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A Primer on Current Food Safety Politics for Non Policy Geeks

On the heels of the devastating article in the New York Times about a young woman who paid dearly for the horrifying practices and lack of oversight in the meat industry, the Center for Science in the Public Interest released a list of the top 10 riskiest foods regulated by […]

A Primer on Current Food Safety Politics for Non Policy Geeks

On the heels of the devastating article in the New York Times about a young woman who paid dearly for the horrifying practices and lack of oversight in the meat industry, the Center for Science in the Public Interest released a list of the top 10 riskiest foods regulated by […]

The Green Plate: News From the Food World

ColumnNews worth eating. Once a month, The Green Plate harvests the most interesting, biggest, weirdest, and puzzling recent news stories on food politics, the food industry, eating trends, and edible discoveries from around the web, and shares them with you. Read on and learn about McDonald’s latest foray into “sustainable […]

My Greens? Not So Green.

I am one of those people who is extremely suggestible, bordering on hopelessly gullible. If I read something or hear it in passing, there is an excellent chance that it will take root in my head and I will believe it forever. To this day, I firmly believe that green […]

The Green Plate: News From the Food World

ColumnNews worth eating. Once a month, The Green Plate harvests the most interesting, biggest, weirdest, and puzzling recent news stories on food politics, the food industry, eating trends, and edible discoveries from around the web, and shares them with you. Read on and learn about McDonald’s latest foray into “sustainable […]

A Primer on Current Food Safety Politics for Non Policy Geeks

On the heels of the devastating article in the New York Times about a young woman who paid dearly for the horrifying practices and lack of oversight in the meat industry, the Center for Science in the Public Interest released a list of the top 10 riskiest foods regulated by […]

A Primer on Current Food Safety Politics for Non Policy Geeks

On the heels of the devastating article in the New York Times about a young woman who paid dearly for the horrifying practices and lack of oversight in the meat industry, the Center for Science in the Public Interest released a list of the top 10 riskiest foods regulated by […]

My Greens? Not So Green.

I am one of those people who is extremely suggestible, bordering on hopelessly gullible. If I read something or hear it in passing, there is an excellent chance that it will take root in my head and I will believe it forever. To this day, I firmly believe that green […]

My Greens? Not So Green.

I am one of those people who is extremely suggestible, bordering on hopelessly gullible. If I read something or hear it in passing, there is an excellent chance that it will take root in my head and I will believe it forever. To this day, I firmly believe that green […]

The Green Plate: News From the Food World

ColumnNews worth eating. Once a month, The Green Plate harvests the most interesting, biggest, weirdest, and puzzling recent news stories on food politics, the food industry, eating trends, and edible discoveries from around the web, and shares them with you. Read on and learn about McDonald’s latest foray into “sustainable […]

The Green Plate: News From the Food World

ColumnNews worth eating. Once a month, The Green Plate harvests the most interesting, biggest, weirdest, and puzzling recent news stories on food politics, the food industry, eating trends, and edible discoveries from around the web, and shares them with you. Read on and learn about McDonald’s latest foray into “sustainable […]

A Primer on Current Food Safety Politics for Non Policy Geeks

On the heels of the devastating article in the New York Times about a young woman who paid dearly for the horrifying practices and lack of oversight in the meat industry, the Center for Science in the Public Interest released a list of the top 10 riskiest foods regulated by […]

The Green Plate: News From the Food World

ColumnNews worth eating. Once a month, The Green Plate harvests the most interesting, biggest, weirdest, and puzzling recent news stories on food politics, the food industry, eating trends, and edible discoveries from around the web, and shares them with you. Read on and learn about McDonald’s latest foray into “sustainable […]

My Greens? Not So Green.

I am one of those people who is extremely suggestible, bordering on hopelessly gullible. If I read something or hear it in passing, there is an excellent chance that it will take root in my head and I will believe it forever. To this day, I firmly believe that green […]

My Greens? Not So Green.

I am one of those people who is extremely suggestible, bordering on hopelessly gullible. If I read something or hear it in passing, there is an excellent chance that it will take root in my head and I will believe it forever. To this day, I firmly believe that green […]

A Primer on Current Food Safety Politics for Non Policy Geeks

On the heels of the devastating article in the New York Times about a young woman who paid dearly for the horrifying practices and lack of oversight in the meat industry, the Center for Science in the Public Interest released a list of the top 10 riskiest foods regulated by […]

The Green Plate: News From the Food World

ColumnNews worth eating. Once a month, The Green Plate harvests the most interesting, biggest, weirdest, and puzzling recent news stories on food politics, the food industry, eating trends, and edible discoveries from around the web, and shares them with you. Read on and learn about McDonald’s latest foray into “sustainable […]

My Greens? Not So Green.

I am one of those people who is extremely suggestible, bordering on hopelessly gullible. If I read something or hear it in passing, there is an excellent chance that it will take root in my head and I will believe it forever. To this day, I firmly believe that green […]

A Primer on Current Food Safety Politics for Non Policy Geeks

On the heels of the devastating article in the New York Times about a young woman who paid dearly for the horrifying practices and lack of oversight in the meat industry, the Center for Science in the Public Interest released a list of the top 10 riskiest foods regulated by […]

The Green Plate: News From the Food World

ColumnNews worth eating. Once a month, The Green Plate harvests the most interesting, biggest, weirdest, and puzzling recent news stories on food politics, the food industry, eating trends, and edible discoveries from around the web, and shares them with you. Read on and learn about McDonald’s latest foray into “sustainable […]

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25 Awesome DIY Projects Made From Nature

Use nature to decorate your space with these gorgeous DIY projects. Spring is an amazing time of year to combine two of my favorite things–nature and DIY.  My husband and I like to take walks at the local nature reserve near our home. We also like to garden and spend […]

How to Not Sweat (or Stink) With Natural Deodorant

A healthy lifestyle, clean foods, nontoxic personal care products. These are all high on our list of must haves. Soaking wet pits are not. How to not sweat when making the switch to natural deodorants? You use organic cosmetics, nontoxic shampoo, natural body lotion. Have yet to make the change […]

Social Media Activism Helps Women Reclaim Their Bodies

Social media activism can be done anywhere.

You might not think that a social media platform would be the place where women go to reclaim their bodies. But that’s just what the following women did.

Mashable recently published a great article detailing the stories of three women who harnessed the power of social media activism to claim their identity by discussing their bodies. Each woman’s story is incredibly moving but totally different:

6 Recycling Benefits That Put Your Lame Excuses to Shame

Recycling benefits everything and everyone. Here, 6 common myths to throw away. Like, right now. Maybe you started off with a passionate mission to recycle and do your part for the environment, but it’s since fallen by the wayside with an apathetic “thud.” Or maybe you’re one of the many […]

Trust Your Gut: Using Intuition for Good Health

Always trust your gut. It knows what your head hasn’t figured out yet. ~Unknown We are programmed, here in the West, to run to our physician whenever we aren’t feeling well. Of course, there are times this is warranted. But many times our gut is trying to tell us something. […]

Jemima Kirke Shares Her Abortion Story [Video]

Jemima Kirke, of HBO’s “Girls” recently shared her abortion story with the Center for Reproductive Rights. Kirke’s story is similar to many women’s abortion stories as it was very difficult for her to afford the procedure. As she said: It wasn’t totally unavailable, and that’s the tricky part — there […]

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