Urban Garden Growing Organic Produce in Chicago’s O’Hare Airport

Eccorazzi

If you have to travel in or out of Chicago’s busy O’Hare International Airport, take a few minutes to enjoy some fresh organic produce grown right in the airport! According to ABC News, as of Friday, O’Hare is home to the world’s first airport aeroponic garden, meaning that a solution of water and minerals is [.]. Eats Lifestyle Transport

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?

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Organic Produce is Better for your Child than Conventional produce

Eco Friendly Daily

What you could do as a parent towards making your child more resilient is feeding your baby organic food – food that is made without using harmful pesticides. For a farm’s produce to be pesticide free, it should not have used synthetic fertilizers or pesticides for 3 years.

Michigan Hospital Grows its Own Organic Produce On The Roof

Celsias

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital in Michigan has launched an organic greenhouse and uses the resultant crops in patients’ meals. Enter Michigan’s Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital , which launched an organic greenhouse of its own earlier this year.

5 Ways To Green Your School

Green Home Blog

of the trash produced in New York City is recycled, but the recycling rate in schools is only 9.5%). Schools throw away tons of organic material every year, including leftover food and soiled paper products, so why not make sure all that trash is being put to good use?

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How Your Food Purchase Choices Impact the Environment

Green Home Blog

The process that goes into producing top of the food chain choices such as meat, fish and dairy is enormous. Some estimates report that the amount of water used to produce one pound of ground beef is equal to the amount of water that could essentially float a tanker.

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How Hunky Hemp can Help You vs Pot: A Conversation with Joel Stanley of CW Hemp. {Mindful Partner}

Elephant Journal

A post shared by CW™ Hemp (@cw_hemp) on Jun 26, 2017 at 12:55pm PDT Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis: Waylon sits down with CW Hemp CEO Joel Stanley at the CW Hemp HQ & lab, and talk about the science and natural benefits of cannabinoids, plant-based options, FDA regulations and how hemp may […].

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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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Green New Year’s Resolution #2 – Eat Organic and Local

Green Home Blog

So this year, for your second New Year’s resolution, go green by choosing organic, locally grown fruits, vegetables, and meats. Meat production has also become heavily concentrated: in 2010, ten companies produced 90% of the poultry eaten in the U.S. Organic farms use sustainable farming methods designed to avoid causing damage to the environment, so buying organic is one of the best ways you can reduce your own environmental footprint.

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Gratitude for Growing our own Food. {Beginner’s Guide}

Elephant Journal

Food Green Z ADMIN Green Featured Today beginner's guide buy local farming gardening grow zone growing food new to vegetable gardening organic produceAs the rain pounded on my windows, with my wipers at maximum speed, I became overwhelmed with.

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Romantic Desert Lodge Offers Fresh Eggs And Sanity

Green Prophet

Seek refuge and organic food at the Desert Lodge in Egypt’s western desert. The buildings are made from locally-sourced mud-brick and straw, an organic farm (free of chemicals) produces delicious foul, cucumbers, tomatoes, and the best-tasting apples in all of Egypt.

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Haylie Duff’s Vegan Banana Bread Pudding Dessert Recipe is Amazingly Easy and Tasty

Eco Chic

I appreciate that bananas are not too sweet and tart unlike its better-loved produce-aisle friend, the apple. The recipe requires: An organic banana. Some fair trade organic chocolate chips / walnuts/ toppings of your choice.

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Organic vs. Local

Eco Friendly Daily

Standing in the produce aisle looking at lettuce – there sits the organic, next to it the conventional from across the country. Go local or go organic. Maybe you are among the few that can get local AND organic. The cost comparison between local and organic can vary.

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Miracle One Wine Practices Sustainability in its First Vintage

Green Life Smart Life

With a commitment to practice sustainable winemaking, we are working with wine production facilities that are members of the California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF). FSC Certification standards are supported by numerous global environmental organizations, including Greenpeace, Sierra Club, National Wildlife Federation and The Nature Conservancy. “As we produce wine, we are honest with ourselves that we create waste and consume resources. Everyone knows I love wine.

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Buying Organic - Is There any Bang for Your Buck?

Green Living Ideas

Buying Organic - Is There any Bang for Your Buck? What is Organic Produce? Is Organic Produce Healthier Than Conventionally Grown Produce? When it Comes to the Dirty Dozen, Buy Organic. Organic Produce: The Very Best of Seasonal, Sustainable Agriculture. Locavore Living Ideas: Host an Organic Local Foods Potluck.

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Buying Organic - Is it Really Worth the Bang for Your Buck?

Green Living Ideas

Buying Organic - Is it Really Worth the Bang for Your Buck? What is Organic Produce? Is Organic Produce Healthier Than Conventionally Grown Produce? When it Comes to the Dirty Dozen, Buy Organic. Organic Produce: The Very Best of Seasonal, Sustainable Agriculture. Locavore Living Ideas: Host an Organic Local Foods Potluck.

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When it Comes to the Dirty Dozen, Buy Organic

Green Living Ideas

Buying all organic food, all the time might not fit into everyone’s budget. When it Comes to the Dirty Dozen, Buy Organic. Tags: Food and Cuisine Fruits and Vegetables dirty dozen fruits herbicides organic food organic produce pesticides vegetables Do you know about the dirty dozen?

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Orthorexia: Healing From Disordered Eating.

Elephant Journal

I eliminated all non-organic produce, meat, unfermented soy, sugar and agave, all breads. The list of foods I refused to consider consuming seemed endless, but at the time also necessary. Food Health & Wellness anxiety body disordered eating healthy eating mental health orthorexia

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The Best Reasons to Shop at a Farmers Market.

Elephant Journal

Most of the food available at my local Farmers Market is organic and unlike in large stores the organic produce is not sold at an elevated. Food Z ADMIN Food Featured Today climate change eating farmer's market food health produce vegetables

Daily Demand and Supply: They just about nailed it*

Environmental Economics

Organic and cage free eggs are becoming popular to the point that that some major grocery chains are reporting shortages. A Colorado blogger also snapped a picture in a Safeway store referencing a nationwide shortage of specialty and organic eggs.

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Uproot front yard garden bans: 15 reasons to grow front yard vegetable gardens

Green (Living) Review

Organic front yard vegetable gardeners like Hermine Ricketts and Tom Carrol and Julie Bass give back to nature rather than take from it. Organic food is healthier, but it's also expensive. Farm markets like Detroit Eastern Market vend awesome organic produce, but it's costly.

Going Zero Waste

Green (Living) Review

A family in France produces just 11 pounds of trash per person every year The Poirier family, who lives near Nantes, consists of a mom, a dad, three kids, a cat and. As the Poiriers switched to local and organic produce, their community imposed a new tax designed to reduce household waste.

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Happy World Vegetarian Day

Hug a Tree with Me

Eating mostly organic nuts, grains, fruits and veg can strengthen the immunity, ward of disease, promote clearer skin and enhance energy levels. Promoting the benefits of adopting the vegetarian lifestyle can also help grow the demand for organic produce.

Amish Farmers Study Plant Immunology, Avoid Using Pesticides Completely

Green (Living) Review

Amish farmers are studying plant immunology in order to grow healthy organic produce free of harmful chemicals. This young upstart is the founder of Advancing Eco Agriculture , a consulting firm the farmer established in 2006 to promote science-intensive organic agriculture.

I Love My Box.

Elephant Journal

Locally grown, in-season, organic produce from nearby farms delivered directly to the comfort of your home. Awesome, right?

USDA Organic Label Standards Being Weakened by Lobbyists

Green Living Ideas

When the USDA label was first implemented in 2002, concern was expressed that certification standards would not be as stringent as the private organic labeling programs it replaced, such as the Oregon Tilth. Prior to 2002, organic certifiers each had their own standards that they used when certifying organic produce and products. USDA Organic Label Standards Being Weakened by Lobbyists. What is Organic Produce? Safe, Certified, Organic Meats.

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Organic Farming On the Rise In Emirates

Green Prophet

Since 2007, land dedicated to organic greenhouse farming across the United Arab Emirates has increased by 15 percent. Therefore, revelations that the modest organic farming movement in the United Arab Emirates is on the rise is definitely good news.

But does eating organic still make you feel superior to everyone else?

Environmental Economics

 concluded that fruits and vegetables labeled organic were, on average, no more nutritious than their conventional counterparts, which tend to be far less expensive. The researchers also found no obvious health advantages to organic meats. The conclusions will almost certainly fuel the debate over whether organic foods are a smart choice for healthier living or a marketing tool that gulls people into overpaying.

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Community garden concept grows in The Woodland

Green (Living) Review

Each week, Sarah Mundy can be found outside either planting or picking fresh produce - but it's not in her backyard. She helps coordinate Veggie Village, a program of Interfaith of The Woodlands where community volunteers grow organic produce to donate to the Interfaith Food Pantry.

Why Join a CSA?

Green Home Blog

I’ll be posting here regularly about community supported agriculture (CSA) and my own personal experiences with the tasty, organic produce from my local CSA. For a shareholder, the main benefit of CSA is a steady supply of seasonal, organic produce and other farm products.

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Under new FDA rules, draft animals used to plow and work farms may become illegal

Green (Living) Review

Now, farmers are discovering that the FDA’s proposed rules would curtail many techniques that are common among organic growers, including spreading house-made fertilizers, tilling cropland with grazing animals, and irrigating from open creeks.”

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Organic farming doesn’t pay off in Gaza

Green Prophet

Organic farming is widely thought to be the healthy choice - not only nutritionally but because organic farmers are required (in general) to keep their crops chemical- and pesticide-free. Related : Organic farming boom in Gaza.

Why Local Currencies Could Be On The Rise In The U.S. -- And Why It Matters

Green (Living) Review

As of this summer, you can be broke in Santa Barbara, California, and still afford organic produce from the farmers’ market.

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Think Green While Drinking Red

Environmental News Network

Unfortunately, a conventionally produced bottle of wine can contain up to 250 types of chemicals. Organic. Organic wines are made from 95% organic ingredients and processes, the remaining 5% of ingredients can’t be found organically. 100% Organic.

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California builds first farm-to-table new home community

Green Prophet

This is no straw bale hippy paradise, but fulfilling the dreams of mainstream urbanites who want the pleasures of big, single dwelling homes with access to fresh, local, organic produce.

Pros and Cons of Organic Farming

Greentumble

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.

Milan is home to the first all-vegan kindergarten

Eccorazzi

They’re also proud to pass on the importance of eating locally, and are providing “zero kilometre” organic produce. Vegan education is expanding to younger minds. The Vegan Herald reports that Italy’s first all-vegan kindergarten program is open for business.

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The farmer who’s starting an organic revolution in Cuba

Green (Living) Review

Finca Marta, the eight-hectare farm he named in honour of his late mother, supplies organic produce to many of Havana’s top-rated “paladares”, the privately owned restaurants that are transforming the island’s reputation for uninspired dining.

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Ubud, Bali: Nila Wati’s Sari Organic and Overflowing Basket Café

Green Traveler Guides

| Ubud’s Organic Pioneer |. T he sun is setting over Ubud ’s rice paddies, but I’m simply incapable of walking past a hand-painted farm sign proclaiming “organic” without stopping to investigate. Organic farmers fascinate me, especially in Southeast Asia.

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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.

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USDA Organic Label Standards are Weakened by Lobbyists

Green Living Ideas

When the USDA label was first implemented in 2002, concern was expressed that certification standards would not be as stringent as the private organic labeling programs it replaced, such as the Oregon Tilth. Prior to 2002, organic certifiers each had their own standards that they used when certifying organic produce and products. USDA Organic Label Standards are Weakened by Lobbyists. What is Organic Produce? Safe, Certified, Organic Meats.

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70 Companies Pledge to Avoid GM Sugar Beets

Green Living Ideas

Is Organic Produce Healthier Than Conventionally Grown Produce? What is Organic Produce? Genetically modified (GM) sugar beets have been grown in the United States since 2008. These beets were developed to be resistant to Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup. Sugar beets are grown primarily for the production of sucrose, and by now, sugar from the GM beets has entered the market. The safety of GM crops, [.] Post from: Green Living Ideas.

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Incredible Edible free food project replicated worldwide

Green (Living) Review

In the small town of Todmorden in the north of England, fresh organic produce is growing everywhere. Food is a basic human need, but fresh, healthy organic food is a basic human right.