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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 ite...

How One Farm Is Helping The Homeless While Supplying A High-End Eatery

Reuters | Posted 11.09.2012 | Small Business

* Miami sees itself as a model for reducing homelessness * Community farm project grows produce for upscale eatery By Za...

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 ...

WATCH: Healthy Tips For Shopping The Farmers Market

Posted 08.28.2011 | Healthy Living

When it comes to fresh food, the farmers market is a great spot to find healthy options -- but sometimes all of those options can get confusing. T...

The 12 Fruits And Vegetables With The Most Pesticides

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 08.13.2011 | Healthy Living

Could an apple a day really keep the doctor away? Maybe -- but it may also be coated in pesticides. Today, the Environmental Working Group, an advo...

Their Spray Rigs in a Twist

Ken Cook | Posted 07.13.2011 | Green
Ken Cook

It apparently doesn't occur to the pesticide-produce lobby that the reason sales for organic products have surged is because they taste better and don't deliver toxic pesticides into one's daily diet.

Is There Lead in Your Juice?

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

A recent test by the Environmental Law Foundation found higher than acceptable levels of lead in both organic and "conventional" juices and baby foods. What are the effects of too much lead?

Green Edge 4: Organic Fruit Worth the Premium

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Tepper Marlin

Consumer Reports singles out fruit that is worth a marketplace premium: apples, cherries, imported grapes, nectarines, peaches, pears, raspberries and strawberries -- or all fruit for baby food.