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Organic Eggs Become Just One More Mislabeled Food

If the package at the store reads lettuce and itís green and leafy, do you really have any reason to question the validity? Well, maybe not with lettuce, but it seems that more things are being marke…

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From Fighters to Farmers

In honor of Veteranís Day (Sunday, November 11), I thought Iíd update a story I wrote about a couple of years ago about a wonderful program that works to train veterans returning from Iraq and Afghani…

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Agroecology Vs. Industrial Farming (Infographic)

We all know that sustainable farming tends to be better for the environment than industrial agriculture, but just how pronounced is the difference between the two farming methods? Can they make a radi…

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Sustainable Food: 10 Reasons to Care

Food is tied to almost everything. It can be the perfect point of convergence for thinking about sustainabilityóbecause it literally sustains life. Without nourishment, we donít exist. Here are 10 rea…

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Is It Ethical to Be a Vegetarian?

Just this morning, before sending my child off to school, I read him a chapter of a childrenís book called E is for Environment Ė a sort of ethical and environmental primer for young minds (otherwise …

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Dirty Work: Trying to Sell Indians on Organic Food

In the late 1960's, the Green Revolution changed the way farmers grew their crops in India. Today, there is a small but growing group of people who care about organic food, educating the public about…

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Sustainable Food Resolutions

As I have written about before, the simplest way to support a healthy food system is to eat food grown by sustainable farmers or growers. This means buying from them and supporting them to keep them i…

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Donít Panic, Maybe Organic CAN Feed the World

Over and over again, I have had this (civilized) argument with certain individuals about whether or not organic food was more delicious (too subjective of a judgment), more nutritious (yes, in a few i…

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This Thanksgiving Thank A Farmer

As I do every year at this time, I am writing about something that may seem obvious, but that we often take for granted: the connection between Thanksgiving and farming. Whether you are a vegan or a m…

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DIY Natural Hair Color, the Many Uses of Coconut Oil & More

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! PHOTO CAPTION: GD Lisa's natural hair progression - blonde, less blonde & totally natural Was fu…

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