Organic

Will Organic Food Make You Healthier? Who Cares.

July 14, 2014 0 Comments
Will Organic Food Make You Healthier? Who Cares.

Are chemicals that are less chemical-y better for you? Is breathing less smoke from the back of a 1985 Ford Truck better for you? If it’s called global warming, why is it cold outside? We as humans ask some pretty stupid questions. The question is not really “is organic food healthier?” That is not a […]

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The Progress of Organic Farming

March 12, 2013 1 Comment
The Progress of Organic Farming

Once obscured in the back aisle sections of large grocery stores, wide-ranging assortments of fruits and vegetables are now the first thing a potential customer sees as they enter: you can’t miss the mushrooming displays of organic freshness. Consumers are continually becoming well-educated about the impending health risks linked to junk food. Meticulous modern day […]

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Bhutan Will Be First Country to Go 100% Organic

February 20, 2013 1 Comment
Bhutan Will Be First Country to Go 100% Organic

The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, located in South Asia at the eastern end of the Himalayas, and often referred to as the “The Happiest Place on Earth”, will soon have another reason for keeping that title: the country will be the first to go 100 percent organic in its farming methods. According to Natural Society, […]

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What Does Organic Mean For The Goods You Buy?

February 3, 2011 2 Comments
What Does Organic Mean For The Goods You Buy?

Although it seems that every manufacturer and every store out there is starting to sell “organic” food, clothes, bedding, makeup, etc, what does organic mean? In 2002, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) became the agency in charge of organics in the United States with the National Organic Program, which regulates the standards for […]

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Where To Find Organic Beer Options

December 12, 2010 0 Comments
Where To Find Organic Beer Options

Dear EarthTalk: I see more and more organic wines on store shelves these days, but what options are out there today for organic beer? Some 80 million Americans drink beer, yet organic beer represents still only a sliver of the $7 billion U.S. craft beer market. But this sliver is quickly turning into a slice: […]

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What’s So Bad About Non-Organic Cotton?

August 8, 2010 1 Comment
What’s So Bad About Non-Organic Cotton?

Dear EarthTalk: I always thought cotton was eco-friendly, but I recently heard otherwise. What’s so bad about cotton? And where can I find organic cotton clothing? There’s a lot “bad” about conventionally grown cotton – cotton grown with the aid of synthetic chemicals, that is. The Organic Trade Association (OTA), a nonprofit trade group representing […]

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