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Starbucks recycles by giving away spent coffee grounds to make compost for your garden

I recently read this blog post from www.greendeals.org and it tugged at my save our planet and recycle heartstrings ~ so I thought I'd share it with our Homegrown Family. 

Starbucks Coffee is Giving Away Used Coffee Grounds for your Garden

May. 07 Green Gardening, …

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Added by Karin Bosela on May 9, 2013 at 5:49am — 6 Comments

ESSAY OF THE WEEK Why GMO Labels Won’t Cost Consumers a Dime

ESSAY OF THE WEEK

Why GMO Labels Won’t Cost Consumers a Dime

One of the biotech industry’s favorite arguments…

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Added by Karin Bosela on April 17, 2013 at 1:39pm — No Comments

How to quickly identify organic, commercially grown and GE produce at the grocery store.

Since many of us are personal farmers and not always able to grow everything ourselves; some due to space constraints. I thought I'd share one quick way to spot organic produce in the store. Check out the price look-up number (PLU) that is on a sticker of each piece of produce. The International Federation for produce coding standardizes PLU codes for every grocery store in the country. Conventionally grown fruits and vegetables have a 4 digit code number beginning with a 3 or 4. Organically…

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Added by Karin Bosela on March 26, 2013 at 5:37pm — 11 Comments

Let's Get Dirty for Earth Day & Party! Celebrate America's Sustainable Farmers

Let's Get Dirty for Earth Day & Party! Celebrate America's Sustainable Farmers

The fun begins Monday April 16th and runs through April 28th, and we guarantee you want in on this!  

Over the 13-days,Organic Authority will  interview and feature farmers from across the nation, and chefs who cook their own farm-to-table eats. And to…

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Added by Karin Bosela on March 26, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

Senator Begich (D-AK) Making Strides to Safeguard Us from GE Seafood.

This past Friday Senator Mark Begich (D-AK) struck a mighty blow for those of us that want to know whats in our food. He offered an amendment to require labeling of genetically engineered fish that was passed by a voice vote in the Senate. In his speech he also notes that over 60 countries currently require labeling of GE Foods and that over 2,000 grocery stores across the U.S. including Whole Foods and Trader Joe's have committed to NOT SELL genetically engineered seafood.

To Thank…

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Added by Karin Bosela on March 25, 2013 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

GMO debate in 6 points

This article is from HomeCures that work and is a great read for those who are just getting the NO GMO concept and what to understand more about this issue.

http://www.homecuresthatwork.com/special-feature/gmo-debate-in-6-points/#.UU7VSRyR9s4…

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Added by Karin Bosela on March 24, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Take Action to stop the Monsanto Protection Act!

In the event that many of you are unaware; as of 10:54 a.m. EST on March 21, 2013 Congress passed the Continuing Resolution, HR 933 that contained the dangerous provision that strips the important concept of “judicial review” from our courts, caving to Monsanto.  The passage of Section 735 in this resolution strikes a major blow against America’s constitution, citizens, farmers and the environment that undermines our basic democratic rights in favor of continued corporate welfare and…

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Added by Karin Bosela on March 23, 2013 at 1:39pm — 2 Comments

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