Monthly Archive:: December 2013

18 Dec 2013

Organic Milk Packs a Punch

Remember the buzz earlier this year when a Stanford research paper claimed organically grown foods offered no real health advantages? A lot of folks had issues with that conclusion—namely because lots of us do consider ingesting fewer pesticides and
10 Dec 2013

A Leader Must Also Tend His Garden

As the world says goodbye to Nelson Mandela, we thought this excerpt from his autobiography, “Long Walk to Freedom,” was too lovely to pass by. Thanks to City Farmer for unearthing it. “The Bible tells us that gardens
5 Dec 2013

Whole Foods Gowanus Will Have A Rooftop Farm

In less than two weeks, a new Whole Foods Market will open its doors in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn. Practically a decade in the making, the store has been in the news for years thanks to
4 Dec 2013

Oh SNAP: Let’s Take Action

Last month, Congress allowed massive cuts to the country’s food stamp program to go into effect, meaning more than 47 struggling Americans now find themselves with less money each month to spend on food. The cuts, which total