Decoding Food Labels and Lies

Walking through the grocery store the other day I was looking for shredded coconut for a new recipe.  There were several brands available so I started looking at the ingredients to make a final decision, knowing I did not want any sugar.  There were other ingredients which I did not recognize so the one with … Continue reading Decoding Food Labels and Lies

Are You A Citizen Science Contributor?

Citizen science was born in on Christmas Day in 1900 when a man named Frank Chapman decided to interact with birds in a different way from the norm, which was killing them.  Chapman, an officer in the then-young Audubon Society, decided to instead organize citizens to help count birds.  Hence the term "citizen science" and … Continue reading Are You A Citizen Science Contributor?

Preserve Two Square Feet of Trees for Every Cup of Coffee!

Most everyone enjoys a cup of coffee, whether daily or just occasionally.  Did you know you have the opportunity to save forests and wildlife by choosing a shade-grown coffee? According to the Arbor Day Foundation selecting one of the following third-party verified coffees saves 2 square feet of trees for every cup of coffee you drink! … Continue reading Preserve Two Square Feet of Trees for Every Cup of Coffee!