Fair Trade – Health and Environmental Benefits

What is Fair Trade or what it’s not? Convenience is a highly-valued luxury for consumers. Unfortunately, convenience can often come at a cost. A consumer may be thrilled to find a trendy shirt for $5, but is it worth it if it was produced in a sweatshop? Though consumers will likely never come face to […]

Community Food/Drink

How to Make Your Local Farmers Market a Force for Positive Change

How is Your Local Farmers Market Changing Culture Muncie, Indiana Blog – The Midwest is notorious for its glorious farmer’s markets where the food is fresh, abundant and tasty. Some would argue that the Midwest is best when it comes to growing good food. People across the country want to support the local economy and eat […]


Cook Organic, Not the Planet

Cook Organic, Not the Planet By Alexis Baden-Mayer and Ronnie Cummins, Organic Consumers Association, February 7, 2013 For related articles and more information, please visit OCA’s Organic Transitions page, Agriculture and Climate page and our CAFOs vs. Free Range page What if there were an inexpensive technology that could cut greenhouse gas emissions by up […]