Tag Archives: Consumer responsibility

Back to the Blog – Political Food for Thought

During a busy period of moving, traveling and changes at work, I thought I was going to retire from my (short-lived) blogging hobby. When I was working on the blog this summer, I often felt like I didn’t have anything … Continue reading

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What’s in Season?

Some of the most common advice I hear, and it turn give, about eating a healthy diet and minimizing that diet’s impact on the environment is to eat locally and seasonally. I’ve talked about some of those benefits before on … Continue reading

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My Thoughts Exactly

This post is a break from the usual, but I came across an inspiring message that I wanted to share. (It is also very political, so if you’re not into that kind of thing, I’ll be back tomorrow with regular … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Know-It-All; The Dirty Dozen

If you’re not a regular reader of Caitlin’s Healthy Tipping Point, check out my guest post about Girls on the Run today! HTP is a big-time blog. Thanks for having me, Caitlin! And on a different note: While out to … Continue reading

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Soda Series: Bloomberg’s Battle

This may be old news by now, but have you heard about the latest war against soda? Source New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has proposed a ban on some sales of large sodas and sugar-based beverages in New York City. … Continue reading

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Sustainable Saturday

I woke up early this morning with my mom for two of my favorite weekend activities – a trip to the regional farmers market and breakfast at Luna’s. I first learned about the benefits of farmers markets when I watched Food, Inc., … Continue reading

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Friends at Fern

I am a firm believer in voting with my dollars, so when my friends and I were deciding where to meet for dinner tonight, I suggested a newish vegetarian restaurant in Charlotte called Fern. I am all for both consuming fewer … Continue reading

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