Imperfect Produce

In the age of internet and food delivery, there are no shortage of ways to get food delivered to your home. Some of these services, like meal kits, are (in my ever so humble opinion) wasteful and only good for reinforcing general attitudes of excess, busyness, and laziness, but others are based on the principle…

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What’s a girl to eat?

Since starting my zero-waste lifestyle, I have adopted a mostly vegetarian lifestyle (I still eat fish occasionally) because of the environmental impact of industrial livestock production. Cutting meat from my diet has been surprisingly easy, but reducing (or eliminating) meat consumption is not the only way to improve your environmental impact through the foods you…

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Going Vegetarian

As I’ve considered a more sustainable lifestyle, I’ve been mentally preparing myself for the fact that I would probably come to the conclusion that I need to become a vegetarian. I’ve been a vegetarian before, once in high school when I went full vegan for an article for the school paper and for a few…

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Food Waste & Hunger

I think about food a lot. It’s my job. I am fortunate enough to work for an amazing nonprofit that is at the center of Pierce County’s emergency food system. Each month we give away more than a million pounds of food and each month, over 100,000 visits are made to emergency food sites throughout…

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