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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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Organic Food Debate: Pleasure Over Sustainability?

By Paula Alvarado, TreeHugger The quite misinterpreted study published in Annals of Internal Medicine signed by Stanford professionals kept bouncing in my head the past week. Not so much out of ann…

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Why Green Divas & Dudes Prefer Organic Food

This green diva has to weigh in on all the buzz and banter about the latest†study from Stanford about the lack of nutritional benefit from eating organic food. There is a lot of evidence that I wasn't…

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What is Food Culture? Two Women’s Nourishing Definition

When you think about nourishment, what comes to mind? For Jocelyn Jackson and Keri Keifer, co-founders of Grace Hearth, an organic catering business in Oakland, California, nourishment is everything f…

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Is Organic Food Healthier?

By now, I'm sure you've seen the headlines about the recent Stanford University study on organic food. Even the New York Times and NPR declared "Expensive Organic Food No Healthier, Study Finds!" But …

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Is Your Body Roundup-Ready?

The Romans had lead. Victorian hat-makers had mercury. Our parents had cigarettes. We have Roundup. Thanks to the much-hated, genetically-modified corporation Monsanto and other herbicide manufacturer…

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Local, Organic Produce at Your Doorstep

At the Fourth of July celebration in Berkeley, California this week, as I was strolling past a row of vendors, I was drawn to the booth of an organization called Farm Fresh to You. As with most Commun…

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