Gretel Schueller http://www.eatingwell.com/taxonomy/term/906/all en Former Urbanites Find a Future in Goat Cheese http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/people_perspectives/former_urbanites_find_a_future_in_goat_cheese <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Curds &amp; Suds </div> </div> </div> <h3>Who They Are</h3> <p>Living in New York City, James and Eileen Ray, 20-somethings working in finance and fashion, respectively, knew they wanted to leave city life and start a farm. They discovered an abandoned farm in Tennessee. “The price was right, the weather mild enough to let animals forage year-round and the local food scene not too developed,” James says. But the place was a wreck: the soil depleted of nutrients, the land overgrown with thorny bushes and grasses. “The worst forage possible,” notes James.</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gretel Schueller </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Formerly in NYC&#039;s finance and fashion worlds, the owners of Little Seed Farm found a new life in Tennessee. </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/23447_Boughton_310.jpg?1406147241" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> May/June 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/people_perspectives/arizonas_hayden_flour_mills_brings_back_ancient_grains%20">Arizona&#039;s Hayden Flour Mills Brings Back Ancient Grains</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <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 odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/people_perspectives/preserving_a_family_tradition">Preserving A Family Tradition</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/saving_seeds_saving_diversity">Saving Seeds, Saving Diversity</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> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/people_perspectives/former_urbanites_find_a_future_in_goat_cheese#comments Gretel Schueller May/June 2014 Food News & Origins - People & Perspectives Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:14:04 +0000 Sarah Hoff 283533 at http://www.eatingwell.com Top Fiber-Rich Foods for Good Gut Bacteria http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/top_fiber_rich_foods_for_good_gut_bacteria <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Feed Your Bugs; 5 Ways to Get More Fiber-Packed Foods Into Your Diet </div> </div> </div> <p>There are many kinds of fiber—but they are not all created equal as far as your gut bacteria is concerned. Bowlfuls of kale and towers of tomato slices are doing your body good in some ways but your gut flora could care less. </p> <p>In order to flourish, the bacteria in your colon need a kind of fiber called fructans, which is a type of prebiotic. Experts estimate that the average American only gets about 1 to 4 grams of these fructan-type fibers a day. </p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gretel Schueller </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New research shows that certain types of fiber are better for improving your gut health. 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But modern life has scrubbed away our access to the microbes that used to protect us, scientists are discovering. </p> <p><strong>The result?</strong> Once robust diversity in bacterias has shrunk, and we're getting sicker as a result. </p> <p><strong>The solution?</strong> Make friends with dirt! Scientist Jeff Leach, author of <em>Bloom: Reconnecting with Your Primal Gut in a Modern World</em> says by bringing the right kinds of germs and bacteria-hosts into your life, you can improve your overall health. </p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gretel Schueller </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Scientist Jeff Leach urges us to get down and dirty to improve our health. </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_100855505_hand_garden_Baldwin_310.jpg?1405004624" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> July/August 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 Articles </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-relatedlinks1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/how_good_gut_bacteria_could_transform_your_health">How Good Gut Bacteria Could Transform Your Health</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/gardening/13_easy_to_grow_vegetables_and_herbs">13 Easy-to-Grow Vegetables and Herbs</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/should_you_be_worried_about_antibiotics_when_you_ea">Should You Be Worried About Antibiotics When You Eat Meat?</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/digestive_health/5_ways_to_improve_your_gut_flora#comments Gretel Schueller July/August 2014 glutfree Diet, Nutrition & Health - Digestive Health Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:04:31 +0000 Sarah Hoff 283434 at http://www.eatingwell.com How Good Gut Bacteria Could Transform Your Health http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/how_good_gut_bacteria_could_transform_your_health <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Wild World Within </div> </div> </div> <p>Barefoot and coated in fine desert dust, Jeff Leach hops around the fire, adjusting logs. Its roaring glow provides the only light as the sun sinks behind the Chisos Mountains and the desert air cools. </p><p>It’s dinnertime here in Terlingua, the tiny town in southwest Texas that Leach sometimes calls home. We’ve just finished piercing roughly chopped pieces of leek, onion, beef, green peppers and garlic onto metal skewers, and Leach works at balancing them over the fire. Juices sizzle and the roasting aroma makes my mouth water.</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gretel Schueller </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Scientist Jeff Leach is studying gut microbes that have the potential to improve our weight, mood, allergies, heart and more. </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/23456_Lutz_310.jpg?1404763651" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> July/August 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 Content </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-relatedlinks1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/nutrition_health/digestive_health/5_ways_to_improve_your_gut_flora">5 Ways to Improve Your Gut Flora </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/healthy_cooking/healthy_cooking_101_basics_techniques/fronds_you_can_eat">Fronds You Can Eat</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/boost_your_fiber_intake_to_lose_weight">Boost Your Fiber Intake to Lose Weight</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/10_easy_tips_to_boost_fiber">10 Easy Tips to Boost Fiber</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/nutrition_health/weight_loss_diet_plans/diet_meal_plans/7_day_diabetes_meal_plan">7-Day Diabetes Meal Plan</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/nutrition_health/heart_health/10_steps_to_heart_health">10 Steps to Heart Health</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/fresh_leek_recipes">Fresh Leek Recipes</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/how_good_gut_bacteria_could_transform_your_health#comments Gretel Schueller July/August 2014 glutfree Diet, Nutrition & Health - Digestive Health Diet, Nutrition & Health - Nutrition News & Information Mon, 07 Jul 2014 19:53:29 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 283417 at http://www.eatingwell.com Welcome Back, Herrings http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/welcome_back_herrings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Welcome Back, Herrings </div> </div> </div> <p>Every spring, many rivers of the Eastern Seaboard, from Florida to Canada, shimmer silver as river herring swim their way upstream. 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 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 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 Organic Farming Success: Uncle Matt's Organic Oranges http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/organic_natural/organic_farming_success_uncle_matts_organic_oranges <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Citrus Appeal </div> </div> </div> <p>There’s something about the sharpness of citrus that our bodies just naturally crave this time of year. Maybe it’s an antidote to the haze of the recent food-filled holidays. From ultra-juicy Hamlin oranges to sweet honey tangerines, the fruits are in peak season now—it’s as if Mother Nature knew exactly when we’d most need a bright taste of sunshine.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gretel Schueller </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Learn how Florida&#039;s Uncle Matt&#039;s Organics is successfully growing organic citrus fruit. </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/citrus_appeal_310.jpg?1389197430" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> January/February 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_menus/collections/healthy_orange_recipes">Healthy Orange Recipes</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/fresh_citrus_recipes">Fresh Citrus Recipes</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/fresh_lemon_recipes">Fresh Lemon Recipes</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/healthy_cooking/healthy_food_guide/winter_fruits_and_vegetables_guide">Winter Fruits and Vegetables Guide</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/organic_natural/organic_farming_success_uncle_matts_organic_oranges#comments Gretel Schueller January/February 2014 Food News & Origins - Organic & Natural Fri, 03 Jan 2014 20:38:05 +0000 Stefan_20 280818 at http://www.eatingwell.com A Maryland Thanksgiving Menu That Celebrates Farm-to-Table Foods http://www.eatingwell.com/healthy_cooking/holidays_entertaining/a_maryland_thanksgiving_menu_that_celebrates_farm_to_table_foods <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thanksgiving on the Farm </div> </div> </div> <p>Those bare November days, when faded farm fields are kissed silver with frost and clinging mist, are the time for farmers to assess the past growing season—and most important, to give thanks. 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The pigment produces red, blue and violet foods, depending on the type of anthocyanin (there are hundreds).</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gretel Schueller </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Find out how purple sweet potatoes, purple cauliflower, purple cabbage and more foods can help fight disease. </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/SD7862_0.JPG?1385052985" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> November/December 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="/recipes/mashed_purple_potatoes.html">Roasted Garlic Mashed Purple Potatoes</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/food_news/seasonal_local/how_to_eat_well_by_color">How to Eat Well by Color</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/healthy_cooking/quick_healthy_cooking/quick_weeknight_dinners/how_to_eat_more_fruits_and_vegetables">How to Eat More Fruits &amp; Vegetables</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/is_juicing_a_healthy_way_to_eat_more_fruits_and_vegetables">Is Juicing a Healthy Way to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables?</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/quick_healthy_vegetable_recipes">Quick, Healthy Vegetable Recipes</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/nutrition_and_health_benefits_of_purple_potatoes_more_purple_produce#comments Gretel Schueller November/December 2013 Food News & Origins - Seasonal & Local Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:55:26 +0000 Stefan_20 279756 at http://www.eatingwell.com 4 Hunger Relief Charities Making a Difference http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/people_perspectives/4_hunger_relief_charities_making_a_difference <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hungry for Change </div> </div> </div> <p>Hunger in this country is much more prevalent than people think,” says Mariana Chilton, director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities at Drexel University’s School of Public Health. About 50 million people in the United States don’t always know where their next meal is coming from, including 8.3 million children. During this season of food-filled holidays, it’s a fitting time to consider those less fortunate.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gretel Schueller </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 4 hunger-focused organizations offer ways to help fight food insecurity. </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/102143614_310.jpg?1385051791" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> November/December 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="/blogs/food_news_blog/hunger_hits_home_6_people_who_are_fighting_hunger">Hunger Hits Home: 6 Inspiring People Who Are Fighting Hunger</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/building_a_healthy_food_system_in_rural_america">Building a Healthy Food System in Rural America</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/food_news/a_recipe_from_first_lady_michelle_obamas_cookbook_american_grown">A Recipe from First Lady Michelle Obama&#039;s Cookbook &quot;American Grown&quot;</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/people_perspectives/3_food_causes_to_care_about">3 Food Causes to Care About</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <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> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/people_perspectives/4_hunger_relief_charities_making_a_difference#comments Gretel Schueller November/December 2013 Food News & Origins - People & Perspectives Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:38:23 +0000 Stefan_20 279755 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 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 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 How to Cook With 9 Different Types of Basil in Recipes http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/how_to_cook_with_9_different_types_of_basil_in_recipes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Plant a Bounty of Basil Herbalicious! </div> </div> </div> <p>Most of us know flowery Genovese and Italian sweet basils—think pesto—but the world of basil offers huge diversity, especially if you grow your own.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gretel Schueller </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Learn about the different flavors in purple basil, Thai basil, lemon basil and more basil varieties and get healthy basil pesto recipes. </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/Good_MJ_13_2919_basil.jpg?1367874231" /> </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="/recipes_menus/collections/fresh_basil_recipes">Fresh Basil Recipes</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/healthy_pesto_recipes">Healthy Pesto Recipes</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/gardening/13_easy_to_grow_vegetables_and_herbs">13 Easy-to-Grow Vegetables and Herbs</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/gardening/your_kitchen_garden">Tips for Growing a Kitchen Garden</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"> Basil 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/basil_shrimp_zucchini_pasta.html">Basil, Shrimp &amp; Zucchini Pasta</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/recipes/corn_basil_cakes.html">Corn &amp; Basil Cakes</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/recipes/grilled_salmon_tomatoes_basil.html">Grilled Salmon with Tomatoes &amp; Basil</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/recipes/roasted_corn_with_basil_shallot_vinaigrette.html">Roasted Corn with Basil-Shallot Vinaigrette</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/recipes/thai_chicken_stir_fry_basil_cashews.html">Thai Chicken Stir-Fry with Basil &amp; Cashews</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/how_to_cook_with_9_different_types_of_basil_in_recipes#comments Gretel Schueller May/June 2013 Food News & Origins - Seasonal & Local Mon, 06 May 2013 20:30:00 +0000 Nifer 276977 at http://www.eatingwell.com School Gardens Boost Learning and Health for Students http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/school_gardens_boost_learning_and_health_for_students <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &quot;Learning Gardens&quot; </div> </div> </div> <p>Higher test scores, improved learning, healthier eating habits—you can’t go wrong with a school garden, as dozens of studies have shown. A study of sixth graders in a garden program, for example, found they more than doubled their fruit and vegetable consumption. "The impact is so wide. It’s a sea change," says Kimbal Musk, co-founder of The Kitchen [Community], a nonprofit that aims to establish 180 school "Learning Gardens" around the country by the end of 2013.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gretel Schueller </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Learn how school garden programs can improve both healthy-eating habits and test scores. </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/eatingwell_garden_1_0.jpg?1364232505" /> </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 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/gardening/easy_foods_to_grow_without_a_garden">Easy Foods to Grow Without a Garden</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/gardening/13_easy_to_grow_vegetables_and_herbs">13 Easy-to-Grow Vegetables and Herbs</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/food_news/photos_first_lady_michelle_obama_promotes_myplate_partnership_with_white_house_gar">Photos: First Lady Michelle Obama Promotes MyPlate Partnership with White House Garden &amp; Kitchen Tour</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/green_sustainable/how_to_live_green_5_eating_changes_that_have_the_biggest_environ">How to Live Green: 5 Eating Changes that Have The Biggest Environmental Benefits</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/school_gardens_boost_learning_and_health_for_students#comments Gretel Schueller March/April 2013 Food News & Origins - Seasonal & Local Mon, 25 Mar 2013 17:33:28 +0000 Nifer 276253 at http://www.eatingwell.com Virtual Farmstands Offer Local Farmers' Market Products Online http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/virtual_farmstands_offer_local_farmers_market_products_online <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Virtual Farmstand </div> </div> </div> <p>A new crop of online farmstands is providing family farms and small-scale food vendors with an aggregated venue to sell their products online. With no membership requirements, minimum orders or commitments, these sites give you a way to get the best local farms and food artisans have to offer with just a few clicks of your mouse. You pay by credit card and your selection is delivered to your doorstep or a convenient pick-up location.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gretel Schueller </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Find out how increasingly popular online farmstands combine the bounty of local farmers&#039; markets with the convenience of online shopping. </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_farmers_market_101483787_Avery_Powell_0.jpg?1363976589" /> </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 Links: </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-relatedlinks1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blogs/food_news_blog/the_farmers_market_myth">The Farmers&#039; Market Myth</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/recipes_fresh_from_the_farmers_market">Recipes Fresh from the Farmers’ Market</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/farmers_markets/americas_top_farmers_markets_full_list_of_readers_p">America&#039;s Top Farmers&#039; Markets: Full List of Readers&#039; Picks</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/food_safety_at_farmers_markets">Food Safety at Farmers&#039; Markets</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/virtual_farmstands_offer_local_farmers_market_products_online#comments Gretel Schueller March/April 2013 Food News & Origins - Seasonal & Local Fri, 22 Mar 2013 18:15:21 +0000 Nifer 276155 at http://www.eatingwell.com Synthetic Food Dyes Pose a Rainbow of Health Risks http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/synthetic_food_dyes_pose_a_rainbow_of_health_risks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Color Your World? </div> </div> </div> <p>That we eat with our eyes is a fact not lost on food manufacturers. Americans consume five times more food dye now than in 1955. Today, dyes make white bread look more like whole wheat, add eye-popping color to cereals and mimic fruits or vegetables in processed foods. They are sometimes even sprayed on oranges to brighten them up.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gretel Schueller </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Health risks of food dyes and how to look for synthetic food dyes on food labels. </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_oranges_SIP928550_RJT_LLC_0.jpg?1363032576" /> </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 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/ingredient_glossary/natural_food_dyes">How to Make Natural Food Dyes and Where to Buy Natural Food Dyes</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/food_news/the_hidden_health_risks_of_food_dyes">The Hidden Health Risks of Food Dyes</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <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 class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/food_news/seasonal_local/how_to_eat_well_by_color">How to Eat Well by Color</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/synthetic_food_dyes_pose_a_rainbow_of_health_risks#comments Gretel Schueller March/April 2013 Diet, Nutrition & Health - Nutrition News & Information Mon, 11 Mar 2013 20:11:50 +0000 Nifer 275992 at http://www.eatingwell.com Are there any examples of GM crops promising health benefits? http://www.eatingwell.com/are_there_any_examples_of_gm_crops_promising_health_benefits <div class="field field-type-text field-field-question"> <div class="field-label">Question:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Are there any examples of GM crops promising health benefits?</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-answer"> <div class="field-label">Answer:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Golden rice is a strain of rice genetically engineered to contain beta carotene in the endosperm. (Your body converts beta carotene to vitamin A.) Golden rice was originally developed over 10 years ago with a humanitarian mission in mind to treat vitamin A deficiency, however regulatory and patent issues as well as consumer opposition in developing countries have kept it out of the food supply to date.</p> </div> </div> </div> http://www.eatingwell.com/are_there_any_examples_of_gm_crops_promising_health_benefits#comments Gretel Schueller March/April 2009 Lisa Weasel Thu, 20 Aug 2009 18:59:13 +0000 Penelope Wall 10128 at http://www.eatingwell.com