Tag: organics

USDA ‘Organic-Washing’: Another Way To Mislead The U.S. Consumer?

USDA ‘Organic-Washing’: Another Way To Mislead The U.S. Consumer?













Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo
Waking Times

USDA organic certification affords the U.S. consumer one of the only food quality protections available today, but does it really guarantee a product is chemical free?

What’s a consumer to do today? Between cause- and patently false-marketing, looking beneath the surface appearances of product packaging … More

November 11, 2013 | By | Reply More
How I Fell for Farmers’ Markets

How I Fell for Farmers’ Markets













Jill Richardson, Guest Writer
Waking Times

I’ll never forget the first time I went to a farmers’ market. I hated it.

Like many who buy food only from the grocery store, I didn’t realize that local farmers can’t produce every food all year round. I didn’t expect pineapples or anything, … More

June 3, 2013 | By | 7 Replies More
Why Eating Organic Isn’t Good Enough: Purifying Toxins Through 7 Channels of Elimination

Why Eating Organic Isn’t Good Enough: Purifying Toxins Through 7 Channels of Elimination













Christina Sarich, Contributing Writer
Waking Times

In Ancient to Modern Times, We Yearn to Be Clean

War causes a dirty planet. So does consumption-based commerce, but toxins build up in our bodies whether we are living in a utopian paradise or the modern day world. The Chinese used herbs … More

March 25, 2013 | By | 12 Replies More
Geodesic Aquaponics Greenhouse Network – Providing the Basic Necessities of Life

Geodesic Aquaponics Greenhouse Network – Providing the Basic Necessities of Life













Robin Schulte and Erin Kvam, Guest Writers
Waking Times 

If we are to survive the tipping point we are facing as a global population it is vital that we re-envision life in our environment from the ground up. As old paradigms crumble it is necessary to build a foundation for … More

December 15, 2012 | By | Reply More
Are Pesticides Causing Your Food Allergies?

Are Pesticides Causing Your Food Allergies?













Emily Main, Rodale’s
Waking Times

New research about chemicals in your tap water and on your lawn could cause you to break out in hives.

No one knows what causes food allergies—they’re one of the great mysteries that science has yet to solve. But it’s doubtful that any allergist … More

December 12, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Top 10 Healthy Yet Cheap Organic Foods

Top 10 Healthy Yet Cheap Organic Foods













Anthony Gucciardi
Waking Times

Cheap organic foods? In the face of global economic struggle, the issue of personal finance is at the heart of the average consumer. But do you really have to shed an exorbitant amount of your money to purchase organic foods over conventional? The answer is … More

October 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
Why Does Organic Matter?

Why Does Organic Matter?













Elizabeth Renter
Waking Times

As if most consumers weren’t confused enough already about making the “right” food choices, the pseudo-scientific Stanford study released early last month had many of those on the fence thinking it was okay to once-again blindly trust what they found on their supermarket shelves. But, let’s … More

October 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
Organic Agriculture: Fifty (Plus) Shades of Gray

Organic Agriculture: Fifty (Plus) Shades of Gray













Kristen Wartman, Guest Writer
Waking Times

“All natural.” “Farm-fresh.” “Cage-free.” Thanks to phrases such as these, consumer confusion is common when it comes to understanding and buying food. The battle raging in California over the labeling of genetically modified foods illustrates just how much labels do indeed matter — to … More

September 28, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Sound Science and Common Sense are On the Side of Organics

Sound Science and Common Sense are On the Side of Organics













Vic Shayne, Ph.D.
Waking Times

Above all else, the United States is the marketing capital of the world. Our society is built around products and services and all the ways they are advertised to us in a way designed to outpace the competition. While it may be unethical to do … More

September 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
Monsanto Launches Massive Campaign to Stop GMO Labeling

Monsanto Launches Massive Campaign to Stop GMO Labeling













Lisa Garber
Waking Times

We’ve gone on at great lengths discussing the dangers of genetic modification. Monsanto’s GMO corn has been linked to weight gain and organ function disruption, while GMO crops and pesticides destroy our farmland and environment.  According to the Alliance of Natural Health, the grandchildren of … More

July 9, 2012 | By | Reply More
Organic Tomatoes Contain More Nutrients, Antioxidants than Traditional

Organic Tomatoes Contain More Nutrients, Antioxidants than Traditional













Lisa Garber
Waking Times

A study conducted by the University of Barcelona confirms what many have been saying for years: organic is not only better for the environment, it’s also more nutritious. With this particular study, organic tomatoes are examined to show how organic food really is better quality than … More

July 1, 2012 | By | Reply More
Foods that Contain the Highest Amount of Pesticides

Foods that Contain the Highest Amount of Pesticides













Jordan & Kyla Miller
Waking Times

Much of the produce that is sold today in supermarkets is supplied from farmers who practice conventional farming methods. In other words, the produce has been grown using chemical fertilizers as well as pesticides and herbicides. Many scientific studies suggest that the effects of … More

June 18, 2012 | By | Reply More
Organic Farmers vs. Monsanto: Appeal Filed!

Organic Farmers vs. Monsanto: Appeal Filed!













Jack Adam Weber
Wake Up World

Dear Organic Lovers,

On March 23, 2012 the collective of farmers, seed growers and farm groups (OSGATA) supporting organic and non-GMO farming filed an appeal for their case against Monsanto to be heard in The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit … More

May 29, 2012 | By | Reply More

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Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public













Terence Newton, Staff Writer
Waking Times

In a world of problems and solutions, few ideas spur both immediate hope and skepticism as the idea of free energy, and, on the brink of ecological disaster, nothing may be of greater importance to the human race.

The story of Nikola More

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Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More

Activism Works

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

March 22, 2014 | By | Reply More