Eating Organic Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • Why I Love the Farmers Market

    Why I Love the Farmers Market

    I buy almost all of my produce at the farmers market. It’s the only place I shop on a weekly basis. There are so many benefits that come from this direct producer-to-consumer arrangement.  Here are some of the things I love most about the farmers market.

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  • Tending the Garden Within

    Tending the Garden Within

    One of my favorite gardening activities is digging potatoes. Rich soil hides delicious, nutritious gems like the ones in the image above from our garden.

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  • Freeze Your Scraps for a Free Lunch

    Wildly Affordable Organic Kitchen Containers: Freeze Your Scraps for a Free Lunch

    Are you throwing perfectly good food into the trash? Or worse yet, letting it molder in plastic tubs before you throw it way? In today’s post on kitchen containers, learn to set up and use a Stoup container to turn your scraps into a free lunch. This stew-soup is a core Wildly Affordable Organic meal.

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  • Start a Broth Jar to Collect Free Broth

    Wildly Affordable Organic Kitchen Containers: Start a Broth Jar to Collect Free Broth

    Are you pouring valuable broth down the drain? Most cooks do, then pay eleven cents or more an ounce for broth from a factory! In today’s post on kitchen containers, learn to set up and use a broth jar to capture that liquid gold. You’ll add flavor and nutrition to your meals and reduce your […]

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  • Make Produce Spray for Just 10 Cents a Bottle

    Wildly Affordable Organic Kitchen Containers: Make Produce Spray for Just 10 Cents a Bottle

    In this week of blog posts, learn about five key kitchen containers that will save time and money, making it easy to live the Wildly Affordable Organic Way. Yesterday, we used home-made ice packs to keep food cool on the way home from the market. Today, fill a spray bottle with a home-made produce spray […]

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  • Make a No-Cost Ice Pack to Keep Produce Safe and Fresh

    Wildly Affordable Organic Kitchen Containers: Make a No-Cost Ice Pack to Keep Produce Safe and Fresh

    I love walking into a kitchen and seeing signs that people are cooking the Wildly Affordable Organic way. A food scale on the counter, measuring cups in the canisters, and plenty of pure ingredients for scratch cooking: beans, rice, flour, fruit, and vegetables. Looking a little further, I might spot some of the five key […]

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  • The Real Cost of Food and Why You Should "Vote with Your Dollars"

    The Real Cost of Food and Why You Should “Vote with Your Dollars”

    Now that we’ve talked about how to identify meat and poultry products raised without antibiotics, it’s time to get real. Antibiotic free food costs more. Organic food (and choosing organic is one of the best ways to make sure your food is actually antibiotic free) costs more. And when you’re at the supermarket, sometimes it’s […]

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  • What to Look for On a Label

    What to Look for On a Label

    Did you know that meat labeled as “natural” can come from animals that are routinely given antibiotics in their food and water? In fact, the word “natural” isn’t even regulated by the FDA or USDA — and in addition to exposure to antibiotics, “natural” meat may come from animals that have been given hormones, raised […]

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  • My Take on Arsenic and Brown Rice

    My Take on Arsenic and Brown Rice

    You may have seen headlines based on a study published in Environmental Health Perspectives about arsenic and organic brown rice syrup. Many of the headlines mention concern about the implications for some infant formula and food bars. Here’s my take:

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  • Early Puberty in Girls

    Early Puberty in Girls

    Question: My 8 yr old daughter is showing signs of premature onset of pubery; she has adult-grade underarm odor, blemishes, headaches, and a few hairs under her arms. I have researched out the possible reasons, ie: environmental(plastics & pollutiants) & dietary(hormones in meats & dairy, etc) causes, and am being/have been as cautious as possible. […]

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