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Why I only eat organic apples and why you should, too

By Coach Mark Smallwood Originally appeared at www.mariasfarmcountrykitchen.com Apples. Apples are the single most pesticide-contaminated produce item available at the grocery store. If you had to choose just one item from your grocery list to buy organic, make it organic … Continued

ASC Intern Joural: With liberty and food justice for all

By Heather E. Smith, ASC intern On the morning of July 4th I spent time on the farm weeding and thinning carrots, and thinking about food justice. Among the many freedoms that I enjoy, I feel especially grateful for the … Continued

Organic vs. Chemical Lawn Care: Which one leads to healthier grass?

By Coach Mark Smallwood Originally appeared at www.mariasfarmcountrykitchen.com The summer season always brings to mind bright green lawns and idyllic images of children running barefoot through the grass. However, lawns are a quintessentially American phenomenon, and when you begin to … Continued

Clean – Disinfect – Sanitize

The Rodale Institute CDS is a revolutionary, Non-Toxic/Green system that cleans (C), disinfects (D) and sanitizes (S) making this the most environmentally responsible, safest and most efficient cleaning/sanitizing system. The system utilizes only salt, water and a small charge of … Continued

Time to change the food safety debate

By Roland McReynolds, Carolina Farm Stewardship Association Executive Director The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published proposed rules to govern the production of raw produce and the processing of most value-added foods on January 4, 2013. FDA issued these … Continued