Rabbits may be cute, but their rapid reproduction and growth rates, coupled with an ability to thrive on food scraps, grass and other plant feeds, make them a viable protein source with a relatively small environmental footprint.
The French may be credited with developing the sophisticated art of sauce making, but the midcentury rise of canned soup gave homemade sauces a reputation for fussy and dated cooking. Learn how easy it is to whip up four classic sauces.
With roots in India and China, it’s believed that the varieties of citrus available today are ancient hybrids and crosses of just three types – citron, mandarin and pummelo. With too many varieties to name, lemons, limes and oranges are only the beginning.
The Tohono O’odham people have been farming and cultivating prickly pear (or I’ipai in O’odham), agave (A’ud), tepary beans (Bawi) and cholla cactus buds (Ciolim) in this dry Southern Arizona desert for centuries. The name of the tribe means “Desert People,” and bringing back local culture from farm to plate is one mission the Tohono O’odham Community Action organization has been working on since 1996.
Farm tours can be an excellent way to get out of the conference room, classroom or clinic and into the fields (or in other cases, urban vertical farms) for a new perspective on agriculture. Here are some tips for arranging a farm tour in your region.
Some say sugar — including natural sugar found in 100-percent fruit juice — is behind the obesity epidemic, responsible for heart disease and causes cancer. Are concerns about sugar overshadowing fruit juice's positive contributions to a healthful diet? Or is 100-percent fruit juice just another sugary drink?
As a mom, here’s what I loved about the Eco Vessel Smash Box Double Compartment Lunch Box: it’s dishwasher-safe, it’s leak-resistant and it’s easy for my kids to use. As a registered dietitian, I had even more reasons to love it.