The Future of Farming with Craig Hurlbert

The challenges with our climate make it difficult for the agriculture business to maintain sustainability, so what does that mean for the future of farming? This week we invited Co-Founder/Co-CEO of Local Bounti, Craig Hurlbert, to talk about growing leafy greens indoors, how this will impact our food waste, and why the longest journey of lettuce should be a Pixar film!

Need a hug?

We all have days where we want to huddle up in a sad little ball like this pepper here. Need a hug?

Regrow Veggies From Scraps | Tuesday Tip

With sometimes as little as a week and only a cup of water, you can start to regrow vegetable scraps to be used again. The kitchen is full of painless green solutions!

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Biofriendly Way to Grow Food Indoors

While your front or backyard may be a wonderful place to put a garden, where you can grow your own fruits and vegetables, not everyone has the space to do so. Some people have very small yards. Other people have no yards at all. For this reason, we wanted to share some tips from the […]

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 65 - Upcycled Food and Shenanigans

Upcycling Food and Shenanigans

This week The Biofriendly Podcast returns to its roots as we tangentially make our way into the topic of Upcycling Food, what new meals can be made from food scraps, does Jacob have a mosquito stalker, and did Noel lose his kitchen during the show?

How to Minimize Food Waste

Welcome to the brand new column on Biofriendly Planet known as the Biofriendly DIY! Here we hope to share our best ‘do-it-yourself’ ideas to help you be more green at home.

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 58 - Indoor Farming

Indoor Farming

As we all continue to adapt to life indoors, the planet is seeing less air pollution, clearer waters and wildlife returning to their habitats. On this week’s podcast, Noel and Jacob discuss the positive environmental changes from our quarantine and learn that Jacob knows everything about dolphins.

Fruit and Veggie Basket

Minimizing Food Waste: What You Need to Know About Home Food Preservation

Everyone has been there at some point. You have a fridge full of groceries, much of which is going to go unused. Whether you overbought or under consumed, you have food left over and no idea what to do with it. Rather than simply throwing the food away, preserve it! There are a variety of […]

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The Importance of Natural Dyes

Dyes, particularly natural dyes, have held untold importance in our lives for thousands of years, providing not only aesthetic satisfaction but utilitarian uses as well. The oldest and most widely used dye is indigo, which has been used in India for the last four thousand years. Natural dyes are dyes or colorants derived from plants, […]

fresh veggies

Fresh and Local

Today’s Biofriendly Image of the Day goes to this spread of fresh, autumn vegetables picked from a local farm. Not only does everything look really tasty, but the colors are extremely bright and beautiful. Kind of inspiring! Makes me want to do a little shopping at a local farm or farmers’ market in order to […]