Recipes & Shopping Guides

Lowering your “foodprint” is a simple and tasty way to be part of the solution to climate change. Looking for inspiration? We have compiled the best sources for greening your kitchen, food choices, and recipes.
SHOPPING GUIDES

Food Scores Guide: Rate Your Plate — Find out what’s really in your food. You’ll be astounded to see how some of your favorite foods rank and how truly ubiquitous sugar is across supermarket shelves. Brought to you by the Environmental Working Group.

Lexicon of Sustainability — Understand the new language of sustainability at the supermarket. This online and DVD video series, with companion book, covers such topics as free-range, local vs organic, food waste, seeds, grass-fed, GMO, antibiotic free, food security, and many more topics.

Local Harvest — LocalHarvest connects people looking for good food with the farmers who produce it. Buying local is about enjoying real food, grown yourself or purchased from people you trust. It’s about developing strong local economies and producing food on a human scale.

seafoodSustainable Seafood Guide — Includes regional best choices, alternatives, and seafood to avoid. Brought to you by the Monteray Bay Aquarium.

Meat Eater’s Guide to Climate Change and Health — America’s appetite for meat and dairy takes a toll on our health, the environment, climate and animal welfare. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Learn how to consume more wisely with Environmental Working Group’s guide.

Environmental Working Group’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce — Two-thirds of produce samples in recent government tests had pesticide residues. Don’t want to eat bug- and weed-killers? EWG’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce helps you shop smart.

Shopper’s Guide to Avoiding Genetically Engineered Food — The Center for Food Safety has released Apps for iPhone and Android, as well as online guide.

 

RECIPES
Foods the Favor / Foods to Avoid — Quick tips from Cool Harvest for your Potluck.

Screen Shot 2014-10-06 at 4.51.49 AMMeatless Monday Recipes — Learn about the global movement, who is doing it, and download recipe ideas and posters.

Sustainable Seafood Recipes — Delight your taste buds with this collection of delicious, ocean-friendly seafood recipes created by the best chefs in the country.

Sustainable Table — Any recipe can be made sustainable by using the right ingredients. These recipes come from chefs, cookbook authors, Eat Well Guide farmers, restaurants and others who share the same food philosophy for local, sustainable, organic. Enjoy!

Ten Recipes by Sustainable Food Visionaries — Brought to you by Food & Wine Magazine.

 

KITCHEN
Ten Ways to Make Your Kitchen More Green

 

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