Articles tagged with "Green Living"


  • Avoiding Glyphosate? Don’t Buy Organic Hydroponics!

    I’ve made no secret of my disdain for organic hydroponic produce over the years. Unfortunately, this stuff now constitutes the bulk of fruits and vegetables sold at big-box health food retailers like Earth Fare and Whole Foods.
    If I see anything with the name Driscoll’s or Wholesum Harvest on it (the biggies in organic hydroponics),
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    The post Avoiding Glyphosate? Don’t Buy Organic Hydroponics! appeared first on The Healthy Home Economist. …

  • Bedroom EMFs. When it’s a Problem and When it’s Not

    Our recent webclass the “9 Science-Backed Secrets of Perfect Sleep” touched on EMFs in the bedroom and specifically from mattress springs or coils during the live Q/A.
    Would the Organix INTELLIbed mattress that my family has been sleeping on for 6+ years and many of you have chosen as well be a problematic model?
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  • Breaking: Cancer Stricken Couple Wins $2 BILLION in Roundup Lawsuit

    Wouldn’t it be an amazing reversal of fortune if all these lawsuits of people who got cancer after years of using Roundup end up bankrupting Bayer?
    Bayer, if you remember, acquired Monsatan Monsanto, the glyphosate herbicide maker in 2018 for about $66 billion. 
    One can only hope given that Big Ag’s business plan seems to include intentional coverup of the dangers of its products.
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    The post Breaking: Cancer Stricken Couple Wins $2 BILLION in Roundup Lawsuit appeared first on The Healthy Home Economist. …

  • Using Nutritious Alfalfa for Food and Farm

    Can you name the 4th most widely grown crop in the United States? It isn’t cotton or wheat. Neither is it oats nor rice. Surprise! It is alfalfa.
    What is Alfalfa?
    Alfalfa is a semi-perennial plant in the legume family.
    It has many names, the two most common are lucerne (used in the UK,
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  • Where is the Best Place to Buy Organic Produce?

    My in-depth review of Earth Fare caused several people to email asking about organic produce.
    Why hadn’t I compared the quality and price of the produce? Which big box retailer do I like best to buy organic fruits and veggies for my family?

    Organic Produce and Mega-Retailers
    The hard truth is that big box retailers like Earth Fare,
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  • Does Borax Make the Cut for a Green Home?

    When I was a kid, I was always intrigued by the boxes and bottles under grandma’s kitchen sink. One of those boxes that was prominently emblazoned with a Mr. Yuck sticker was “20 Mule Team Borax.” What a strange name, I thought as a kid (and still kind of do as an adult).
    Just because Grandma used borax and she lived to be 95,
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    The post Does Borax Make the Cut for a Green Home? appeared first on The Healthy Home Economist. …

  • 9 Reasons Earth Fare is the Best Big Box Natural Foods Retailer

    The natural foods industry in North America continues to pick up steam as mega-chains rapidly expand into metro markets both large and small. Sometimes, they set up shop right across the street from each other! As someone who has mostly patronized small, locally owned healthfood stores since 1990, the speed of this development is a bit overwhelming.
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