DIY Kombucha

Smitten with Kombucha? Make your own with a DIY Kombucha kit. The whole process is easy: brew tea, add sugar, cold water, and SCOBY, and let it sit.

Sustainable Food & Farm Expo 2014

Bring the whole family to the Sustainable Food & Farm Expo 2014 on Sunday, March 9, 2014, from 10 am – 4 pm, at Audubon Greenwich. Learn about our rich and diverse sustainable food community; engage with organic farmers and chefs, homesteading experts, artisan food producers and retailers at the marketplace; and attend sustainable food talks and tasting workshops.

Kombucha: Health or Hype?

If Whole Foods Market is your weekly pit stop, you have undoubtedly sped past the case of specialty drinks touting major health benefits and lifelong happiness. Kombucha is one of them.

The health benefits accredited to this sparkling tea range from an increased energy level, strengthened immune system, and metabolism boost to preventing cancer, arthritis, and other degenerative illnesses. So is this the new fountain of youth, or just the latest snake oil?

Green Food Resolutions for 2014

Assuming you always use reusable bags when shopping, have ditched bottled water for good, and compost your food waste rather than throwing it in the garbage, you’re ready for bigger and tastier challenges. Here are a few to consider:

DIY Butter: The Easiest Thing You’ll Ever Do

When butter making comes to mind, most of us think of a 19th century butter churn à la Little House On The Prairie. What seems like a daunting task is, in fact, pretty simple. You can have fresh whipped butter at your fingertips. All you need is fresh cream, salt, a food processor, and about 15 minutes of spare time.

Fairfield Green Food Guide
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