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Consumers are Paying More Attention to What They Eat

Consumers are Paying More Attention to What They Eat

… Especially when it comes to red meat. This is largely the result of a 2015 Consumer Reports study highlighting the health risks of ordinary grain-fed beef and a report from WHO (World Health Organization) classifying processed red meat (i.e. hot dogs, bacon, salami) as a group 1 carcinogen. Cambridge, Massachusetts resident Mike Salguero did everything he could to find grass-fed beef locally. His friend from upstate New York introduced…read more →

5 Main Street Events to Visit in May

5 Main Street Events to Visit in May

By Alex Gladu, Independent We Stand Now that spring has sprung, downtown districts and urban neighborhoods across the country are starting to bustle with events. But this month, there’s even more reason for Main Street to perk up. It’s National Preservation Month, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, along with its National Main Street Center, is leading the charge to celebrate. The Trust has launched a campaign to get…read more →

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