Here‘s an article about some eco-friendly food trucks in the Big Apple. Happy Eating!
Brownie points go to Baja Fresh® Mexican Grill for their Earth Fresh Initiative! They’ll be using recycled or recyclable paper and plastic bags, unbleached recyclable burrito wrapping paper and even biodegradable plates.
Too bad there’s no Baja Fresh branch here in Connecticut. Otherwise, I’d go out and eat there to show my support.
Do you want a mobile organic smoothie and juice truck in the Big Apple? Support this young couple from Long Island.
Cecile suggested we check out Warrup’s Farm in Redding, Connecticut. Yesterday was the first day for collecting sap from the maple trees to make syrup. The farm is certified organic, and one can apply to their Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) partnership program.
The collecting buckets, or taps as they call them. That’s the sugarhouse in the background.
Candy is just sap boiled to higher temperatures than syrup.
the spout and bucket
One of the holes from prior years.
Drilling a hole in the tree
Would you try ice cream made from breast milk? London’s The Icecreamists‘s founder Matt O’Connor said: “”It’s pure, it’s natural, it’s organic, and it’s free range — and if it’s good enough for our kids, it’s good enough to use in our ice cream.”
How about some raw chocolate for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? UliMana products are made from organic ingredients full of antioxidants, magnesium, and is sweetened with the very healthy agave nectar. The company is based in Asheville, North Carolina but will ship anywhere.
Or if you’re in the mood for some Fair Trade chocolates, become a Theonista. Visit Theo Chocolate.
Chipotle is now offering the vegan chicken product called Garden Blend at their location in Chelsea. It is made of wheat protein, soy protein, and fresh vegetables, then marinated in Chipotle’s adobo sauce and grilled. They debuted the product in Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C. last year.
The address is 149 8th Ave (between W17th and W18th)., New York, NY 10011-5107. Their phone number is (212) 620-4015. Let’s hope they start serving it in all their restaurants nationwide.
(photo from Veg News)