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Organic Produce

Is Buying Organic Really Worth It?

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.02.2016 | Green

Buying organic food typically involves shelling out a premium. But is the extra pinch to the pocket actually worth it? Last week, a Department of Agri...

Costco Is Selling So Much Organic Produce, Farmers Can't Keep Up

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business

Costco has a voracious appetite for organic fruits and veggies — so much so that it can't get enough of them to sell. The warehouse retailer recentl...

CSAs Aren't Just For Fruits And Vegetables Anymore

Tasting Table | Posted 01.29.2017 | Taste
Tasting Table

A CSA, which stands for community-supported agriculture, can be a wonderful way to learn about different kinds of produce while supporting local commu...

5 Reasons to Join the Locavore Movement

Dr. Veronica Anderson | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Veronica Anderson

Local food production, especially with fruits and vegetables is growing tremendously. In addition to helping your local economy, you can feel good knowing that your locally sourced foods are providing you and your family with healthful benefits.

Whole Foods' New Rating System Is Hurting Small Farmers

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business

"Here's a multi-billion dollar corporation. They own over 400 stores in this country. They're asking the farmers to pay for this program."

Study Finds Organic Agriculture Is More Profitable For Farmers

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 06.03.2015 | Taste

Organic agriculture alone may or may not be able to feed the world, but a recent study suggests that it can provide a relatively healthy paycheck for ...

Taino Farms Adventure

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 02.28.2015 | Green
Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

The eco world is all abuzz over aquaponics as the latest go-to green technology. It is an effective method for raising seedlings and fish farming in closed-loop systems. With this knowledge, Schools for Sustainability trekked across an island to find this still-rare system in action in a country that has been using aquaponics since pre-Columbian times!

What Would You Pay for a Pound of Peaches?

Katie Morford | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Morford

$5 a pound for fruit might give me pause, especially when my kids can power through it before I even get out of the market. But making such a choice is voting with your fork for something that tastes as it should, delicious, and is hopefully grown with care for the earth and for the people who do the hard labor of getting the food from farm to table.

3 Common Nutrition Myths Dispelled

Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living

By Deborah Enos, CN, Columnist Published: 05/05/2014 03:14 AM EDT on LiveScience There's a reason why most people are confused about nutrition: I...

Is Buying Organic Produce For Your Kids Worth It?

Melody Meyer | Posted 06.23.2014 | Home
Melody Meyer

Organic food offers earthly delights as well as principles, practices and government-backed rules that produce cleaner and healthier food. Yet some folks think otherwise.

CSA Pizza Night

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.09.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Nate Luke, photographer and video director Millsap Farms brings a lot to the table--literally. Along with providing community-suppor...

You Will Never Look At Sweet Potatoes The Same Way After Seeing This Little Girl's Experiment

Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

The results of a young girl called Elise's experiment have a lot to tell us about what goes into our vegetables. The experiment, which was filmed i...

Why I Only Eat Organic Apples and Why You Should, Too

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger "Coach" Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute executive director Apples. Apples are the single most pesticide-contaminated produce item ...

Tips For Buying Organic Produce, From Alexandra Zissu (WATCH)

Posted 09.03.2013 | Home

Green Living Expert & Author Alexandra Zissu gave tips on purchasing organic fruits and veggies when she joined me this week on Mondays With Marlo. Sh...

Do You Buy Organic Foods? (POLL)

Posted 04.25.2013 | Home

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World Health Day: 9 Things We Can All Do

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 06.02.2013 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

This year, World Health Day focuses on high blood pressure, one of the many chronic diseases that are increasingly common around the world. The Worl...

Good Food Awards: Authenticity, Soul and Integrity

Valerie Broussard | Posted 04.01.2013 | Home
Valerie Broussard

The Slow Food movement refers to consumers as "co-producers" and promotes the concept that food should be good, clean and fair. The Good Food Award winners supports this idea that we all have a role in how our food is produced.

Where's the Food? My First Trip to an American Grocery Store As a Mom

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 03.31.2013 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

The first time I went to the Kroger here in North Carolina, it was literally dizzying. I had to hold onto the cart. How would I ever find anything, and HOW LONG would this shopping trip take?

A Habitat for Humanity

Caren Chesler | Posted 03.13.2013 | Parents
Caren Chesler

By the time I got to the register, I felt like a pariah. The only thing worse than having an argument with someone in public is doing it in a charitable place like Habitat for Humanity. It's like yelling at a nun or cutting off an ambulance.

Organic Vs. Non-Organic Produce, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | Home

Is it really necessary to buy organic produce? Joy Bauer, health and nutrition expert, insisted that if you cannot afford organic produce, you should ...

Joe Satran

Customers Shift From Organic To Local | Joe Satran | Posted 10.04.2012 | Home

A recent survey of grocery shoppers commissioned by Whole Foods Market gives new credence to a belief that's taken hold in the sustainable food moveme...

Growing Micro Greens for Restaurants (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 09.19.2012 | Home
Rebecca Gerendasy

Since the term "micro greens" is relatively new, below are answers to a list of frequently asked questions.

The Organic Foods That Aren't Worth The Extra Money

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Is organic food worth its hefty price tag? There has been much debate over this, with not a lot of conclusion. Some say that it isn't since the taste ...

EWG Wants You to Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables

Alex Formuzis | Posted 07.15.2012 | Home
Alex Formuzis

In June 1993, the Environmental Working Group released a report titled "Pesticides in Children's Food." In the very first line of the forward to that ...

E.U., U.S. Agree To Accept Each Others' Organic Certification

Posted 02.15.2012 | Home

Right now, the U.S. government only officially recognizes two standards for organic foods: the USDA's Organic Seal and the equivalent certificate from...