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Tiny Footprint Coffee: Offsetting the Carbon in Your Cup

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How often do you think about the sustainability of your coffee? You may try to eat locally, to take public transportation, to turn down your thermostat, but when it comes to caffeine, it's hard not to have a negative impact on the Earth. More

The Rise of Organic Spirits

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Unlike the food world, where emphasizing local and seasonal and working to diminish food's ecological footprint have become recurring themes, the bar has always approached things a bit differently. But that's changing. As the craft-cocktail movement matures in its second decade, some procedures are starting to more closely align with those in the food world. The use of fresh fruit and other produce is now de rigeur in cocktail bars, and today, it's not unusual to see a bottle of organic spirits somewhere in the mix. More

Sustainable Wines: Saving the Earth, One Glass at a Time

Maggie Hoffman 1 comment

The natural wine movement is growing, spurred by winemakers' concerns about the long-term viability of their land, the quality of their wine, and the protection of the environment. In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we chatted with Michael Honig about his efforts toward sustainability at Honig Vineyard and Winery in California, and taste-tested a few great natural wines to recommend. More

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