Who Owns that Organic Lettuce in Your Fridge?

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When farmers market is not in season and I can’t buy loose organic greens from my favorite farmer Little Seed Garden, I buy packaged ones from Earth Bound Farms. Yes, it’s not the best option but when I want organic greens in dead of winter, I rather buy them from a reputable farm than loose… 

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Facts and Straight #GMOtalk: FREE Virtual Conference with Experts

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The chemical and food companies spent over $70 million against campaigns to defeat genetically modified organism (GMO) foods in Washington and California last year. Monsanto recently launched a new campaign, trying to dis-spell GMO facts and to confuse consumers. We are eating GMO’s without labels and we can’t tell what we are eating every day…. 

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The Bad, Ugly and Good of Being a Vegan

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Truth be told. I was – still am – a confused eater. I was a flexitarian, a pescatarian, then a vegetarian, and then a strict vegan. Last year, though, I changed again back to being a flexitarian. More on that on a later date. But when I thought of becoming a vegan, I was so… 

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10 Fail Proof Ways to Eat Healthy

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Don’t you just love this phrase? My mom always say, “Health is Wealth” too but how easy is it to be healthy when there are so many conflicting information out there? It may ‘sound’ easy and yet so tricky at the same time. Being Healthy is Not as Easy as It Sounds I always thought… 

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YES on 522 and Why GMO Labeling is Important

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Washington state residents have a unique opportunity to decide whether they want genetically modified foods to be labeled this week. According to “YES on 522“, the initiative will “provide shoppers with the transparency and the power to make an informed decision of what is in the foods they buy and feed their families“. This initiative… 

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Sea Veggies Primer: Kombu (Kelp), Dulse, Wakame, and Nori

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I’ve been cooking with seaweed all my life. When I was nursing my newborn son, Seaweed Soup was all I was “allowed” to eat, for nursing, for months. Six months to be exact. No lie. I got so sick of it that when my son weaned, I didn’t eat Seaweed Soup for three years …… 

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