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38 min ago |

How To Ensure Your Organic Foods Aren't Killing You

If you're like most people, when you hear the phrase 'organic foods,' it brings to mind wholesome goodness.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Stanford University, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

38 min ago | Centre Daily Times

Over the Garden Fence | FarmFest a haven for organic gardeners

Rebecca Robertson, an outreach specialist with Pennsylvania Certified Organic, has me sold on the third annual Pennsylvania Organic FarmFest, Aug. 1-2 at the Centre County Grange fairgrounds in Centre Hall.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Centre County, PA, Centre Hall, PA, Life, Food, Agriculture, Science, Family, Kids

1 hr ago | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

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You're seeing more organic choices at the grocery store these days and there's a good reason for that.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food

16 hrs ago | Food And Drink Europe

a 100m Irish organic market returns to form - but who's buying and why?

"There is a sense that a proportion of organic purchasing is being driven by negative perceptions associated with non-organic rather than an inherent desire to buy in to the organic lifestyle and principles," according to Irish food board report.


Related Topix: Life, Food

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Oregonian

Is organic produce worth the extra cost, and can you trust the label on imported food:...

When it comes to foods like berries, it may be worth the extra expense to buy organic over conventional produce.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Oregon, Vegetables, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science

Groton Landmark

Life Cafe Center to hold harvest, craft sale tomorrow

Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton invites the community to its first Harvest and Craft Sale on Thursday, July 24, from 6-7:30 p.m. The market will feature produce fresh from the garden at the skilled nursing and rehab center.


Related Topix: Littleton, MA, Life, Food, Vegetables


Lack of Transparency Fuels Corruption Allegations in Organic Governance

USDA Asked to Make Public All Nominations to National Organic Standards Board - Industry Watchdog Releases List of Known NOSB Applicants.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Life, Food, Agriculture, Science, CPU, Science / Technology

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Farming for freedom: Flintopia hosts documentary screening on Flint's east side

A soldier for six years, serving across the Middle East, the Flint native had the task of informing the family of his best friend when his brother in arms was shot to death during action.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Flint, MI, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Veteran Affairs

National Public Radio

Can You Trust That Organic Label On Imported Food?

Investigators at the U.S. Department of Agriculture have discovered cases of organic fraud abroad as well as in the U.S. IN 2013, 19 farmers or food companies were fined a total of $87 million for misusing the organic label.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, University of Oregon, Bolivia Travel

Psychology Today

Is Organic Food Healthier? Who Can Tell With All the Spin?

A study in the news last week perfectly captures why it's getting harder and harder to figure out what's risky.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Agriculture, Science

Fox News

New study finds organic foods are healthier than conventionally grown foods

Organic food is controversial, mostly because food is political. People like me who choose to eat organic produce and other foods grown and raised without poisons, carcinogens, heavy metals, other harmful toxic chemicals, and genetically engineered food are constantly forced to defend ourselves.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Vegetables, Vitamin C, Supplement, Vitamin E

South China Morning Post

Now dig this: a new crop of organic farms and workshops

The time is ripe to get your hands dirty and sign up for one of the city's budding organic farming workshops "It's all about reconnecting and reharmonising with nature," says Alex Hale from the HK Perma Club."


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Slow Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home, Food Festival

Great Gardens: Pomeroy's Vegetable Farm in East Longmeadow...

EAST LONGMEADOW - Long before organic farming was in vogue, Neil Pomeroy's father was growing vegetables without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides at his farm in the 1960s.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Longmeadow, MA, East Longmeadow, MA, Agriculture, Science, Fruits

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Beaver County farmer says Marcellus compressor threatens farm's future

This week, for the first time this summer, Don and Becky Kretschmann are pulling an early crop of carrots, and will include them in the overflowing boxes of vegetables, fruits and herbs they'll deliver to the more than 1,000 customers of their Community Supported Agriculture operation 25 miles north of Pittsburgh in Beaver County.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Beaver County, PA, Life, Food, Vegetables

What's new in the world of natural health: Hydroponic living produce, ...

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 by Mike Adams , the Health Ranger Tags: living produce , One Degree Organic Foods , Don't Eat Cancer The rapid expansion of the natural health industry is taking the world by storm.


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Differences between Organic and Non-Organic Food

The study, funded jointly by the European Framework 6 programme and the Sheepdrove Trust, found that concentrations of antioxidants such as polyphenolics were between 18-69% higher in organically-grown crops.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Agriculture, Science

Edmonton Journal

Taste Alberta: Farm-to-fork meals remind us where our food comes from

There's a reason farm-to-fork meals taste so amazing. For one thing, the food is fresh.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Canada, Home Gardening, Home, Agriculture, Science, Vegetables

The Daily Star

Organic farming gaining popularity

Mymensingh's Harirampur village, situated in Muktagachha upazila's Dulla union has become a hub of vermicompost plants with the help from Department of Agricultural Extension and local associations and farm entrepreneurs, specially women.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Bangladesh, World News,

Sarasota Magazine

Their Sarasota Wedding: Renee and Charlie Raley

Occupations : Renee works for a real estate/development company and also has a small business making locally and organically grown produce and grocery items.


Related Topix: Wedding, Sarasota, FL, Life, Food, Islamorada, FL

Organic Fruit Sold at Giant Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

Some organic fruits sold in Giant stores up until Monday have been recalled due to possible listeria contamination.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food