A helpful guide to the fruits and foods most likely to contain pesticide residue. Why knowing your farmer (or better yet, growing your own!) is the way to go – EWG analyzed pesticide residue testing data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Food and Drug Administration to come up with rankings for these popular […]
We love ice cream but we think making your own is your best bet – The ice cream giant Breyers announced yesterday it will stop using milk from cows treated with the controversial hormone rBST. The artificial growth hormone, which stands for recombinant bovine somatotropin, is a genetically engineered hormone that farmers inject into cows to increase milk production. It’s controversial […]
Another reason why sustainable sources of energy are the way to go – Whether trickling from cracked shale deep underground or gushing through an old-school well, wastewater from oil and gas production may carry two additional dangerous chemicals besides those previously known. Harmful levels of ammonium and iodide have now been found in wastewater from conventional […]
Our farm runs on 100% renewable energy too, and it’s great that countries around the world are shifting more towards renewables. Every little step counts, and so much more could be done! – According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s latest energy investment report, China led as the world’s largest investor in renewables, with the U.S. coming […]
Why we always bring our own bags and containers, and why Four Cow Farm only uses the most recyclable form of plastic for our bottles and jars! – How to Rid Your Life of Plastic » EcoWatch
It’s one of the most important rooms in the home! Great ideas on how to make what you use in it and on it safer for the whole family – 9 Steps to a Healthier Kitchen | Healthy Child Healthy World.