Browsing the "food" Tag

Toxins in our Everyday Personal Care and Food Products

April 1st, 2013 | by Guest Author

With so many “natural” and “eco-friendly” alternatives on the market, one would assume it would be easy to dodge harmful chemicals from entering your body, right? Sadly, this is not the case. As more and more companies come out with new personal care and food products, more eco-experts are finding them to be green-washed and full of harmful chemicals

Baby Busts and Ponzi Demography: The Costs of Population Growth

March 21st, 2013 | by Guest Author

Worried about the "baby bust" under discussion in some media outlets? John Seager of Population Connection argues that there's no shortage of people in the developed world (nor will there be), and that the "Ponzi demography" represented by such thinking is unsustainable

Women’s History Month: Five Ways Women Are Changing the World

March 11th, 2013 | by Talancia Pea

Although this month is already underway, it’s not too late to join women all over the United States, United Kingdom and Australia in observing Women’s History Month. The 31-day celebration has been set aside to acknowledge and pay tribute to all women for their contributions throughout history and in society at large. We specifically celebrate those women working to make the world more sustainable

Permaculture Garden at UMass Documented on Video

February 20th, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Members of the community at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst took a step beyond the normal organic kitchen garden on campus, and created (and filmed) a permaculture garden

Reflections of a Veganic Gardener

February 13th, 2013 | by Justin Van Kleeck

For my wife and I, an important aspect of taking veganism beyond diet (sort of) has been “veganic” gardening as a way to grow more and more of our own food. With a little mindfulness, anyone can make growing food a practice in compassionate, sustainable vegan living

Come Hang with sustainablog to Discuss Permaculture

January 16th, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Got a handle on the concept of permaculture? If you don't, or even if you think you do, join us to get a clearer sense of this philosophy at our next Hangin' with sustainablog Hangout on Air

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