| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Wild Oats Markets Inc., the closed purveyor of organic and natural foods, is planning a comeback this year, potentially aided by local billionaire Ron Burkle.
The company, which has been out of operation since 2007, now says on its website that it is...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discussed his vision for U.S. organic agriculture and USDA efforts to ensure its continued success during remarks to the Organic Trade Association.
Vilsack announced a number of changes and new initiatives to...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 9:44 PM
Animal-rescue groups will have a great venue for fundraising and adoption this Saturday, Jan. 26, at the 5th Annual Pookie’s RescueFest, presented by The Urban Pet Project. The event is at Maitland’s Lake Lily Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m....
| Mar 5, 2013
Do you color Easter eggs every year, only to peel off that pretty shell to wind up with a plain white hard-cooked egg? This year, peel the shell before you dye the eggs to create a beautiful ring of color around the edge of your cut eggs for a fun...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Green is everywhere. It's the "new black." It's a mantra heard from the grocery store to the gas pump to the automobile showroom. Given so much advice, where should we start?
Our choices may depend on our own personal styles. Some people are more...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| Mar 18, 2013
Sara Baker says the light went on in her head after a cup of hot cocoa set off a storm in her stomach.
"I went back and looked at the package, and there it was: carrageenan," said Baker, a career services coordinator from Bloomington, in central...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Susan Heisler, a retired grocery store merchandiser and recreational pool player, died of lung cancer March 3 at the Chesapeake Hospice's Mandrin Center in Harwood. The Glen Burnie resident was 55.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Bush Street, she was the...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The organic industry is hot; it's the fastest growing sector of the supermarket, increasing in sales from $3.6 billion to $24.4 billion between the years of 1997 to 2011. The topic of organic foods has received even more attention recently in response...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - Vernon Hugh Bowman seems comfortable with the old way of doing things, right down to the rotary-dial telephone he said he was using in a conference call with reporters.
But the 75-year-old Indiana farmer figured out a way to benefit from...