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Spread the Word: World Habitat Day

Everyone deserves a decent place to live. Thatís the premise of October 5th's World Habitat Day, sponsored by Habitat for Humanity, UN Habitat and the UN Women's popular†He for She campaign. Occurring…


Is It Better to Buy Local or Organic?

Many of us often wonder: is better to support local farmers at the farmerís market who are not certified organic, or is it better to buy certified organic products from the grocery store? If your loca…


3 Tips to Consider When Looking for Sustainable Seafood

Itís a common line of questions: Should I be eating seafood? Is it healthy? Is it sustainable? Unsurprisingly, people have many different opinions on the matter. But in our modern era of declining oce…


8 Fast Food Chains That Serve Local, Organic, Vegan Food

Fast food is going green! †More and more in-and-out restaurant chains are replacing industrial-grade lettuce and factory-farmed meat with fresh fruits, vegetables, chicken and beef that are raised loc…


How Much Does It Really Cost to Eat Healthy?

How much more does it really cost to eat healthy? $10 extra a day? $5 extra? Guess what -- it costs the same as a medium cup of coffee. Reuters released a study which concluded that eating healthy …


Your Healthy Valentine: Coconut Milk Flan

Indulgences do not have to be unhealthy to be delectable. If youíre looking for an easy, body-friendly (free of gluten, dairy, and refined sugar) dessert for your holiday celebrations, look no further…


3 Hidden Dangers Lurking in Your Tea

Tea is a miraculous thing. Bursting with antioxidants and health benefits galore,†civilizations have been imbibing it for centuries. Drink it iced in the throes of summer or steaming hot to stave off …


Craft Beer: Peace, Love & Hoppiness

I am proud to call myself a craft beer convert --a hophead if you will. After growing up in a fairly dry household, with the exception of my dad's occasional Bud-Light on hockey nights, I never expect…


Twinkies & Our Relationship with Food

The recent bankruptcy of Hostess and the passionate responses it evoked raise some interesting questions about our culture's relationship with food. After the announcement, grocery stores reported a s…


The People’s Kitchen

Over the last few months, I have been attending a series of pop-up restaurants known as The People's Kitchen. Not only do they serve up amazing, organic food, but a healthy heaping of community, as we…


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Animals should not have to pay with their live's the irresponsibility of some humans!

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