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Category Archives: Sustainable Saturdays

Sustainable Saturdays: Winterization Round-up

Reported by foodem.com, the online wholesale food marketplace- As the temperature drops this week, I found myself scrambling to complete a couple of winterization projects around the house.  As I researched them I developed a great list of resources which I thought I’d share with everyone this week on Sustainable Saturday. 1. Energy.gov This US […]

Sustainable Saturdays: Festive Christmas Spirits

Reported by foodem.com, the online wholesale food marketplace- In the true spirit of early November, today I’m going to act just like Home Depot and Walmart by skipping Thanksgiving and jumping right to Christmas.  Retailers do this for bigger profits but I’m doing it because these drinks are best served after sitting 6 to 8 […]

Sustainable Saturdays: Prepare your Garden for next Spring

Reported by foodem.com, the online wholesale food marketplace- As we close the books on another summer and fall, it is important to ensure our garden is ready next spring.  If you are like me, I had a great time harvesting and enjoy my fresh backyard bounty but there’s always a few challenges with Mother Nature […]

Guest Post: The Benefits of Eating Locally

Reported by foodem.com, the online wholesale food marketplace- Shopping and eating locally is becoming a huge food trend that has even sparked some to refer to themselves as “locavores”. Besides supporting the community and local farmers, shopping locally can provide boosts to your health and the environment as well. Read on for the potential benefits […]

Sustainable Saturdays: Positive Food Trends

Reported by foodem.com, the online wholesale food marketplace- The world has a long way on the war on poverty and doing this in a sustainable way however there are many positive trends that we can celebrate and build on.  To reduce global hunger and create a more sustainable system, we will need a mix of […]

Sustainable Saturdays: Saturday Smoothie

Reported by foodem.com, the online wholesale food marketplace- A few weeks ago, I wrote about drying your garden harvest in a food dehydrator for later fall and winter enjoyment.  Today, I wanted to share a great smoothie recipe that I recently concocted using some of my dried fruit. The key to using dried fruit in […]

Sustainable Saturdays: The Right Way to Enjoy Pomegranates

Reported by foodem.com, the online wholesale food marketplace- In the mid-2000’s pomegranate juice was today’s kale. It was touted at the magical elixir that could improve your cardiovascular health, treat your painful arthritis, and even restore your skin to a more youthful appearance. While pomegranates are still believed to provide many positive health benefits, the […]

Sustainable Saturdays: Ways to Preserve Your Garden Harvest – Part 2

Reported by foodem.com, the online wholesale food marketplace- Last Saturday I shared how to preserve your garden harvest by using a food dehydrator. A food dehydrator is great at preserving fruits, vegetables and even meats.  The food can be re-hydrated later or simply eaten in its new dried state.  I personally love eating dried food […]

Sustainable Saturdays: Ways to Preserve Your Garden Harvest – Part 1

Reported by foodem.com, the online wholesale food marketplace- A great sustainable practice is maintaining a home garden. They can vary in size from just a few square feet like my urban garden or be over a quarter acre like my childhood home in Oregon.  Either way a home garden not only provides you a great […]

Sustainable Saturdays: How to Support Sustainability

Reported by foodem.com, the online wholesale food marketplace- Every Saturday Foodem dedicates this blog to sustainability and this Saturday is no different.  But today I wanted to share specific ways you can personally support food and crop sustainability. As you read the list you will see how important it is for us to stay connected […]