Sustainable Food and Farming icons

Free icons: sustainable food and farming

A good icon set can be a designer’s best friend. Whether you’re selling cereal or designing an app interface, those tiny glyphs can instantly tell your audience what something is, what it does, and why they should try it. Now, food producers and marketers have a free set of icons for concepts like “locally […]

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Local flour

This week, our neighborhood crop swap temporarily became a community flour mill, grinding wheat grown in one member’s back yard. The wheat had already been threshed and winnowed — the process of removing the inedible seed casings from the wheat berries. Threshing sounded like the most tedious part of the process, and […]

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Summer soup: rhubarb and red lentils

Lentil soup does not sound like a summertime dish. Unless it’s this Mark Bittman version, made with tart rhubarb and spiced with cardamom, cloves, garlic, and fresh ginger. Wait, you’re probably saying — rhubarb? The stuff that you usually make strawberry-rhubarb pies out of? Why would you put something capable of creating such deliciousness into lentil soup […]

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