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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.

Throwing a Holiday Party? Try This Glühwein Cocktail Recipe

If you’ve ever visited Northern Europe during the winter months, you might recall the intoxicating aroma (and maybe the intoxicating effect) of warmed red wine with spices, in Germany known as “Glühwein.” Below is our version of this classic Glühwein…

Food Waste Reconsidered – Part I

Up to 20% of all fresh foods that are grown and produced do not meet strict market requirements and often end up being plowed back into the soil or considered “waste” – produce that is crooked or discolored or has…

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…

5 Reasons to Choose Organic Bananas (vs. Conventional)

You may be thinking that the banana peel protects you from pesticides, but there’s more to it. Here are 5 reasons why buying organic bananas matters. Top 5 Reasons Why Choosing Organic Bananas Matters 1. Your Health Even though bananas…

The Life of Visionary Food Writer Patience Gray

Ever heard of Patience Gray? If you have – good for you! And if you haven’t, you are still most likely affected by her passion and work every day, as this woman has defined our modern way of eating and…

4 Wheel Bob – Official Trailer

4 Wheel Bob tells the story of wheelchair hiker Bob Coomber and his attempt to be the first wheelchair hiker to cross the Sierra Nevada. Bob has hiked more than 100 parks in the Bay Area and was inducted into…

Goatlandia is a Sanctuary to Orphaned, Abused and Neglected Farm Animals

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” This beautiful quote by Mahatma Gandhi is the framework for this episode. We have come a long way in the protection…

Into the Okavango – Official Trailer

Botswana’s Okavango Delta, a 22,000sq kilometer maze of wetlands in the middle of the Kalahari Desert, is one of the last untouched refuges for wildlife on the planet. But its freshwater arteries – which provide water to over one million…

Nail House – Official Trailer

A film about gentrification, poverty, and the politics of San Francisco. Nail House tells the story how the fight over a tiny corner of local land became a mirror for grassroots protests around the world, and an illustration of the…

What Can We Learn from the Land and Soil?

We all live in cycles: moon cycles, sun cycles, menstrual cycles, seasons, birth, youth, maturity, old age, and ultimately death. Destruction and creation. We are in conversation today with Earl Herrick about cycles and the wisdom that Nature and the…

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