Food News &amp; Origins - Green &amp; Sustainable http://www.eatingwell.com/taxonomy/term/1000/all en Reduce Food Waste at Home http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/reduce_food_waste_home <p> Americans throw away about 90 billion pounds of food each year. Here are some clever ways you can help reduce food waste at home.</p> <p>- Make &ldquo;ice cream&rdquo; from frozen, overripe bananas: Whirl chunks in the food processor for a minute or two, and watch them magically turn into a creamy treat.</p><p>- Turn <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/dried_apples.html">apple peels into sweet chips</a>—and potato peels into savory ones—by tossing with a bit of oil and roasting in a single layer at 400°F for 12-15 minutes.</p><p>- Shred broccoli and cauliflower stems to use in soups or slaws.</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Debbie Koenig </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/OT8481_Allen_0.jpg?1440000253" /> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related1"><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-relatedlinks1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/healthy_cooking/healthy_cooking_101_basics_techniques/how_to_make_dried_apples_and_apple_chips_in_the_oven">How to Make Dried Apples and Apple Chips in the Oven</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/4_wastefree_lunches_to_go">4 Waste-Free Lunches To Go</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/healthy_cooking/budget_cooking/5_ways_to_stop_wasting_food_start_saving_money_on_food">5 Ways to Stop Wasting Food &amp; Start Saving Money on Food</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/tips/conserve_cooking_water">Conserve (cooking) water</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/reduce_food_waste_home#comments Debbie Koenig Food News & Origins - Green & Sustainable Tue, 18 Aug 2015 05:00:00 +0000 kurtschulitz 286287 at http://www.eatingwell.com 3 Reasons to Buy Heirloom Tomatoes or Grow Your Own http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news/green_sustainable/3_reasons_buy_heirloom_tomatoes_grow_your_own <p><strong>It’s in the Genes</strong><br /> Heirloom tomatoes are bred for taste, texture, flavor and color. Tomatoes bred to ripen evenly (like many in the grocery store) are less sweet.</p> <p><strong>Quality Trumps Quantity</strong><br /> Many heirloom plants only produce a half-dozen fruits at a time, while industrial breeds can churn out 20 apiece. The problem: as you increase the number of fruits on a plant, “you’re diluting out the flavor,” says tomato biologist Harry Klee, Ph.D., at the University of Florida.</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tracie McMillan </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 30 compounds contribute to a tomato&#039;s flavor. </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="625" height="230" alt="" src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/JA15_Heirloom625.jpg?1436469052" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> July/August 2015 </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"> Read More </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/green_sustainable/fair-food_tomatoes_what_are_they_are_they_worth_it">Fair-Food Tomatoes: What Are They and Are They Worth It? </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/5_heirloom_tomatoes_to_seek_out_this_summer">5 Heirloom Tomatoes To Seek Out This Summer</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news/green_sustainable/3_reasons_buy_heirloom_tomatoes_grow_your_own#comments Tracie McMillan July/August 2015 Food News & Origins - Green & Sustainable Wed, 08 Jul 2015 17:21:18 +0000 kurtschulitz 286093 at http://www.eatingwell.com Fair-Food Tomatoes: What Are They and Are They Worth It? http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news/green_sustainable/fair-food_tomatoes_what_are_they_are_they_worth_it <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A Fairer Tomato </div> </div> </div> <p>The terrible working conditions in tomato fields have become the subject of hot debate. We talked with Eric Schlosser, author of <i>Fast Food Nation</i> and executive producer of the James Beard Award-winning film <i>Food Chains,</i> which is about the tomato-worker revolution.</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tracie McMillan </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Why you should reconsider the price you pay for this summer favorite. </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="625" height="230" alt="" src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/JA15_Tomato625.jpg?1436375282" /> </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="450" height="447" alt="" src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/JA15_FairFood450.jpg?1438183282" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> July/August 2015 </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"> Read More </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/green_sustainable/3_reasons_buy_heirloom_tomatoes_grow_your_own">3 Reasons to Buy Heirloom Tomatoes or Grow Your Own</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/5_heirloom_tomatoes_to_seek_out_this_summer">5 Heirloom Tomatoes To Seek Out This Summer</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/the_sublime_flavors_of_heirloom_tomatoes">The Sublime Flavors of Heirloom Tomatoes</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news/green_sustainable/fair-food_tomatoes_what_are_they_are_they_worth_it#comments Tracie McMillan July/August 2015 Food News & Origins - Green & Sustainable Wed, 08 Jul 2015 17:11:33 +0000 kurtschulitz 286092 at http://www.eatingwell.com A History of Heirloom Seeds http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/a_history_of_heirloom_seeds <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Garden Variety </div> </div> </div> <p>It started with a classified ad in 1975. Diane Ott Whealy and her then-husband, Kent, put an ad in <em>Mother Earth News</em> in hopes of connecting with people who wanted to preserve and trade heirloom seeds. A handful of people said, “Yes, I love growing my granny’s seeds.” Forty years later, <a href="http://www.seedsavers.org" target="_blank">Seed Savers Exchange</a> boasts 13,000 members and a collection of more than 20,000 varieties of heirloom plants, which they keep at their farm in Decorah, Iowa (above). Diane tells us why saving seeds is crucial.</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Debbie Koenig </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> If you love heirloom tomatoes or unusual veggies, you may have Seed Savers Exchange to thank. </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/24002A_Richardson.jpg?1428694289" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> May/June 2015 </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/seasonal_local/5_heirloom_tomatoes_to_seek_out_this_summer">5 Heirloom Tomatoes To Seek Out This Summer</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/bringing_back_heirloom_apples">Bringing Back Heirloom Apples </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/healthy_cooking/quick_healthy_cooking/food_features/seeking_beans">Seeking Heirloom Beans</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/the_sublime_flavors_of_heirloom_tomatoes">The Sublime Flavors of Heirloom Tomatoes</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/tasty_tomato_recipes">Tasty Tomato Recipes </a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/a_history_of_heirloom_seeds#comments Debbie Koenig May/June 2015 Food News & Origins - Green & Sustainable Fri, 10 Apr 2015 19:46:31 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 285552 at http://www.eatingwell.com Chocolate's Bean-to-Bar Revolution http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/chocolates_bean_to_bar_revolution <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A Cause for Chocolate </div> </div> </div> <p>Move over, Willy Wonka. A budding class of chocolate makers are cutting out the middleman to create a more ethical product. Entrepreneurs like Joe Whinney at Theo Chocolate in Seattle are sourcing cacao directly from farmers, paying the growers a fairer price and also raising that price when the quality of the beans improves. </p> <p>Translation: tastier chocolate and better pay for farmers. This is especially important in places like the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo (where Theo sources beans for its Eastern Congo Initiative line).</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lindsay Westley </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The search for ethically sourced chocolate has spawned a new bean-to-bar trend that’s poised to transform the chocolate industry. </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/23920_Stultz_310.jpg?1422392144" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> January/February 2015 </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_menus/recipe_slideshows/healthy_chocolate_desserts">Healthy Chocolate Desserts</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/healthy_chocolate_bark_recipes">Healthy Chocolate Bark Recipes</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/nutrition_health/heart_health/why_chocolate_is_good_for_your_heart">Why Chocolate is Good for Your Heart</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/healthy_cooking/holiday_entertaining/expert_alice_medrichs_tips_on_cooking_with_chocolate">Expert Alice Medrich&#039;s Tips on Cooking With Chocolate</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/nutrition_health/mind_body_spirit_center/7_foods_to_boost_your_mood_naturally">7 Foods to Boost Your Mood Naturally</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/chocolates_bean_to_bar_revolution#comments Lindsay Westley January/February 2015 Food News & Origins - Green & Sustainable Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:43:12 +0000 Sarah Hoff 285051 at http://www.eatingwell.com 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. It’s USDA-regulated and ensures that the meat is from cattle that have eaten solely grass and forage, from weaning to slaughter.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> What you need to know about buying grass-fed beef, including labels, cuts, color and fat content, and a guide to where to buy grass-fed beef. </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/23372J_Schwarz_630_230.jpg?1418407101" /> </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="/healthy_cooking/healthy_cooking_101_basics_and_techniques/how_to_cook_grass_fed_beef">How to Cook Grass-Fed Beef</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/the_guru_of_grass_fed_beef">The Guru of Grass-Fed Beef</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/is_the_cost_of_grass_fed_vs_grain_fed_beef_worth_it">Is the Cost of Grass-Fed vs. Grain-Fed Beef Worth It?</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/recipes_menus/collections/healthy_grilled_steak_grilled_beef_recipes">Healthy Grilled Steak and Grilled Beef Recipes</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/how_to_buy_grass_fed_beef#comments March/April 2014 Food News & Origins - Green & Sustainable Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:32:35 +0000 Sarah Hoff 284621 at http://www.eatingwell.com A Better Banana http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/a_better_banana <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A Better Banana </div> </div> </div> <p>Bananas are by far America’s favorite fruit. 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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? A more sustainable <em>and</em> affordable protein, derived from the Canadian yellow pea, found in Hampton Creek’s Just Mayo (sold at Whole Foods, Walmart, Safeway and more) and cookie-dough mix.</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lindsay Westley </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Learn about what inspires the CEO of Hampton Creek and how he&#039;s focused on improving the world. </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/JoshuaTetrick_HamptonCreek_090_310.jpg?1415995482" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_standard" width="310" height="310" alt="" src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/JoshuaTetrick_HamptonCreek_095_Craig_Lee_310.jpg?1415992667" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> November/December 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="/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/foods_of_the_future">Foods of the Future</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/5_tips_for_a_greener_diet">5 Tips for a Greener Diet</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/urban_farming_for_the_future">Urban Farming for the Future</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/video_healthy_vegetarian_protein_sources">Video: Healthy Vegetarian Protein Sources</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/protein_of_the_future#comments Lindsay Westley November/December 2014 Food News & Origins - Green & Sustainable Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:01:43 +0000 Sarah Hoff 284447 at http://www.eatingwell.com Urban Farming Goes to School http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/urban_farming_goes_to_school <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Greenhouse Effect </div> </div> </div> <p>Sidsel Robards and Manuela Zamora had an aha moment when they chaperoned a second-grade class trip to New York Sun Works’s science barge. 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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 Tips for Clean Eating</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