- What kind of food to buy
- Fruits, Vegetables, and Where to shop
- Farm Animals
- Dairy and Eggs
- Packaged Foods
- Pots, pans, food storage, and tabletop
- Appliances and low-energy cooking
I found alot of the information fascinating and worthwhile. The information concerning organic food was well needed, still hovering on some of the buying local tips. I do truly believe we need to buy local or grow our own, just not sure how much of an impact I can actually make with my own food spending dollars. One of the most helpful bits of info I found was the coding on fruit and veggies:
- Organic should start with a number 9 and be a 5 digit number.
- Convention should start with a 4 and be a four digit number.
- GMOs should start with a 8 and be a 5 digit number.
Also interesting was the lists of "the dirty dozen" (fruits and veggies that have the most pesticides, etc.), maybe these should be grown at home or bought organic:
- Bell Pepper
I found this book to be so helpful and full of information I could really use on a daily basis. Alot of the information I learned will be written on index cards to stay in my purse for each grocery shopping trip. Looking so forward to grow some of our own this year.