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How Rodale Institute Turns Veterans Into Farmers

How Rodale Institute Turns Veterans Into Farmers

Ever since we started stocking our online shelves, making healthy food accessible to everyone has been a priority. That’s why through Thrive Gives, every paid membership provides a free membership ...

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Dr. Bronner’s Transforms Farmland in Ghana With Dynamic Agroforestry

Dr. Bronner’s Transforms Farmland in Ghana With Dynamic Agroforestry

Dr. Bronner’s is known for the high standards it applies to ingredients inside every product, and since 2005, the brand has included organic and fair trade certification of all major ingredients. N...

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The U.S. Needs More Organic Farmland—Kashi Has a Plan

The U.S. Needs More Organic Farmland—Kashi Has a Plan

Less than 1 percent of farmland in the United States is organic. Really. We were surprised, too, but we’re happy to report that Kashi isn’t just lending a hand, it’s starting a movement to help far...

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Can Urban Farming Revitalize Detroit’s Lower East Side?

Can Urban Farming Revitalize Detroit’s Lower East Side?

The Great Recession was tougher on some cities than others. Take Detroit, for instance.

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The Simple Reason Junk Food Is So Cheap

The Simple Reason Junk Food Is So Cheap

Hate paying taxes every year? Trade in your suit and tie for a pair of overalls. Instead of handing over part of your hard-earned paycheck every April, you could get a handsome sum of money from th...

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Old MacDonald? That's Mrs. MacDonald These Days

Old MacDonald? That's Mrs. MacDonald These Days

If your idea of American agriculture is American Gothic—the classic painting of a farmer, his wife, and a pitchfork—it's time to think again. These days, it might be more accurate to paint an image...

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Overalls and Instagrams: Small Farmers Get Social Media-Savvy

Overalls and Instagrams: Small Farmers Get Social Media-Savvy

Farmers are certainly not strangers to technology. From the invention and adoption of complex harvesting mechanisms decades ago to iPads in the fields tracking weather and crop yields, farmers have...

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Bad News for Consumers: DARK Act Moves Closer to Passing

Bad News for Consumers: DARK Act Moves Closer to Passing

America has spoken, but (surprise!) Congress isn't listening. A whopping 93 percent of Americans favor a law requiring foods containing genetically modified organisms to be labeled. But instead, la...

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Why Stone-Ground Flour is Making a Major Comeback

Why Stone-Ground Flour is Making a Major Comeback

If you lived 200 or 300 years ago, bread would most likely have been an integral part of your diet. The lower your social class, the more you relied on bread—it was cheap, full of calories, and tasty.

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Liquid Eggs Turn Into Liquid Gold In The Wake Of Avian Flu

Liquid Eggs Turn Into Liquid Gold In The Wake Of Avian Flu

The last time you hit the grocery store, did the exorbitant price of eggs make your eyes pop out of their sockets? You're not the only one—bakeries, fast-food chains, and restaurants are also feeli...

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Here's Why The White House Is Buzzing About Bees

Here's Why The White House Is Buzzing About Bees

POTUS has spoken: It's time to help the honeybee.

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