Sustainable and toxin-free living

Sustainable and toxin-free living

8 Tips for Enjoying the Best Sustainable and Socially Conscious Food in Lima, Peru

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  • May 29, 2018
If you're a foodie, I probably don't need to tell you about Peru's fantastic gastronomic scene. It's so famous for its rich food culture – two out of the top 10 restaurants in the world are located in Lima – that I know people who have bought round trip tickets...

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No Compromise Month Days 8, 9, 10: The Cheapest and Easiest Way to Buy Gloves

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  • Jan 12, 2015
It’s No Compromise Month, where I take a hard line all things sustainable and see what happens. Here’s what I’ve been grappling with this weekend: 1. The Newspaper On Friday, I suspended my New York Times delivery for a month. It comes in a plastic bag, and I don’t read...
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Three Warm Weather Recipes from NYC Farm-to-Table Restaurants

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  • Jun 10, 2014
It’s a hard decision to make: whether to stroll through the farmers market and pick up ingredients, or to put yourself in the hands of a farm-to-table chef? The former option is so satisfying, especially when turning over produce in the sunshine, interacting with farmers, and then taking it home...
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Green Things on My Mind: The Next Roberta’s Restaurant, vs the Coachella Diet

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  • Apr 4, 2014
“Blah blah blah, regulating air pollution is bad for business and would cost us jobs …” But air pollution killed 7 million people in 2012. 7 million people. Dead. I actually briefly considered tracking down this artist and asking him how much for one of his pieces, because his photographs...
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11 Sustainable Things to Do on an a Romantic Weekend in Beacon and Cold Spri

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  • Dec 11, 2013
This town is only 45 minutes away from NYC and has it all: locally-owned boutiques, world-class art, farm-to-table restaurants and everything else you need for a romantic and sustainable getaway.
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Farmer’s Market Recipe from Terry Walters: Fingerling Potato Salad

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  • Jun 26, 2013
Full disclosure: I'm not a vegan. But any recipe book that is built around seasonal produce from the farmer's market has already won my heart over. Terry Walters' book Clean Food: A Seasonal Guide to Eating Close to the Source, does just that.
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