Innovations in Food and Agriculture at FoodIT: Solution Harvest
Jul13

Innovations in Food and Agriculture at FoodIT: Solution Harvest

Yesterday, Green Eatz attended Food IT: Solution Harvest, organized by The Mixing Bowl. There were attendees from all over the world, from New Zealand, Australia, Finland and Italy, but I claim the prize for the shortest distance traveled – just 2 miles from my home to the event location at the Computer History Museum, Mountain View! The Mixing Bowl connects innovators in food, agriculture and information technology and Food IT:...

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Visiting the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley
Jun29

Visiting the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley

Introduction The food activist Alice Waters was instrumental in creating the educational concept of involving children in growing and cooking food. The pilot project for her vision began at the Martin Luther King Middle School in Berkeley twenty years ago. Known as the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley, Green Eatz visited the site for a guided tour of the project garden and kitchen classroom, with the opportunity to ask questions. Visiting...

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Fast food at the Sochi Olympics
Feb20

Fast food at the Sochi Olympics

Fast food and Olympic Athletes don’t go together – or do they? Once again, McDonald’s and Coca-Cola are Worldwide Olympic partners at the Sochi Winter Games. One of the main aims of the Russian Olympics is ‘the promotion of a healthy lifestyle’. Yes, let’s have a burger, fries and a coke to help us get fit and healthy! But is the Sochi Olympics sponsorship back-firing on McDonald’s and Coca-Cola? ‘We Are Social’ reports that...

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Spicy Vegetarian Chili
Aug26

Spicy Vegetarian Chili

Friday night is CHILI night in the Green Eatz household. A new version is created each week, sometimes extra hot and spicy, sometimes mild and tasty. But always vegetarian! Ingredients 1 onion 2 sticks celery 2 cloves garlic 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 habaneros 2 serranos 2 teaspoons cumin 2 teaspoons paprika 2 teaspoons chile powder 2 teaspoons dried oregano 1 to 1 1/2 cups vegetarian grounds/mince 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes 1 tin chopped...

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Garbanzo, yam and kale casserole
Jul22

Garbanzo, yam and kale casserole

This vegan recipe was created from leftovers found in the fridge… half a large yam,  a cup of garbanzo beans and some kale. The result was so tasty that it is worth sharing with you! Ingredients 1 tablespoon oil 1 small onion 2 cloves garlic teaspoon each of cumin, paprika, turmeric 1 medium garnet yam/sweet potato 2 serrano chile peppers 1 tin garbanzo beans/chickpeas 1 cup vegetable stock 1 cup (packed) of chopped kale Method...

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