| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Connecticut isn't exactly the sort of place you'd expect to find herds of organically raised cattle grazing in wide-open pasture lands.
The terms "grass-fed" and "pasture-raised" beef tend to conjure images of sprawling Western ranches rather than our...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 7:29 AM
1) Edge of the Woods Natural Market
379 Whalley Ave.
2) Thyme & Season Natural Food Market
3) Whole Foods Market
| Jul 12, 2014
It's best to practice sunburn prevention and stop a burn before it starts, given its ability to cause skin cancer and premature aging. Luckily, common foods in your kitchen possess sun-protection compounds to aid your current sun-protection routine....
| Jul 9, 2014
Food has the power to heal, advises Bryan Weinstein. That's not saying medicine doesn't save lives, but the nutritive properties found in fruits and vegetables promote wellness.
Weinstein is an American Association of Drugless Practitioners board...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The South Windsor Farmers' Market opened for the season on June 21 with more vendors than ever before. From an alpaca petting zoo to zinnia flowers – there was something at the market for everyone. Each of the 50 vendors was from Connecticut and...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:37 PM
The Supreme Court wasted no time in delivering a message to anyone who thought its Hobby Lobby ruling was limited to religious objections to coverage of purported abortion methods:
The day after handing down the Hobby Lobby decision on...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:40 PM
The University of California system is launching an effort to expand research and outreach to help reduce world hunger, improve nutrition and aid farmers coping with climate change, officials announced Tuesday.
UC President Janet Napolitano said the...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Sacramento homeowners struggling to stuff all their yard waste into the city's green bins now have a new place to send it: the Sacramento Zoo.
Two weeks ago, zookeepers started dropping off door hangers in nearby neighborhoods. The tags ask for donations...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The University of California system is launching an effort to expand and focus research to help reduce world hunger, improve nutrition and aid farmers coping with climate change.
UC President Janet Napolitano, in comments to be delivered Tuesday...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Gone are the days when factory-produced food went unquestioned. In the age of GMOs and climate change theories, a growing number of consumers are demanding to know how their food gets from the ground to their dinner plates, and local farmers are ready...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:00 PM
If you want to reduce your risk for the type of coronary heart disease often referred to as “clogging” or “hardening” of the arteries, should you reduce the amount of cholesterol, saturated fat or sugar in your diet?