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Organic Produce

CSA Pizza Night

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.10.2014 | Food
Maria Rodale

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

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 ite...

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

Posted 09.03.2013 | MarloThomas

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 | MarloThomas

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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 | Food
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 | MarloThomas

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

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 10.04.2012 | Food

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 | Food
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 | Food
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 | Food

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

In Praise of Kale

Lisa Turner | Posted 02.12.2012 | Food
Lisa Turner

If you're lucky enough to live in sunnier climes, you'll find plenty of local greens, including kale, at your market. And those of us in less-temperate zones can still enjoy this sort-of seasonal green all winter long.

Our Economic Problem: Where Will Growth Come From?

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Maria Rodale

There is one thing that's still been growing, even during the darkest days of the recession: the organics industry. Sure, we are still small. But the organics industry, at $30 billion a year, is now bigger than the publishing industry.

Thank You for Spraying

Ken Cook | Posted 06.08.2011 | Food
Ken Cook

Eyes widened in a room of executives from companies with annual organic sales in the hundreds of millions of dollars, as Schmidt described how cakes baked with organic sugar and flour don't taste as good as regular cakes.

Could Organic Produce Be The New Ritalin?

Dr. Walter Crinnion | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Walter Crinnion

Dr. Mary Bouchard just published an article showing that children with organophosphate pesticide residues in their urine were twice as likely to have ADHD.

Trading Backyard Bounty: Foraging For Fruit Gains Popularity

nytimes.com | Kim Severson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It was just another day of urban fruit foraging for Ms. Wadud, one of a growing number of people who looked around their cities, saw trees full of fru...