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Green Giving: Give Food! Part 2

The Green Giving series continues today with more ideas on how to give food instead of “stuff” this holiday season.

Do you have foodies on your holiday shopping list? If so, how about giving them dining experience?

Many locally-owned green restaurants offer gift certificates. Some of my favorite green restaurants include:

A gift of dining experience at a locally-owned green restaurant keeps “stuff” out of landfill, helps protect the environment, and supports local farmers and economy. Can’t beat that!

If your special someone is more interested in cooking at home, give him or her a gift certificate to a locally-owned green-minded grocery stores such as Argenta Market (North Little Rock) and Ozark Natural Foods (Fayetteville).

So, those are some of my ideas on how to give food instead of “stuff” this holiday season. The Green Giving series will continue tomorrow with more ideas, so stay tuned!

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Saturday To-Do: 1st Annual Green to Go Festival

2597_56975541698_660821698_1589699_1061740_nJoin the merchants and vendors at the Market Place Center in Little Rock for the First Annual Green to Go Festival, tomorrow between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 11121 N. Rodney Parham Road. Merchants will showcase their green products, and vendors will display electric cars, give away seedlings, sell rain barrels and much much more. Free trees, samples from local farmers, pets for adoption. For more information, contact (501)716-2700 or lilly@lillysdimsum.com.