Archive for Organic

How two people reach millions with their ideas

How two people reach millions with their ideas

“Why do we read this garbage? I mean, these articles that entice you to click with ’10 best ways to clean your windows’…?” a friend lamented recently. It’s laughable, but true. This is the virtual reality we find ourselves in, often: Wading in a cheap…

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Chef Bradford Heap “I don’t want to support GMOs with my restaurants”

Chef Bradford Heap “I don’t want to support GMOs with my restaurants”

I’ve always admired Chef Bradford Heap for his food ethics and educational efforts through his two restaurants in Boulder County. Well, that admiration has grown after this interview we did a few weeks ago. To get GMOs out of a single product can be tricky….

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What were you selling at 16?

What were you selling at 16?

I sold macchiatos at Starbucks in Barnes & Noble. Wish I’d had the opportunity to grow and sell organic produce like these teens in the Cultiva Youth CSA program run by Growing Gardens, a Boulder, Colorado-based urban agriculture education non-profit. Read the article at the…

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Is your target market too broad? Why you should stop trying to please everyone in the room

Is your target market too broad? Why you should stop trying to please everyone in the room

Cure Organic Farm, located just six miles east of downtown Boulder, Colorado, is one of the first and most successful farms to supply local chefs with fresh produce. This season, Cure has a sold out CSA (community supported agriculture) program, sold out kids’ summer camps…

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Saying “I do” to organic farming: A vow of poverty?

Saying “I do” to organic farming: A vow of poverty?

I was inspired to connect with filmmaker Casey Beck whose new film The Organic Life was just released for this Organic Connections interview. Beck documents her husband’s choice to become an organic vegetable farmer with a small operation in California. Will the physically demanding days,…

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Exploring sustainable foods in Switzerland

Exploring sustainable foods in Switzerland

Celebrating our 43rd Earth Day in the U.S. brings to mind so many devastating facts about the environment, but also moments like this in Switzerland, a country that subsidizes organic, local farming. Agritourism, vacationing on farms and touring food-producing regions, is an inspiring way to…

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Harmless Harvest on eco-conscious business

Harmless Harvest on eco-conscious business

There’s no shortage of incredible product ideas by good people in the natural products industry. But what’s the key to balancing marketplace ideals with common business sense? What does real success look like? This is one of my very favorite interviews, originally published in Natural…

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New Organic Products / Expo East 2012

Radha Marcum, Delicious Living editor-in-chief, joins Caren Baginski, newhope360 senior editor, to share key reasons why you should go organic, along with three new organic products from Natural Products Expo East 2012

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Delicious Living: September 2012 Organic Issue

Delicious Living: September 2012 Organic Issue

September is is ripe, literally, with fresh foods but also with new ideas (school’s in!), so it seems the perfect time to revisit the whys and hows of ecologically sensitive farming. Why do I love organic? Learn a few of the most surprising reasons, including…

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46 Fresh Ways to Feel Your Best

46 Fresh Ways to Feel Your Best

Health, like happiness, is such a broad term — each person must define it for herself. And yet, there are a few universal truths: Eating more veggies will prevent disease and increase energy. Getting enough sleep does result in a more beautiful you. A high-quality…

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