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  • Essiac tea
    Essiac Tea, an herbal treatment for cancer
    There is an alarming rise inbreast cancerin the United States and cancer in general. With all the medication available to the consumer for so many different health issues you would think that by now we would have developed a cancer cure. Well...
  • 10 questions for food entrepreneur Emily Lagasse of Fedwell
    10 Questions for food entrepreneur Emily Lagasse of Fedwell
    Emily Lagasse is a local food entrepreneur with a clear and compelling message. But she’s not feeding people. She’s feeding dogs. With her gorgeous Kickstarter video [she’s just two days in and already more than half funded] and...
  • Become self sufficient or no more food stamps for you
    Become self sufficient or no more food stamps for you?
    The title sounds a bit harsh, but it may become a reality in many locations throughout the US if the governor of Maine has anything to say about it. In an article posted by The Sea Coast Online, dated September 29th, the governor of Maine is...
  • Climate Change on the other side of the planet
    Man-made climate change: Fact or fallacy?
    The eCycle Best team's take on the "hot" issue of today:Quit the pounding of breasts. It may not be our fault after all.In the landscape of 21st century environmentalism, no other topic is as compelling and as current as Climate...
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    Slow Food Cincinnati to honor four
    I wanted to pass on this information from Sharon Rudd:Slow Food Cincinnati hosts a 4-course dinner Wed., Oct. 1, 2013 at Nectar Restaurant honoring our Class of 2014 “Snail of Approval” inductees for their commitment to “good,...
  • hot dogs
    Football 2014 features greener stadiums
    You're probably not alone if you say you ate and drank too much the last time you went to a ballpark or tailgated. If that's the case, then you probably don't associate football with responsible stewardship, but rather, excess. However...
  • Pesticide Mist
    'Just say no' to pesticides
    “The food you eat can be either the safest and the most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.”—Ann WigmoreThroughout childhood, parents often teach their children that what they put into a situation is what...
  • 10 questions for food entrepreneur Vera Chang of Shelburne Farms
    10 questions for food entrepreneur Vera Chang of Shelburne Farms
    At Harvard’s Forum on Food Labeling last year, this Examiner met Vera Chang. Listening to details of the lush landscape of Shelburne Farms, which Vera now calls home and work, I was hooked. A few months later, I was there. This interview is...
  • Top three reasons why rabbits are a homesteaders best asset
    Top three reasons why rabbits are a homesteader's number one asset
    Homesteading, living off the grid, self sufficient, sustainable lifestyle, no matter what you call it, there is one asset that you just have to have with you if you are serious. That number one asset is rabbits. In the book, "Raising Rabbits...
  • Only organic produce grown on Fijian island
    Only organic produce grown on Fijian island
    Would it be great if there was an entire population that grew only organic produce, setting an example for the world? Well, there is; organic farming culture is becoming a huge, and comprehensive business for Fiji islanders.If you visit the Fijian...
  • Lundberg Family Farms new snack chips
    Lundberg Family Farms rolls out new non GMO snacks
    Lundberg Family Farms, a trusted source of non genetically modified (GMO) and organic as well as just all natural products that you can trust are good for you as well as your wallet...or at least that is my official take. I love good food. When I...
  • 8 more Boston food events on the grill
    8 more Boston food events on the grill
    Like a crowded potluck table, the fall calendar for Boston local food events continues to grow as local leaders tuck their offerings into the array of conversation hubs and pathways into engagement, education and action for our food system. Since...
  • 10 questions for food entrepreneur Blonde Beauchamp of Craic & Blonde
    10 questions for food entrepreneur Blonde Beauchamp of Craic & Blonde
    This Examiner met Blonde at Mass Innovation Nights Foodie Edition last month. Within minutes, I was dancing (a bit) and we were both laughing. Blonde’s energy is mesmerizing, and she’s managed to seal some of it up in her jars of...
  • Another Boston food truck goes brick and mortar: Mother Juice
    Another Boston food truck goes brick and mortar: Mother Juice
    Today, the food entrepreneurs behind Mother Juice opened their doors on a first full week as a brick and mortar business in Kendall Square. (A particularly leading-edge foodie in this Examiner’s network caught their "sneak preview"...
  • Hopewell Furnace:  A local historic and recreational gem
    Hopewell Furnace: A local historic and recreational gem
    It is easy to forget what is in our own backyards, the special, natural wonders that we travel far and wide to seek, but sometimes only need to drive thirty minutes to discover. These are the places that are most often overlooked, the ones hiding...