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Organic Panic: Why Organic Food Is Healthier for Your Body and the Planet

Organic Panic: Why Organic Food Is Healthier for Your Body and the Planet

By | September 12, 2012 at 11:21 am | 2 comments

Photo by avrene via flickr If you’ve read the news in the last two days, there is a lot of commentary on “a study that shows the benefits of eating organic aren’t what we thought before.” The study, and the articles more so, highlight that eating organic doesn’t...

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GMO Video: Old Man Santo Had a Farm

GMO Video: Old Man Santo Had a Farm

By | August 10, 2012 at 11:21 am | No comments

Photo of huge pile of corn by powercat75 via...

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Join Rock the Barn and Bike California’s Hwy 1 to Fight GMOs

Join Rock the Barn and Bike California’s Hwy 1 to Fight GMOs

By | July 27, 2012 at 1:18 pm | No comments

Photo by Greg Siple via flickr California’s got another controversial proposition on the November ballot, and it does not involve medical cannabis or same sex marriage. Instead, Prop 37 is concerned with labeling genetically engineered food. If passed, the proposition...

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Benefits of Growing Your Own Food and Saving Seeds

Benefits of Growing Your Own Food and Saving Seeds

By | July 23, 2012 at 12:31 pm | No comments

Photo by Healthy Lunch Ideas via flickr I don’t usually like to get all doom and gloom, but there are some issues I feel very passionately about. And ethical, sustainable food production is one of them. Traditionally speaking, societies have had close relationships with...

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Summer of Salads: Produce in Season from June to August

Summer of Salads: Produce in Season from June to August

By | July 19, 2012 at 10:49 am | 2 comments

Photo by Forkable via flickr Being a vegetarian, I joke a lot that I’m on an “all-carb diet” of pasta, bread, chips, crackers, cereal, doughnuts, doughnut holes, muffins, cupcakes... well, you get the idea. I have to be diligent about getting the right amount of produce...

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Your Guide to the Most and Least Sustainable Fish to Consume

Your Guide to the Most and Least Sustainable Fish to Consume

By | July 12, 2012 at 10:24 am | 2 comments

Photo by Greenpeace Oceans of pole and line-caught flish via flickr Thanks to cooking shows and dieting propaganda, it’s easy to hear stories about how healthy it is to eat fish. How they provide protein, are low on cholesterol, and are just great for your obese Uncle...

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3 Summer Smoothies from Nutrition Expert Alex Jamieson

3 Summer Smoothies from Nutrition Expert Alex Jamieson

By | July 9, 2012 at 1:52 pm | No comments

Photo of nutrition counselor, Alex Jamieson Fruits and veggies are not only nutritional powerhouses, they're also super useful for cooling down an overheated body on a sweltering day. Check out these three easy, refreshing summer drinks from vegan chef and nutrition...

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Bean-Kale Soup: An Eco-friendly, Nutritious Soup Recipe

Bean-Kale Soup: An Eco-friendly, Nutritious Soup Recipe

By | June 27, 2012 at 11:53 am | No comments

Want to lessen your environmental impact, reduce animal suffering and improve your health? You can do it one plant-based meal at a time! The ecolutionizing powers of a veggie diet are many: fewer methane, nitrous oxide and other greenhouse gas emissions; reduced water...

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Meat without Drugs: Watch the Video, Sign the Petition

Meat without Drugs: Watch the Video, Sign the Petition

By | June 20, 2012 at 4:50 pm | One comment

Looking for meat raised without antibiotics? Here's a great tool: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_pr1T33-EM&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Sign the Meat without Drugs petition,...

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Put Your Money Where Your Life Is

Put Your Money Where Your Life Is

By | May 8, 2012 at 6:33 pm | 2 comments

This post was originally published on the United Nations Environmental Programme's WED (World Environment Day) Voices page. "World Environment Day is an annual event that is aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action,"...

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