Tag Archives: Organic

Happy Food Day! Video Greeting Card to Spread the Love

Huge thanks to all the video contributors’ time and thoughtful lessons that we can all celebrate, acknowledge and honor on Food Day!  Oct. 24, 2012. ALSO:  Join this call!  Bridging Communities (a Duke Univ. grad student group engaging in social … Continue reading

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Investing in “Impact” Businesses: Notes from a novice insider

This summer, between years in my graduate studies, I set out to help realize an increasingly collective vision for a cleaner, fairer economy that benefits marginalized communities.  My exploration led me to Jalia Ventures, where I got an insider perspective … Continue reading

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Growing Groceries in Pots: Lessons from workshop at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

I had a great time with some eco-conscious, healthy eating pals with whom I attended a lecture/workshop at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens.  Gardener and foodie Marie Viljoen talked “Edibles on the Eduge,” about growing edibles in small urban spaces, such … Continue reading

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Agave, A-go-away!!!

No wonder my sugar cravings haven’t dissipated!  I’ve been eating agave!  Turns out that agave may cause negative health affects similar to high fructose corn syrup!  OMG.  Somebody give me some raw honey—quick.  Apparently this is about as raw a … Continue reading

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Do try this at home: SLAPPLE!

Here’s a personal favorite recipe for all the vegans, and raw foodies, and general dessert lovers out there trying to control a sweet tooth, but not willing to give up the goodies!

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Raw Food Reprise…Video project launch

My earliest posts on this site were inspired by some dinner party adventures in raw food.  I co-chef’d 2 raw food dinners featuring items like lasagna, burritos & “rice”, soups and ice cream–mmmm. For the lactose intolerant, the raw ice … Continue reading

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How to Reduce Your Pesticide Intake? Know The Dirty & Clean 15!

This article has been copied in its entirety from http://www.foodnews.org (reposted to thegreenest.net–thanks!) as it provides an excellent resource to explain why buying organic justifies the extra costs that may prevent future costs arising from poor health. Why Should You … Continue reading

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