Culture

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We all deserve healthy and affordable food

It wasn’t until I started growing some of my own food that I realized how many resources go into everything we eat. These shifts in perspective started me on the journey of connecting the dots between the choices I make surrounding my food and their greater impacts on the planet.

January 14, 2021 | by Moji Igun

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What we ate in 2020

We asked the Closed Loop community what nourishing themselves looked like this year and while we all experienced 2020 differently, we shared some comestible commonalities.

December 30, 2020 | by Maia Welbel

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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.

November 19, 2020 | by Kaitlyn Chock

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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.

November 12, 2020 | by Moji Igun

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Why we should all be Closed Loop Cooking

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the choices to make if you are working to minimize your environmental footprint: What types of cleaning products should I buy? What companies should I support? Luckily, the most powerful choice we have is one we make three times a day: what we eat.

March 15, 2020 | by Maia Welbel