October 21, 2010 • in Organic Food

A Visit to My Kitchen: Michel Nischan

Michel Nishan is in my kitchen today, talking about living his life organically in terms of both food and sports. Read what he has to say about how his children have inspired him to take on an organic lifestyle, and …

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October 20, 2010 • in Health & Fitness

Top 10 Ways to Avoid GMOs

This month, October, is Non-GMO Month. I find most people are really confused about what a GMO is and where GMOs are found. Some people tend to think that GMO seeds are similar to the type of hybridization that has …

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October 19, 2010 • in Health & Fitness

Who Let the GMOs Out?

By guest blogger Annie Spiegelman, a.k.a. the Dirt Diva Having been raised and hardened in New York City, I am inherently skeptical. We New Yorkers consider that a social grace. When I heard about scientists inserting genes from humans, plants, …

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October 18, 2010 • in Health & Fitness

Pigs Prefer Music For Optimal Growth

Here is just the kind of strange-but-true story I love to read in my local paper in the morning over a cup of coffee…In Nyirangarama, Rwanda, a pig farmer has found that playing different types of music to his pigs …

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October 15, 2010 • in Drinks

Float of the Month for October: How to Make a Purple Cow

Fall is the time when the grapes are ripe, and the grape harvest makes fresh grape juice and wines. As many of you know, I don’t drink wine, anymore, but I do love a good crisp glass of grape juice …

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October 14, 2010 • in Health & Fitness

A Visit to My Kitchen: Jeffery Smith

Jeffery M. Smith is in my kitchen today, talking about the nitty-gritty behind GMOs (genetically modified organisms) and his adventure for weird comfort food. Jeffery is an international best-selling author and filmmaker, and is the executive director of the Institute …

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October 13, 2010 • in Gardening

Growing A Greener World: The Rodale Institute!

Watching yourself on TV is kind of weird. But I have to say, Joe Lamp’l (also known as “joe gardener”!) made it really easy for me. He’s one of the hosts of Growing a Greener World, a TV series on …

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