| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Pesticide that drifts onto an organic farm is negligence -- not trespassing -- the Minnesota Supreme Court said Aug. 1, overturning a lower court decision that supporters of organic food had considered a significant victory.
But in a mixed opinion,...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Dozens of companies are in town pushing their products at the National Products East Expo at the Baltimore Convention Center.
I took a strolll around the humongous showroom floor checking out the latest in natural foods, body products and households...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 2:17 PM
There may be an urban farm in Roanoke after all.
Just 10 months after withdrawing its proposal to create an urban farm at the former Countryside Golf Course site, the Roanoke Natural Foods Co-Op has submitted a proposal to buy nearly 18 acres of land...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 5:04 PM
The owners of a favorite local spot for nutritious foods are looking to do some urban farming in Roanoke.
The Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op has submitted a proposal to Roanoke City to purchase 17 and a half acres of land on Blue Hills driver as the site...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:05 AM
A soft-spoken Minnesota farmer was cleared of violating state laws for distributing raw milk on Sept. 20, a verdict advocates for such foods called their first major legal victory.
After a three-day trial and more than four hours of deliberation, a...
| Sep 30, 2012
As obesity rates soar worldwide, the antidote may seem obvious: Eat less! Move more! But the common-sense approach hasn't been terribly effective, prompting some scientists to question the simplicity of the formula.
Although personal decisions and self-...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 1:30 PM
If you're looking to eat healthier this summer, Lynchburg is giving you a way to fill your craving.
For the fifth year in a row, the Lynchburg Community Market is hosting "Green Market Wednesdays."
Low-spray plants and vegetables, and certified...
| Aug 8, 2012
Comic book and superhero fans will dress as their favorite characters when Wizard World Chicago Comic Con begins Thursday in Rosemont. But it takes more than a costume to build the powerful muscles of Wolverine, or Lara Croft’s lean, curvy look,...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 12:33 PM
1) Whole Foods
Knowledgeable people looking for the healthiest things they can eat call them “superfoods,” things like acai berries, pomegranate juice and goji berries from the Himalayas. And that’s what Whole Foods’ health...
| May 5, 2012
Most of us are too plump and are overly fond of snacks, fast food — and food in general. So why did two lean young women who dine on smoothies and organic fruits and vegetables (how unimpeachable does that sound) seek help cleaning up their act?...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:13 PM
While Vic prepared for class one day last week, I transplanted some strawberry and bell pepper plants into one of my three raised garden beds. Then I watered my vegetable garden with a watering can, using stored rainwater from our rain barrels.