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Earth Day: 5 Foods to Save the Planet
Tomorrow (April 22) is Earth Day, and unless you have an earnest elementary-school child working on a science project or are in an eco-profession, it may go by unnoticed like so many Flag Days before it.
Our meal choices, from foods shipped from faraway places to our wasting 30 percent of the current food supply, affect the environment every day. So commemorate the 46th Earth Day tomorrow in the best possible way—by eating. Here are five food choices to save the planet.
In the Maryland countryside, Beverly Morton plants only a quarter of the land at her Patowmack Farm, leaving the rest wild for Chef Tarver King to forage for ingredients for the farm restaurant’s dishes: pine needle jus over