So, my singer/actress/teacher sister Susannah, (seen above amidst terrifying gang of stuffed animals), and I took a trip to New York City recently on our usual starving-artist-style, shoestring budgets! We are so grateful for wonderful friends who offered us beautiful, cozy accommodations and a delicious breakfast! We stopped by ABC Home which must be the biggest indoor … Continue reading
Twin brothers and founders of Earth’s Best, Ron and Arnie Koss discuss their book, The Earth’s Best Story: A Bittersweet Tale of Twin Brothers Who Sparked an Organic Revolution.
From sciencedaily.com (Sep. 1, 2010) — Side-by-side comparisons of organic and conventional strawberry farms and their fruit found the organic farms produced more flavorful and nutritious berries while leaving the soil healthier and more genetically diverse…The study is among the most comprehensive of its kind, analyzing 31 chemical and biological soil properties, soil DNA, and the … Continue reading
A friend sent me this video this morning. (Thank you Claudia : )) In the following video the newscaster asks, “Organic is more expensive. But it’s worth it. Right?” I suppose that really depends. If you value your health, the health of those around the world who work to give you the food on … Continue reading
A Dirty Dozen Celery Peaches Strawberries Apples Blueberries Nectarines Bell Peppers Spinach Kale Cherrie Potatoes Grapes (imported) The Clean Fifteen: Onions Avocado Sweet Corn Pineapple Mango Sweet Peas Asparagus Kiwi Cabbage Eggplant Cantaloupe Watermelon Grapefruit Sweet Potato Honeydew Melon For more information, visit EWG’s Food News website, and download a printable Shopper’s Guide of your … Continue reading
In case you don’t know who Bode Miller is… My favorite Bode vid. He loses a ski and keeps on going. Mad, mad skills.
Organic Heroes keynote panel 7/26/09 at Kickapoo Country Fair, La Farge, Wisc. Biologist and Living Downstream author Sandra Steingraber discusses food safety, and what last years spinach scare revealed about the fragility of our current agricultural system. (2 part)