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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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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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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

Posted by Courtney Sunday on April 18, 2017 under Organic News & Sustainability

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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