Sustainable Eating – 5 Packaged Foods to Avoid

This is a great article from Grist about ways to reduce waste, save money, and create some tasty, healthy staples for your kitchen cupboard.  Plus, it’s a fun way to engage your friends or kids in creating a more sustainable lifestyle.  My family makes a lot of granola. It makes the house smell wonderfully yummy and allows us to customize the ingredients based on our own preferences. Cooking truly can be green!

Read more about eliminating 5 common packaged foods from your diet at

Post by Emily Ruff, GEF Curriculum Production Staff

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