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Jan

Who invented the idea of organic farming and organic food?We can thank 3 important books published in the 1940s for the certified organic produce we see in stores today.

Who invented the idea of organic farming and organic food?
We can thank 3 important books published in the 1940s for the certified organic produce we see in stores today.

16

Dec

Who invented the idea of organic farming and organic food?We can thank 3 important books published in the 1940s for the certified organic produce we see in stores today.

Who invented the idea of organic farming and organic food?
We can thank 3 important books published in the 1940s for the certified organic produce we see in stores today.

10

Dec

Recipe: Organic biscotti with chocolate chips

19

Oct

Green product certification: 21 symbols you should recognizeThere are dozens of symbols on packaging that are probably more meaningful to manufacturers than they are to consumers. Here’s your guide to the eco-labels found on everything from paper to light bulbs.

Green product certification: 21 symbols you should recognize
There are dozens of symbols on packaging that are probably more meaningful to manufacturers than they are to consumers. Here’s your guide to the eco-labels found on everything from paper to light bulbs.

19

Aug

3 organic super-vegetables that cost less than $2These 3 vegetables are packed with nutrients and easy on the wallet.

3 organic super-vegetables that cost less than $2
These 3 vegetables are packed with nutrients and easy on the wallet.

08

Aug

5 great natural and organic mascarasLong lashes are the perfect summer accessory.

5 great natural and organic mascaras
Long lashes are the perfect summer accessory.

12

Jul

Photographer captures the essence of an organic learning farm in FloridaThanks to Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms, Jake Stangel spent two weeks working with his hands, tilling some land — and taking some amazing photographs.

Photographer captures the essence of an organic learning farm in Florida
Thanks to Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms, Jake Stangel spent two weeks working with his hands, tilling some land — and taking some amazing photographs.

19

May

Growing green: Interview with organic farmer Daniel Mays
After graduating from college, Daniel Mays followed his heart back to the land and has been working to build his own small organic farm in Maine.

Growing green: Interview with organic farmer Daniel Mays

After graduating from college, Daniel Mays followed his heart back to the land and has been working to build his own small organic farm in Maine.

22

Apr

2013’s updated Dirty Dozen produce list
Each year, the Environmental Working Group ranks supermarket produce by its pesticide load. The top offenders become the Dirty Dozen, the fruits and vegetables you should consider buying in their organic form.

2013’s updated Dirty Dozen produce list

Each year, the Environmental Working Group ranks supermarket produce by its pesticide load. The top offenders become the Dirty Dozen, the fruits and vegetables you should consider buying in their organic form.

03

Apr

Consumers overestimate benefits of organic produce
Shoppers assume organic food taste better and is healthier than non-organic foods based on labeling alone.

Consumers overestimate benefits of organic produce

Shoppers assume organic food taste better and is healthier than non-organic foods based on labeling alone.