Culture

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Letter to the Editor (From Gram)

I’m lucky enough to still correspond with my grandmother, Helen. She’s a dang, dear woman living in rural Iowa, making cookies and cakes for sale well into her 80’s. There’s so much to learn from her decade-tried culinary practices.

March 9, 2020 | by Hawnuh Lee

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Single Use City – Breaking down the plastic bag ban in NYC

New York is the third state in the U.S. to ban retailers from offering single-use plastic bags, following California and Hawaii. It is up to individual counties to decide whether to impose a 5-cent fee on paper bags, 40 percent of which goes towards buying reusable bags for low-income consumers.

August 25, 2019 | by Maia Welbel

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Welcome to the Loop!

Closed Loop Cooking is a platform to explore sustainable food systems – your guide to a low waste / low impact kitchen. I’m excited to share plant-based recipes and tried-and-true tips to help reduce food waste and single use kitchen items. This is my imperfect documentation of tasting, trying, and talking with as many folks…

July 30, 2018 | by Hawnuh Lee