From the Farm to Your Plate: The Fresh Food Journey

Ohio is home to more than 77,000 local farms, ranging from small-owned farms to large, family-run operations. These farms feature a diverse selection of 200+ different types of produce and livestock. You may be wondering, what exactly is the process for these fresh...

Sustainability 101 for You and Your Family

Have you ever heard the Starfish Story? If not, read it here. You don’t have to donate your car and commute by bicycle, live off grid and never buy a plastic wrapped product from a store again to live a sustainable lifestyle. You don’t have to dedicate your career to...

Zero Waste Cooking: 6 Simple Tips

Are you conscious of food waste? At the individual level, the average American household wastes 30-40% of its food. Sounds like a lot, and you might think that you don’t fall into this category, but many of us waste more food than we realize. One way we can cut down...

Energy Efficiency

Because of COVID, I, like perhaps many of you, have been spending a lot of time inside (prior to this unusually nice weather we are having). While spending hours upon days upon weeks upon MONTHS inside, I’ve noticed our utility bill steadily rising. This prompted me...

Paper Towels: A Saga

This is a story all about how my life got flip-turned upside down without paper towels. I would say that for the past year now, I have been trying to cut back on my paper towel usage. When I first set out to be without this common household item, I did so because I...

A Helping Hand

COVID-19 has created a lot of new norms for us which we have learned to adapt to in a small amount of time. Many of us have experienced the new normal of seeing people fighting over toilet paper, picking over non-perishables in the grocery stores, and food hoarding....

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