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Wednesday
Apr192017

Why Cook Organic Food?

Why cook organic food? It's better for your health and the health of the planet. This makes it a better value than “conventional” or industrial food, even though it often costs a little more. Fortunately, cooking at home is much cheaper than eating out, even if you cook with organic ingredients.

Why cook organic food - butterflies, babies, healthy vegetables, safe farmer, children and planet

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Thursday
Nov102016

Seven ways home cooking can reduce your post-election risk

No matter how you feel about the U.S. election, you probably expect big changes to start happening soon. Some of the predictions are downright scary: reducing food inspection and regulation, reducing protection for animals, and ignoring climate change. Even our health-care system is about to shift again.

 

But we still have apron power! By cooking plant-based, organic food from scratch, we can help protect our families and families everywhere from some of the changes expected when Trump becomes president. Here are seven positive steps to take, with a bonus funny/scary video at the end.

  1. Eat lots of fruit and vegetables. A big new study from the University of Warwick shows this quickly increases your sense of well-being. Going from zero to eight servings a day gives the same mood boost ....

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Sunday
May192013

Climate Warnings: Let's Talk about the Cow in the Room

The op-ed piece Climate Warnings, Growing Louder in today's New York Times starts:
The news that atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide, the most important global warming gas, have hit 400 parts per million for the first time in millions of years increases the pressure on President Obama to deliver on his pledges to limit this country’s greenhouse gas emissions.
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The safe level is 350, so reaching 400 is a big deal. It's causing big storms and droughts now and will cause more misery for our children. The Times calls for Obama to ...

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