plate of bruised apple slices was offered around the playgroup.
Every parent in the group could relate to the story; the battered
apples were the result of a harried shopping trip that was spent
rescuing soft fruit from busy toddler hands. “Why not get
your organic produce delivered?” Kelly Maxwell, group member
and working mother of two asked.
Wines for the Holidays
you’ve considered giving organic wines a try but, from what
little you know about organic wines, have decided they couldn’t
be much more than a step up from vinegar.
Your Organic Garden Really Organic? Hidden Problems with
Lead and Arsenic in your soil
know not to garden near your house, because your home was once
painted with lead-based paint. You know not to garden near the
road because automobile exhaust used to contain lead. But did you
know that former farming practices might have contributed to lead
and arsenic contamination in your soil?
Reasons To Eat Organic
Organically grown fruit and
vegetables are not covered in a cocktail of chemicals. Even after
washing, a conventionally grown apple may have 20 chemicals on
its skin. Conventionally grown fruit and vegetables contain more
water and fewer vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants than organically
grown produce. Even processed organic food is better for you, as
manufacturers are banned from using many of the most harmful additives
such as hydrogenated fat, MSG and artificial flavorings and colorings.
10 Reasons to Go Organic
The average child
receives more exposure than an adult to at least eight widely
used cancer-causing pesticides in food. The food choices you
make now will affect your child’s health in the future.
A Choice For Our Children
parents, we want to feed our children healthy food.
What parent would turn down the chance to give a
child delicious, healthy food that is convenient,
a good money value and that the child loves...
Rise of Eco-Parenting
An article about organic foods, organic
clothing, cloth diapering and chemical-free toiletries
as it matters to parents. Written by an author in the UK,