Inglorious Fruits & Veggies!

So this fun little viral video out of France finally made it’s way around to me…

Inglorious Fruits and Veggies! What a novel concept. It reminded me that I’ve been meaning to write another post about food waste, a problem that so often goes unnoticed just because many people are unaware of it.

And yet there’s a growing body of…

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Food Waste at It’s Finest

Mountains of ice cream in a dumpster outside of Harding's Market in St. Joseph, Michigan - Photo Credit to David Clayton, Facebook

Mountains of ice cream in a dumpster outside of Harding’s Market in St. Joseph, Michigan – Photo Credit to David Clayton, Facebook

On Monday, June 30th, the Southwest Michigan / Northern Indiana region suffered a major thunderstorm that knocked out power across several counties – power that is not likely to be restored in most areas until Saturday, July 5th.

The power outage is a pain…

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People are what people say they’re not - just like seeing in colour it’s the only colour you forgot #thelivery #livery #bentonharbor #iamband @iambandmusic #berriensprings (at The Livery Microbrewery)

50 posts! … and Tumblr wants me to make one more. LOL.

50 posts! … and Tumblr wants me to make one more. LOL.

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Making Connections

dairycows

Earlier this week, the news broke of a manure spill in Allegan County, Michigan– about an hour and a half north of where I live. The spill originated at a dairy farm and was discovered last Friday – although they were unable to determine when the leak had started and how much manure had seeped into Bear Creek, which runs into a tributary of the Kalamazoo River and ultimately empties into Lake…

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Interactive Charts for Food Nerds

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Red Light, Green Light?

About a week ago I came across an article published by CNN Health entitled Red light, green light:…

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Attempt no. 2 at making #honeymead with local honey and #local #peaches. Yay #fermentation! #balljar

#933bridgeproject #southbend #indiana #mural #communityservice (at 933 Train Bridge)

#933bridgeproject Bridge restoration in #southbend #indiana #mural #communityservice (at 933 Train Bridge)