A 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.
Organic Wines for the Holidays
Perhaps 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.
Is Your Organic Garden Really Organic? Hidden Problems with Lead and Arsenic in your soil
You 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?
7 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.
Top 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.
Organic: A Choice For Our Children
As 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...
The 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, but affecting parents worldwide.