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5 Organic Farming Facts You Should Know

These 5 organic farming facts might surprise you… and change what you put on your plate. We’re plant and science geeks who spend far more of our time than the average person getting our hands in the soil and…

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Happiness Versus Pleasure: The Legacy Of Hugh Hefner

Happiness versus pleasure. What's the difference? Knowing the answer could make all the difference to your longterm wellbeing. …

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Holy sheet! How to find the perfect set of organic bed sheets.

Trying to find the perfect set of bed sheets or organic bed sheets? Here's a simple guide to help you make the right decision. …

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Reducing Food Waste: 1 In 5 Acres Of Land In US Is Growing Garbage

460,000,000 acres of farmland in the US grows garbage, food that we put in the trash. What can you do to help? …

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Please stop drinking juice and juicing

Should you stop drinking juice? Why or why not? Having a good food philosophy grounded in anthropology/science will keep you from getting duped. …

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No, you’re not self-sufficient and you never will be… And that’s ok.

Is it possible to be self-sufficient? If you're very unlucky, then yes. However, we think there are better goals to aim for than self-sufficiency.…

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Gardening In Depth

I’ve been sick 1 day in 10 years. Here’s how you can avoid getting sick.

10 practical approaches and tips to help you avoid getting sick. …

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Gardening In Depth

5 Ways To Stop Your Cat From Killing Birds and Other Wildlife

Your cat (and ours) is a homicidal maniac: here’s how to stop your cat from killing birds and other wildlife too.  We love cats. They’re funny, quirky, adorable and adoring critters (except for our grumpy cat Charlie who hates us…

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Fermentation: How To Tend Your Microbial Garden For Better Health

Fermentation: understanding the connection between your food, your gut microbiota, and your brain. …

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Foraged In Depth

Fungi Tales: Mushrooms, Exxon, and Elon Musk

What do fossil fuels, mushrooms, Exxon, and Elon Musk all have in common? Read this fungi tale to find out...…

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Move Over Coffee, Matcha Is In the House

What if there was a drink that gave you a better energy boost than coffee without the bad breath? Oh, and it could fight cancer too. Meet matcha... …

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Cure Fall and Winter Blues With Natural Vitamin D

Fall or winter blues have you down? You might be low on vitamin D. Here's how to boost your mood with food while avoiding vitamin supplements. …

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Gardening In Depth

What Do Ladybug Larvae Look Like?

What do ladybug larvae look like? Or ladybug eggs? Find out to make sure you never accidentally kill these beneficial, predatory insects in your garden. …

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A Response to Slate Magazine on GMOs & Biotech

Slate Magazine's article about GMOs & biotech says there is no difference between organic and conventional agriculture (or food). We respectfully disagree.…