Food/Drink

blue-green algae

Industrial Farms, Water, Money vs Public Health

Published on August 5th, 2014 | by Todd Smekens

Part One of a Series of Articles on CAFOs – Industrial Farms, 2014 Muncie, IN (NEWS)– In case you missed it, our neighbors to the Northeast experienced a shock and an inconvenience when they were told [&hellip... Read More


Food/Drink

Organic Food

For Your Health: Organic Food versus Non-Organic

Published on November 25th, 2013 | by Organic Consumers Association

Consumer demand for healthy, sustainably grown food has grown the organic market from just $1 billion in 1990 to nearly $30 billion today. Increasingly, consumers are saying “No” to foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), “No” [&hellip... Read More


Food/Drink

salmon farming

Salmon Farming: Is it Killing Canada’s Salmon Industry?

Published on November 6th, 2013 | by Todd Smekens

MUNCIE, Indiana – We’ve talked about the cozy relationships between industry and our federal government. Lobby groups for corporate America spend millions of dollars lobbying Washington and Hoosier to make sure politicians are catering to their [&hellip... Read More


Food/Drink

GMO Food

Understanding Genetically Engineered Foods

Published on April 11th, 2013 | by Elizabeth Blessing

Understanding genetically engineered foods and how to take action at the checkout register By Elizabeth Blessing, MSN, co-founder and chief nutritionist of Green BEAN Delivery The defeat of Prop. 37 by California voters on Election Day [&hellip... Read More


Food/Drink

pesticide spray on apples

Environmental Toxins, Obesity and Diabetes

Published on November 29th, 2012 | by Elizabeth Blessing

When it comes to treating obesity, most doctors and dietitians focus on the amount of calories taken in versus the amount of calories burned. The treatment of diabetes is focused on dietary changes and prescription medications. [&hellip... Read More


Culture

Dr. Colin Campbell at his childhood farm

Forks Over Knives Viewing in Muncie on July 14th

Published on July 3rd, 2012 | by Todd Smekens

One of the goals at Muncie Voice is to share progressive and alternative views with the citizens in our community. The vegan lifestyle has been receiving much attention in the past several years. According to the [&hellip... Read More


Food/Drink

Farmer's Market

Think Globally, Eat Locally

Published on January 2nd, 2012 | by Todd Smekens

Now it is more important than ever to eat locally and shop your local farmer’s market and small grocery store. We all know that our planet needs our help now, but we often feel unsure about [&hellip... Read More


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