Celebrate This St. Patrick’s Day with “Green” Water Food

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by eating food produced with GREEN Water. Not literally green, but food grown with natural rain and moisture.


This dry-farmed wheat is an example of food grown with “green” water. Photo of In the Grain Farm located in Paso Robles, California

Water footprint researchers assigned colors to water to help differentiate the types of water sources: blue, green and gray. Blue water is sourced from aquifers, reservoirs, and rivers that scribble across the landscape. Gray is water tainted with nitrogen, the run-off from fertilizer and manure. Rainwater and moisture are green. Green water places the least amount of stress on our water systems.

Key terms to look and ask for:

  • Rain-fed
  • Dry-farmed
  • Holistic-managed
  • Biodynamic
  • Pasture-raised

Check out this link to a “Green” Water Quiche and watch a-how-to video with a more in-depth conversation on why our food choices matter more than ever before.

You Might also like these recipes:

Organic Chocolate Cake

Kale and Cheese Omelette

Grilled Pasture-Raised Burgers on a Homemade Bun 

Happy St. Patrick’s Day.

There is power in the collective!

Be well,



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