Have Your Cup and Drink It Too!

organic coffee

Support Small Farmers and the Environment – Drink Organic Coffee Why should one pay a premium for organic, and often times fair trade certified coffee? Although the roasting process eliminates most chemical residue within the beans, protection of the land and soil, the support of small farmsteads, and the safety of farmers and people within […]

The Costs Behind Natural Food

cost of organic food

Why Is It So Expensive? Naturally grown food has always been a little more on the pricey side within the grocery industry, but many people find it worthwhile to invest in a product that they believe will benefit their health in the long run, regardless of price. However, with the economy taking a downturn, many consumers […]

The Truth About Commercially Raised Cattle

Grass Fed Beef

One of the most important organic products to purchase is meat. No matter what type, cut, or variation of meat you prefer the importance of buying organic meat is obvious. The inescapable truth behind non-organic meat is a hard truth to accept. The average American has a vision of what a farm looks like. When […]

Genetically Engineered Cuisine

GMO Food

The vast majority of American food and beverage products have nasty little secrets. You may be surprised to find out that even large, unsuspected, corporation such as Coca-Cola used genetically engineered additives in their products. The words ‘genetically engineered’ can raise thoughts of laboratories, test tubes, mutations and gene splicing. This is not too far […]

Eating Organic on a Budget

These days, it seems as if you can hardly turn on the TV or your computer without hearing about the benefits of organic foods. And the truth is that there’s a lot to be said for eating organic. From a health standpoint, you’re ingesting fewer pesticides and unnatural chemicals. From an environmental perspective, you’re helping […]