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Organic or Not? Check the Label

Organic or Not? Check the Label

The USDA has established an organic certification program that requires all organic foods to meet strict government standards. These standards regulate how such foods are grown, handled and processed. Any farmer or food manufacturer who labels and sells a product as organic must…

August 28, 4
Top 10 Organic Food Buying Tips

Top 10 Organic Food Buying Tips

Whether you’re already a fan of organic foods or you just want to shop wisely and handle your food safely, consider these tips when buying organic food:

August 27, 6
Bananas: Organic vs Conventional. There is a Difference!

Bananas: Organic vs Conventional. There is a Difference!

Deciding whether to buy organic or conventional bananas is a toughie. Organic ones are more expensive (usually at least 30 cents more per pound), and I’ve noticed that they seem to bruise more easily – anyone else notice that, too? The major difference between the two are that conventional bananas are…

August 26, 21
5 Plants You Can Easily Grow Organically In Your Home

5 Plants You Can Easily Grow Organically In Your Home

For some of us gardening in a traditional garden just isn’t a reality. Much of the population is packed into large cities with little to no green space to speak of. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t grow your own plants and some of your own food. I would also have to advise that if you’re interested in actually…

July 17, 8
Monsanto Does ‘Dust and Ditch’ Destroying Local Organic Farm

Monsanto Does ‘Dust and Ditch’ Destroying Local Organic Farm

A family farm in Iowa is only a few months shy of receiving their formal certification as an organic farm, when to their horror, a rustic-looking old biplane owned by Monsanto, swooped in to spray toxic fungicide on their fields. Monsanto basically laughs in their face saying…

July 16, 42
Is Cheap Food Worth Risking Your Life?

Is Cheap Food Worth Risking Your Life?

According to the latest statistics, more than 75 million Americans are sentient about their health and the environment that they are willing to pay more for all-organic products, despite the present economic state. These organic consumers are aware that healthy living is to eat organic, as fresh unpreserved organic foods contain…

July 15, 2
Top 10 Green Eating Tips

Top 10 Green Eating Tips

Eating green is perhaps the most impactful single act we engage in. The products we buy all have very specific impacts — from where the cows graze before supplying your milk, to how near your home your bread is baked. Of course, it isn’t quite that simple; there are numerous factors throughout the entire life…

July 13, 5
Has the Recession Taken Its Toll On Your Eating Habits?

Has the Recession Taken Its Toll On Your Eating Habits?

If the answer is yes, you would obviously not be alone, so there are no shockers in this bit of news: Organic farmers, reports the New York Times, have been hit hard by the recession, and many appear to be giving up certification and natural farming techniques for more conventional farming. So its bad news…

July 11, 2
Whole Foods to Use New ‘Non-GMO’ Seal

Whole Foods to Use New ‘Non-GMO’ Seal

Whole Foods Market has partnered with the Non-GMO Project to test its private label products for genetically modified organisms (GMO’s), a move company officials say will help consumers make more informed food choices. As much as 75 percent of the processed food in the U.S. may contain parts of genetically modified…

July 11, 1
USDA Organic Labels Not to be Trusted

USDA Organic Labels Not to be Trusted

When is organic not organic? There is a huge uproar about the term organic, as in organic food. Lots of major food corporations want to cash in and have been cashing in. When the U.S. Government gets involved and allows crony capitalists to control and ruin everything that’s…

July 06, 12
The Unknown Secret of Honeybush Tea

The Unknown Secret of Honeybush Tea

Honeybush tea is probably the most underrated and least known health beverage I’ve come across. Grown in the high mountains of the Western and Eastern Cape regions of South Africa, this unique plant is not only delicious but it is extremely healthy for you.

March 31, 13
Grow, Share, or Find a Garden with Sharing Backyards

Grow, Share, or Find a Garden with Sharing Backyards

With the recession in full swing, many Americans are returning to their roots, literally, cultivating vegetables in their backyards to squeeze every penny out of their food budget. Having a garden is a great idea, but what if you have no land, no green thumb […]

March 26, 4
Vital Facts You Need To Know About Genetically Engineered Food!

Vital Facts You Need To Know About Genetically Engineered Food!

Do you know what’s in your food? Is it genetically engineered? Do all countries allow genetically modified foods? Many people have no idea that virtual all of America is consuming them. You should be aware of how dangerous GM food is and the great lengths corporations and our government are going to […]

February 05, 1
WWOOF – World Wide Opportunities On Organic Farms

WWOOF – World Wide Opportunities On Organic Farms

WWOOF, it stands for World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms. I hadn’t heard of this organization until today when I came across it while doing some research. I figured it would be interesting to do a quick post on. Basically, it’s an organization that [...]

January 29, 4
We Are All Processed People In A Processed World

We Are All Processed People In A Processed World

When they’re not busy picking our pockets, or telling us we have to give up liberties in order to have freedom, they’re selling us garbage and telling us it’s food. Last time I checked, the manufactured food business is bigger than Big [...]

January 03, 4
Man Tries to Become ‘Certified Organic’

Man Tries to Become ‘Certified Organic’

A pediatrician has spent the last three years only eating organic food, whether he’s cooking at home, dining out or snacking on the road. Why three years, because that was the amount of time it took to have a breeding animal certified organic by the Department of Agriculture and he wondered whether a person could meet the [...]

December 03, 4
ALERT: ‘Organic’ Products Found with Cancer Causing Chemical!

ALERT: ‘Organic’ Products Found with Cancer Causing Chemical!

A cancer causing compound called 1,4-dioxane has been found in some of the most commonly used cosmetics. The study was conducted by the Organic Consumers Association. It sought to determine the levels in 100 different consumer products ranging from dish soaps to [...]

March 19, 8

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