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Organic Foods Are Higher in Cancer-Fighting Antioxidants, New Study Shows

Foods grown without toxic chemicals aren't just good for the environment. A new study by Newcastle University in the UK shows that organic foods actually contain more cancer-fighting antioxidants and …

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Is it Better to Buy Organic or Local? Now We Know.

Buying local may be the best thing you can do for your community ó and the planet. Iíve been singing the praises of buying locally and the locavore movement for quite sometime. But now, more than …

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Apple Extract Shows Promise Against Cancer

The adage, ďan apple a day keeps the doctor away,Ē might not be far from the truth particularly if youíre battling cancer, according to new research in the International Journal of Biological Macromol…

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7 Habits that Are Good for You & the Planet

Our thoughts, actions, practices, and habits affect our health, but they also have an impact on the health of others and the health of our planet. Realizing this undeniable fact gives us the opportuni…

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4 Steps to Starting a Vegetable Garden

Avis Licht is a landscape gardener, educator, and author of the wonderful book, The Spring Garden Made Easy. Her passion is to create beautiful gardens that incorporate edibles that can be harvested y…

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Want Organic, Hypoallergenic, Fair Trade Goods? They’re Easier to Find Than You’d Think

Online purveyor of natural, eco-friendly goods Abe's† Market recently introduced a comprehensive filtering system to help consumers understand more about what they are buying. Called "Abe's Qualiti…

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The Benefits of Organic vs Conventional Food

The debate between organic and conventionally produced food continues, and a new infographic (below) produced by well.org gives more statistics to consider. The creators focused on the unhealthiest c…

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Female and Minority Farmers Demand Equality

Earlier this year, the†USDA updated the process by which female and Hispanic farmers may file discrimination claims. This was largely a response to a number of claims over the last decade filed by far…

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New California Law Supports Home Kitchen Small Businesses

Last week, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed into law AB 1616, a law that will allow Californians to sell some low-risk foods prepared in home kitchens. This good news is very important and wi…

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Monsanto Charged with Chemical Poisoning

Itís not every day that we learn about a victory for Mother Earth.† But thanks to a 47-year old farmer and a French court there has been a victory against U.S. biotechnology giant Monsanto.† And, I'd …

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