Culinary Delights, Environment, Organic Policy and Regulations, Social Implications in Agriculture, What is Organic

An Auckland Excursion and The Brilliance of Kiwi Ingenuity

NZ TreeAfter traveling through the rich green-scape of the North Island of New Zealand, I must turn myself away from geothermal explorations and culinary indulgences. It’s time for reentry into the stratosphere of business for a brief two days. Continue reading “An Auckland Excursion and The Brilliance of Kiwi Ingenuity”

Environment, Social Implications in Agriculture, What is Organic

Give a Fork These Midterms – Remember to Vote with your Plate

cook-366875_1920For the most part, I try to stay away from political commentary. You can get a daily dose of partisan profanity on Twitter, Fox and CNN. Every day a new scandal soars –another outrage makes our heads shake.

What we don’t hear much about is the state of our plate. As we enter the voting booths these midterm elections, it’s time we take a look at how our current elected officials value good food and agriculture.   Continue reading “Give a Fork These Midterms – Remember to Vote with your Plate”

Environment, Organic Policy and Regulations, Social Implications in Agriculture, What is Organic

Your Clothes… What’s Organic GOTS to do with it?

closet-clothes-clothes-rack-102129Most of us don’t think much about how or where our clothes were produced. We’re more likely to take a fancy to the style of the cut or the hue of the cloth. Or perhaps we’re after a bargain and relish the least expensive adornment to garnish our bodies.

If you care to pull back the curtain, the production of textiles is actually a dirty rotten business. Continue reading “Your Clothes… What’s Organic GOTS to do with it?”

Culinary Delights, Environment, Social Implications in Agriculture, What is Organic

Can Biodynamic Baby Food Help Heal that Planet?

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Meghan and Keith Rowe aren’t your typical organic entrepreneurs. They both spent their early years living in Europe and became keenly aware of Biodynamic products and farming. Continue reading “Can Biodynamic Baby Food Help Heal that Planet?”

Environment, Social Implications in Agriculture, What is Organic

Alcohol and Organic Farming – Methane, Frogs and People on Mars

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I was lucky enough to visit Whiskey Hill Farms and Blume Distillation this summer. I was blown away by the scope of this 14-acre certified organic farm. Not only are they the largest producer of domestic turmeric, but they provide answers to the food waste dilemma by producing high-grade commercial alcohol. I soon learned that everything that comes from the distillery goes right back into the farm! Continue reading “Alcohol and Organic Farming – Methane, Frogs and People on Mars”