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Seeking Sustainability: Why We Need Climate Neutrality

Posted by Jean Nick on April 25, 2017 under Organic News & Sustainability

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a colorless, odorless gas that animals produce and plants need. There are lots of natural sources of carbon dioxide, including respiration and the breakdown of organic...

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How To Recycle (Almost) Everything

I used to live in Switzerland, a country where recycling is so lauded, that inhabitants have to pay quite a bit for garbage bags. When you are shelling out a pretty penny for a thick grey garbage...

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Breeding Nutrition Back into Food with Organic Seeds

You probably have a good idea of what nutritious food is: vegetables, whole grains, lean/ plant based proteins, and moderation. You may also be aware of how farming practices (such as pesticide...

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Antioxidants in Organics: Hype or Hard Science?

I’ll start by saying that I almost solely eat organic foods. I used to grow organic vegetables professionally and still do in my home garden. I research and write about organic farming and...

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Corporate Sustainability: Can Economics and Environmentalism be friends?

Posted by Courtney Sunday on April 04, 2017 under Organic News & Sustainability

 

I am living in the US at a very pessimistic time in history, so I listen to kindness podcasts. I reduce the noise of the world telling me that we are all going down the tubes. I choose to...

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Glyphosate Testing: Controversy and Inaction

Posted by Sarah West on March 31, 2017 under Organic News & Sustainability

 

According to email documents recently released through Freedom of Information Act requests, the USDA is quietly changing their 2017 chemical residue testing plans by dropping a test for...

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5 Basic Steps to Organic Certification

Posted by Jean Nick on March 27, 2017 under Organic News & Sustainability

 

Organic certification and organic labeling are important tools for consumers and farmers/producers alike. Unlike so many other words that marketers sprinkle around on labels to try and influence...

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Are You Eating Glyphosate? How Organic Farming Can Help.

Posted by Sarah West on March 24, 2017 under Organic News & Sustainability

It’s downright complicated these days to determine what foods are more or less safe to consume. Certifications and label claims abound, news reports conflict each other, and—perched on the crest...

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18 Reasons To Buy Certified Organic Food

Posted by Jean Nick on March 21, 2017 under Organic News & Sustainability

The term “Organic” on a food or beverage label is more important to look for than most of the other feel-good marketing terms you may see -- such as natural, sustainable, or eco-friendly -- as...

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Seasonal Produce: Spring Veggies & How To Cook And Eat Them

Spring is almost upon us, and in my opinion it’s one of the best seasons to get into the kitchen. Long gone are the heavy, wintery comfort foods soon to be replaced by lighter, healthier...
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