Review of ProFlowers Organic Fruit and Nut Tray

Hug a Tree with Me

I had the chance to review ProFlowers Organic Dried Fruit and Nut Tray which included organic dried peaches and pears and roasted/salted almonds and pistachios in a beautiful reusable wooden tray.

Your organic fruits and veggies might have been irrigated with fracking wastewater

Green (Living) Review

Department of Agriculture’s organics standards, written 15 years ago, strictly ban petroleum-derived fertilizers commonly used in conventional agriculture. A spokesperson for the USDA’s National Organics Program confirmed that it has little to say on the matter. fracking organic food

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David Arquette Gives Organic Fruits, Veggies to Bronx Babies


David Arquette surprised Bronx mothers by distributing free containers of Plum Organics baby food. Read More The post David Arquette Gives Organic Fruits, Veggies to Bronx Babies appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Eats News People Top News david arquette

How Your Food Purchase Choices Impact the Environment

Green Home Blog

Add more fresh fruits, vegetables and grains to your diet. Tagged: going green , organic fruits and vegetables , organic produce , shopping bag. How Your Food Purchase Choices Impact the Environment. Americans are a privileged lot.

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How to Decide Which Fruits and Vegetables to Buy Organic

Green Home Blog

How to Decide Which Fruits and Vegetables to Buy Organic. There are lots of benefits to organic fruits and vegetables. But organic foods can be expensive or hard to find, so while you may want to always purchase organic fruits and vegetables, this isn’t always a practical option. So how do you decide which fruits and vegetables to buy organic? And the fifteen cleanest fruits and vegetables: 1.

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Review and Giveaway of Sambazon Natural Superfood Drinks, ends 6/10

Hug a Tree with Me

Inspired by the natural goodness of the Amazon, Sambazon offers us a line of delicious, organic, non GMO, vegan, gluten-free superfood juices , energy drinks and frozen goodies. Sambazon is both organic and fair trade certified. You are what you eat! There are no truer words than those.

Green Mom’s Giveaway Hop – Family Prepardness Box Giveaway ends 9/16

Hug a Tree with Me

2 Ginny Bakes organic fruit and nut bars - Will fills you with protein and energy. Welcome to the Family Preparedness Giveaway Hop, hosted by Happy Mothering , Easy Green Mom and Brittleby’s Corner through the Green Moms Network !

Organic Food and Sustainable Living In Hawaii

Conservation Hawaii

Hawaii is blessed with an abundance or rich, volcanic soils, a great climate and plenty of rainfall making it a great place for growing organic cops. From organic Kona coffee to organic fruits and vegetables, there is no shortage of choices when it comes to finding organic products in Hawaii. Some of Hawaii’s finest and sweetest [.].

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Super Creative Organic Urban Gardens Around the World: Who Needs Biotech?

Green (Living) Review

It grows heaping amounts of organic produce using permaculture. They even raise chickens and ducks, grow food utilizing aquaculture, raise honey bees, and have their own organic fruit orchard.

Coca-Cola's Orange Drinks Found to Contain 300 Times More Pesticides than Legal Limit in Water

Green Earth Journey

The chemicals that were detected in the Coca-Cola orange drinks included carbendazim, thiabendazole, imazalil, prochloraz, malathion and iprodione -- all common pesticides used on fruit crops. Never mind the fact that the fruit is contaminated with pesticide chemicals.

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Eating Organic may be Harmful—The Truth Behind Organic Produce. ~ Doug Smith

Elephant Journal

I switched to only eating organic fruits and vegetables years ago and feel so much better doing so.” Organically produced fruits and vegetables are grown in an environment absent of synthetic chemicals, pesticides, unnecessary machinery, chemical growth promoters, poisoned earth/dirt and the like. What!? How can this be? “I How can it be harmful?

Sheryl Crow’s New Cookbook Is Vegan-Friendly


He’s been in her life since her 2006 breast cancer diagnosis and has helped the crooner to add a largely plant-based diet to her routine (think organic nuts, organic fruits, vegetables, and hummus backstage instead of traditional junk foods).

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Green Options in Gift Wrapping


There are many of us who actually like giving environmentally-friendly presents as well including organic fruits baskets, jewelry made from recyclable materials and antique items.

Egyptian Organic Farm Declared Sustainability World Leader

Green Prophet

SEKEM, an Egyptian organic farming community has been chosen as one of 16 ‘Sustainability Champions’ in the developing world which are tackling environmental and social problems. For more on organic farming in the Middle East see: Nature Reserve In Jordan Growing Organic.

Scientists Reviewed 343 Studies to see if Organic Food is Better for you. Here’s what they Found Out

Green (Living) Review

This settles the debate over organic foods once and for all! Are organic foods really healthier than non-organic foods? That’s the equivalent of about two extra portions of fruit and vegetables a day, with no increase in caloric intake.” green living organic food

Organic food sales hit by supermarket destocking

Green (Living) Review

Organic product sales fell by 3.7% billion pounds, the third year in a row they have declined, according to the latest organic market analysis by the Soil Association, driven by major supermarkets slashing the shelf space for organic food and drink. of organic food sales.

British Columbia: a ‘hunter-gatherer’ green chef honors the Okanagan

Green Traveler Guides

More than 20 wineries—several of them organic or biodynamic—edge Kelowna, with well over 100 in the Okanagan Valley region. Fruit cultivation here dates to the late 1800s, when apple orchards dotted natural terraces above the lake formed during the post-glacier period.

Sourcing Green, U.S. Companies at the Top of Their Green Game

Green Home Blog

Of course, they’re somewhat more expensive than Cub and Rainbow, for example, but isn’t your family worth the extra cost of organic fruit and free range meat?

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Pros and Cons of Organic Farming


Even though organic farming has been around since the Neolithic period, when our ancestors turned from hunters and gatherers to farmers, there is no doubt that it is experiencing a bit of a comeback in recent years. Quick Navigation for Pros and Cons of Organic Agriculture.

Jasmines Bath and Beauty Products

Green Earth Journey

Satin Touch Natural Oils Salt Glow Scrub Babassu Butter Organic Conditioner Goats Milk Soap Lip Butter Lip Balm Lip Gloss Soothing Bare Foot Butter Unrefined Shea Butter What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Also, our skin is our largest organ.

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Lost the Plot Part One – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

From an overgrown suburban allotment plot to the productive beds that this allotment is today - “Taking on a Plot” - the first book in the three-book series “Lost the Plot”, takes us on a journey of one family''s quest for fresh, guilt-free and organic fruit and vegetables.

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Green Maui: where to stay Upcountry

Green Traveler Guides

the West Maui Mountains , and the North Shore , is in the hands of eco-spirit Marty Herling , a former San Francisco organic restaurant owner. Pick organic fruits of the season, relax on the tree swings, hammocks, the Jacuzzi, or 50-foot saltwater pool.

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Organic Food, Is It Better (or Just More Expensive)?

Green Home Blog

In fact, their assessment concludes that there is no discernable health value to organic fruits and vegetables. Nutritional comparisons ran the gamut of the food chain, from grains, fruits and vegetables, to meat, eggs and milk. Organic and whole food advocates were irate.

Product of the Week – The FruitGuys

The Go Green Blog

I love fresh organic fruit! They provide fresh seasonal organic fruit from local farms to thousands of American businesses. Tags: Eco-Products Healthy Eating Food That Works fruit Organic The FruitGuys Who doesn’t?

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What Does It Mean to Go Green?

Green Home Blog

When you shop at farmers’ markets and grocery stores that carry local, organic fruits, vegetables, and meat you’re helping the environment and ensuring you get nutritious, healthy meals. What Does it Mean to “Go Green”? Going green – it’s a phrase that’s becoming more and more common as people start to realize the enormity of the environmental challenges we all face.

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Halloween Is Fast Approaching!

Green Earth Journey

When you are thinking about giving out treats, think about ways to give locally and organically. When searching for candy in the store look for organic treats. It's time to start thinking about how you will green your Halloween!

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Best Buys and Healthy Alternatives to Conventional Halloween Candy

The Green Samaritan

Annie’s Organic Fruit Snacks - Considering the prices elsewhere a really good buy at Costco – 24 pouches for $9.99.

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Sow Much Good farmer a CNN hero for spreading her seeds at the urban farm

Green Prophet

In the USA, the viability of urban farming to provide healthy organic vegetables to communities where such produce is not easy accessible received a big boost recently when a 40 something former financial services person, Robin Emmons, was nominated by CNN.

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Newcastle University Study Proves Organic Food Is Better for You

Green (Living) Review

The study, led by Newcastle University, will re-ignite debate about the benefits of organic food The Journal by Tony Henderson The largest study of its kind – led by North East experts – has found significant benefits to organic food. green living organic food

RECIPE: Homemade Pomegranate Molasses

Green Prophet

There’s no comparison between the fresh flavor of your own pomegranate molasses and that of the commercial stuff, especially if your juice comes from local and organic fruit. The Middle-Eastern pantry staple can be made at home easily.

NW Michigan: greening up Grand Traverse Resort

Green Traveler Guides

In 2008 the resort was certified as a “leader&# by Green Lodging Michigan , a state organization that encourages environmental stewardship in the hospitality industry. | Traverse City Eco |.

Tip of the Week – Make Your Own Baby Food

The Go Green Blog

It may sound difficult, but making homemade organic baby food at home is super simple and has huge benefits for your baby, the environment and your wallet. All you need to do is buy fresh organic fruits & veggies at the local farmer’s market, cook them and blend/puree.

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Meet the High Atlas botanical superhero

Green Prophet

This year, HAF has planted 320,000 organic fruit trees at 94 rural schools and community nurseries across Morocco. Two cellphones. Three numbers. Thirty to forty phone calls a day.

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Sonoma’s MacArthur Place: green luxury

Green Traveler Guides

We wander along boxwood hedges more than a century old, past mini-sculpture gardens where Bill plans to plant organic vegetable beds. He points out the trees prized by the kitchen for their organic fruit—apricot, plum, figs, persimmon, apple. | Green Wine Country |.

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Pomegranates should be your new year resolution

Green Prophet

Pomegranates and their ruby-like seeds are one of the fruits that define the Middle East, or at least the Levante side of the Middle East. The pomegranate fruit, which is traced to Iran some 5,000 years ago, may be the fruit of temptation from the Garden of Eden mentioned in the Bible.

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Sonoma’s Vineyards Inn: a perfect night in green wine country

Green Traveler Guides

At Vineyards Inn , the locally acclaimed organic tapas restaurant in Kenwood , dinner timing has just been confirmed, a key to our accommodations and instructions on how to operate the ranch gate obtained. She also has a huge selection by the glass of organic and biodynamic wines on tap.

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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.

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Why You Should Invest in Organic Bedding

Eco Chic

That can mean eating more organic fruits and veggies. But there are other ways to think about being organically healthy. One less obvious way to treat your body and the earth better is to start using bedding made from organic materials. Organic Cotton Bedding.

Eating organic in Kathmandu

Green Traveler Guides

Reason #2: the chemicals used in non-organic farming wreak havoc on the land, water and on the farmers themselves. Reason #3: buying organic is a great way to help preserve the beautiful environment of the countries we visit.

Eco-friendly Gifts for Christmas

Eco Friendly Daily

Not only does this help you save gas, but it also makes you more organized so you don’t forget to buy a gift for someone. Organic fruits, candies, chocolate, etc. can be incorporated into the baskets along with organic wine and cheese.

5 Steps for Eating a Paleo Diet

Green Prophet

Eat fresh fish, eggs, meat, and poultry, especially offal : Organ meat packs more nutrients per gram than just about anything else does. Eat plenty of vegetables, plus some fruit and nuts : Paleolithic man didn’t cultivate foods, but made use of what was available.

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Kauai, Hawaii: 5 great green non-resorts

Green Traveler Guides

North Country Farms: organic getaway. Hey, it’s an organic family farm! Pick your salad from impeccably tended gardens, your fruit from the bountiful orchard at North Country Farms , which also offers two delightful guest cottages. | Garden Isle Green |.

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Picking Olives for Pickling

Green Prophet

Open markets of the Middle East display stands heaped with the green and purple fruit, perfect for taking home to pickle in your own kitchen (as Green Prophet shows you in this post). A guide to choosing the best raw olives for pickling at home.

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