We love the lentil for so many reasons. Nutritious, fast-cooking, delicious, and of service, lentils are a life-saving and utilitarian variety of legume that belongs to the pulse family. With the U.N. General Assembly having declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses, now seems like a dandy time to get to know the lentil just a little bit better.
BLOG.Notes from the Field
At HomeFarm, we aim to sustain the land that produces our food, the people who work and rely upon that land, and the animals, insects, and wiggly unseens that inhabit it. At SHED, we also consider what it means to be sustainable. In our lexicon, that includes fair and respectful treatment of employees; it means composting kitchen and cafe waste; it means rain water capture and riparian restoration of the adjacent Foss Creek. It even means that our walls are literally stuffed with denim for insulation. And those are just some of the ways that we define it.