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Healthy Eating Headlines & Articles: June 2013

Discussions on NaturalChoice.net

Highlights from our Sustainable Food Series

The Beacon Hill Food Forest: Our urban food forest

Natural Choice Network Show: "Sustainable Foodies" , "Community Gardening", "Binge Eating"

 

Industry Headlines

Climate Change’s Negative Impact On The Seafood Industry

Thanks to climate change, ocean chemistry is changing rapidly. This is putting a strain on shelled creatures like oysters, shellfish and corals, and affecting prices and availability at your favorite seafood restaurant.

7 Reasons Kale Is The New Beef

Humans need protein to survive, but we’re slowly realizing that it doesn’t need to come from animals. Kale is far more nutritious than other leafy greens, and easy to grow in your own garden, but these seven reasons why it is such an important superfood may just surprise you.

Colony Collapse Disorder Expected To Impact Food Prices

Normally farmers rent domestic honeybee populations to pollinate their crops in a timely fashion, but with fewer and fewer hives to choose from, this service is getting pricey. And guess who’ll ultimately be picking up the tab? That’s right: we the consumers.

This App Can Help You Boycott Koch Brothers, Monsanto, and More

Available for both iOS and Android devices, the Buycott app saves time while keeping your conscience clear by taking the guesswork out of shopping. Simply scan the barcode with your smartphone, and the app cross-checks the product owners against the companies and brands included in the campaigns you've joined, in order to tell you if the scanned product conflicts with one of your commitments.

How To Plan an Eco-Friendly Barbecue

Planning a graduation party, family reunion, or just a backyard barbecue with a few friends? This article provides some timely reminders on how to grill up a tasty feast without the big carbon footprint.

 

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