March 24, 2023

Brewing coffee like a professional: What tools do you need?

Brewing the perfect cup of coffee can be a tricky task. It requires knowledge, skill, and practice to get it just right. But with the right tools and techniques, anyone can enjoy barista-level brews at home. From grinders to kettles, here are seven essential pieces of equipment that every aspiring coffee connoisseur should have in […]

Cayman: DEH Food Hygiene Training 2023

Grand Cayman, January 10, 2023 – As the year begins, the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) resumes its training courses for personnel in the food industry on January 18, 2023. Registration is now open. The Basic Food Handlers’ training equips participants with sufficient knowledge to prevent food-borne illness caused by food-borne pathogens and other contaminants. Offered […]

New flavor-enhancing cutlery could help users reduce sugar, salt

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax A team of research students has designed a spoon that stimulates taste buds to produce a sensation of sweetness. This could be helpful for anyone with a sweet tooth, and particularly for those with diabetes, which affects 11.3 % of the population, who need to limit sugar consumption. The spoon […]

Cayman: Polar Bear goes to Cuba!

From Polar Bear Air Conditioning If there’s one thing we love doing at Polar Bear, it’s giving back! Discover how our recent trip to Cuba helped us make a difference for the local community. Recently, select members of the Polar Bear Air Conditioning team took a trip to Camaguey, Cuba, with two goals in mind:  1. […]

Cayman: Food vendors wanted for National Heroes Day 23 Jan

Local food vendors who do not currently occupy a commercial space (i.e. cottage industry or small man business) are invited to submit proposal of vendor services for National Heroes Day Celebration 2023. Successful vendors will be expected to provide indigenous Caymanian-style food samples for the National Heroes Day Celebrations taking place on Monday 23 January […]

COP26: Climate pledges don’t match up with policies—or consumer behavior

The Glasgow Climate Pact kicks the climate can down the road. By Reynard Loki / Independent Media Institute After more than two weeks of negotiations during the United Nations COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, diplomats from almost 200 nations finally agreed on two major points: ramp up the fight against climate change and help […]

The Meat Industry has created a false Dichotomy that pits people against animals

Factory farms are harmful to animals, the environment, local communities, and public health. We need a more logical and just food system. By Vicky Bond Author Bio: Vicky Bond is a veterinary surgeon, animal welfare scientist, and the president of The Humane League. Credit Line: This article was produced by Earth | Food | Life, […]

Aric Sleeper: ‘Public Trust’—A key legal tool to preserve our natural resources

Law professor Mary Wood breaks down how people can protect their right to clean air, water, and land as well as fortify their climate change resiliency. By Aric Sleeper Author Bio: Aric Sleeper is an independent journalist whose work, which covers topics including labor, drug reform, food, and more, has appeared in the San Francisco […]

Cayman: Island Naturals marks 10th Anniversary with $15,000 donation to Meals On Wheels 

Last month, Island Naturals marked its 10th Anniversary by raising KYD $15,000 for Meals on Wheels through their annual Holiday Giveback.    Marking 10 years of business on December 9th, 2022, Island Naturals’ three Retail Outlets and award-winning Cafe joined together to give back to the community.  “Each year, we seek to give back to […]

5 Steps to jump-start your fitness program

By Lynn Allison  From Newsmax One of the best ways to start your New Year off on the right foot is to plan a fitness program to benefit both your physical and mental health. According to U.S. News & World Report, 60% of us make New Year’s resolutions and 80% of them fail by February. Dieting and […]