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…

Eat Your Fruits and Veggies – It’s Easier Than You Think!

Mom says “Eat your fruits and veggies” and you’ll get big and strong. Doctors tell you that eating plenty of vegetables and fruits can help you reduce the risk of heart disease, control blood pressure, and may even help prevent…

Fast and Cheap Fashion is Polluting Our Rivers Across the Globe

In honor of the San Francisco Green Film Festival, we are covering a handful of outstanding documentaries. These new films are as brilliantly produced as they are critical. They are – hopefully – shaping our society and our way of…

25 Best Uses for Coconut for Your Health

Follow enough health and beauty journals, and you could easily find yourself wondering, “is there anything coconut oil cannot do?” Spoiler alert: coconut is everything it’s cracked up to be. Because of this, we’ve compiled a list of the best…

9 Simple Steps to Improve Digestion

Be good to your digestive system and it will be good to you. Our overall health relies on the health of our gut. Here are a nutrition consultant’s suggestion on how to improve digestion. 9 Simple Steps to Improve Digestion…

The Harvest – Official Trailer

Italy is renowned the world over for its excellent food. Yet thousands of foreign workers support the country’s agri-food production. The Harvest is a bold docu-musical that shows the daily exploitation of Sikh field workers, combining documentary with traditional Punjabi choreography…

The Terroir of an Avocado Affects the Flavor

Like many produce items, avocados bear a sticker that indicates where that piece of fruit was grown: Mexico, California, Peru, or Chile. Equal Exchange avocados specifically come from small farmers who are part of the Pragor cooperative, based in Michoacán,…

How to Pick a Perfect Peach

Everything you need to know about peaches. How to pick a perfect peach and how to store it. With Earl Herrick of Earl’s Organic Produce. Originally posted 2019-01-15 12:50:12.

What Rachel Carson Has Taught Us About Environmental Protection

Under much scrutiny from chemical companies, environmentalist and activist Rachel Carson released her book, Silent Spring, on September 27th, 1962. It shook the public and brought the environmental world into focus. Environmental protection became a real, ongoing topic, and what…

A Quick, Helpful Guide to Citrus

Chef Sita and Earl Herrick of Earl’s Organic Produce show us different varieties of citrus and explain the differences between each type. Check out this short, helpful guide to citrus and then try one of these delicious citrus salad recipes. Originally…

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