Aquaponic Gardening – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

It is an amazingly fun and easy way to grow organic fruit and vegetables by simply fertilizing them with waste water from fish while at the same time also, if you so wish, you can grow fish for the table. Aquaponic systems are completely organic, hugely productive and there’s no weeding, watering, bending or digging – and they are extremely resource-efficient.

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How Does Eating Organic Affect Your Toxin Load? Profoundly, Swedish Test Finds

Eco Chic

The Swedish Environmental Research Institute and Swedish grocery store chain Coop recently asked a family of five to switch to a completely organic diet for two weeks, taking urine samples to record the quantities of pesticides present in their bodies before and after. For two weeks, the family kept their diet relatively steady but swapped all organic products for their conventional picks. The post How Does Eating Organic Affect Your Toxin Load?

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Portland summary, part 1

Eco-Vegan Girl

This restaurant is completely organic, partially gluten-free, and eco-friendly. I have only been in Portland for a day, but I have already done so much and I'm having a blast! I'm making videos of it all, but it may take me some time to get them up, so here's a summary in the meantime. My first stop was Food Fight , an entirely vegan grocery store. It was such a relief not to look at any labels.

Finding Peace In The Little Aya Sophia Mosque, Istanbul

Green Prophet

These conversations just arose naturally, completely organically. In her spare time she loves being in the mountains and forests, trying to live an organic life and brewing delicious teas. I recently spent a weekend in Istanbul , one of my most beloved cities. My hotel was based in Fatih, the run down section of the old town, and it overlooked the Little Aya Sofya mosque – also spelled Sophia, or Sofia.

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Gluten & (mostly) Soy free: Eating Healthy in Portland, OR

Eco-Vegan Girl

This restaurant is completely organic, partially gluten-free, and eco-friendly. vegan portland kombucha soy-free restaurants organic gluten-freeI've wanted to go to Portland, OR for years because many say it's one of the best cities to be a vegan. I looked forward to trying fun things like vegan corn dogs at Hungry Tiger Too, but when I did I had quite the stomach ache from all the grease and processed soy. Or perhaps it was the trip to VooDoo Donuts that did me in.

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Eco Chick’s Totally Unofficial and Entirely Subjective Earth Day Fashion and Beauty Awards

Eco Chic

Really I wasn’t organized enough to get a post up last week and didn’t know how to tabulate votes and stuff). Well, turns out, our bodies need (good) fat and our skin definitely need oil- in fact, as Eco Chick beauty writer Stephanie Rogers pointed out , one of the best ways to a less-oily complexion is to use some good oils on your skin, since the skin overproduces oil when it’s lacking it- so organic facial oils actually cut down on shine.

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Top 10 Euro cities to cycle

The Green Changemakers

For food, head to Umoja , which, in addition to being completely organic and Fairtrade, is supported by Dutch rock band, Blof, which means a little star-spotting isn’t out of the question. The best for an eco-friendly lunch is The Duke of Cambridge in Islington: everything on the menu is local, seasonal and organic. For eating out, try La Mano Verde on Scharnhorststrasse, which serves an organic, 25 per cent raw, vegan menu.

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