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Indian Cooking Spices and your Health
Can a meal with no meat satisfy all your craving and desires? You bet! Anyone who has ever tried being a vegetarian, a vegan or even just wanted to reduce animal meats and eat a more balanced diet that included … Continue reading
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Summer Weather Safety
Summer Weather Safety 2020 Posted on June 30, 2017 by rsingram Now that Summer is here, these extreme weather conditions is something that we should always be aware of. Phoenix, Arizona just went through a week of temperatures peaking … Continue reading
Posted in Adaptation, Arizona, Climate Change, Weather Extremes Tagged Drought, Health, Lightning, Nature, Weather Impacts Leave a comment
CityTrees a Creative New Idea for Cleaning the Air of your City!
With Climate Change and burgeoning populations our Urban Air Quality is suffering! Air pollution in the worlds largest cities contributes to 7 million premature deaths each year. It is estimated that by the year 2050 two-thirds of the worlds population … Continue reading
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Urban and Rural Food Deserts
Have you ever heard about food deserts? No I didn’t mean desserts, I meant Desert as in dry…barren, where living conditions are not favorable for either people or plants. I started working at a downtown office little over a year … Continue reading
Posted in Arizona, Basic food preparation, Fast Food, Healthy foods, Rural Food Desert, Urban Food Desert Tagged Arizona, Community, Economics, Gardening, Health, Healthy Food Leave a comment
Control Your Garden Pests Organically!
If you garden, you must wonder what to do when the Bugs invade! It is a dilemma, let them eat the fruit of your labor…or…fight back! The only problem is, is that most advertized bug killers are poisonous chemicals. So … Continue reading
The Chemical Creep!
Why should we be concerned about chemical creep? The Huffington Post recently (May 2013) published an article called; Chemical Creep: How Chemicals Are Creeping into Your Food, And Your Body? This article talks mostly about BPA’s, phthalates as well as … Continue reading
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Get Rid of the Chemicals!
How to get rid of harmful chemicals in our homes is a quandry that we have all had! Whether it be poisonous pesticides, paint products, cans of gasoline, solvents or things as simple as soaps and dish detergents, they all … Continue reading
Posted in chemicals, Environment, Herbicide Poisoning, Organic gardening Tagged Environmental responsibility, Gardening, Health Leave a comment
Urban Sprawl, a Vision From Space!
Urban Sprawl has a major impact on all our Resources! In the Sun Belt Areas of our country, phenomenal growth has occurred over the past 30 years. Satellite images from 1984 through 2012 show the impacts on the Landscape in … Continue reading
Whats Fermentation got to do with it?
To Ferment or not to Ferment is, I guess, the age old question! Sandor Katz from Tennessee is a fermenting master. He holds seminars all over the country and the world. Many of his recipes seem strange to the average … Continue reading
Posted in Basic food preparation, Education, Fermenting, Healthy foods Tagged Beer and Wine, Fermentation, Grow locally, Health Leave a comment
Do our eating and drinking habits affect our Health?
Duh?…Of course they do! One of the most publicized political events concerning health and food is being played out in New York City. New York City Mayor Bloomberg recently spearheaded an effort to ban large soft drinks over 16 ounces … Continue reading
Posted in Education, News, Organic gardening Tagged Health, New York City, Political Opinion 1 Comment