We usually do not promote companies, here comes the exception to the rule. Real Food, tons of it actually, maybe too late for Thanksgiving,
keep them in mind for Christmas though !
Good Food Source : The online resource for food lovers.
NFL players do better with real food. See it here at the NYT
What we intend to promote with the following post is critical thinking and some basic democratic virtues:
Sweet Surprise on high fructose corn syrup and its effects. As you might see this is the industry lobby speaking. Also listen to the other side. This is an exceptionally well researched piece for the Huffpo by an independent journalist on the same topic.
The widespread use of Antibiotics in food production is supposed to be responsible for a growing resistance against them. Read more here:
Selection of Resistant Bacteria at Very Low Antibiotic Concentrations. Check out this Inside report on what happens in beef production .
The dirty frontier of factory farming or why it would be good to have some regulation:
Synopsis on the state of GMO plus useful links. Being on the impartial, all science believing side, RFP follows the progress in research and publishes it. This page hits the nail on the head :
Things you didn’t know about GMO
There are many lists of super foods, outside of the well known healing ingredients like fresh garlic, ginger, turmeric, pomegranate, flax and chia there is this one. Eating per se does not burn calories, well, chewing actually does. But let’s not fool ourselves. The lists of foods to slim down is one that promotes properties. Those properties help if one doesn’t over eat, exercises regularly and stays away from the house bar.
In depth analysis on best practices for urban farming, great data center for all things Urban farming, includes infos on loans, grants and a list of all CSA farm shares in the country.
75 plus tips on eating organic on a budget from one of our fave contributors, food babe. Whole paycheck is not on everybodys list of grocery stores and there are cheaper ways to eat organic outside of planting on your windowsill or your garden, previously lawn.
We believe that you can taste your homeland through the vegetables and fruit you grow.
For that rare animal allowed to graze the pastures, it will transform the greens it digests into one genuine flavor, the falvaor of the land you live one.
Another reason we are all out about this topic is diversity: Just a few decades ago w had thousands of fruit and veggies varieties being harvested. Now we have very few.
This is owed to the power of big agriculture and the marketing behind them: It just is less profitable to market 50 types of apples instead of 6
Seedsavers.org help you get those foods for your garden, here is what they have to say:
“ Seed Savers Exchange is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), member supported organization that saves and shares the heirloom seeds of our garden heritage, forming a living legacy that can be passed down through generations.
Our mission is to conserve and promote America’s culturally diverse but endangered garden and food crop heritage for future generations by collecting, growing, and sharing heirloom seeds and plants. “