by Jenna Zimmerman
On our planet of 7 billion people, everyone must eat in order to survive. Food is not a luxury; it is a necessity. It is a pillar of our lives upon which all else depends. As our youth move into adulthood, feeding the world in a way that is sustainable for both people and the planet will only become more difficult, but necessary.
With this in mind, student-led non-profit Teens Turning Green has developed an easy acronym, FLOSN, which it has implemented in the Conscious Kitchen, an initiative that provides nutritious, sustainable and scratch-cooked meals to public school students while educating them about conscious food choices. FLOSN stands for Fresh, Local, Organic, Seasonal and Non-GMO, terms you’ve likely heard before, that reflect the organization’s philosophy on how food should be grown, produced and consumed.
But FLOSN isn’t just for kids. These are terms to live by. Make them a part of your life, and you’ll be on your way to eating foods that are good, in every sense of the word. Read Full Article »