As you’re probably aware, the 40th anniversary of Earth Day was this past Thursday. Earth Day is great for spreading awareness about ecological issues, but that’s no reason not to treat our planet well every day!
The Atlantic has 10 recipes featuring meatless mains, sustainable seafood, and local flavors to help save the earth-one bite at a time.
It’s about time! A company in Oregon is going to be putting its frozen vegetables in 100% biodegradable bags.
Serious Eats tells us why we should eat peanuts on Earth Day.
Beyond Earth Day: 3 Easy Food and Health Ideas for Maximum Impact All Year, from Planet Green
Cheap, Healthy, Good gives some very compelling reasons to eat local. (Hint: It’s not “just a fad for hipsters and yuppies who don’t get enough snooty karma from their NPR totes.”)
Coincidentally, Brian and I watched the film No Impact Man on Thursday. It’s a really interesting documentary (and there’s a book…and a blog) about a family that attempts to make no impact on the earth for a year. Well worth watching, if you haven’t already. The trailer is below:
How did you celebrate Earth Day this year?
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