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Organic Avenue Event Review: Raw Food Demo by Amie Valpone Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 12:00am Last week, I had the pleasure of attending a raw food prep demo, lecture and book signing with Rod Rotondi, raw food chef, thought leader, and entrepreneur.  This event took place downtown at Organic Avenue’s, The Space of Love on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Organic Avenue serves a delicious live organic vegan experience ... Read on »
Food For Change by thefruitpursuit Posted Mon 16 May 2011 3:00am Hiya everyone! I hope your weekends were great. I had a blast doing all sorts of things, with going to the Food For Change event being one of the highlights. I am dying to give a short summary of the the new knowledge I acquired that day, but first some pictures of my weekend: I managed to sqeeze in a short but targeted trip to the or ... Read on »
Corn and it’s Stranglehold on the Food Industry by Ellice Campbell Posted Tue 23 Oct 2012 10:26am In continuation of our discussion of our broken American food system, the above infographic is a great visual that shows the connection between the subsidies for corn and the influence these subsidies have on the quality of food in the market. The USDA says fruits and vegetables should fill about half of our plates durin ... Read on »
Organic Avenue's NYC Events by Dhrumil Purohit Patient Expert Posted Sun 14 Sep 2008 7:59pm "Organic Avenue is a New York based Organic Lifestyle Collective dedicated to serving the local and global community by providing: Hemp & Organic Fiber Clothing, Fresh Raw & Organic Produce, Organic Lifestyle Products & Consultation, Holistic Retreats, Lifestyle Classes, Gourmet Organic & Living Food Dinners, Events & More! Check us out @ Organ ... Read on »
World Water Day 2012: Water and Food Security by Sean D. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Mar 2012 6:00am Today is World Water Day and the United Nations is urging you to get educated and to motivate others to conserve and respect this delicate and limited natural resource. This annual event, organized through the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, works to promote ideas that will hopefully decrease water waste and incr ... Read on »
Eat Real! Food Day 2012 by Ellice Campbell Posted Sun 07 Oct 2012 9:31am Food Day 2012 Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement toward more healthy, affordable, and sustainable food. Food Day, created by CSPI , is powered by a diverse coalition of food movement leaders, organizations, and people from all walks of life. Food Day takes place annually on October 24, the goal being to stre ... Read on »
Green Your Workplace: Food for Thought by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Sep 2011 9:01am You spend most of your time at work, so help make sure your office is green by following this week's tips. Tip #4: Chew on this. Much of your munching happens at the office, so keep your own mug, dishware, and flatware at your desk. This will fend off the temptation to use the paper and plastic disposables that are easy to grab in ... Read on »
GMO Labeling: A FoodPolicy.US Sponsored Panel at Georgetown by Gena Patient Expert Posted Sun 21 Apr 2013 5:13pm Image courtesy of Rodale On Friday, I had the privilege of attending a fascinating debate right in my own backyard: the Georgetown University campus. The debate was organized by FoodPolicy.Us , a multimedia platform designed to foster a broad based dialogue about our food system. The organization’s public events cover a wide ra ... Read on »
Eat for Health: Eating Organic Food by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted Tue 07 Oct 2008 6:24pm 1 Comment This is an excerpt from Dr. Fuhrman’s book Eat For Health. The concern implicit in this question is about pesticides, and it is a real one. The Environmental Protection Agency has reported that the majority of pesticides now in use are probable or possible causes of cancer. Studies of farm workers who work with pesticides suggest a link be ... Read on »
Will eating organic food cure you? by Erica Verrillo Posted Tue 04 Dec 2012 12:41pm One of the questions that repeatedly arises in the CFS/ME community concerns the use of organic as opposed to conventional food sources. Should people with CFS/ME eat organic foods? The answer is yes. Will eating organic food cure CFS/ME? The answer is no. Organic food has much to recommend it. First and foremost, if you eat organic food you ... Read on »