Five years ago, the Organic Consumers Association had Starbucks squarely in its sights. They were running a “frankenbucks campaign,” protesting the company’s annual meeting and were undertaking an effort to prevent Starbucks from selling or using any milk produced from cows receiving supplemental bovine growth hormones (rbST/ rbGH). Starbucks made […]

Do you consider yourself an average cook, a good cook, a great cook or even a Master Chef? Regardless of where your culinary skills fall, I can show you how to take it up a notch, both your skills and your belt. So what’s the great secret about distilled? Well, […]

The market for seaweed as a human food originated in Southeast Asia (Thailand, Vietnam, etc.) and probably did for functional reasons. There are high population levels in Southeast Asia, and ocean fishing is a necessary contributory food source. If one casts or drags a net near the coast, one tends […]

Living this conflicting era is a challenge. With news broadcasts telling us that pollinators are declining, the availability of food is threatened, budgets are getting tighter while prices of food climb and all the while experts tell us obtain nutrition from food. Getting the most out of the budget we […]

In the small Caribbean Island Nation of Haiti, people are experiencing tremendous hunger. In addition to recent earthquakes and subsequent diseases spreading throughout the country, Haiti was already the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere. I grew up in Haiti for most of my childhood with my parents and other […]