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I will probably spend Thanksgiving alone this year, but I *think* I’m fine with it

We’re in a tough spot because gathering is a very important thing for people to do; we’re social creatures and we need to socialize. As for me, this year, I’m going to try to opt out of the holiday as much as possible.

Red lentil soup with parsnip + sweet potato
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Seasonal spotlight


Recipes

Red lentil soup with parsnip + sweet potato

We’re making use of what we have available in our plant-based pantries. Lentils are one of my favorite vegan staples–they come in handy for soups, stews, salads, bowls, just to name a few and don’t require pre-soaking!

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Future Farming with Smarter by Nature

On the Smarter by Nature farm, sustainability is the guiding principle for cultivating the land, the amount of space used, and caring for the soil. It’s the way of the future y’all.

10 cookbooks by BIPOC plant lovers

We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite cookbooks written by BIPOC chefs and plant lovers for the next time you’re seeking inspiration. Snag one (or two or five) from your local indie bookstore or library, and let us know what you create!

Food sovereignty with One Love Garden

Shannon and Andy are the proud proprietors of One Love Garden, a small-scale organic farming operation in Maple City, Michigan that supplies heaps of nutrient-packed vegetables to local families every week.

7 scrappy podcast episodes for cooking in quarantine

It’s time to get scrappy and we’ve got just the playlist for you. Our favorite podcast episodes to inspire your Chopped-esque cooking experiments and give you a bit of comic relief.

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A brief history of growing food while Black

The intergenerational wisdom shared in digital communities make it abundantly clear that Black people growing food is not some new trend. We’ve been out here all along.

How-to food

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Closed Loop Cooking’s plant-based, low waste, ethical holiday gift guide

Your top picks for responsible gift giving. We’ve found the heirloom pieces that will reduce waste in your kitchen, help you find a moment of ritual, and bring a smile to your face.

Small but mighty gifts

For all of those in your life who are in need of a little tender loving care, we’ve pulled together a few price-friendly options.

Gifts to get cozy with

Snuggle-worthy moments for those who love a night in. And if you can’t be there to hug your loved ones this year, you can still keep them snug with one of these comfy picks.

Gifts for the home cook

All the pieces you and your favorite home cook need for a truly sustainable, heirloom kitchen. Pieces that will last a lifetime and bring joy to your dishes.

Post-election wind down

We’ve put together a collection — a care package if you will — of resources and practices keeping us afloat that we hope will help you care for yourself as well.

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The Heirloom Kitchen

Mochi, meals, and more with Daphne Kauahi’ilani Jenkins

Daphne Kauahi`ilani Jenkins is a holistic nutritionist, educator, and artist. Her multicultural identity, and deep appreciation for the cultural and aesthetic significance of food informs all of her work. Read on for a peek into her kitchen!

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