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  • Seminole Beacon ads displayed in September 25 edition
    Conflicting ads cause fertilization confusion
    I live in Pinellas County, Fla. and in the past few weeks I have been a little confused by the ad placement in my local newspaper, the Seminole Beacon. Every Wednesday, I devour each page of this circular’s valuable information and I take...
  • Maybe kids will get a school now?
    Flint's eastside gets a breath of fresh air, Flintopia
    Flintopia is a Sustainable Living project being conducted by students from Maharishi University of Management. MUM is the only University in the nation that offers a BS in Sustainable Living and because of the passionate students and staff that...
  • Halo Garden
    Howard University’s urban garden grows food and appreciation for nature
    Ionnie McNeill, one of the founders of Howard University’s organic garden, showed the Halo Garden to a handful of students this past August on the school’s social service day as a light rain fell.The garden, started in 2011, provides a...
  • Hemp Clothing
    Does natural mean organic?
    Does a label of natural mean that it is organic? The answer is no. On products, the natural label ideally means minimal processing and no artificial additives. You’ve decided it’s time to make the transition to more natural food and...
  • ChocXO raw cacao with a little bit of sugar
    Raw cacao that is gluten and dairy free
    Are you allergic to gluten and dairy and just wish you could dump a big spoon of the hot fudge to go on your icecream sundae? Well, with a random visit to ChocXO in Costa Mesa you can now make your dream of fudge and icecream a reality, even if...
  • Mother Earth News Fair 2014
    Mother Earth News Fair: fun, food, & entertainment for all
    Thinking about a greener, more natural life but you’re not sure how to get started? If you had been at the 2014 Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania last weekend, you would have enjoyed a fine education on all the wonders of...
  • Cooking 101 at Casa de Cuisine: The Art of Breading Fish
    Cooking 101 at Casa de Cuisine: The Art of Breading Fish
    In this new series called Cooking 101 at Casa de Cuisine, Chef Larry Edwards will teach you some of the dishes the Casa is known for and people love. Each of the inclusions in this new series will feature a complete how-to slideshow. So enjoy...
  • GMO Foods
    Annie's Homegrown sells out to General Mills for $820 million
    It's a sad day for those who have supported and loved the Annie's Homegrown brand for the past 25 years. General Mills formally purchased the company today for a whopping $820 million, making the all natural and organic operation a GMO...
  • Google's New Pigeon Update
    The New "Pigeon" Update From Google Has Made Organic Search Take Flight
    The latest Google update, unofficially called "Pigeon", was rolled out on July 24, 2014 and has been cited as one of the biggest local search algorithm updates in years. The new algorithm is meant to provide more useful and relevant...
  • So Delicious
    You won't find vegan, dairy free and gluten free products better than these
    So Delicious is a company that I found about three years ago when I decided to cut back on my dairy consumption in addition to eliminating gluten due to suspected lactose and gluten intolerance. I started with their almond milk, and then slowly...
  • Food Should Taste Good
    Food Should Taste Good brand crackers do just that, taste good!
    Legend has it, we eat with our eyes before anything. While I vehemently agree with that sentiment, we also eat with whatever emotions we have flowing through us at the moment. This said, there is actually a brand of sustenance called Food Should...
  • DIY compost
    The good, the bad, the compost
    “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”—The LoraxOne of the greatest things about organic gardening is that the only fertilizer needed can be found in the kitchen. Even...
  • Farmers are Cool
    Farmers are Cool: Review
    Farmers are Cool has been in business since 2011 and has donated money and other contributions to an impressive list of non-profit groups and organizations. The concept behind this hand full of goods is pretty simple and it's one that we can...
  • Buy organic?
    Is buying organic worth the cost?
    Organic food options aren’t just for health food stores anymore; they’re everywhere. Organic fruits and veggies are especially abundant. But just because they are plentiful doesn’t necessarily mean they are cheap. What does it...
  • Wild Poppy Blood Orange Chili Juice Drink
    Ridiculously delicious Wild Poppy Blood Orange Chili organic juice drink
    Wow, wow, wow! Have I ever happened upon a ridiculously refreshing and energetic organic juice drink!!While shopping at Fresh Market I saw a clear glass single-serve drink that grabbed my attention. It had a simply understated label but the words,...