safe-soil

Gardening 101: Do You Have Safe Soil?

With the help of the NC Cooperative Extension and NC State assistant professor Dr. Matt Polizzotto (read more about his research), here’s the scoop on ensuring safe soil. With urban gardening […]

These Foods Are Probably In Your Trash Can

These Foods Are Probably In Your Trash Can

 

Americans waste a lot of food. In 2012, it was 35 million tons — that’s more than the plastic, paper, metal or glass that we trash each year. What’s that […]

10 Healthy Snacks You Can Make

10 Healthy Snacks You Can Make

Are you feeling sluggish and hungry but don’t have the time to whip up a healthy meal?  Are you totally over expensive snacks that involve strange seeds that can only […]

Behind the Scenes at Howling Cow

Behind the Scenes at Howling Cow

Zero miles. That’s how far dairy products travel from cow to customer on NC State’s campus. An on-campus processing plant churns out delicious Howling Cow dairy products ranging from ice […]

Sustainability at Football Games Looks Like This

Sustainability at Football Games Looks Like This

While the Wolfpack is making a #STATEment on the field, why not make a sustainability #STATEment in the tailgating lot and while you’re at the game? Here are some easy […]

9 Reasons To Try Shopping at a Farmer’s Market

9 Reasons To Try Shopping at a Farmer’s Market

There’s good news for the local food movement: the number of farmers’ markets in the United States is on the rise. So much so that there’s a National Farmer’s Market […]

Replace This With That: Kitchen Edition

Replace This With That: Kitchen Edition

Do you want a more sustainable kitchen? Don’t worry if you don’t have the budget for buying all new energy-efficient appliances. Dropping a few smaller items in your kitchen and […]

Ways College Students Can Save Money While Saving the Earth

Ways College Students Can Save Money While Saving the Earth

Let’s face it: you’re in college, and you’re probably broke. Chances are you’ve eaten microwaveable noodles sometime in the past month and you’ve never missed an opportunity to do your […]

How to Plan a 5K Race with Sustainability In Mind

How to Plan a 5K Race with Sustainability In Mind

5k running races and walks have never been more popular. Here’s how to make them more sustainable:

Promote with paperless ads. Go digital with your advertisements and you’ll save trees and […]