Food Fairy: Healthy winter flavors
Happy New Year! Everyone has now vowed to eat only healthy food, and it’s all salad all the time. As always, that won’t last long — interesting salad takes time to prepare, and, more crucially, it’s not really salad season. There are no lovely tomatoes,…
Butternut Bisque with Pears and Onions
By Julie Cross Serve this with garlic bread or cheese toast and a green salad. Ingredients: 3 cups pureed squash or pumpkin 6 cloves of garlic, peeled 3 cups vegetable broth 1 cup heavy cream (or substitute) ¼ teaspoon nutmeg ½ teaspoon finely grated lemon…
How Eating Beans Instead of Beef Will Save Both You and the Planet
By Susan Levin / AlterNet | June 6, 2017 To protect our warming planet, we must start taking animal products off our plates. As the world’s second largest greenhouse gas emitter, the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement drastically curbs international efforts to fight global…
Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe
From our friends at Plant Punk Kitchen Brussels sprouts come into season in the late fall and are said to be sweeter after the first frost. Perfect for holiday side dishes. Brussels sprouts seem to be a love or hate type of vegetable. I love them…
Winter Squash Stuffed with Wild Rice (Vegan Recipe)
Enjoy this vegan recipe from Plant Punk Kitchen! Winter squash make for warm fall eating. Most squash ripen well after summer is over, and the butternut squash season is at its best between late autumn and winter. For more Consumption Cool Solutions, visit our Cool Solutions page. INGREDIENTS:…
Parvaneh Keivanfar and Alex Gray Share Eco Hero Award
By Martha Quenon Meet Parvaneh of Butterfly Vegan Bakery and Alex Gray of Bicycle Barista who are partnered for a Cool Davis Eco Hero Award in the Consumption category. Parvaneh and Alex are also partnered personally through marriage and help in each other in both…
Cool Davis Welcomes New Partner: Vegans of Davis
By Judy Moores Before my interview with Lindsay Rubins of Vegans of Davis, I checked the on-line dictionary to be clear in my mind: “A vegan is someone who eats no animal products.” J: So, why, are you a vegan? L: In our world today,…
“What brings you to Soups & Stews?”
(By Pachia Vang) It was the first question our instructor asked us and we, bright-eyed and food-curious students, had a variety of answers! From being new Davis residents keen to learn more about the local food co-op, to wanting new tips on how to jazz…
A Simple Meal
When I was a kid we always had a garden growing. When it came time to pick tomatoes, my Dad would go out to the garden with a salt shaker in his back pocket. In the midst of the picking he would find one that looked especially good to him, sit down, split it open with his hands,
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And thanks @AutumnLabbeRenault for this link chock full of information, education, and celebration (if you missed it Saturday here's the video): Yolo County Virtual Juneteenth Celebration
A message from Racial Justice Advocates from last Saturday June 19: People across the country are celebrating Juneteenth ... a celebration of Black American life, resilience ...
Smithsonian National Museum for African American History & Culture at
HUGE WIN! Maine just became the 1st state to pass a law requiring divestment from fossil fuels!
Other states should follow suit and ensure their public funds don’t drive the climate crisis.
Divestment goes Maine-stream - Grist
Maine just became the first state in the nation to pass an actual law requiring divestment of public funds from oil, gas, and coal companies.
The City is opening a cooling center today (Wed.) from 1pm to 8 pm located at the Davis Senior Center at 646 A St. Please use the 7th St entrance to the West multipurpose room. The cooling center will remain open through Sat. (daily hours 1 pm to 8 pm). Masks are required.