Bhutan to Go 100% Organic by 2020

February 13, 2013 / No Comments

Bhutan, the tiny remote kingdom nestling in the Himalayas, is already a largely organic nation. The kingdom however wants to do more on that front. Bhutan has now announced plans to go 100% organic. And, when that gets done, Bhutan will become the first country in the world to follow fully organic agricultural practices. Thus it will ensure food safety and ...

Finding Real Food Is Harder Than It Should Be

December 29, 2011 / No Comments

In the supermarket, there's more choices for snacks than some stores in other countries have for all food combined. I'm not just talking about so-called "Third World" countries, where people live daily in hunger and poverty; I'm talking about countries such as Italy, Canada, Australia - Westernized nations, all, where a trip to the grocery store is a decidedly less insane ...

Whittier Organic Food Center Towers Flip Greenhouses Vertically

September 26, 2011 / No Comments

The Whittier Organic Food Center for Los Angeles, which “flips” greenhouses vertically, is a state-of-the-art food production testing and learning facility. It recently took top honors in the Cavin Family Travel Fellowship. As you might know, organic food centers and community gardens are becoming ever so popular everywhere. But the required large area for greenhouses creates so many problems. That is where ...

Corporate Players Look More Towards Vegetable Patches

July 7, 2010 / No Comments

Increasingly, corporates are turning to solutions that reconnect with the earth in an effort to provide a more meaningful working experience to their employees. Companies like Google and Yahoo had started organic gardens, and now more companies are following their example. Company owned land is provided for employees to farm on. The advantages are manifold.