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USDA: Selling Out Organic to Protect Five Factory Farms

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 06.02.2014 | Green
Bruce Friedrich

The USDA's decision doesn't just violate our moral intuitions and the expectations of organic consumers; it also violates the Department's legal mandate in at least two distinct ways.

Urban Chicken Farm Fantasy, Menopause, and my Carbon Footprint

Belinda Waymouth | Posted 07.23.2013 | Green
Belinda Waymouth

The idea is to eat food with fewer unidentifiable ingredients, and ease up on pollution while doing so -- because skipping off to Whole Foods and buying organic is no longer the answer.

City Living Is for the Birds

Barbara E. Royal, D.V.M. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Barbara E. Royal, D.V.M.

The advantages to having chickens foraging in my yard outweigh the trouble of their care. If you are considering chickens, provided your city or suburb's code allows them, here are a few thoughts about their care.

The Incredible Edible Egg

Cary Kelly | Posted 12.02.2012 | Taste
Cary Kelly

Hooray, eggs are back in vogue! Have you noticed the appearance of poached eggs, deviled eggs, and hard-cooked eggs on restaurant menus? I'm not talking about diners, I mean our trendy, celeb-chef digs. I couldn't be happier for the return of this little nutrition packed ovoid.

Smart Shopping for Organic Food

Women & Co | Posted 08.13.2012 | Green
Women & Co

Although organic food has been touted as more nutritious and better for the environment, it is often (and justifiably) perceived as more expensive than its non-organic counterparts. But there are ways to save and stretch your organic dollar.

Meatless Monday: Pasta Pomodoro From A Pro -- Scarpetta's Scott Conant

Ellen Kanner | Posted 10.15.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Whether you're a chef like Scott Conant with five restaurants, one wine bar, two cookbooks, countless food show appearances and "a ridiculous amount of ambition," or a novice in the kitchen just looking to make a decent home-cooked meal, Conant's advice is the same -- "Ninety percent is about the product."

Are Your “Organic” Eggs All They're Cracked Up To Be?

LuxEco Living | Posted 08.03.2011 | Green

A new report from The Cornucopia Institute, Scrambled Eggs: Separating Factory Farm Egg Production from Authentic Organic Agriculture, warns consumers...

Organic Valley Accused Of Violating Organic Egg Standards

Slashfood | Posted 06.20.2011 | Food

Organic Valley, the nation's largest name-brand marketer of organic eggs, is being accused of misleading consumers about the living conditions of its ...

Organic Egg on Our Faces

Suzan Colón | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Suzan Colón

If you pay more for organic, cage-free eggs, guess what: The yolk's on you.

Right Wing Paper Praises Factory Farm Book

David Kirby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Kirby

If a conservative newspaper can write warmly in favor of factory farm reform - something that Barack Obama promised on the 2008 trail - maybe it can emerge as a truly bipartisan issue.