14 Facts About Organic You Need to Know

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Many people don’t know the true meaning of the word “organic.” Some take it to mean natural, pesticide-free and local. Others take it to mean certified to the utmost degree. Here’s what it means to the United States Department of Agriculture, and for our purposes, the REAL definition of organic: Organic is a labeling term […]

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How To Eat Organic On A Budget – Food Babe

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Every year, I try to make small changes in my eating and shopping habits.  Buying organic isn’t always the cheapest route, especially when you have a strict budget you are trying to adhere to.   Vani of Food Babe wrote this awesome post on How to Each Organic on a Budget. Not only does she […]

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Private Companies Labeling GMOs When Washington Won’t

Independent labeling organizations team up with retailers to certify non-GMO foods.

Ask and you shall receive! While Washington drags its feet on the issue of GMO labeling (and no wonder given the bipartisan incest between Monsanto and the government), Americans are nearly unanimous in support of labeling genetically engineered food.  Hardly any difference exists across political or informational lines;  But far from passing any labeling measures, on […]

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A More Humane Holiday Table

With holiday meals on everyone’s mind right now, I wanted to share some information with you about your main course.  It may be difficult for some of you, I know that many readers of this blog are vegetarians or vegans and I applaud you for your choice. If on the other hand, you are like […]

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{Food & Gardening} Budget Friendly Bulk Buying

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At my house, when we’re out of rice, or I’m short a cup of sugar for the birthday cake I’m baking, I just head to the basement and scoop some more out of the large food storage containers we store in our downstairs pantry.  We buy as much food in bulk as we can and […]

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