Avoiding Glyphosate? Don’t Buy Organic Hydroponics!

roundup in organicsI’ve made no secret of my disdain for organic hydroponic produce over the years. Unfortunately, this stuff now constitutes the bulk of fruits and vegetables sold at big-box health food retailers like Earth Fare and Whole Foods.

If I see anything with the name Driscoll’s or Wholesum Harvest on it (the biggies in organic hydroponics),

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Bedroom EMFs. When it’s a Problem and When it’s Not

bedroom mattress emfsOur recent webclass the “9 Science-Backed Secrets of Perfect Sleep” touched on EMFs in the bedroom and specifically from mattress springs or coils during the live Q/A.

Would the Organix INTELLIbed mattress that my family has been sleeping on for 6+ years and many of you have chosen as well be a problematic model?

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Breaking: Cancer Stricken Couple Wins $2 BILLION in Roundup Lawsuit

man spraying roundup on grassWouldn’t it be an amazing reversal of fortune if all these lawsuits of people who got cancer after years of using Roundup end up bankrupting Bayer?

Bayer, if you remember, acquired Monsatan Monsanto, the glyphosate herbicide maker in 2018 for about $66 billion. 

One can only hope given that Big Ag’s business plan seems to include intentional coverup of the dangers of its products.

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Where is the Best Place to Buy Organic Produce?

best organic produceMy in-depth review of Earth Fare caused several people to email asking about organic produce.

Why hadn’t I compared the quality and price of the produce? Which big box retailer do I like best to buy organic fruits and veggies for my family?

Organic Produce and Mega-Retailers

The hard truth is that big box retailers like Earth Fare,

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Does Borax Make the Cut for a Green Home?

borax usesWhen I was a kid, I was always intrigued by the boxes and bottles under grandma’s kitchen sink. One of those boxes that was prominently emblazoned with a Mr. Yuck sticker was “20 Mule Team Borax.” What a strange name, I thought as a kid (and still kind of do as an adult).

Just because Grandma used borax and she lived to be 95,

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9 Reasons Earth Fare is the Best Big Box Natural Foods Retailer

earth fare storeThe natural foods industry in North America continues to pick up steam as mega-chains rapidly expand into metro markets both large and small. Sometimes, they set up shop right across the street from each other! As someone who has mostly patronized small, locally owned healthfood stores since 1990, the speed of this development is a bit overwhelming.

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Keeping Backyard Chickens. Top 6 Tips for Making it Easy!

backyard chickensNot so long ago, the United States government actually advocated for people to keep backyard chickens – two per family member. The USDA took the lead on the push for families to own laying hens with the slogan “in times of peace, a profitable recreation, in time of war a patriotic duty”.

Posters prominently hung around communities proclaimed that:

Even the smallest back yard has room for a flock large enough to supply the house with eggs.

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Amazing Azomite. What it is and How to Use for Home and Garden

azomiteAzomite is one of those beneficial substances that is useful for many things around the home. It belongs in the same category as apple cider vinegar, diatomaceous earth and baking soda.

For this reason, it’s best to have some on hand especially during springtime!

What is Azomite?

While many people have heard about azomite,

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Glycerin. When it’s Safe and When it’s Toxic

glycerin benefits, uses and dangers

Glycerin is one of the most common ingredients in the world. Industry loves this sticky, thick liquid because it is colorless, odorless and above all …. SWEET.

Hence its wide and varied use in processed foods, personal care products, and medicines. In fact, there is almost no industry where you won’t find it –

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