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11 Common Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

11 Common Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

By Robin Jacobs, Posted December 4th, 2014

Beyond the standard prenatal food prohibitions, some modern food toxins deserve our concern. Stay informed, trust your instincts, and relax.

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Can Dementia be Prevented by Diet and Lifestyle?

Can Dementia be Prevented by Diet and Lifestyle?

By Robin Jacobs, Posted November 11th, 2014

Protecting ourselves against dementia may mean doing what comes naturally: an active life with whole foods, time in nature, and community engagement.

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How to Reduce Food Waste at Home

How to Reduce Food Waste at Home

By Robin Jacobs, Posted November 3rd, 2014

With nearly 50 million hungry Americans, why are we dumping $165 billion in food each year?

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6 Unexpected Health Benefits of Gardening

6 Unexpected Health Benefits of Gardening

By Robin Jacobs, Posted September 19th, 2014

Sure, that succulent produce improves your diet by leaps and bounds… But your endless labor of love may also strengthen you in some surprising ways.

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5 Tips to Guarantee Canning Success

5 Tips to Guarantee Canning Success

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 21st, 2014

In addition to food security and freedom from unwanted additives, home canning gives us the old-fashioned satisfaction of transforming the harvest into next season’s feast.

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Teaching My Child How to Garden: Summer Progress

Teaching My Child How to Garden: Summer Progress

By Robin Jacobs, Posted July 7th, 2014

Inch by inch, row by row… Can the quiet growth of plants hold a kid’s interest for the long weeks of watering, weeding, and waiting?

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6 Beginner Recipes for Solar Ovens

6 Beginner Recipes for Solar Ovens

By Robin Jacobs, Posted June 20th, 2014

When you’re first starting out with your solar oven, focus on recipes that do well with slow cooking.

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How to Choose Earth-Friendly Edible Oils

How to Choose Earth-Friendly Edible Oils

By Sheila Harrington, Posted June 18th, 2014

Discovering options that are better for the health of ourselves and the planet.

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Teaching My Child How to Garden – Getting Started

Teaching My Child How to Garden – Getting Started

By Robin Jacobs, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 2nd, 2014

Everyday miracles happen when we invite playful work and wonder into the garden.

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Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’

Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 14th, 2014

Once established, perennial veggies and berries keep on giving year after year.

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How to Use Nettles with Your Springtime Cooking

How to Use Nettles with Your Springtime Cooking

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 30th, 2014

Old timers call them Spring Tonic. Before the garden gets going, nettles are the perfect local green.

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Evidence Grows Linking Autism with Pollution

Evidence Grows Linking Autism with Pollution

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 4th, 2014

Patterns of autism match patterns of pollution-caused birth defects.

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How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 4th, 2014

A well maintained asparagus bed may produce for 25 years!

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After Fukushima – Is It Safe to Eat Pacific Seafood?

After Fukushima – Is It Safe to Eat Pacific Seafood?

By Robin Jacobs, Posted February 27th, 2014

Silent and unseen, radiation is a shadowy threat. Between dire viral-internet warnings and FDA reassurances, how do we decide what to feed our families?

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5 Easy Ways to Assess Your Soil for Gardening

5 Easy Ways to Assess Your Soil for Gardening

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 19th, 2014

A productive garden begins with an understanding of the basic properties of your soil.

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How to Make a Winter Soup to Boost Your Immune System

How to Make a Winter Soup to Boost Your Immune System

By Robin Jacobs, Posted January 21st, 2014

Using whole foods and traditional spices offers surprising health benefits.

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FDA to phase out trans fats in processed foods

FDA to phase out trans fats in processed foods

By Eartheasy.com, Posted December 6th, 2013

The FDA has determined there is no safe level of consumption of trans fats.

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Five Ways to Build Community This Summer

Five Ways to Build Community This Summer

By Shannon Cowan, Posted June 14th, 2013

“Community is a sign that love is possible in a materialistic world.” Jean Vanier

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‘Certified Organic’ – What Does It Mean?

‘Certified Organic’ – What Does It Mean?

By Sheila Harrington, Posted April 11th, 2013

How do we know if these labels, and their higher prices, mean anything?

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Food Fraud on the Rise

Food Fraud on the Rise

By Greg Seaman, Posted March 4th, 2013

Researchers are alerting consumers to a 60% rise in food fraud since last year.

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