Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day.
Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. 417 more words
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Organic food has long been the staple of health- and wellness-conscious Americans–and also the butt of jokes about “whole paycheck” prices. Organics feature a lack of chemical pesticides and fertilizers, so we feel more at ease with what is going into our bodies. 769 more words
If vegan, locally made, fair-trade, ethically sourced, organic, palm-oil free, maple-syrup-sweetened chocolates made it on to your Valentine’s Day menu, you’re probably not alone. The food movement seems very much alive and well, with more and more people showing their allegiance every day (even though Super Bowl advertising may have suggested otherwise). 783 more words
"Polluters Win Again In Florida Legislature": Plan Allows Big Ag Operators To Supervise Their Own Waste Releases
Touted as an environmental breakthrough, the water policy bill passed last week by the Florida Legislature is actually a major win for polluters and the politicians they own. 745 more words
This is a place to start your journey toward gardening as well as a place I hope the more experienced among us can find camaraderie. If you are interested in growing, learning, returning to the soil therapeutically or out of a desire to clean up your life and your body, I hope this space and these experiences speak to you. 921 more words