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Garlic O’Plenty | A Quick Guide to Garlic for the Garden

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Photo | The Vegetable Garden at George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate

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Earth Day 2014 | Green Cities

“Green Cities” is the focus of the 44th annual observance of of Earth Day.

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Walmart to Sow Its Organic Wild Oats

The nation’s largest retailer and grocer enters the organic food rush.

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Truth in Labels | FDA No Longer Sweet on Honey

The Food and Drug Administration says it’s time to rethink honey labeling standards.

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Growing Up | New Site Teaches Tweens About Soil Science

A new e-learning site dedicated to informing the students—and the public—about the role of nutrients in healthy food production and the preservation of green spaces.

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Yard to Plate | Edible Gardening Rises in the U.S.

More Americans opting for locally grown fruit, vegetables and herbs at a time when health issues and surging food prices have become national concerns.

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Egg-ology | Organic Brown and White Eggs

Are organic eggs really better for you? Does it matter it they are white or brown? Our green product specialist Joyce Newman weighs in.

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Restaurants and the Organic, Sustainable and Local Food Shift

Restaurants are largely missing out on our changing attitudes toward food, but there is hope.

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Bottoms Up | The Republic of Tea Biodynamic Teas

The most popular brewed beverage gets new healthy (for you and the planet) additions.

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ADA | Something NOT to Chew On

More bad news about what’s in our food and another reason to steer clear of as many pre-fab meals as possible.

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GMO A-Go-Go | A Video by Natural News

We stumbled across this short animated film and thought we’d share it. Enjoy! YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE 10 Organic Resolutions Worth Keeping for Life Sprouting | GMO Inside Sprouting | SPE Certified Food  

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Edamam | Recipes for Every Diet, Taste and Lifestyle

Balanced, low-fat, low sugar, gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan…Edamam has it.

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Chemical Cuisine | A Toxic Food Additive to Avoid

Yet another potentially dangerous food additive “generally recognized as safe” by the FDA.

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Healthier, Earth-Friendly Valentine’s Day Chocolates

Green product watcher Joyce Newman shares which chocolate brands are healthy for the environment and your body.

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Cancer-linked Coloring Agent Found in Soda Pop

One of the chemicals that gives cola and other dark soda their rich brown hue is a potential carcinogen, according to Consumer Reports. GV’s Joyce Newman explains.

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Sprouting | GMO Inside

On the rise: a leader in the fight against GMOs (genetically modified organisms).

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Digging It | America’s Home Grown Veggie Show

A must-listen radio show for lovers of edible gardens.

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Garden Variety Has Big Plans

Last week, we told you to expect some good news from us. Well, here it is. If you’ve liked what we’ve done with Garden Variety so far, there’s much more in store. We can think of nothing better than to … Continue reading

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The Best Egg Nog Money Can Buy

‘Tis the season to drink eggnog and one standout makes downing the traditional Christmas drink a pure pleasure.

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Tasting Newfoundland and Labrador | Canada’s Remote Food Frontier

The far-flung Canadian province—the easternmost point of North America—is off the radar of most traveling foodies. But those who do venture to this picturesque historic region will find much more than just its signature cod and blue potatoes. 

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