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Want to Send Food to the Occupying Protesters on Wall Street? Here’s the Link

Click here to donate to the Food Committee sending fruit, bread and peanut butter down to the protesters who are occupying Zuccotti Park. Food will help people who want to keep up the Occupy Wall Street effort in New York City going on a full belly.

100% Natural Dehydrated Cane Juice

Well hello there, sugar.

Closing Beef and Ice Cream

At least with chicken or lamb, you could pretend that it’s chocolate chip cookie dough. […]

Antibiotics Bill Gets Its Hearing in Congress

Do we have a right to cheap meat and milk? Shouldn’t we consumers bear some of the cost of a world with fewer antibiotic-resistant disease organisms? […]

Plant a Row for the Hungry

If you garden, you’ve been there: delighted at the success of your zucchini patch, you enjoy a zucchini salad, a nice loaf of zucchini bread, another loaf of zucchini bread, a pot of zucchini-cheese soup…. It’s after the second pot of zucchini soup that you might throw in the towel, but that doesn’t mean your […]

Green SuperFood Isn't

If Mother Nature intended me to eat Organic Green SuperFood energy bars, 1) She would have made them growing on trees; and 2) She would have made them taste and feel less disgusting in the human mouth. […]

How To Make Dandelion Coffee

Will coffee and dandelions swap places again, with dandelions overtaking the Starbucks brew in popularity? Maybe, if Americans learn to drink down the bitter root and fend for themselves. […]

Organic Tricalcium Phosphate From Trader Joe's?

They know tricalcium phosphate doesn’t sound like it fits with the ideal of organic food as easily as simple calcium does. It seems to be playing around the edges of what’s allowable within the definition of organic food. […]

In City and Country, the Hip Bring Community into Focus

You won’t find the community of West Rose, New York listed on any maps, and I’m not sure it is really there any more. But when I was younger, growing up in rural Central New York, the hills west of Rose had a fading reputation for oddity and hipness. In prior decades, a variety of […]

Libertarian Vegetables

If you believe government agents are out to get you by having you eat supermarket vegetables, well, I suppose that heirloom vegetable seeds may appeal to you as well. […]

Strawberry Economics

Growing the strawberry plants may require some more patience, but in the long run, it brings me a lot more satisfaction than that three dollar little plastic carton of berries from the supermarket. […]