Organic food has become very popular but navigating the maze of organic food labels, benefits and claims can be confusing. Is organic food really better for your mental and physical health? Do GMOs and pesticides cause cancer and other diseases? What do all the labels mean? To learn more, click here.
There are many benefits when it comes to living organically however, none quite as good as what it could mean for more rural communities. By instituting organic farms in more rural communities those communities could see rises in economic opportunities for their citizens. To learn more, click here.
The organic food industry is a booming business, and with the recent sale of natural-foods giant Whole Foods to Amazon, it’s expected to grow even larger in the near future. While some consumers buy organic because they believe it’s better for the environment, even more do so for health-related reasons, according to one 2016 survey.…
If you’re considering going organic, summer is the best time! With tons of vegetables and fruits in season you’ll definitely get the most bang for your buck by switching now. To learn more, click here.
Many of our favorite wild birds are in trouble. According to the North American Bird Conservation Initiative’s 2016 report, 37% of the 1,154 native wild bird species that live in Canada, the continental United States, and Mexico are in urgent need of help; another 49% are in danger, and only 14% of species are thriving.…
While many people are jumping on the organic bandwagon, what do we really know about the organic food industry? Click here to check out some frequently asked questions from the Organic Farming Research Foundation.
If left to their own devices, fleshy fruits naturally fall to the earth, where some of their seeds sprout when spring arrives again. Saving seeds from these plants mimics nature’s way—and it’s not at all difficult to do. To read more, click here.
LEON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) – A new kind of neighborhood is coming to Leon County. It’s being called an “agri-hood”, and it will be the first of its kind in north Florida. Pine Dove Farm will blend a rural lifestyle with close access to the city. The development in southeastern Leon County is off Williams Road and…
Even the most organic of gardeners wants to deter insects or a creeping case of plant spots. Luckily, you can keep away pesky garden visitors with a simple, inexpensive, homemade—and most importantly, nontoxic—spray that won’t harm you, your pets, or your plants. To read more, click here.
Perfect for your next summer cookout, this delicious recipe is sure to be a hit! To read more, click here.