Category: Story

Tap an App for Social Good?

Downloading the Share a Meal app will allow you to donate a meal to malnourished individuals across the world with a single tap on your phone on

  Reach in your pocket or purse, feel around a little bit. What do you come across? Perhaps some crumpled up receipts, a piece of gum or two, maybe a multitude of pens. Oh, and probably some annoying loose change that you never have much use for, right? While that cluttering of coins may be… Read more »

Know Your Farmer

People often don't think about the source of their groceries but getting to know the farmer who grows our food can help with community, economy, environment, and health on

  For breakfast, I had a typical L.A. staple: avocado toast. For lunch, a beet and goat cheese salad. And for dinner, I grilled up some chicken and veggies (I’m not much of a cook). Not once while I was savoring these foods did I stop and wonder where they came from. The American food… Read more »

Slow Eating

Eating slowly may improve your overall health, weight, digestion, and satisfaction while eating too fast can be bad for you on

  Nightly dinners were a requirement in my family growing up. This meant a lot of laughs, the passing of plates and maybe a few spats here and there. It also meant watching my dad scarf down his food as my mom sat there shaking her head in disgust. “Can you even taste what you’re… Read more »

7 Instagrams for the Sustainable Food-Lover

Top 7 Instagrams for sustainable eating that will make your mouth water on

Instagram is a haven for the most creative culinary minds, a digital gallery for aesthetic food images, and a platform propelled by the overwhelming enthusiasm of foodies all over the world. The online food community, however, is expanding beyond simple mouth-watering photos splayed on wooden tables. More and more Instagram users and businesses are celebrating… Read more »

Bloated: Food Tech Goes Over the Edge

Food technology has gone too far to improve industrialized food and has made food unhealthy but it is not too late to stop it on

Everyone but for industrial food makers knows that industrial food is bad. Industrial food is only worth trying if you like orange Cheetos dust on your hands, preservatives in your body, low nutrition in your bloodstream, and want to die fast. It’s terrible for the chickens, pigs and cows who are mistreated as they provide their… Read more »