Best Reusable Water Bottle? http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/what_s_the_best_reusable_water_bottle <div class="span-8"> <img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/Good_MJ_13_2964.jpg" alt="What’s the Best Reusable Water Bottle?" width="310" height="310" class="left" /> </div> <div class="span-8 last"><h3>Find out how to choose the best reusable water bottle, plus how to clean your water bottle and where to refill.</h3> <p>There are plenty of good reasons why many universities and communities have enacted bans on single-use plastic water bottles, following in the footsteps of Concord, Massachusetts, which in January 2013 became the first town in the U.S.</p></div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related-links-1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-relatedtitle1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Related Links: </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-relatednodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Links:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blogs/health_blog/should_you_filter_your_tap_water">Should you filter your tap water?</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/10_ways_to_eat_clean">10 Ways to Eat Clean</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/10_super_healthy_food_trends_you_haven_t_tried_yet">10 Super-Healthy Food Trends You Haven&#039;t Tried Yet</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/healthy_cooking/kitchen_product_reviews/9_green_products_for_a_healthy_kitchen">9 Green Products for a Healthy Kitchen</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/organic_natural/15_simple_ways_to_clean_up_your_kitchen">15 Simple Ways to Clean Up Your Kitchen</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-landing-feature"><legend>Feature on food guide landing page</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-feature"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> no </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> Food News & Origins - Green & Sustainable Fri, 17 May 2013 15:06:11 +0000 Nifer 277244 at http://www.eatingwell.com Conservation of Open Space in Boulder, Colorado, Makes Farming Affordable http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/conservation_of_open_space_in_boulder_colorado_makes_farming_affordable <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Greener Acres, Better Food </div> </div> </div> <p>In Boulder County, Colorado, an acre of farmland can easily sell for $100,000—and that’s without the unicorn-rare water rights in this desert environment. That could make farming here a pricey or even prohibitive prospect. But since the 1990s, the county has been purchasing and preserving open space, accumulating some 100,000 acres. A chunk of that land—25,000 acres—is now devoted to promoting local agriculture. Boulder County Parks and Open Space (BCPOS) leases the land to farmers for the rock-bottom price of $100 an acre per year.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Allyson Reedy </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> An open space preservation effort in Boulder County, Colorado, has helped novice farmers farm affordably. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-large"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_large" width="630" height="230" alt="" src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/MCL_farm_101881733_Gil_Gullickson.jpg?1368476391" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> May/June 2013 </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-relatedtitle1"> <div class="field-label">Related Content Title 1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Related Links: </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-relatedlinks1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/organic_natural/organic_farming_success_story_growing_organic_strawberries_in_california">Organic Farming Success Story: Growing Organic Strawberries in California</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/food_news/can_the_farm_bill_help_small_farms">Can the Farm Bill Help Small Farms?</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/organic_natural/a_natural_alternative_to_farming_without_antibiotics">A Natural Alternative to Farming Without Antibiotics</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/truck_farm_unusual_urban_garden_project">Truck Farm: Unusual Urban Garden Project</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/conservation_of_open_space_in_boulder_colorado_makes_farming_affordable#comments Allyson Reedy May/June 2013 Food News & Origins - Green & Sustainable Mon, 13 May 2013 19:51:06 +0000 Nifer 277195 at http://www.eatingwell.com What Is Quinoa? How Quinoa Became America's Hottest Whole Grain and Brought New Income to Bolivian Farmers http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/what_is_quinoa_how_quinoa_became_americas_hottest_whole_grain_an <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rediscovering Quinoa </div> </div> </div> <p>We eat lunch in the fields, potluck-style. Each worker pours his or her contribution into a heap on a crinkled tarp and soon the earthy scents of steamed potatoes, roasted corn, hard-boiled eggs and llama jerky fill the air. A brightly clad <em>cholita</em>—a traditionally dressed Bolivian woman in a striped shawl and bowler hat—spoons up lamb stew with yellow chili powder; the rest of us line up with chipped plates. We are just outside of Quillacas, Bolivia, a village of adobe and corrugated tin high in the dust-blown Altiplano, a desert nestled above 12,000 feet in the Andes Mountains.</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Matthew Thompson </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Farming quinoa has become big buiness in rural Bolivia as quinoa&#039;s nutrition and health benefits have made it the whole-grain darling of healthy diets. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-standard"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_standard" width="310" height="310" alt="" src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/MCL_quinoa_100947130_Andy_Lyons_0.jpg?1363626906" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> March/April 2013 </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-relatedtitle1"> <div class="field-label">Related Content Title 1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Related Recipes: </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-relatedlinks1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/recipes/quinoa_peanut_soup.html">Quinoa Peanut Soup (Sopa de Mani)</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/recipes/quinoa_blondies.html">Almond Butter-Quinoa Blondies</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/recipes/pea_quinoa_salad.html">Snap Pea &amp; 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Here are 3 innovations that could transform the way we eat for the better.</p> <h3>Eat Your Yogurt Container</h3> <p>Like the skin of a grape or shell of an egg, WikiCell natural wrappings are either edible or biodegradable—think Greek yogurt wrapped in a strawberry husk or gazpacho balls with a tomato-like skin. By creating a compostable packaging product, WikiCell Designs hopes to bring about the “end of the plastic era in food packaging.”</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nora Doyle-Burr </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Learn about 3 innovations in food sustainability. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-standard"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_standard" width="310" height="310" alt="" src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/foods_future.jpg?1353083427" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> November/December 2012 </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-relatedtitle1"> <div class="field-label">Related Content Title 1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Related Articles </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-relatedlinks1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/5_ways_to_green_up_your_diet">5 Ways to Green Up Your Diet</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/how_to_brew_a_greener_cup_of_coffee">How to Brew a Greener Cup of Coffee</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/how_to_make_sustainable_seafood_choices_at_the_fish_market">How to Make Sustainable Seafood Choices at the Fish Market</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/is_genetically_engineered_food_the_future">Is Genetically Engineered Food the Food of the Future?</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/foods_of_the_future#comments Nora Doyle-Burr November/December 2012 Food News & Origins - Green & Sustainable Fri, 16 Nov 2012 16:33:52 +0000 Sarah Hoff 153923 at http://www.eatingwell.com 7 Simple Ways to Green Up Your Kitchen http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/7_simple_ways_to_green_up_your_kitchen <div class="span-8"> <img src="/sites/default/files//MCL_101510896_woman_groceries_1.jpg" alt="7 Simple Ways to Green Up Your Kitchen" width="310" height="310" class="left" /> </div> <div class="span-8 last"><h3>Find out 7 easy ways to make your kitchen healthier.</h3> <p>Are you looking to spruce up your kitchen? You can start by tossing those mystery items in the back of your fridge, replacing that gray-looking sponge sitting by your sink and cleaning those drips from the ceiling of your microwave.</p></div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related-links-1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-relatedtitle1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Related Articles </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-relatednodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Links:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/best_meat_worst_meat_the_best_protein_choices">The Best Protein Choices and Worst for Your Health and the Environment</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/organic_natural/15_foods_you_dont_need_to_buy_organic">15 Foods You Don&#039;t Need to Buy Organic</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/healthy_cooking/healthy_cooking_101_basics_and_techniques/3_health_reasons_to_cook_with_cast_iron">3 Health Reasons to Cook with Cast Iron</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-landing-feature"><legend>Feature on food guide landing page</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-feature"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> no </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> Food News & Origins - Green & Sustainable Tue, 02 Oct 2012 19:12:36 +0000 Sarah Hoff 152464 at http://www.eatingwell.com