Written by Kerry Crisley | June 25th, 2013
Strawberry season is the perfect time of year to educate your kids that our food is grown outside — it doesn’t magically appear on the table like a feast at Hogwarts (contrary to what some may think!).
Written by Matt Miller | May 29th, 2012
Could campaigns to eat kudzu or camels or iguanas actually have the reverse effect? Our blogger weighs the risks and benefits of eating invasives.
Written by Margaret Southern | April 26th, 2012
From New York City to Antarctica, picnickers gathered across the world to celebrate Earth Day with a Picnic for the Planet. So we want to know: who had the best picnic?
Written by Darci Palmquist | October 12th, 2011
A new study says “yes” and offers a road map for getting there. But it’s going to take a lot of hard work, cooperation and innovation… find out what the solutions are.
Written by Brad Parker | March 28th, 2011
Local food pioneer Alice Waters talks about her favorite weekly outing and why she’s hopeful that we’ll finally start making smarter choices about what we eat.
Written by Darci Palmquist | July 16th, 2010
Written by Matt Miller | April 21st, 2009
Looking for a proper beverage to enjoy (responsibly, of course) on Earth Day? How about an organic beer? I’ve recently been doing some “research” around town in Boise, and have found organic brews to be surprisingly easy to find. Not to mention tasty. There are organic lagers and ambers and India Pale Ales and porters, […]
Written by Matt Miller | March 31st, 2009
Visit an Andean village, and you have a decent chance of seeing a few cuy — also known as guinea pigs — running around homes. These aren’t pets. If you stick around that village, you may very well be served one for dinner. Cuy is a dish served in many parts of the Andes on […]
Written by Matt Miller | December 15th, 2008
Free-range chicken, or just an illusion? “What’s in a name?” asks Shakespeare. Conscientious food consumers are beginning to realize that the answer too often is: Not much. Like many consumers, I’m willing to pay a bit more for food that benefits wildlife habitat, clean water and rural communities. This trend, of course, is not lost […]