BioBags

The first-ever biodegradable packaging for frozen produce

As an extension of its long-running sustainable farming practices—and a first of its kind for the freezer aisle—Stahlbush Island Farms recently introduced BioBags, biodegradable packaging for its line of frozen fruits and vegetables. Brown craft paper and water-based ink replaces commonly used polyethylene-based materials, reducing the breakdown process from several centuries long to just a few months. Located in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, Stahlbush Island Farms …

McClure’s Spicy Bloody Mary Mix

A titillating mixer made from a traditional family recipe

Using the brine from their palatable spicy pickles as the base, McClure‘s refreshing Bloody Mary mix is the upshot of invigorating ingredients and a family recipe spanning generations of use. Each batch is made by hand and contains locally-sourced ingredients—starting with cayenne and habanero peppers for the brine and topped off with tomato paste and fresh pressed cucumber juice. The mix is naturally ideal with …

MicroGiardini

A miniature indoor garden-in-a-can

Packed in a small tin can, MicroGiardini plants make an easy way to grow herbs, vegetables and flowers in any indoor environment. Each can includes a set of hearty seeds or bulbs packed within a growing compound. With a little water and light, it transforms into a flowering plant after just a month of care. Created by seventy-year-old Northern Italian floriculture company Arnoldi Europe, the …