Category: Shop Sustainable

  • Do Good on Valentine’s Day – with Chocolate!

    Eating chocolate can be healthy and delicious – ancient cultures have revered the superfood for being packed with antioxidants, increasing energy levels and brain [...]

  • Eat Your Turkey and Save the Planet Too

    Family and friends are gathered around the table, ready to indulge in the Thanksgiving feast. The turkey is looking especially plump this year, and pies with intricate [...]

  • Know Your Food: Quick Tip

    The entire Guide to Good Food series has been developed to help you get to know your food, but here’s an easy tip to help you when shopping. This will apply mainly to grocery [...]

  • Asking Questions – Part 2

    Last week we gave you tips for asking questions at farms and farmers’ markets so you can find the best food for you and your family. This week we continue with information you [...]

  • Asking Questions

    Because there are no official standards for sustainable food, you need to ask the right questions to find the information you need to make the best choices for you and your [...]

  • Shop Sustainable – buying food

    Today we’re going to show you that it is possible to eat healthier on a budget, and we’re also going to talk a bit about the reality behind our food system. I recently saw the [...]

  • Shop Sustainable – spending money

    This week we’re going to look at the money we spend on food, particularly at the rising cost of products and how much we spend. In short, while food prices have gone up each [...]

  • Shop Sustainable – Money, pt 2

    We’ve given you a few tips on how to stretch your food dollars (see Shop Sustainable – Money). This week, we’ll help you determine which local sustainable and/or organic foods [...]

  • Shop Sustainable – Money

    We’ve talked about finding sustainable food and how to find time to cook in previous posts.  This week, we’re going to talk about money.  Some sustainable food advocates seem [...]

  • Shop Sustainable – Time

    Last week, we talked about how to find local sustainable food. This week we’re going to look at the realities of eating sustainably when you have a busy life and not a [...]

  • Shop Sustainable – Finding Food

    When shopping for local, sustainable and/or organic food, there are several factors to take into account, including awareness, access, budget and time. Awareness First, you [...]

  • Shop Sustainable

    Farmstand at Sass Family Farm, Iowa City, Iowa So, you’ve learned a little about the issues, are convinced shopping sustainably is the way to go, but what do you do now? [...]