Organic World

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Is it time to BAN GMO's here in the USA?

Our power is in the voting booth and at the cash register! Let’s start making sure Big Ag and the Big Food Companies as well as the politicians know who works for whom around here! – Maybe it’s high time we got on the OFFENSIVE instead of always playing catch up! – Let’s make GMO labeling a a temporary measure only! – 67 other countries have banned GMO’s completely and we

Green Bronx Machine - Teaching Kids In The Bronx To Garden & Making A Huge Difference

In NY City’s the Bronx Borough many of the kids didn’t know where vegetables came from – much less having ever dreamed of growing any.  So how would these same kids who come from a special needs, troubled past, or poor background react when exposed to the miracles of gardening? – How they react is really amazing and a lesson in and of itself.  We have some great videos about

"Garden City" - A Must See Documentary About GardenPool.Org And their Sustainability Goals!

Evidently we were not the only ones that thought the Garden Pool idea was fantastic.  Below we’ve linked a great short documentary by Edward James Hernandez about GardenPool.Org and how they are taking their sustainability efforts to the next level by helping build these gardens for other people with an army of volunteers! This is a follow up to our original article about the new non profit called gardenpool.org (click

Backyard Garden Pool? What a Fantastic Idea!

We just today ran across this great piece by Sara Bernard at Grist.Org about a non profit called GardenPool.Org (link to article at end of this article.) It’s about a couple named Dennis and Danielle McClung who, like many of us, wanted to learn to live sustainably and were moving along learning more ways to do this when they bought a foreclosure home in 2009.  The home had a broken down

Where Does Your Favorite Produce Item Rank As Far As Pesticide Residue? Apples, Strawberries, Or Grapes Anyone?

2014 Pesticide Residue Rankings For Most Common Fruits & Vegetables –  The Environmental Working Group (EWG) analyzed pesticide tests of 48 popular conventional (non organically raised) produce items to come up with a ranking – with the top rated items indicating they had the highest amounts of pesticide residue.  Unfortunately for moms and parents, many of the items most commonly given to toddlers and children are included in the “WORST FIFTEEN PRODUCE

Top Five Foods For A Healthy And Cleansed Liver

We recently featured and article recommending the top 14 foods for a healthy liver- for both ongoing health and detoxing and here is a follow up with a second video featuring this authors top five foods for a liver detox protocol. We hope you found this related video very helpful as it list the top five foods for a liver detox and more details of why.  We recommend that you

Which Oil Is Best For Cooking? BEFORE YOU COOK WITH OIL, READ THIS!

Health experts have, for some time, been trying to get people to switch from cooking with hydrogenated oils, like Crisco, to oils they consider healthy, such as canola oil, corn oil, grape seed oil, and olive oil.  While staying away from hydrogenated products in any form is a must for healthy living, we are learning that not all natural oils are created equal. Olive oil is a very healthy oil and