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Canada Food Guide: New & Improved

The Best Food Guide so far... I am so pleased with the new Canada Food Guide! Congratulations to all Canadians who participated in the surveys that were provided! These surveys collected the feedback used to create a much more accurate example of what healthy eating should be. It is REALLY encouraging to see that so many people are realizing the importance of increasing their plant-based diets! No mention of Organic & Non-GMO plants in Canada Food Guide Now, we need the government to take steps to improve the quality of those plants. Only pesticide-free, organic plants are truly healthy to eat. In other words, GMO plants (plants genetically implanted with genes that make them resistant to herbicides & pesticides) AND the use of these poisons on [...]

By |2019-02-15T08:32:19-07:00February 12th, 2019|Alternatives, Food, Government, Nutrients|0 Comments

Kelowna Farmer’s and Crafter’s Market

Every Saturday & Wednesday - right across from Orchard Park Mall! Starting April 1 until fall 2017: 8 am - 1 pm   In the Fall until Springtime, you can still find the market at the Parkinson Rec Centre on Saturdays only Something for everyone!  Vegetables - Fruit - Vegetarian & Vegan Options - Eggs - Bread Pastries - Organic Meat - Wine - Artwork - Clothes and more! Our outdoor season starts April 1st. Come join us for our opening Day! Every Wednesday & Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm Located at the Corner of Dilworth Dr  & Springfield  Rd. Follow us on Facebook & Instagram.. Watch for Festivals and Events happening this year Source: Kelowna Farmer's and Crafter's Market

By |2017-03-31T21:22:28-07:00March 30th, 2017|Food, Markets, Monthly Info., Okanagan, BC|Comments Off on Kelowna Farmer’s and Crafter’s Market

Environmental Working Group

A great site dedicated to transforming the planet and its population to create a better world for all. The Environmental Working Group’s mission is to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment. With breakthrough research and education, we drive consumer choice and civic action. We are a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment. Source: EWG

By |2017-04-04T00:37:44-07:00May 17th, 2016|Food, Skin Care|0 Comments

Cornucopia Institute: Economic Justice for Family Scale Farming

A great site full of information about farming practices, GMO content, harmful ingredients, etc, with scorecards listing companies whose products contain harmful ingredients as well as those who sell/produce healthy ones. The Cornucopia Institute, through research and investigations on agricultural and food issues, provides needed information to family farmers, consumers and other stakeholders in the good food movement and to the media. We support economic justice for the family-scale farming community – partnered with consumers – backing ecologically produced local, organic and authentic food. Source: Cornucopia Institute - Economic Justice for Family Scale Farming

By |2017-04-04T00:43:27-07:00May 13th, 2016|Food, Planetary Health|0 Comments

Non-GMO Project

A Collaborative Initiative Working to Ensure the Sustained Availability of Non-GMO Options If you want to verify that products are non-gmo and wish to support these producers, this is the site for you!     Source: Non-GMO Project

By |2017-04-04T00:07:29-07:00May 13th, 2016|Food|0 Comments