Attacking Whole Foods is not the answer people

So, right after Whole Foods Market announced their commitment to label GMO foods a rash of criticizing articles and statements on Facebook started appearing. Mainly because people think Whole Foods should… Should work faster and have GMOs labeled by 2015 vs. 2018. Should get anything labeled “Natural” out of their stores. Should ban all GMO food from their stores. And on […]

Whole Foods Market commits to clear GMO labeling of all products by 2018

whole foods demands gmo labeling

In what may be the biggest announcement of 2013 so far, Whole Foods Market said this week that they’re giving their suppliers five years to source only non-GMO ingredients OR they must clearly label all products that contain GMO ingredients. This is a surprise, especially for those who through Whole Foods was on the fence about GMOs. Walter Robb and […]

Brew green coffee more efficiently at home

stainless steel coffee maker

Brewing coffee at home is an excellent way to save money and cut down on your carbon footprint. Some problems of going out for coffee include… Insane prices: $2-$5+ for a cup of coffee (yikes). Gas use: You need to drive to get coffee out (unless you walk). Time use: You’ll have to waste time getting to […]

Building resilient and non-violent youth by forming simple community connections

Normally I have something to say about most current events – in case you missed it, I’m fairly opinionated. But in the aftermath of Sandy Hook and the Clackamas Town Center shootings, I haven’t felt like saying a word. Terrible events like this make you want to turn off the news, climb into bed and stay there. But […]

Black Friday kicking off on Thanksgiving day – if you let it

buy nothing day 2012

It’s no big secret that I’m not down with Black Friday. I’ve been promoting Buy Nothing Day for years, hoping that people will spend this holiday time with their family and friends vs. shopping. Sadly, this year Black Friday has gotten even more obnoxious with more and more stores opening even earlier than normal. Target, among other stores, […]

GMO supporters celebrate consumer deception but you can still vote for GMO labeling

See a larger image of this infographic at www.nongmoproject.org

Late last night, once 95% of the votes were counted, California voters defeated Proposition 37 (53%-47%). Prop 37 would have given consumers the right to know if the foods they buy contain GMO. The no side ran a fairly shady campaign which, when combined with the wacky wording of the prop on the ballot, landed them […]

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