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2508, 2015

What does it all mean?

August 25th, 2015|0 Comments

by Danielle Kallbrier

Buzzwords are huge in the organic & natural food industry. So much so that it can get rather confusing and time-consuming to determine what each term means. We are here to help you […]

1908, 2015

A Doctor’s Top Four Reasons To Eat Organic

August 19th, 2015|0 Comments

by Dr. Amy Myers

Our great-great-grandparents subsisted on a completely organic diet. Modern or conventional farming methods that involve the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides simply did not exist back […]

708, 2015

The Soil Story

August 7th, 2015|0 Comments

In support of Governor Brown’s statewide push for healthy soils, Los Angeles-based non-profit Kiss The Ground today launched a campaign urging people to support a petition asking California legislature to allocate $160 million from California’s […]

308, 2015

What IS “Organic?”

August 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

With all of the talk about “organic” and “GMO,” it might be key to brush up on what, exactly, “organic” means! We are happy to help with this handy infograph.

 

2407, 2015

Is It Organic?

July 24th, 2015|0 Comments

Do you know how to distinguish between conventional, GMO and organic produce? It is as easy as a glance at the sticker! We show you the difference between the three and help you choose organic […]

1707, 2015

For More Sustainable Food, Women Farmers are a Big Part of the Answer

July 17th, 2015|0 Comments

by Anna Brones

Say the word “farmer” and who do you think of?

A man in Carhartts?

Well, it’s time to start rethinking the farmer image, because when it comes to sustainable agriculture, women are a big part of our […]

2905, 2015

From Bitcoin to Beets

May 29th, 2015|0 Comments

by Woody Tasch

We invented joint stock companies in 1600, came to what appeared to be an inexhaustible continent, took everything, cut it up into pieces and started selling it to strangers, only to find ourselves […]

2701, 2015

Butterflies in Our Stomachs Over GMOs

January 27th, 2015|0 Comments

by Damon Cory-Watson

New research links the decline of Monarch butterflies to GM crops, which makes it no wonder that the latest Consumer Report poll found that 92% surveyed believe there should be stronger federal regulations on GMO crops.

The connection between […]

2701, 2015

Climate Change Resilience Begins With Women

January 27th, 2015|0 Comments

by Rucha Chitnis

One woman is making a difference in India by sharing traditional ecological knowledge of organic farming systems and local seed-saving to bring life back to flood-devastated communities.

Manju Devi is a farmer, a single […]