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Five Don’t-Miss Memories to Record with Your Baby or Toddler

Don’t miss the yummy giveaway at the bottom of this post brought to you by Stonyfield Organic! “It goes by so fast,” goes the cliché that all the more experienced parents tell you.  You blink, and suddenly you go from sleepless nights with a newborn to chasing a toddler who’s ready to explore the world […]

Continue Reading By on May 27, 2015 in family, food, natural, non-GMO, nurture, organic, parenting

Non-Toxic Tips on Getting Ready for Baby

Getting ready to welcome a new baby into the world?  Still in the planning stages, perhaps coping with infertility?  Here are few eco-conscious ideas for creating a baby friendly home. Infertility Issues? While the source often remains a mystery and you should of course seek the advice of a medical professional, there are several suspect […]

Continue Reading By on December 15, 2014 in baby, non-GMO, parenting, safer chemicals

Oregon Residents Still Have Chance at Right to Know about Genetically Engineered Food

Oregon residents still stand a chance at getting a historic food labeling policy that will no longer keep them in the dark like most of the population.  The Oregon Secretary of State’s office has told Flour Sack Mama that a recount is the likely scenario for State Ballot Measure 92, which would require labeling of […]

Continue Reading By on November 21, 2014 in agriculture, food, food labeling, non-GMO

Vandana Shiva Talks Food, Inspires Slow Money Crowd

Should shoppers be able to make informed decisions at the grocery store?  Should farmers be able to save seeds for next year’s planting?  Should we all have more local agricultural choices?  The globe’s widely traveled environmental spokeswoman, Vandana Shiva, who calls India home, says we should. Shiva spoke to Slow Money members at their annual […]

Continue Reading By on November 19, 2014 in agriculture, food, non-GMO, women

Pollan Family Table Joining #CleanCouponing Holiday Food Twitter Party!

Do you ever get excited about seeing a special aunt or creative friend for a get-together because you know she always brings the most delectable food dish? Maybe you’ll be gathering together with her next week for Thanksgiving.  That’s the way we feel about members of the Pollan family pulling up to the virtual table […]

Continue Reading By on November 17, 2014 in agriculture, family, food, food labeling, non-GMO, organic

GMO Ignorance Fuels TV Jokes, Misses Toxic Pesticide Message

America’s food fights are a joke.  They’ve become fodder for late-night television talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, whose viral YouTube video already has millions of viewers laughing at the ignorance of people who have no idea what GMOs are or why they’re avoiding them.  Not only does Kimmel’s bit not give much explanation about genetically […]

Continue Reading By on October 11, 2014 in agriculture, food, non-GMO

Green Goes Mainstream: Growing Demand for Organics

Have you picked an organic food option for you or your family at least once in a while?  Chances are, you have. You’re part of the growing consumer demand for organics, as a wellness-focused lifestyle you may or may not consider “green” is going more mainstream.  Leaders in the organic movement have been discussing this […]

Continue Reading By on July 22, 2014 in agriculture, food, food labeling, non-GMO, organic, pesticides, safe chemicals

Organic Valley Farm Family Takes Pride in Pampered Dairy Herd

*The following is a sponsored post for Stonyfield Organic, in cooperation with Organic Valley. The evening sun was still a couple of hours away from setting when the cows lined up for their leisurely walk toward the milking parlor at Muddy Water Farms. The East Tennessee farm setting was mostly green pasture and overcast blue […]

Continue Reading By on April 23, 2014 in agriculture, family, farm, farming, food, green, non-GMO, organic, sustainable