Mindful consumption

The Food Crisis

April 7, 2021

In 2018, 14.3 million American households were food insecure. When so many Americans are experiencing hardship getting food, it is hard to believe that 40% of all America’s food is wasted. Of that 40%, most of the food is completely fine and edible, or can be upcycled into a new, nutritious food product. Creating food…

Fall Upcycled baking

October 16, 2020

This fall at NETZRO, we’re celebrating apple season by baking all of the upcycled goodies we can with the best local apples we can find. We mean no disrespect to the ever-popular pumpkin spice but, surrounded by a seemingly infinite array of Minnesotan apples, it feels like it would be a real shame not to…

Look out, organics, there’s a new kid in town: mindful consumption

August 11, 2019

Discussions of healthy eating are often led by buzzwords like “clean,” “natural,” and “organic.”  Organic foods in particular have led the market for some time now; however, they are facing a decline in consumer perceptions.  According to Mintel, only 26% of consumers trust organic food labels.  This is likely because most consumers don’t really understand…