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What is Organic Soil?

Organics |  | Organic soil has been naturally amended by the decomposition of plants and animals and unfortunately, today, most of the soil in the world has been depleted by agribusiness. Farmers who produce certified organic produce must first develop soil that meets with the criteria of the USDA. This requires them to amend previously depleted soil with ...Read More »

Health Benefits of Organic Royal Jelly

Organics |  | Royal Jelly is unique and its health benefits are tremendous in bees and in humans. This creamy secretion, produced by worker bees, is fed to bee larvae to develop them into workers. However, if higher amounts of royal jelly are fed to a select few larvae, a metamorphosis occurs. They grow to be 40% larger ...Read More »

Is This Why Only Organic Fruit and Vegetables Stops Cancer?

Organics |  | Salvestrols are the wonder nutrients found in fruit and vegetables that hold potential as yet another safe, effective and natural cancer cure. In 1995, Professor Dan Burke accidentally discovered that cancer cells contained an enzyme that was not found in normal healthy cells. Later on in 1997, after conducting extensive research with Professor Gerry Potter, he discovered that ...Read More »

Poison as Food

Organics |  | As more and more people begin to awaken from their slumber they seem to be connecting more and more dots. Once people begin changing their diet and moving away from the poison as food and truly nourish their bodies and minds it only makes sense they would demand real food instead of the garbage “conventional” ...Read More »

The Cheapskate’s Guide to Healthy, Frugal Winter Produce

Organics |  | Healthy, frugal winter produce. Does that sound like an oxymoron to you? There are some standards of healthy eating that cost a whole lot of money, particularly during the colder parts of the year: Eating in-season fruits and vegetables Eating locally Eating 5-10 servings of fruits and vegetables per day Eat organic Of course, from ...Read More »

Superfood Smoothie Recipe with Pineapple and Cucumber

Organics |  | This superfood smoothie is sweet, tart, and refreshing. It’s the perfect way to start your day, especially if you’re trying a new diet or performing a cleanse. With just five ingredients, this recipe is a breeze to whip up in the morning. And, it’s best with fresh pineapple. If you’ve never cut a whole pineapple, ...Read More »

Hemp: Puzzling Prohibition

Organics |  | In the 1940s, hemp farmers were considered “patriotic supporters” of the war effort. But in 1970, President Richard Nixon signed the Controlled Substances Act, making it illegal to grow industrial hemp. Thanks to that law—which mistakenly lumps industrial hemp in with marijuana—U.S. consumers can buy hemp seeds at our health food stores, or hemp building ...Read More »

Foodie Friday: How to Make Rotisserie Chicken in the Crockpot

Organics |  | I love rotisserie chicken but have no rotisserie. (sniff) Imagine how excited I was to learn that I could make my own rotisserie chicken in the crockpot. (I have this crockpot, which is the perfect size for a whole chicken.) If you enjoy eating the skin, you can put the cooked chicken in the oven ...Read More »

10 Winter Garden Tasks for People Who Just Can’t Wait to Get Started

Organics |  | If you’re itching for gardening season to start, you’re in luck. You can start now with the clean hands, no backache part. Whether or not you’ve grown a garden before, there are plenty of tasks you can do during the colder months to get ready for spring. Not using this more barren time means that ...Read More »

Homesteading Basics: How To Dehydrate Herbs for Long-Term Storage

Organics |  | Herbs are one of the first plants we put in our garden. There is nothing like fresh culinary herbs to intensify the flavors of food. As well, herbs are hardy garden plants that don’t have to be watered as much as vegetables and can serve more than one purpose by being used as natural medicine. ...Read More »

More Reasons Why You Need to Eat Organic (VIDEO)

Organics |  | While the controversy over whether organically grown food is healthier lingers, scientific research continues to demonstrate the health benefits to both humans and the environment of growing and consuming organic foods. Food grown in healthier soil, with natural fertilizers and no harmful chemicals, is quite simply more nutritious and less dangerous to your health. Detractors ...Read More »

Spicy Mushroom Stir Fry Recipe with a Savory Twist

Organics |  | If you want a fast and delicious vegan dinner tonight, try this Indian-inspired spicy mushroom stir fry with garlic, black pepper, and chives. I found the recipe on One Green Planet but modified it slightly to use organic ingredients. It’s a great vegan side dish that goes well with just about anything and, best of ...Read More »

The Ultimate Chicken Crap Composting Guide

Organics |  | There are no two ways about it – your soil needs nutrition regularly. This isn’t just dirt that we’re talking about. We’re talking about soil and soil is alive. In order for plants to grow to their optimum capacity, they need bio-intensive nutrients present in the soil to assist with growth, root development and disease prevention. While ...Read More »

The Invisible Nuclear Threat Within Non-Organic Food

Organics |  | Whether you know it or or not, nuclear waste (cobalt-60) has been used for decades to make your food “safer.”  There is a profound misunderstanding in the mass market today about the value of certified organic food. The question is not whether the 50% higher or more you pay at the register for an organic ...Read More »

Crouching Garnish, Hidden SuperFood: The Secret Life of Kale

Organics |  | Could kale, a less domesticated, disheveled form of cabbage, really be one of the most potent healing foods in existence today?  Few foods commonly available at the produce stand are as beneficial to your health as kale.  And yet, sadly, it is more commonly found dressing up something not as healthy in a display case ...Read More »

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