These delicious alternatives are a great way to get all of your calcium in a cruelty-free way.Credit: Jessie Next DoorThe health benefits of going vegan are often debated, with many opponents pointing to things the diet might be lacking...
Influenced by industrial lobbyists, the USDA has continually tried to subvert the promise of a natural, biologically based agriculture.By Eliot Coleman / AlterNetVegetables hydroponics Photo Credit: piya Sukchit/ShutterstockFor someone like me, whose passions, before I began as an organic farmer,...
Brazil joins the growing number of countries rejecting GMO imports from the United States.Brazil joins the growing number of countries rejecting GMO imports from the United States. In the last decade, bio-technology and gene modification in large-scale agriculture has...
One that benefits farmers, and not Monsanto.By Jim Hightower / AlterNetDuring the farm crisis of the 1980s, an Iowa farmer asked if I knew the difference between a family farmer and a pigeon. When I said no, he delighted...
Farro is also a great alternative to refined grains and can easily be added to your diet.Farro is an ancient grain that has been around for thousands of years.More recently, it has grown in popularity. Not only does it...
These paleo cookies are high in protein, healthy fats, and can even be made vegan. Find the recipe below...Credit: Dr. JockersWhen every single ingredient in a recipe offers a list of health benefits, it’s worth trying out. And, when...
Mergers puts food workers and small-scale farmers at risk and increase vertical integration, hurting farm­ers’ ability to compete.December 29, 2016 — When you look to the year ahead, what do you see? Ensia recently invited eight global thought leaders to...
A desert farm located in Australia utilizes hydroponic methods and clean energy to grow 18,000 tomato plants.Credit: Sundrop FarmsThough there is presently enough food on the planet to feed 10 billion people, 795 million people still go to bed...
Scientists have identified major molecular difference between a GMO corn and its non-GMO parent.A unique new study published on December 19 in the scientific journal Nature has used molecular profiles to reveal major differences in composition between a GMO...
Girl Scout Cookies has announced their release of a GMO free cookie for 2017, but their reluctance to mention the acronym in an official statement has everyone wondering.Remove GMOs from Girl Scout Cookies Facebook page has announced their success...