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Food Trends

Food Trends

Fortune Magazine reports on interesting food trends.  Just how healthy and green are we, the consumers, going?  Improve your eating habits with healthy food choices you can incorporate in your everyday life.  Put the energy drink down and keep your engine revved throughout the day by filling up on our picks for the best energy-packed whole foods. Focus on eating nutrient-rich foods instead of what not to eat.

This Saturday, April 25th is the James River Fest!  Come out to Eco-Discovery Park from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM for free boat rides, kayaking, bike tours, live music, and plenty of vendors to check out.  This family-friendly event includes fun, hands-on educational activities.  At 11:30 we will have an organized bicycle ride to tour the Capital Bike Trail.  Admission to the festival is free.

Most people know about Earth Day celebrated on April 22nd every year in support of environmental protection and conservation.  But Earth Hour is a newer celebration.  In 2007, Australia started a lights-off event in Sydney to raise awareness about climate change.  Since then, Earth Hour has spread to 162 countries and territories.  For one hour, between 8:30 and 9:30 PM local time, participants turn off the lights in their residences and businesses.  

Earth Hour 2015 is being celebrated on Saturday March 28th this year.  

Earth Hour is “not just about saving energy for one hour; it’s about going beyond the hour with lasting, behavior-changing actions for a sustainable planet.”