Know your Food

Know your Food
It is a good idea to get into the habit of asking yourself these questions about your backpacking food: Where did it come from? How was it produced? Does it contain genetically engineered ingredients? It it Organic? Conventional? Natural? We’ll explore what some of these terms mean here. The “Natural” phenomena Food manufacturers know consumers ...

Please…don’t serve me strawberries in January

Please...don’t serve me strawberries in January
Please…don’t serve me strawberries in January But, a dehydrated strawberry?  That one is OK …as long as it was grown organically, grown locally (and fair trade if grown commercially), picked fresh in the peak of summer, and no sulfiltes, color enhancers, or preservatives added.   Oh, and the strawberry should be washed with purified tap water. ...

Our Food Ingredients 1

“From the perspective of nutrition, performance, and environmental impact, a vegetarian diet is the sensible choice for the outdoor recreationist. It benefits you and the ecosystem.“ – Outdoor Herbivore Celebrate the Experience of Food! Outdoor Herbivore believes we should not trivialize what we consume. After all, food can heal our body just as it can destroy ...