Homeless Given New Life after Working on a 22-Acre Organic Farm

Verde Farms in Miami, Florida is tackling homelessness, joblessness, and food insecurity all at once with this saying: one saying: “For people, not for profit.”


$10 Vouchers Are Giving Low-Income Families Access to Fresh Produce

A Washington, D.C. program is helping poorer families by offering $10 vouchers to use at their local farmers’ market to buy fruit and vegetables.


How to Bypass Mega Grocery Chains and Buy Direct from Organic Farms

There are three reasons that Big Ag can’t compete with the small farm in the long-term, all revolving around the people’s desire for good, non-toxic food.


Los Angeles City Officials Try to Shut Down Marijuana Farmer’s Market

The Los Angeles city attorney, Mike Feuer, wants to shut down a medical marijuana ‘farmer’s market’ that popped up in the city over the 4th of July weekend.


5 Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget

Processed foods may be cheap, but they aren’t healthful. Healthy eating doesn’t have to be pricey. Here are 5 tips for eating healthy – on a budget.


A New Year and Fresh Start: 5 New Health Habits for 2014

The new year offers a symbolic chance to transform your health. If you want to make serious health changes in 2014, try adopting these 5 simple changes.


How Far Does Your Food Travel? 4 Reasons to Choose Local

How far does food travel before you eat it? The average plate full of food on an American table has traveled 1500 miles before arriving on the table.