In honor of Earth Day, I’ve put together some earth-friendly cooking tips. From the farmers market to the stove’s flame, the following tips are not only better for the environment but will make your cooking more delicious, cost-effective and healthier. Happy Earth Day!
Tip 1: Buy Local and Organic Food as Much as Possible
Locally grown, organic ingredients are a result of sustainable agriculture, have a smaller carbon footprint and support the local economy. Many farmers markets sell fresh local produce, grains, meat, poultry, seafood, dairy, eggs, honey, and even cut flowers and jams. Consider joining a CSA, or Community Supported Agriculture, which offers harvest-fresh local produce from your area. Continue reading