Maybe its time to detox your home. Of the 100,000 chemicals registered for use in the US, less than 7% have been tested for toxicity. None of them have been tested for the effects of long term, chronic exposure.
Traditional harvesting means all the apples are shaken from the trees, and then collected by hand. The orchard produces an abundant harvest of apples, without any chemical or mechanical intervention.
It is important for all of us to reject agricultural and food production systems that harm the earth, denature the environment and ultimately harm our health.
Monsanto is the world’s largest producer of genetically modified (GM) seeds. Part of the company’s success comes from consumers unknowingly buying huge amounts of its products every day. Say no to GMO, say yes to healthy natural foods. If nothing else, buy organic sugar and learn about organic weed prevention!
There is a wealth of difference between ‘clean’ food that has been grown using traditional organic practices and conventionally produced food that contains dangerous chemical residues. No-one knows what the long term effects of consuming these actually are. What’s clear is the benefits of organic food are real, not just eco-marketing rhetoric.
In the 1990’s a mayor from a small town in the US challenged the state on the use of toxic industrial waste as ingredients for fertiliser. The book that reveals the whole story is called Fateful Harvest, by journalist Duff Wilson.
Here’s a great vegetarian recipe that uses leaves rather than flour wraps. Using organic leaves will provide a powerhouse of nutrients that is perfect for autumn and winter.
Sustainability is vital for the health of future generations and the continued ability of our beautiful planet to provide clean water, fresh air and food, now and in the future.
A straightforward recipe that uses basic organic ingredients including yogurt made from organic milk and home ground flour from organic wheat bought from the local natural health store. The taste of homeground flour is lovely and will certainly be more nutritious. If you don’t own a grinder, normal unbleached organic flour is fine.
Organic agriculture is all about producing food in harmony with nature. It looks to improve the environment and benefit the planet and the people living on it. It’s not about maximising profits or cutting corners to save money. I know which approach I prefer.