Tami is the Online Editor for Meatless Monday. She blogs and tweets on all things food from her home in Brooklyn, NY.
Happy America Recycles Day! But wait, there's more! It's also National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day. (Seriously!) In honor of these beloved occasions, and because we care about your sustainability, behold Ecocentric's greatest hits on recycling, food waste and more!
During the holiday season, the mindset of overabundance and a house full of dinner guests can lead to even more waste. We asked Jonathan Bloom, author of American Wasteland, why food waste in our country is so high and what we can do to help ourselves and others during the holiday season.
You might call Kim O'Donnel a master of "mainly meatless" meals. Since her food and recipe column first appeared in the Washington Post in 2006, she has encouraged carnivores to take on Meatless Mondays and move produce to the center of the plate, at least once a week.
The humble calorie can strike fear in even the most thoughtful eater. We know food contains calories and that we should keep an eye on them to maintain our weight, but few of us truly understand what they are or how they work.
Could a more unified food safety system be in our future? The Obama Administration may be poised to act on a decade-long recommendation to create a single federal food safety agency
Over at GOOD magazine, July's 30-day Challenge is to Waste Less. (Twitter hashtag: #30daysofgood) Here at GRACE, we've been having a great time checking out the the GOOD staff updates and the responses to the questions they've been putting to their readers.
As I watched Forks Over Knives at the recent New York City premiere, I was taken by the simplicity and significance of the film's message:can a change in diet do more for our health than costly surgeries and medications?