Weird Food Festivals Around the World

Weird Food Festivals Around the World

If there is one thing that the people of the world take very seriously… it is food. With thousands of cultures cooking food thousands of ways, there is sure to be something for everyone. Once a year, some people come together in celebration of vegetables. It happens in different ways in different cultures but all of them have one thing in common. When we celebrate veggies, there is sure to be plenty of good things to eat.

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7 Organic New Year’s Resolutions

7 Organic New Year’s Resolutions From the last week of October and all of that frightening candy, straight through November when we become gobblers, and finishing up at the end of December, where we all look like we are trying out for the Fat Santa contest, a large part of the population gains a good…

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Staying Organic During the Holidays

Staying Organic During the Holidays

During the holiday season, delicious traditional meals make these special days memorable. We all look forward to this time of year, but if you’ve been eating healthy all year round, maintaining your regime can get a little tricky. Why would you kick your good habit for the holidays? As challenging as it may seem, preparing a healthy organic holiday feast is possible. The key is local fresh produce and a bit of creativity.

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How to Have an Organic Thanksgiving

How to Have an Organic Thanksgiving

Hosting a Thanksgiving feast has been a tradition for many families. And while many people prepare their menus with what is readily available in the supermarket, some families opt for an organic Thanksgiving by carefully selecting their ingredients. An organic Thanksgiving menu is not very different from the typical Thanksgiving menu composed of roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, vegetables, fruits, pies, and other desserts. The only difference is that most, if not all, of the ingredients used in the menu are organic.

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5 Easy Tips for Fruits and Veggies to Last Longer

5 Easy Tips for Fruits and Veggies to Last Longer

Caring for fruits and vegetables at the farm is only step one, keeping your produce fresh for longer is step two. There are easy ways to ensure your fruits and vegetables don’t spoil too quickly. You can think of it as habits that can be easily adopted. For example, did you know there is no need to wash fruits and vegetables in advanced before storing?

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How to Carve and Decorate a Pumpkin

How to Carve and Decorate a Pumpkin

What better way is there to spend time with the family than by carving pumpkins? Pumpkin carving can be extremely fun. Family members get to pick the type of face each one wants to create: scary, funny, or goofy. They may choose to do a combined design using different tools, like painting and carving. Maybe use some intricate stencils? Or candy? And, since everyone is together, you build lasting memories.

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Companion Planting

Companion Planting

Companion planting has been practiced for generations because increases the growth probability of many crops. Certain plants grow very well next to each other, and certain combinations can even enhance the growth of the plants. Every type of plant has a specific effect on the soil; they give and take nutrients and each plant has its own unique demands.

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Packing a Better Lunch Box

Packing a Better Lunch Box Recent research has shown that 8 out of 10 parents will buy organic foods for their children’s lunch box. In addition, school lunch waste really ads up when you take into account the prevalence of pre-packaged foods in children’s lunches. Not only are the vast majority of prepackaged foods dangerously…

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