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21

Aug

Can we trust imported organic foods?Organic food is becoming more widely available. But how organic is it when it’s grown elsewhere?

Can we trust imported organic foods?
Organic food is becoming more widely available. But how organic is it when it’s grown elsewhere?

17

Jul

In France, grocery stores are selling out of ugly produceOne grocery store chain purchases “inglorious fruits and vegetables” and turns them into profit instead of waste.

In France, grocery stores are selling out of ugly produce
One grocery store chain purchases “inglorious fruits and vegetables” and turns them into profit instead of waste.

16

Jul

Organic produce contains more antioxidantsScientists look at a lot of data — including the famous Stanford analysis — and find an excellent reason to enjoy organic produce.

Organic produce contains more antioxidants
Scientists look at a lot of data — including the famous Stanford analysis — and find an excellent reason to enjoy organic produce.

18

Jun

treehugger:

How one grocery store is fighting food waste with ugly produce

29

Apr

2014’s Dirty Dozen produce list: Apples, peaches, cucumbers and moreEnvironmental Working Group’s latest Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce helps consumers reduce the amount of pesticides they consume in their diets.

2014’s Dirty Dozen produce list: Apples, peaches, cucumbers and more
Environmental Working Group’s latest Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce helps consumers reduce the amount of pesticides they consume in their diets.

03

Feb

Do you know how your food grows?
You might be surprised to learn how some of your favorite fruits, vegetables and spices are cultivated.

09

Jan

Can eating produce help with asthma?This study has exciting implications for all of us. (Who wouldn’t benefit from boosting their immune system?)

Can eating produce help with asthma?
This study has exciting implications for all of us. (Who wouldn’t benefit from boosting their immune system?)

19

Dec

How to clean your produce, naturallyWhether they’re organic or conventional, washing your fruits and veggies well makes a difference.

How to clean your produce, naturally
Whether they’re organic or conventional, washing your fruits and veggies well makes a difference.

06

Aug

Pittsburgh culinary training program rescues produce and peopleUsing donated food, Springboard Kitchens offers opportunities to people who otherwise would have trouble finding a job.

Pittsburgh culinary training program rescues produce and people
Using donated food, Springboard Kitchens offers opportunities to people who otherwise would have trouble finding a job.

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.