Posts in words
5 Ways to Not to Throw Tons of Food Away at the End of the Week

Some tips that I have helped me shop more wisely and not waste food. I recommend reading them over, start with ONE to practice, and finding an accountability partner (e.g. a spouse, partner, bff, co-worker, etc) that you can check in with to keep you on point.

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Film Review: What the Health

If your social media timeline is anything like mine, you’ve likely seen buzz about the latest documentary released on Netflix called What the Health. What the Health is directed and produced by filmmaker, Kip Andersen (co-producer of the documentary Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret). The film follows Andersen in his search for the causality of chronic diseases, whether or not they can be reversed, and what the several health organizations have to say about it all. Overall, I rate the film 3.5/4 out of 5 stars. Read more to understand why.

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Life After Compost

Like a lot of things, over time some people have taken the miracle out of composting. They've added expensive gadgets and complicated steps. But composting isn’t something that’s new. It is a visual representation of one of the most feared truths in this world: death is inescapable. Since the beginning of creation, living things have reached a point where they have died. This is true for both plants and animals. Flesh, muscle tissue, skin, root, and leave all st some point break down into the earth, into the soil. They give of themselves so the Earth may be nourished. And this process cycles again and again.

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#BlackHistoryEats / Day 10 / Watermelon

Native to the Sudan, watermelon is currently the most produced fruit in the United States. There is no hiding the fact that watermelon has been used as racist and white supremacist icon against Black folks in this country ... but there is a lot of powerful history about this amazing fruit that we should feel empowered to reclaim and celebrate! 

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#BlackHistoryEats / Day 09 / Okra

The under appreciated Okra aka 'guilobo' (from Angola), 'okwuru' (from Igbo people), 'kanjo' (from Mandingo people), 'nkruman' (from Akan/West African people), and 'ladies fingers' (from India)

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