"The problem I see, is that very few cows are raised according to this poetic description. If we all decreased our beef intake, then we could all share these environmentally friendly Sandhill cows; win win, yes? Making the argument that the beef industry in its current iteration is a good thing for ... READ the POST
Will Going Meatless Save the Planet?
“I’m going to cut the amount of meat in my diet because I just really want to be more environmentally sustainable.” I've seen and heard the above statement quite a bit recently. Folks are considering adopting a meatless, or at least reduced-meat, diet out of deep and genuine concern for the ... READ the POST
Where Can You Buy Beef Without Hormones?
The truth is that you can’t. You cannot buy beef without hormones because you cannot buy any food without hormones. Fruit, veg, meat, milk, eggs, nuts – everything we eat (besides salt) comes from a living plant or animal. And ALL living things need hormones to survive and grow, making it impossible ... READ the POST
My Composting Quest – Getting Started
It is really sandy here. I know, I know – we live in the Sandhills. But, we have seriously got a supersized sandbox situation sitting directly where my garden is slated to go next spring. Long story short, our sandbox garden needs some organic matter to help my veggies thrive come ... READ the POST
3 Brilliant Ways to Get More From Your Pumpkin Decor
Pretty much since the end of September, my social newsfeeds have been filled with front steps adorned with pumpkins of all shapes and sizes. Jack o' lanterns have been periodically popping up and smiling back at me as I scroll through Instagram and Facebook. The pumpkins - they're everywhere, ... READ the POST
Waste Less with the 30 Day Food Waste Challenge
As Americans we throw out enough food each year to fill up Rose Bowl Stadium every day. I repeat – our wasteful habits are enough to fill a 90,000 seat stadium with uneaten food every. single. day. That’s a problem – a huge, outrageously out of control problem that we need to get in check… Enter ... READ the POST
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