Free land for struggling farmers. This might seem like a crazy dream, but it's a wonderful reality for some Fijians. The Naqaqa Giving Foundation (NGF) has donated over 170 acres of fertile land to local people on Fiji's second-largest island, Vanua Levu.
Few, if any, vegetables have become as culturally invasive as kale. Sure, it's super healthy for you, but let's face it, what once was a cutting-edge green -- seen on health-nut Instagram accounts and fancy menus alike -- is now a wilted trend. So what's up next?
Very possibly yes, but to understand, we have to ask more questions. How does the body process the alcohol in wine? In her book Natural Wine, Isab...
One role of the court system is to temper public passions. Another is to hold those who govern in check. We are in for a long legal battle on labeling.
We're talking about simple backyard composting here, nothing too elaborate or time-consuming, that will allow you to reduce household waste and provide you with free organic fertilizer. Whether you create your own constructs or use readily available containers, all it takes is a little time and effort and planning.
Do you struggle to find gifts for kids who get a ton of toys each Christmas? To me, the idea of adding more piles of plastic to landfills and more pieces for parents to, ouch, step on, pick up, and put away seems crazy.
Over the weekend, Salon published a provocative piece, "Stop telling me I'm poisoning my kids": Food crusaders, sancti-mommies and the rise of entitl...
"Being vegan changed my entire world view," says Allison Rivers Samson. But it didn't stop her from loving dessert. "My sweet tooth in the driver's se...
By Nancy Chuda Editor-In-Chief LuxEcoLiving co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World Santa Ynez California ...
If we are serious about changing the climate, we need to get serious about changing agriculture.
If you're a health-minded carnivore, you've probably found yourself standing in a grocery aisle, holding two options in your hands and puzzling over the labels. What, exactly, does free-range mean again? And is organic better?
While home cooks care a lot about ease and convenience in the kitchen, today they also want more from their food. Whole vegetable cooking allows for just that. No need to waste time peeling beets and no money wasted throwing their greens away. Nowadays, it's wash, cook, eat... and enjoy.
From Shari Jones' project to bring vegan nutrition education to South Central LA, to Terrance Ransom's Oakland, CA-based project to help kids heal from grief and loss through video games, this week we are proud to support another crop of seeds of change in our world.
"Perhaps there could be a way to compost for credits toward fresh produce. Really, New Yorkers need to buy what they can consume and stop producing so much waste in the first place."
If you don't want to eat food that's riddled with chemicals, but also value your paycheck, here is a list of foods you never need to buy organic.
You don't know what you don't know until you uncover it. That's just what the California's State Organic Program aims to do for organic and GMO contamination. Stay tuned.