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Creative Solutions to Global Issues

In Environment, Sustainability by Carlos Espinal, INHC2 Comments

Everyday we are inundated and surrounded by images, news and information of how grim the state of our global community is in. Media seems to always be focused on the issues unfolding yet offer little in the way of viable solutions. Yet, the truth is there are many uniquely gifted people out there coming out with creative intelligent solutions that …

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Starting an Organic Garden

In Empowerment, Environment, Sustainability by Joan Shields, RN4 Comments

STEPS TO PLANNING AN ORGANIC GARDEN: LOCATION: The first step in planning an organic garden is to look for a sunny spot. Monitor the amount of sunshine the spot receives each day. Six to ten 10 hours of sunshine per day makes for ideal growing conditions. SOIL: Prepare the garden spot with a composted soil made from discarded kitchen scraps, …

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GMO, OMG, WTF?

In Food Justice by Gus VogtLeave a Comment

Most Americans remain blissfully unaware they are eating genetically-modified (GM) organisms every day. Passivity and blind faith in the USDA, FDA and EPA have largely contributed to this attitude. Perhaps that will change now that a new study reveals an insecticide produced in GM corn actually gets absorbed into the human body. But first, let’s define what GMO means: “A …

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Getting to know Monsanto…

In Corruption, Empowerment, Food Justice by Christina RayLeave a Comment

Monsanto; for some, the name is quite foreign and unfamiliar. For a quickly growing mass of health & environmentally conscious, the name is synonymous with government corruption & corporate greed. And for an elite chosen few, the name Monsanto triggers a Pavlovian response, lusting for paid campaigns and sketchy lobbyists. You may have seen their commercials that have been buzzing …