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Indoors

Outdoors

COMPOST

How to compost at the Recycling Center/Transfer Station >

How to set up curbside compost pickup >

How to compost in your backyard >

 

DONATE FOOD

Donate or volunteer at Community Center of Northern Westchester >

Donate or volunteer at the Mount Kisco Interfaith Food Pantry >

Volunteer to rescue food with Second Chance Foods >

Get involved with Feeding Westchester >

Join Intergenerate's Community Garden to feed those in need >

 

MINIMIZE FOOD WASTE

9 easy ways to reduce food waste >

What do expiration dates on food mean? >

Recipe blog for leftovers >

Recipes focused on leftover veggies >

Stop food waste before it starts >

Greenhouse gas emissions from food >

Project Drawdown >

 

BUY FROM LOCAL/SUSTAINABLE FARMS

Bedford local food map >

Local farmers in broader region >

Understanding what regenerative agriculture is >

CSA Locator >

Understanding food labels >

Guide to purchasing better food >

The real food pyramid >

Consumer Reports Guide to Food Labels >

Bedford local food map! >

 

EAT BETTER MEAT

What is regenerative agriculture? >

Can meat save the planet? >

An end to factory farming >

Understanding food labels >

Guide to purchasing better food >

 

MEATLESS MONDAY: PLANT BASED MEALS

What is the global Meatless Monday movement? >

The real food pyramid >

 

GROW YOUR OWN FOOD

How to plant a garden >

Volunteer at a local farm >

Sustainable seed resources >

Put your garden to sleep in the Fall >

Video of a local family's garden experience >

10 herbs to grow indoors all year >

 

CARE FOR YOUR SOIL

Test your soil using cotton undies or in a mason jar! >

Learn more about testing your soil from Logan Labs, Waypoint Analytical, Rutgers and UConn >

Learn about "fixing" your soil >

Prioritize planting native plants >

Learn about regenerative agriculture >

 

LOCAL AREA GROUPS/GARDEN CLUBS

Bionutriet Food Association>

Bedford Garden Club >

Rusticus Garden Club >

Pound Ridge Garden Club >

Hopp Ground Garden Club >

Healthy Yards is a product of Bedford 2030 Water and Land Use Task Force members recognizing the role of residential back yard landscape management in a region’s ecology and biodiversity.  Check out the resources on the Healthy Yards Website

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