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Solar Power Farm Opens in Australia

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Solar Power Sundrop Farms, a tomato production facility that is the first agricultural system of its kind in the world, celebrated its grand opening in Port Augusta, South Australia, Thursday. Instead of soil, pesticides, fossil fuels and groundwater, Sundrop Farms uses only solar power and desalinated seawater to grow tomatoes across 49 acres. The water is pumped into the facility ... Read More »

Organic Beer Made With ‘Superwheat’

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Organic Beer Much of what remains of the once vast American prairie can be found in the rolling Flint Hills of Kansas and Oklahoma. There, the rocky soils managed to halt the plows of pioneering farmers who were pushed West by manifest destiny, on the hunt for new land to turn over and farm. There was once more than 170 ... Read More »

Neil Young: Say No to GMOs on ‘Behalf of All Living Things’

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Neil Young As he travels Europe on his sold-out two-month tour, Neil Young is warning his audiences to not be fooled into thinking genetically modified crops are the answer to food security problems. Young—whose tour is promoting his anti-corporate album The Monsanto Years—along with other celebrities and organizations signed the Letter from America, an open letter to the citizens, politicians ... Read More »

Eco-Friendly Gardening, 5 Ideas:

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Eco-Friendly Gardening Eco-friendly gardening may sound as a redundant statement. After all, if you are planting something how can it be anything but eco-friendly? However, stating this would be like saying that there is no way for a good intention to backfire. Polluting the soil with chemicals, disrupting natural eco-systems, and wasting too many resources in order to grow your ... Read More »

Organic Gardening, Ultimate Guide

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Organic Gardening Organic gardening is taking the world by storm with millions of people opting for growing and nurturing their own gardens, whether they intend to grow flowers or, more popularly, their own food. Growing your own fruit and vegetables is one of the safest diet options for you and your family, as you’ll always have full control over what ... Read More »

Fruits n Veggies You Should Always Buy Organic

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Fruits n Veggies Conventional strawberries top the Dirty Dozen list of Environmental Working Groups’s (EWG) 2016 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce, displacing apples, which headed the list the last five years running. Nearly all strawberry samples—98 percent—tested by federal officials had detectable pesticide residues. Forty percent had residues of 10 or more pesticides and some had residues of 17 different ... Read More »

Sustainable Living, Not a Distant Dream Anymore

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***Article Revised and Republished Sustainable Living  Global warming affects every single part of our lives. The ice caps are melting, we have ozone holes above the poles and the majority of large metropolitan areas struggle with high concentration of exhaust fumes. It’s clear that humankind has been galloping towards a polluted and apocalyptic future for decades. Because of that, scientists ... Read More »

Plastic Purge Challenge In 28 Days

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Plastic Purge Plastic is everywhere. Look around you right now and count the number of things that you know contain plastic. Convenient and cheap, yes. But there are some major pitfalls to living in a plastic world. Plastics can harbor some nasty ingredients, such as phthalates and BPA. And in addition to polluting your body, all that plastic is polluting the ... Read More »

Farming, Trace Your Food Back to the Farm

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Farming RealTimeFarms.com is a food guide that helps consumers make informed food choices. The local food movement in the U.S. has continued to evolve over the past several decades, with local food systems growing immensely, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Direct-to-consumer marketing of local foods totaled $1.2 billion in 2007, compared with $551 million only a decade before. The ... Read More »

Climate Change and Cancer, Yin and Yang

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Climate Change Almost all of what we hear about cancer comes from our usual western perspective. Things like how smoking can increase the likelihood of developing the condition and how eating vegetables can reduce the chances. However, if we look at cancer from a different view, we begin to see that what’s happening within us is also happening in the ... Read More »

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