You might be chucking out the opportunity to grow your next meal! – In 2010, more than 34 million tons of food waste were generated, and only three percent of that waste was diverted from landfills for composting, according to the EPA. The fact that some of that food waste becomes useful compost is a [...]
Say hello to our little baby alpaca, Starlight. She’s just three weeks old and is celebrating her first Mother’s Day already. To all mums and nannas everywhere, put your feet up and have a lovely Mother’s Day! From all of us at Four Cow Farm.
Just in case anyone has any doubt that lifestyle plays a huge part in how healthy our children are! – A study just published in JAMA Pediatrics has found that children born in the U.S. are almost twice as likely to develop allergic diseases than children born in other countries. The study, which used health [...]
Goodness! And that’s just what’s reported by the companies, yikes! – More than 5,000 products, including clothing, toys and bedding, contain toxic chemicals that could be dangerous for children’s health, yet stores still stock them and consumers know little about their content, an advocacy group reported this week. “For most products in our homes, including [...]
We love tomatoes anyway, but why they’re even better organically grown (make sure you know where they come from!) – The authors of a recently published study conclude that their work clearly demonstrates that tomatoes from organic farming not only have a smaller size and mass than fruits from conventional growing systems, but also a [...]
More worrying news on what goes into our everyday cosmetics! As Nanna always says, natural’s best – Researchers from University of California, Berkeley’s School of Public Health have found lead, cadmium, chromium, aluminum and five other metals in common lipstick brands. Researchers said that the level of metals in the products were high enough to [...]