Something different for the High Holidays
This year, the High Holy Days—the most sacred days of the Jewish calendar—will be different. Most of us won’t be passing plates of sliced apples and dishes of honey around dinner tables, indulging in the warmth of a loved one’s home, or hosting others in our own.
September 19, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
How to make vegan challah
Over the years we’ve tried various techniques for perfecting vegan challah, and this recipe is one I personally find evokes childhood nostalgia in the sweetest way. The flavor is nuttier and more complex than the cloud-like slices I savored in elementary school thanks to whole spelt flour and the addition of flax meal.
September 16, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
Earth care, people care, and fair share with Pandora Thomas
Pandora Thomas is an activist, educator, designer, and caregiver building sustainable systems for an equitable future. She is a force to be reckoned with and one of our fav interviewees.
September 10, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
Good mood food with Liz Moody
The cookbook author, writer, podcaster, and former food editor at mindbodygreen speaks openly about her mental health journey, and how it’s ultimately guided her career. She’s always candid with her community, whether discussing body image, relationships, or getting messy in the kitchen.
September 1, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
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.
August 18, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
30 minute sweet potato brownies
Sweet potatoes are perfect for vegan baking, offering an earthy sweetness that pairs beautifully with chocolate! You can even keep the peels on!
August 9, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
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!
August 4, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
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.
July 22, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
Your proper produce storage guide
Even in non-pandemic circumstances, thoughtful produce storage is a great practice to get into. It prevents food waste, saves money, and hopefully helps you avoid the dreaded slimy lettuce or fuzzy berries chilling insidiously behind your condiments.
May 11, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
Multi-disciplinary Missions with Sara Kiyo Popowa of Shiso Delicious
Sara Kiyo Popowa is a creative in every sense of the word and is dedicated to teaching others how to eat sustainably.
April 20, 2020 | by Maia Welbel
Carrot cake banana bread (aka anything you’ve got vegan quick bread)
This bread is the epitome of improvisational baking, making approximate substitutions when your pantry is running low or supplies are limited.
April 16, 2020 | by Maia Welbel