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An Organic Conversation is the preeminent site on the web for those wanting to live an organic lifestyle. Through thoughtful and informative journalism, we hope to enrich your health and your lives while helping to protect the planet. An Organic Conversation also has a weekly podcast and radio show that features lifestyle segments to inspire health, sustainability, and mindfulness through interviews with authors, filmmakers, non-profits, and changemakers. Hosted by Ecologist and Organic Food Advocate Helge Hellberg.

Passionate Seed Keepers Protect a 12,000 Year-Old Food Legacy

A carrot seed is far less than a millimeter in size, a tiny speck of dirt, dust in the wind. And yet, it contains the DNA to sprout, and to grow big, orange, beta-carotene-rich carrots, given darkness and moisture and…

5 Simple Ways to Enjoy Winter Squash

The season is abundant with winter squash. These “globes of joy,” burst with sweet, nutty flavor, are packed with antioxidants and can be as versatile as your creativity allows. To help you get started, here are some of Chef Sita’s…

Protecting Sharks Can Save the Ocean’s Ecosystem

Throughout history, humans have hunted many species that supposedly pose a threat to human life. As a result, we have brought many large predators such as Grizzly bears and wolves to near or complete extinction. Finally, new scientific studies show…

A Seasonal Guide to the Gift of Produce

Trying to find an original gift for the food lovers on your list? Why not give a delicious seasonal gift that keeps on giving…the gift of produce? The Gift of Produce Here is a list of seasonal fruit or vegetables for each month…

What are the Social Impacts of Climate Change? A Team of Filmmakers Find Out

What? Yes, you read correctly. A new film is shifting our perspective. When we hear about climate change we may think of harsher storms, flooding, or extreme drought. Those are the immediate consequences of weather on land and sea. But few…

Your Guide to a Therapeutic Pantry

A well-stocked pantry will guarantee you a delicious meal anytime. A therapeutic pantry will also guarantee you a lifetime of good health. Fill your cupboards and refrigerator with these traditional foods, and keep checking back for easy recipes and fun…

How Safe Is Our Drinking Water, Really?

Governmental agencies are in place to make absolutely sure that we are protected. That we are able to live lives that are healthy, and safe. The drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan, brought forward a picture that one can adapt…

Authentic Vegan Ranch Dressing – Yes, It’s True!

Dress up your veggies with this vegan ranch dressing. We love it over butter lettuce and shiitake mushrooms or as a dipping sauce for collard wraps. It’s a delicious way to enjoy protein and veggies together and, when eaten as…

How You Buy and Store Carrots Can Affect Nutritional Value

There are always so many choices for carrots when you go shopping at the store: loose, baby, 1-5 pound bags – and they are all good for you and quite flavorful! However, my favorites during this time of year are the bunched carrots.…

An Organic Smoothie Recipe That’s Packed with Antioxidants

Looking for an organic smoothie recipe to start your day? You’ll love this nutrient-packed combination. Antioxidant Berry Blast Organic Smoothie Recipe Ingredients 1/4 c. Whole Milk Yogurt 1/4 c. Coconut Milk 2 Tbs. Chia Seeds Spoonful of Raw Coconut Oil…

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