Environment, Organic Policy and Regulations, What is Organic

Our Food Is Entwined with Climate Change and Health

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It’s with a certain foreboding that I witness the stream of climate events ravage the planet. My German friend whose river community has washed away. The Turkish hamlet where I once bought olives now torched to Aegean shores. The farmers who lost their cherries in the Oregon heatwave.

And the COVID-19 virus isn’t done with us yet, as the Delta variant comes marching through.

Our health and vitality depend on the food we eat. As fires, floods, and heat decimate the land and the food we grow upon it, I take pause to reflect.

How can we maintain vibrant health amid climate chaos?

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Environment, Organic Policy and Regulations, What is Organic

The Importance of Certified Organic Cotton

 

English: Cotton harvesting in Texas, USA; unlo...
English: Cotton harvesting in Texas, USA; unloading freshly harvested cotton to a module builder. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Did you know that every conventional cotton product we use has an effect on what we eat and that the by-products of conventional cotton production used in our clothing, personal care, bedding, furniture etc. goes back into our food supply? Here are a few facts you need to know about cotton:  Continue reading “The Importance of Certified Organic Cotton”