Understanding Organic Mattress Labels

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. Is it bamboo, cotton, sustainably harvested, organically grown? If you are starting to research getting a new mattress, you have probably run across the growing niche of organic mattresses. Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). Global Organic Latex Standard (GOLS).

San Francisco area: an organic ranch with a storied past

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It’s a shrine, of the most agreeable sort, to the history of sustainability and organic farming in the West.


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Organic date syrup via Israel and Dubai show fruits of peace

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His mission: to pave the way for a joint venture between his company, D’vash Organics , and Al Barakah Dates Factory —one of the world’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of date products. organic foods market. Organic date syrup sold in the US.

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Lima, Peru: organic (plus vegan and artisan) in the hip Barranco

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| Awesome Eco Scene | In the past few years, Lima’s renowned food scene has grown to include an ever-increasing array of organic, vegetarian and artisan restaurants, cafés and craftsmen. There’s even a new Lima Bio Mapa (Green Map) that calls out venues for organic fairs and farmers markets, “conscious shopping,” and wellness offerings.

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Money-Saving Organic Gardening

Living Green & Saving Energy

How to grow an organic garden at home and save money as you live greener and more sustainably. gardening green living how to go green organic food saving money living green organic gardening organic vegetables sustainable living

Organic Hemp Milk Recipe

Hug a Tree with Me

Organic Hemp Milk Recipe: Ingredients and Equipment: 1 cup shelled organic hemp seeds. Another yummy alternative to dairy milk, hemp milk is the blended liquid of shelled hemp seeds. In addition to being great tasting, hemp milk is also an excellent source for protein, calcium, omega 3, omega 6, amino acids, iron, zinc, folic acid and vitamins A, E, B12, D and magnesium. Its refreshingly exotic taste gives life and interest to smoothies, cereals, breads and pastries.

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Organic cotton

Green Living Tips

In recent years, some cotton producers have switched to organic growing methods that provide a more earth friendly cotton product alternative The cotton industry clothes us at a huge cost to the environment. Pesticide and herbicides are used in astronomical levels, as is water and land.

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Who Owns Organic? Surprise!

Green Earth Journey

Do you purchase packaged or processed organic foods? I avoid organic versions of things from mega-corporations like Del Monte and Kellogg's because I really don't support the monolithic philosophy. But, who owns my organic packaged food? These products say "made with organic soy" but do not say 100% organic, so it is likely that they use GMO soy also. White Wave and Horizon Organic are owned by Dean Foods.

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Organic bat control.

10,000 Birds

Grey-headed Flying Foxes have been roosting in a large colony in Sydney’s Royal Botanic Gardens for many years now and their popularity with visitors is matched by a reciprocal loathing from the garden’s curator. They are very destructive to the valuable trees and the garden’s management have been trying to move the bats along with varying rates of success.

Eating organic in Kathmandu

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Eating organic in Kathmandu 6 January 11 · 0 comments | Healthy, Organic Nepal | I won’t go into all the reasons that seeking out organic food while traveling—and even paying a premium for it—is totally worth it. Reason #2: the chemicals used in non-organic farming wreak havoc on the land, water and on the farmers themselves.

Beirut, Lebanon: eating organic & slow

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Beirut, Lebanon: eating organic & slow is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Africa All Bakery Beirut Farmers' markets Health food/Natural grocery stores Lebanon Middle East Restaurants/Cafes Slow Food movement Bread Republic farmers market Kamal Mouszawak Michael Straus organic restaurant Reuters slow food Souk el Tayeb Tawlet Walid Ataya| A Green Revolution | Come to Beirut.

A Guide to Shopping Organic

Green Home Blog

A Guide to Shopping Organic. Recent years have seen an explosion in organic food and products. The word organic is everywhere from grocery stores to coffee shops to furniture stores. What does it mean for something to be organic? Organic veggies are better for you! When a food item is labeled as organic that means it was produced using environmentally responsible farming techniques. Organically produced meat will follow similar guidelines.

Why Is Maintenance Management Crucial for Your Organization?

Green Prophet

The maintenance management process is necessary for an effective and efficient production process in any organization. Subsequently, asset management and equipment maintenance are now being seen as a management field that could potentially profit organizations.

Santorini, Greece: where to find organic

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| Another Reason To Visit | Add this to your reasons for going to Santorini, one of the most spectacular island destinations in Greece: supporting local organic farming. The island (known historically as Thera) is an […] Santorini, Greece: where to find organic is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Europe Farmers'' markets Greece Santorini Constance Washburn Faros Market Santorini Green tourism in Greece organic farm Santorini Reuters Santorini organic food

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Making Your Own Organic Compost

Environmental News Network

From: Organic Lesson. Go Green Natural Resources Sustainability organic Tips How To."

Your organic milk might contain algae and fish oil

Green (Living) Review

Millions and millions of gallons of organic milk contain industrial-brewed ingredients to beef up nutritional values. When you buy a carton of organic milk, chances are you think you’re getting a carton of pure organic milk. And if you’re splurging on organic milk with DHA Omega-3 fatty acids to support brain health – and who doesn't want their brain health supported? lies organic organic food organic milk


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ORGANIC food production is the highest growing food industry sector in the United States. Double digits increase in organic food sales every year has been witnessed in the sector surpassing the growth rate for the overall food market. It’s estimated that organic food sales in 2015 jumped by 11 percent to almost $40 billion, far outstripping the 3 percent growth rate for the overall food market. Foods produced organically fetch higher prices than conventionally produced foods.

Organic Yogurt Curds and Whey

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Organic Yogurt Curds and Whey. Ingredients and Equipment: 2 cups plain organic yogurt. The curds and whey that little miss Muffet was chowing down in that beloved nursery rhyme, was actually the separated components of yogurt. The versatility of yogurt allows it to be eaten in its intended state, however, when separated, yogurt becomes two enzyme rich ingredients that can be used in a variety of lacto-fermented food and drink.

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. With ever-increasing awareness about toxic chemicals used extensively in modern agriculture, more people are willing to pay higher prices for organically produced food. The global market for organic products has grown to 80 billion US dollars in 2015, with the U.S.

Saving Money with an Organic Garden: Update

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My organic garden has been planted for about 3 weeks now. Other than a little organic fertilizer, the only thing I add [.]. gardening how to go green organic food go green save money money-saving organic garden organic gardening save money gardeningAs the photos show, things are progressing nicely. The tomatoes are growing in wire stabilizing brackets, the squash plants are about double in size, and the broccoli are already sprouting the first heads.

Saving Money with an Organic Garden: Update

Living Green & Saving Energy

My organic garden has been landed or about 3 weeks now. Other than a little organic fertilizer, the only thing I add [.]. gardening how to go green organic food go green save money money-saving organic garden organic gardening save money gardeningAs the photos show, things are progressing nicely. The tomatoes are growing in wire stabilizing brackets, the squash plants are about double in size, and the broccoli are already sprouting the first heads.

Permaculture is Revolution disguised as Organic Gardening

Green (Living) Review

gardening organic gardening permacultureCo-founder of permaculture, David Holmgren knows the power of cultivating seeds to full fruition Over the past thirty-five years, he’s seen the seeds of permaculture grow into a thriving global movement.

Organic Dry Cleaning?

Environmental News Network

Lately, while going on the dreaded task, I have noticed a new “green option” in dry cleaning, “organic dry cleaning”. It sounds environmentally friendly, but what does “organic dry cleaning” mean? Organic is a word usually used to describe agricultural businesses based on a list of requirements by the FDA. Since there is no real standard for organic dry cleaning, the term organic refers to the non use of the chemical perchloroethylene, usually referred to as “perc”.

Permaculture is Revolution disguised as Organic Gardening

Green (Living) Review

Permaculture is Revolution disguised as Organic Gardening ‘Permaculture is Revolution disguised as Organic Gardening.’ organic gardening permaculture revolutionGraham Burnett. Over the past thirty-five years, he’s seen the seeds of permaculture grow into a thriving global movement.

Jalisco, Mexico: on the elusive trail of organic tequila

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The colonial town of Tequila (founded by Franciscan monks in 1530) and, surrounding it, the sprawling fields of red volcanic soil planted in row after row […] Jalisco, Mexico: on the elusive trail of organic tequila is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. All Mexico North America Tequila The Americas 4 Copas organic tequila tour Case Noble tour certified organic tequilas organic tequila distilleries in Tequila Organic tequila in Jalisco Tequila Herradura tour

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What Does the Science Really Say about Organics?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Organic food is growing in popularity, but does it really have health and environmental benefits? What does the science really say about organics? There has been a fairly steady stream of debate about organic products (especially food), and whether they actually meet their marketed health and environmental claims. Dig deeper into the scientific research about organic foods and you’ll find the jury is still out; in other words, it’s not time to give up on organics yet.

Where to eat in Rome now: Michelin-starred organic dining

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The venerable Il Convivio Troiani is the first Michelin-starred restaurant in Rome, Italy to be certified organic. Where to eat in Rome now: Michelin-starred organic dining is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Certification Europe Italy Restaurants/Cafes Rome Angelo Troiani Conosci il tuo pasto Green Travel News Il Convivio Troiani Mediterranean Institute of Certification Reuters Rome organic

Organic food labeling

Green Living Tips

There's a little greenwashing going on in the world of organic food, the degree varying country to country. Learn more about what the various organic food labeling terms mean in different regions of the world

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Yes, Organic Farming Can Feed the World

Green (Living) Review

These farmers may not have money on their side, but I saw the power of strength in numbers at the Organic World Congress. Held this year in Istanbul, the conference brought together people from 81 countries to discuss the latest research from organic farm fields and to share private and public developments that promote organic agriculture. green living organic farming A recent gathering of researchers and smallholder farmers in Istanbul yields insights.

Top 10 Online Sources for Natural and Organic Foods

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Top 10 Online Sources for Natural and Organic Foods: 1. Tropical Traditions and Grass-fed Traditions: At Tropical traditions you will find a varied assortment of organic and raw cooking oils, spreads, honey, mixes, flours, snack foods, natural supplements and a lot more. True Foods Market: True Foods Market offers organic foods in many areas including baking, grain, beverage, cereal, fruits and nuts. Amazon carries an impressive list of organic and natural foods.

Experts Agree: Organic Farming Is Revolutionary

Green (Living) Review

" Organic " is just another word for "expensive." "I would say that [organic farming is] a 100-percent solution to the health problem, to the unemployment problem, the poverty problem, the biodiversity problem, and the water problem ," says Vandana Shiva, PhD, founder of The Research Foundation for Science, Technology, and Natural Resource Policy. climate change green living organic farming

ecoLove Organics

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Name: Ian Shop Name: ecoLove Organics Shop Link: [link] Location: Northern California Ships To: Everywhere! I use organic and sustainable fabrics, mostly organic cotton and hemp. The winner will receive one Custom Made Ruffle Skirt available in sizes 2-8 girls from ecoLove Organics. To Enter: * Official Entry: You MUST visit ecoLove Organics tell me what else you love from the shop. *1

Where to eat organic in Cincinnati

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Like other American cities, the eat local and […] Where to eat organic in Cincinnati is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. All Cincinnati North America Ohio Restaurants/Cafes The Americas United States Cincinnati organic Greendog Cafe Local 127 Relish Restaurant Group Reuters

Organic Pet Foods – Honestly Healthy or Completely Deceiving

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Organic Pet Foods – Honestly Healthy or Completely Deceiving Those of us who are owned by pets and are repulsed by the term pet owner do all that we can possibly do to ensure that the lives that our furry children are happy, healthy and filled with love and fun. organic food Pets organic pet food

Organic Food Is Here To Stay

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Organic food isn't for everyone? Naina Vaish disagrees. Learn why and pick up a. coupon discount deal for free shipping from Naina's company - Green N Brown

Organic Farming Boom in Palestine

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Farmer Khader Khader said , standing in his organic olive grove in the northern West Bank village of Nus Jubail. Many Palestinian farmers are switching to organic farming methods, and selling their oil to high-end grocers in the US and Europe. The business of organic farming, for international markets, was first introduced to the West Bank in 2004. Around 930 Palestinian farmers have fair-trade and organic certification.

Lilsprout Organics

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Name: Tiffany Shop Name: Lilsprout Organics - Your Root To Relaxation Shop Link: [link] Location: beautiful Portland Oregon Ships To: everywhere in the u.s What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Lilsprout candles are made with pure soybeans,all natural therapeutic grade essential oils, and 100% cotton wicks. Each candle is natural in color, unless i want to bling it up using eco friendly dyes.:) Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products?

Egyptian Organic Farm Declared Sustainability World Leader

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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. Established by Dr. Ibrahim Abouleish in 1977, SEKEM is a truly unique enterprise which integrates social, economic and environmental development in an organic farming community just outside, Cairo. For more on organic farming in the Middle East see: Nature Reserve In Jordan Growing Organic.

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. First of all, the number and type of chemicals used in producing non-organic textiles like bed sheets is reason for concern. Organic bedding is also super eco-friendly, making it a win-win for both humans and our planet.

How to Organically Grow Asian Pear Trees

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gardening green gardening How to Grow Asian Pear Trees organic gardening Asian pears are among the healthiest and tastiest fruits you can grow in your back yard or home orchard. The fruit is very high in fiber and it tastes juicy and delicious. Some people know these trees and their fruit as, “apple pears” because the fruit resembles apples and can be crisp like apples. By [.].

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The Pain of Organic Farming.

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Food buddhism Do no harm growing food Lord Byron organic farming TaoismAnd so what I’ve learned in all this is is basically what the Buddha said over 2,000 years ago: reality is a b*tch.

Natural & Organic Products Europe to showcase record number of organic products for 2016

Green (Living) Review

Visitors to this month’s Natural & Organic Products Europe trade show will be able to source more certified organic food, drink, health, nutrition, and beauty products than ever before. Close to half of the 650 companies exhibiting at the 2016 event, taking place at ExCeL London on 17-18 April, have announced that they will be promoting certified organic products – including a record number of Soil Association symbol holders.

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Evia, Greece: Eleonas Hotel does organic, one olive at a time

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My destination is the Eleonas Agrotouristic Hotel in the town of Rovies; it’s on the island of Evia (also known as Euboea), two and a half hours […] Evia, Greece: Eleonas Hotel does organic, one olive at a time is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | Quiet, Beautiful, Green | The drive is gorgeous, and after a week on dry and treeless Greek islands, what a relief to see green forests and flowing water.

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