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2016 Dirty Dozen Vegetables and Fruits

The 2016 Dirty Dozen Vegetables and Fruits list from the EWG (Environment Working Group), released Tuesday, April 12, 2016, is based on tests conducted in 2014 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on 6,953 samples of fruits and vegetables. While almost 3/4 of the samples tested contained residue from at least one pesticide, each year […]

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Organic Gardening – Healthy Food for Your Family

At this stage in history, we face many issues regarding securing unadulterated, nutritious foods for ourselves and our families. It’s becoming challenging to find non-GMO, organic healthy food at most local grocery stores. Commercial farming practices are now producing pseudo foods that are often tasteless, stripped of nutrients, and poisoned with toxic chemicals and genetic […]

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Produce – 2014 Dirty Dozen Plus List

Let’s be honest. Trying to remember what produce should be purchased organically or at least locally from a trusted farmer can be very frustrating, especially while we are hurrying through the local grocery store or even the local farmers’ market. The Environmental Working Group has recently published their 2014 Dirty Dozen Plus list of the […]

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