This is the second foundational building block in our nature relatedness practice. Developing a beginner’s mind in relation to the food we eat takes us back to when we were children, playing with a leaf or marveling at the snail in the grass. It will teach us to...
What kind of magic are you cooking up for Halloween? As you get your ghoul on, lend a thought to the origins of Halloween. When the holiday began thousands of years ago, what do you think made people seem fearful at this time of year? How do you think they understood...
To widen your perspective on beer beyond the horizon of your local watering hole, chew on this Beginner’s Mind question: What value does beer add to your life, beyond being a source of pleasure and relaxation? What social meaning do you associate with a cold...
It is easy to forget everything that goes into making a good meal. In our lives of easy access and abundance the hands, the soil and the effort behind food is often forgotten. The next time you sit down for a meal, think through what and who you are grateful for, for...
The Mindful Kitchen exists to fight climate change by bringing people and communities back in touch with nature.
Making a difference begins with understanding that nature isn’t out THERE, it is in YOU.
By practicing nature relatedness much in the same way you practice yoga or meditate, this understanding will continue to grow.
Through our free online material, we guide you towards living a life more aware of your part in nature and more respectful of the constant exchange you are with it.
We use food as a tool in our daily practice because for many of us it is the most tangible recurring and tangible exchange we have nature.
Come along on this journey and experience the change for yourself. Soon you will find yourself changing your daily habits to more sustainable ones and influencing your community to do the same.
Our content is built to be consumed in threes. Start with Storytelling, that will give you knowledge and insights. Then use the Beginner's Mind question to expand how you think about the topic at hand and question what you think you know. From there, move on to the Ritual which you can incorporate into your daily life.
And then, do it again.