Pair Natural Produce with Sustainable Kitchen Equipment

Sourcing sustainable food is a great way to lower your impact on the environment, but homes are still using an average of 901 kilowatt hours of energy a month. A third of this power comes from the kitchen in the storage, preparation, cooking and disposing of food. If you really want to move towards a green way of life, then you need to consider how much energy you are using in order to consume your food. Here are a few tips to help you move through each section of the kitchen and create a sustainable cooking environment.

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Welcome Fall Goodness at Wrightstown Farmers Market

Saturday, September 22

9 am - 1 pm

 

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Sustainable Food Will Improve Your Complexion

Sustainable Food Will Improve Your Complexion

Fruit and vegetables which are grown sustainably have high nutritional quality, according to Sciencedirect.com, and their dense nutrient content will improve your complexion. There are 15 CSA farms in Bucks County, so there are great places to source out pure and healthy produce that will make your skin glow. When you choose sustainable food from hard-working and dedicated Bucks County farmers, you’ll access a plethora of nutrients, such as vitamin C, vitamin D and antioxidants. These nutrients are known to improve the look and feel of skin. While all sustainable food isn’t certified organic, a lot of it is and this is the type of sustainable food that you should look for. Choosing sustainable, organic sweet potatoes, dried Shiitake mushrooms and tomatoes will make it easier to enjoy a glowing complexion.

 

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Tomato Tasting Day at Wrightstown Farmers Market

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Wrightstown Farmers Market 

Tomato Tasting Day

August 25 

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Market Demo and Children's Book Author at Wrightstown Farmers Market

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Wrightstown Farmers Market 

Saturday, August 18

Market Demo and Children's Book Author

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Bedminster Orchard Farm Tour in Review

Thank you Brett of Bedminster Orchard!
And thank you for attending the tour!

On August 1st we visited Bedminster Orchard in Perkasie on the 2018 Farm Tour series. We learned so much from Brett.

Here are some of the highlights...

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The Love Grows Farm Tour in Review

Thank you Brad & Ailsa of Love Grows!
And thank you for attending the tour!

On July 6th we visited Love Grows in Morrisville on the 2018 Farm Tour series. We learned so much from Brad and Ailsa.

Here are some of the highlights...

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Sustainable Travel Begins With Food

While 87% of travelers value sustainability, only 39% confirm that they achieve this ideal. One of the best places to start for eco-friendly wanderers is with your food intake. The production and transportation of food can have a massive impact on the environment, yet it is an essential part of everyday life. While the changes you make may seem small, they will add up to something much bigger. So if you’re planning on making your way across foreign lands, follow the tips below to eating sustainably. This will allow you to travel guilt-free and minimize negative impacts on the natural world. Through buying local and seasonal food, you can move towards sustainable eating when abroad.

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Feeding Fido Sustainably

Your Canine Companion

Sustainable, locally grown food is becoming more popular, with a third of Americans preferring local, environmentally-friendly products. Pennsylvania is keeping up with the movement too, with more and more cities in the state being awarded the Sustainable Pennsylvania award. But have you ever thought about feeding your canine companion with a similar diet? After all, dog food may not be the best option for man's best friend; veterinary groups estimated that 20% to 60% of American dogs are overweight and at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and blood pressure. But what are the alternatives?

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Wrightstown Farmers Market Opens Season May 5

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The Wrightstown Farmers Market, this year’s “2018 Best of Bucks Farmers Market” will be opening for it’s 12th regular season this May 5th. WFM is excited to welcome back most of their same vendors as well as several new vendors, including Hickory Kitchen from Doylestown, serving perfectly smoked BBQ breakfast and lunch sandwiches. They also welcome for the first time Jersey Pickles, Sweetah’s Gluten Free Bake Shop, The Bread Box Bakery, LoRe Pasta and The Burning Cookie (sugar free, gluten free, grain free sweets). 

The regular market season runs on Saturdays, May – Thanksgiving, 9 – 1 PM, rain or shine.

 

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