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Women in Agriculture

In Food Justice by Joan Shields, RNLeave a Comment

Women in Agriculture: Uganda I’ve been busy partnering with some of the most innovative and inspiring women from around the world for food security in developing nations. There are currently 7 billion+ people in the world. It is anticipated that there will be another 2 Billion people by 2050. For developing countries, the current pattern of agriculture has proven to …

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Chronic Inflammation: The Culprit To All Diseases

In Health by Katrina RiceLeave a Comment

There are a number of contributing factors to chronic inflammation. But the most common of all is the kind of diet we use. Typically, a standard American diet consists of unhealthy fatty foods that trigger pro-inflammatory compounds in our body. And because some of us tend to neglect our state of health, the lack of proper nutrients and antioxidants to …

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Soursop (Guanabana) – A Cancer Killing Fruit?

In Alternative Medicine by Olivia AmitranoLeave a Comment

Guanabana (aka Soursop) showed up at my local smoothie stand today! I have a #storytime for you about this fruit before we go into the facts. Exactly 2 years ago tomorrow (funny how things come back into your life), I met a man who sold manufacturing equipment to pharmaceutical companies. We were looking to buy a capsule machine for our …

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3 Cancer-Fighting, Immune-Boosting Mushrooms That Can Change the World

In Alternative Medicine by Olivia AmitranoLeave a Comment

The mighty mushroom is something that I believe will one day save the world. Sounds dramatic, but did you know that mushrooms can literally eat the plastic waste that’s overwhelming our oceans and landfills? The scary truth is that no one knows quite how long it takes plastic to break down in the environment. It could be anywhere from hundreds …

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Watch the Full Documentary – SEED: The Untold Story

In Food Justice by Carlos Espinal, INHCLeave a Comment

Watch SEED: The Untold Story for FREE until May 1st. Click here to watch now. About the Film Worshiped and treasured since the dawn of humankind, few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers intent on protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our …

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How To Grow Gourmet Mushrooms In Your Backyard

In Sustainability by Anthony B. RodriguezLeave a Comment

Edible Mushrooms have been sought after by gourmet chefs for some of the worlds tastiest dishes. During the right season mushroom hunters flock towards the forests in search of some of the worlds most delicious wild edible mushrooms. But there are a good number of mushrooms that can be cultivated at home in your house or in your backyard, which …

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What Is Killing the CSA?

In Food Justice by Local Roots NYCLeave a Comment

In the past five years, we’ve had a revolution in the way we eat. There are more ways to buy food than ever before, all catered to our varying lifestyle and dietary needs. But as our food system changes each day with every new meal kit or farm box competing for our attention, what does it mean for the golden …

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The Secret to Health: Aloe Vera Gel

In Alternative Medicine, Health by Eleni Simos, INHCLeave a Comment

The secret’s out! Here’s something the commercial health food industry doesn’t want you to know – you can be healthy, keep a youthful glow to you, and prevent diseases like cancer that doesn’t break the bank. It doesn’t come from a lab, and isn’t sold in a tube on a shelf. So, what is it? It comes from nature, and it’s …

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Save The Bees: Here’s How You Can Help

In Environment, Sustainability by Eleni Simos, INHCLeave a Comment

Some of you may know, the current bee decline crisis is something I am extremely passionate about. My family and I have over 15,000 bees in our backyard in Queens, New York. While the decrease in the honeybee population and the environmental impacts associated are real and scary – we can unite as a collective to help save the bees. …