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Director of Culinary Operations Miles McNath at St. Jude Garden

St. Jude Garden Offers Fresh, Organic Picks for Patients & Staff

A VIP tour is making its way through the campus of  St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.  Along with other points of interest at this world-class facility is an urban garden with dozens of brightly painted raised beds growing an assortment of herbs and vegetables.  The Director of Culinary Operations, Miles McMath, makes […]

Continue Reading By on March 24, 2014 in agriculture, cancer, chidren, food, non-GMO, nutrition, organic

Food Movement Still Simmering after California Prop 37 Vote

Should a label tell you which grocery store items are made from genetically modified foods with laboratory-altered genes? 4.2 million California voters think so.  But another 4.8 million voted against the labeling requirement described in Proposition 37.  Right-to-Know advocates say this referendum defeat won’t stop their popular and ever-growing movement.  Campaign co-chair Dave Murphy of Food […]

Continue Reading By on November 8, 2012 in agriculture, non-GMO

Long-Term Roundup and GMO Study Renews Concerns

I thought food was just food, whether it came straight from the farm or via the convenience of the frozen food section at the grocery store.  Mom set the table at our farmhouse with both hearty, cooked-from-scratch meat and potatoes meals — and with the occasional frozen pizza after a long day of chores.I thought […]

Continue Reading By on September 20, 2012 in agriculture, non-GMO

Shopping Tips on Avoiding GMOs

You can’t tell by looking at the food, and you can’t even tell by reading the label in the United States.  Yet many of the foods we eat may be genetically modified. Advocates and consumers support a label on foods to notify of genetically modified origins. And California residents are about to vote on GMO […]

Continue Reading By on September 5, 2012 in non-GMO

Focused Mom Robyn O’Brien Uncovers Unhealthy Truth About Food

Parenting insight and advice seems so much more reliable when it comes from another parent who’s been there.  Especially one who’s been parenting a large family and already juggling all that life brings to the table.  Robyn O’Brien is a mother of four from Texas who learned to manage her children’s food allergies and learned […]

Continue Reading By on January 17, 2012 in agriculture, eating better, non-GMO, organic, parenting