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January 18, 2014

Warm And Toasty 

Date Night: Bison Chili, Adult Hot Chocolate, Local Flowers

In addition to planning your next evening at home, we chat with Chef Del Sroufe about making healthy eating a permanent lifestyle adjustment.

January 13, 2014

Added Value 

Retailers Look To Sell Sustainability Of Food

Some retailers are capitalizing on the consumer demand for foods produced in environmentally friendly ways.

April 22, 2013

Earth Day At Earth Eats 

Campus Compost Programs Address Food Waste

In honor of Earth Day, we're highlighting several composting programs at universities across the country that are successfully reducing food waste.

April 22, 2013

Smells Fishy 

Certification Group’s Sustainability Measures Questioned

The Marine Stewardship Council is one of the largest and most trusted certification bodies in sustainable seafood.

March 20, 2013

Sustainable Legacy 

USDA’s Kathleen Merrigan Steps Down

Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan has paid much attention to small, local farming during her tenure at the USDA.

June 11, 2012

Better Burrito? 

Chipotle: The Ethical Future Of Fast Food?

Chipotle claims to sell "food with integrity." But are there limits to how ethical a chain restaurant can be?

April 28, 2012

Vegan And Proud Of It 

Gene Baur Interview, Part 2: Down With Crates And Cages

In part two of our interview with Farm Sanctuary's Gene Baur, he talks about how recent legislation is both helping and hurting farm animals.

March 13, 2012

Caffeine Concepts 

Third Wave Coffee: Local, Sustainable, Drinkable Art

There's a movement afoot in the U.S. to convince you that your coffee deserves the same respect given to fine wines, cheeses, beers and chocolate.

November 10, 2011

Turkey Time 

Buying A Thanksgiving Bird? Think Sustainable

Reaching for a frozen bird at the local market? Think again -- sustainable varieties of turkey are likely near where you are.

July 4, 2011

Paper Or Plastic 

America’s First Packaging-Free Grocery Store Coming Soon

Americans throw away 1.4 billion pounds of trash every day, 40 percent of which is packaging that's only used once. One grocery store is hoping to change that.

June 28, 2011

Oil And Agriculture 

Sustainable Palm Oil: Greener Agriculture Or Greenwashing?

Cargill will offer palm oil that has been certified sustainable. The rain forests can breathe a sigh of relief?

June 3, 2011

Cookie Controversy 

Girl Scouts Ignoring Demands For Greener Cookies

Thin Mints started tasting funnier once it became clear that Girl Scouts was using palm oil in all of its recipes and censoring scouts' concerns about it.

October 13, 2010

Fighting Hunger 

What Will End Global Hunger?

With an ever expanding population added to the millions already experiencing hunger, how can individuals and governments feed everyone in the future?

July 13, 2010

Interviews 

Marion Nestle (Part 2): Food Policy, Local Food & Food Labeling

Earth Eats recently spoke with Marion Nestle, in the second part of our interview, she talks about food policy, the local food movement and food labeling

June 15, 2010

Food Supply 

Jeff Sharp: Toward A More Efficient, Sustainable Food System

Farmers markets are just one way to support local agriculture. Jeff Sharp is researching how to make the market for local food more efficient and sustainable.

March 30, 2010

Sustainable Seafood 

Fish Or No Fish: Reflections On ‘The Cove’ And Sustainable Fishing

Earth Eats' Yvonne Maffei reflects on Academy Award-winning documentary 'The Cove' and how to respond to the ethically fraught issues around sustainable fishing

February 25, 2010

Sustainability 

Wal-Mart Announces Sustainability Commitment

Wal-Mart announced today its goal to eliminate 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions from its global supply chain by 2015.

January 7, 2010

Community Gardening 

The Community Garden: A Community of Living Things

For Earth Eats' new blogger, Alex Smith the value of a community garden is more than just the food, it's the connections people make with one another.

December 28, 2009

New Year's Resolutions 

Earth Eats’ Top 10 Ways To Go Green In The New Year

New Years resolution time, and many people are thinking about steps they can take to live a greener, more sustainable lifestyle. Here are our favorite 10 tips.

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