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Federal Court Finds USDA Process for Allowing Pesticide-Contaminated Compost Improper and Stops Use
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, greenliving, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 166 days ago - beyondpesticides.org
In a ruling that organic advocates say is critical to the integrity of the USDA organic label, a U.S. District Court judge found Monday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) violated public process when it decreed that pesticide-contaminated...
A Missing Puzzle Piece For Farmers: Organic Seed
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, food, greenproducts, interesting, organic, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 167 days ago - civileats.com
Certified organic farmers are supposed to plant organic seeds, but that's often easier said than done says new data from the Organic Seed Alliance.
Can a Trash-Talking Seed Get People to Care About Consolidation in Agriculture? (With Video Link)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, organic, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 181 days ago - civileats.com
A campaign aiming to prevent further consolidation of the seed industry has a new spokesperson. Meet Mr. Seed, a foul-mouthed organic cartoon character that decries the agrochemical industry's control of seed.
Small Farmers, Not Corporations Like Monsanto,Are the Key to Food Security
Green Lifestyle  (tags: farmers, farming, crporations, crops, money, monsanto, small farmers, Sustainabililty, world, green, business, ecosystems, environment, health, water, CO2emissions, organic, sustainable )

Jess
- 190 days ago - alternet.org
Humanity has been eating 8,500 different plant species. Today we are being condemned to eat GM corn and soy
Majority of Americans See Organic Label as An Excuse to Charge More
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, conservation, CoolStuff, coolstuff, ecosystems, energy, environment, green, greenliving, health, home, humans, protection, organic, recycling, Sustainabililty, sustainable, interesting, greenproducts )

Club
- 212 days ago - clubfemina.com
Going green continues to be a gray area, as consumers try to decide where it makes sense to incorporate it into their lives. While recent research shows that organic produce and meat typically arenâEUR(TM)t any better for you than
A Step By Step Guide to Making the Perfect Edible Garden
Green Lifestyle  (tags: garden, food, greenliving, organic )

Nathaniel
- 215 days ago - housely.com
More and more people are taking the time to create edible gardens for many reasons, not the least of which is that food tastes really good when you can eat it right after itâEUR(TM)s picked. But it's also environmentally friendly!
VIDEO - TomTato Plant Makes Homemade Ketchup and Fries a Cinch
Green Lifestyle  (tags: TomTato plant, tomatoes, potatoes, grafting, eco-friendly, environment, food, garden, green, health, organic )

Lone
- 224 days ago - cbc.ca
Dubbed the TomTato plant, it's the result of more than a decade of work. Apparently tomatoes are members of the potato family (who knew?), allowing this plant to be produced without genetic modification, but rather by grafting tomato and potato plants
Farmers Sue USDA for Appointing Unqualified Individuals to Organics Board
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, greenproducts, health, humans, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, USDA )

Kathy
- 226 days ago - naturalsociety.com
The Cornucopia Institute, a public interest group of thousands of organic farmers and consumers, and two of its members have filed a lawsuit against the USDA and Secretary Tom Vilsack, alleging unqualified individuals have been put in place to determine
Earth Day Summit 2016 (Free Viewing Online)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, climate change, conservation, Earth Day, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, organic, Sustainabililty )

Julie
- 232 days ago - earthdaysummit.com
Green experts, innovators, activists, scientists, visionaries and spiritual leaders coming together to unite their wisdom for YOU. Discover Inspired Actions for a Healthy, Sustainable & Thriving Planet.
Still Time to Be Heard on Organic Integrity: Comments Due Tomorrow, April 14!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, greenproducts, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 236 days ago - beyondpesticides.org
Your voice is integral to maintaining organic integrity and the value of the USDA organic label. Remember, the Secretary of Agriculture may not allow materials in organic production that are not first recommended by the NOSB.
Canada, STOP GM Alfalfa!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alfalfa, bees, Canada, carcinogens, GMOs, glyphosate, health, Ontario, organic, pesticides )

Julie
- 239 days ago - cban.ca
For the first time, Round Up Ready (glyphosate tolerant) GM alfalfa has been sold in Ontario for planting this spring. Alfalfa is a perennial plant which is very important in organic agriculture. Pollinated by bees, contamination is evitable.
Organic Food, Not Just for Hippies Anymore: How the U.S. Is Dealing With Growing Demand
Green Lifestyle  (tags: business, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, garden, globalwarming, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, humans, interesting, organic, society, Sustainabililty, sustainable, world )

RJ
- 239 days ago - ecowatch.com
An old adage says that solving a big problem requires attacking it from all sides. That is what organic industry players--large and small--are doing to overcome organic crop supply shortages in the U.S.
Eat Sprouts
Green Lifestyle  (tags: local food, eco-friendly, greenproducts, goodnews, conservation, energy, food, organic )

Fiona
- 240 days ago - ecowatch.com
Sprouts truly are the best locally-grown food, yet not enough people eat or grow them. Considering there many health and environmental benefits, itâEUR(TM)s time to consider adding sprouts to your diet. Please note, comment, forward

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