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How to Plant a Container Garden

Posted by Nan Fischer on May 19, 2017 under Home Gardens & Growing

There are many uses for container gardening. Your outdoor living area might be a small balcony. Maybe you have a yard and a garden, but want to decorate your patio with plants or keep an herb...

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Guide to GMO Foods (& How Organic is the Best Way to Steer Clear)

Posted by Sarah West on May 19, 2017 under Organic News & Sustainability

Given the proliferation of non-GMO labeling in the grocery store these days, it would seem that nearly every food has the potential of being derived from GMO (genetically modified organism)...

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The Ultimate Guide to Chia Pudding [Recipes Included!]

Posted by Dara Sutin on May 19, 2017 under Healthy Food & Recipes

When most people think of chia seeds, it’s because of those magical plant creatures we grew up with on our windowsill. Little did we know, chia seeds host some pretty amazing health benefits and...

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How to Feed a Celiac: a guide to gluten free diets

So you have a friend or relative coming over who has Celiac disease, and follows a strict gluten-free diet: what the heck can you feed them? Knowing what to put on a Celiac’s plate is easier...

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How to Plant a Three Sisters Garden

Posted by Nan Fischer on May 15, 2017 under Home Gardens & Growing

Thousands of years ago, corn, beans, and squash grew together in the wild in Mesoamerica, near today’s Oaxaca, Mexico. They had a symbiotic relationship with each plant benefitting the others. As...

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What is Zero Waste?

Posted by Jason Boyce on May 12, 2017

Imagine yourself at home, making a pot of rice. You go to your pantry, get the bag of rice, a pot, and fill it with water. Simple, healthy, and something millions of people all around the world do...

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Why Businesses Source Fairtrade (and You Should Too!)

Posted by Mary Linnell-Simmons on May 11, 2017 under Organic News & Sustainability

Today, we are more aware than ever of ecolabels– those little symbols on food packaging that signify something “good” about that product. With so many logos, marks, seals and stamps out there, it...

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Flowers and Sustainability for Mother's Day

 

Picture a beautiful bountiful bouquet of roses and the smile it brings to your mom’s gorgeous face. Nice, right? You did good.

 

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European Study: How does Organic Food Impact Human Health?

Posted by Jean Nick on May 05, 2017 under Organic News & Sustainability

In December 2016 the European Parliamentary Research Service released Human health implications of organic food and organic agriculture. This document is a review of previously published...

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How to Grow an Organic Cut Flower Garden

Posted by Nan Fischer on May 05, 2017 under Home Gardens & Growing

I love flowers. I can’t get enough of them in my life. But to have constant bouquets in the house, I’d have to demolish the beauty of my flower beds. The only answer is a separate bed, or beds,...

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