Although there are many chemicals in liquid dishwashing soap that are cause for concern both healthwise and environmentally speaking, one that seems to make an appearance frequently, even in many so-called “natural” dish soaps, is a chemical by the name of methylisothiazolinone.
Publix supermarket fans from the south are well acquainted with the company’s signature brand of natural products, known as GreenWise, offering quality goods and competitive prices. The state capitol is proud to boast the first EVER GreenWise Market, piloting the first of many to come.
An amazing list of Central Florida restaurants, farms, and u-picks for clean eating. Pastured meat sources. Gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, raw food, allergy-friendly list. International U-pick farm list.
What is glyphosate? Glyphosate is a chemical compound which is used for broad-spectrum herbicide application, used routinely with genetically modified crops. The crops are programmed to survive the herbicide, killing only the weeds around it after treatment with the liquid toxin. If that is not enough, some farmers practice usage prior to harvest to dry [...]
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle… Recently, a mother-load of Legos came into the house. All the standard colors, some even with unique circuits and tracks. The kids were in awe of Dad's old Legos, perfectly kept for decades. These were quickly integrated with their own personal collections. You can feel good about recycling just about anything these [...]
(Republished from the July 2011 Healing Harvest Newsletter Thank you for this question of the month! Xanthan gum is used as a thickener and stabilizer for both raw and cooked foods. It is made from a tiny microorganism called Xanthomonas campestris and considered a natural carbohydrate, fermented from sugar. Those with allergies should find [...]
Healing Harvest salutes Orange County, Florida, Public School System for taking a step towards green measures. OCPS announced earlier today that they are now fueling their 1,274 buses with B20 blended biodiesel fuel. As part of the "Green Fleet" initiative, they also are promoting an "anti-idling" campaign to help remind other drivers not to waste [...]