STRAWS HAVE EXISTED OVER 7.000 YEARS! From the Mesopotamians to Modern Day Americans, straws were used to filter, drink from. & even help prevent the spread of infectious disease. Straws gained rapid popularity after the rise of fast-food restaurants & even more so after the plastic straw replaced paper in the 1960’s. Fact #1: The […]
Locally sourced produce travels 27 times less distance then conventionally sourced produce 817, of Local Farmers incorporate cover crops, reduced tillage, on-site composting, & other soil health practices 1/2 of products found at farmers market are organic or chemical/pesticide-free Local farms create 3 times the jols for their communities vs. wholesale farms Nearly 100% of […]
A Bit About Bees! Bees are a Keystone Species meaning other species depend on them to survive they create sources: nuts, berries, seeds & fruit 90% of flowering plants are dependent on bees A colony of bees can pollinate 250 million flowers in a day!
Happy Earth Week! In celebration, this week we will be sharing some great tidbits relating to two of our MG Core Values #liveandworksustainably and #embracefreshlocalscratch