Fair trade spirits

Stock Your Bar Cart with These Sustainable Spirits

We’ve already covered sustainable beer and wine in our 3p Weekend series, but what about sustainable spirits? From grain-to-bottle to fair trade certified, no bar cart is complete without these sustainable sips.


Interview: Jessy Servi, Outpost Natural Foods Co-Op

Jessy Servi, sustainability manager for Milwaukee’s Outpost Natural Foods, the fourth largest consumer food cooperative in the U.S., talks about her company, how it works and how the co-op model has helped make sustainability a reality.


The Color of Salmon: How Much Would You Pay for Orange?

The color of food plays a perhaps surprisingly large role in our perceptions of its attractiveness, as well as our expectations of how it will taste. Take salmon, for example. Studies have shown, and salmon prices reflect, our inherent bias and preference for salmon that is orange to reddish in color.


Avian Flu Reaches Fourth State, Butterball Farms

Kansas is the latest state to find avian flu in its backyard. The recent discovery has the USDA concerned — not for fear of human contamination (which is low), but because of heightened risks of import restrictions by other countries. Some 20 countries already restrict poultry from the U.S. due to the outbreaks. The most recent detections lie close to the central flyway, an essential corridor for many species of wild fowl.

Costco chicken

Costco Chicken Going Antibiotic-Free

Costco, which sells 80 million rotisserie chickens a year, told Reuters last week that it will stop selling chicken and other meat from animals raised with antibiotics that are needed to fight human infections.