NFL may claim that they have the lowest prices on raw and living food products anywhere, Guaranteed! However, I don’t think they can compete with an Amazon.
For Cacao Powder for instance you can get 16oz of it from Nature’s First Law for $29.95. Or you can go to Amazon and get a 16oz bag of Organic Raw Cacao Powder for only $12.50. They also have 16oz bags of Organic Raw Cacao Nibs for $12.50.
I’m not trying to pick on NFL, but it just shows what great deals these are that you can find for these ingredients. It’s important because it helps to know that even some of the more indulgent recipes on GreenChefs can be affordable if you can find good sources for the ingredients. These are the best prices I’ve seen on Agave Nectar and Raw Cacao Powder. Health food stores near me that carry the 17oz bottles of Madhava Agave are about $7 each. With this deal they are less then $3 each.
There are many other great deals on Raw and Organic Food on Amazon that are a big saving from Whole Foods etc. I’ll highlight more good ones later. It’s worth checking out. They also offer Free Shipping and currently are offering $10 off any grocery order over $49. Use the code grocery2 when checking out.
Some recipes on GreenChefs that use these staples are:
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5930763767909889951 Nutiva Founder and CEO, John W. Roulac at a convention booth is interviewed by Mike Adams of newstarget.com about Nutiva’s new line of hemp shakes. John is also the author of four books on home composting and industrial hemp. His best-selling book, Backyard Composting sold over a million copies worldwide.
Nutiva just launched a line of certified organic and fair trade hemp shakes. They have 3 flavors to choose from. Chocolate, Berry Pomegranate and Amazon Acai. Each one is packed with super foods and anti-oxidants like acai, maca, brazil nuts, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, cherries, pomegranates, goji berries, chocolate, and obviously hemp. The Amazon Acai shake is sugar free, and the other two only contain 6g of sugar from organic unrefined cane juice. A tasty and healthy alternative to high sugar and over-processed and refined protein and nutritional shakes. http://nutivahempshake.com Continue Reading / Additional Photos / Videos
Seeds of Change is the oldest heirloom seed farm in the United States. With the rampant industrialization, hybridization and genetic modification, Seeds of Change is preserving the precious resources of heirloom pure organic seeds in their seed bank. http://www.seedsofchange.com
“SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 12 /U.S. Newswire/ — North Dakota and California are in a race to be the first state in the U.S. to grow industrial hemp since Wisconsin grew the last hemp crop nearly 50 years ago. This week, each state will conduct important public hearings on the subject. The California Senate Public Safety Committee holds a hearing Tuesday, June 13, 2006, on AB 1147, a bill that would affirmatively grant farmers the right to grow industrial hemp to produce seed and fiber, while North Dakota’s Agriculture Commissioner Roger Johnson holds a public hearing on Thursday, June 15, 2006, about rules expected to be finalized later this year that would license farmers to grow hemp under existing state law.
The hearings are taking place in the shadow of Canadian hemp farming which has seen steady growth in the last 6 years. This year, Canada is growing a record 40,000 acres of industrial hemp. Nevertheless, rumors persist that the demand for hemp seed from U.S. food producers — whose sales are growing 50 percent each year — will create seed shortages before harvest again this summer, forcing buyers to go to Europe or China for seed. “American farmers are tired of looking around the world to see farmers making healthy profits growing hemp for export to the U.S. They want change,” says Vote Hemp President Eric Steenstra.”
Green Chefs | Organic Natural Healthy Foods with Amazing Chefs. Streaming Shows and Large Color Photos. Eat Green Be Happy!
Well, that is what they say. But once you get in to Green Chefs you are anything but happy. Believe me. The photos are so real and large you feel like you can reach out and touch the food. Maybe even taste it. And here is the problem, you can’t. So you are stuck there on the other side of the screen wishing you had all of these amazing Raw Organic Desserts on your plate, but you don’t. You have to watch the videos and make it yourself. When they open a cafe, let me know.
Consumers drive America’s economy and very often advertising drives consumers. We are beginning to see a shift in that model as conscientious buyers, lead the way to healthier products and practices, by making choices that aren’t driven by mainstream media. Millions have made change in their lifestyles. Those changes are translating into a social shift in the marketplace.
Whether we focus on foods or fashions, transportation or trade, the way we spend our dollars has created a booming new industry of Greener choices. Every dollar sends a vote to the market and Green voices are growing louder. Green consumers are the wave of the future and the corporate world is working to win your support. On the other hand the corporate world is paying for Congressional support. Our voices are not yet a force in the legislative arena.
We know democracy is based on the idea that government must serve the public interest. Unfortunately, money talks and corporate interests have gotten much better support for their agenda than individuals have. From the standpoint of green consumers with ethical and fair trade policies, the new Millennium has seen monumental progress. Our values are shaping the free markets for the better. It is time to move those better values and practices to Washington.
By electing Members of Congress who support Green Living values, we can make even greater strides in America and around the globe. The first step is to have a clear understanding of our candidates and the policies they really promote. To help identify the candidates positions, Organic Consumers has created a nationwide candidate survey that will profile the contenders.
Years ago, researching the issues surrounding genetically engineered foods, it was hard to find many people who were knowledgeable or informed. Groups like Organic Consumers were trying to spread the word and build support, but the seeds of resistance and awareness were just being sown. As Dylan once sang, “The times they are a changin’” and the worldwide grass roots efforts are becoming a Green Force.
For me, the changes have been a treat on many levels. I no longer feel like part of a fringe cult when I talk about the GMO problems. Millions of others are not only talking about it, they’re doing something. Actually, they’re doing all kinds of things in every corner of the globe. Successful efforts, to promote fair trade and sustainable agriculture, preserve biodiversity, raise awareness and opposition to monoculture-agribusiness-GM crops and promote healthful local foods, are now everywhere.
For the last few months I have been part of a documentary film project that spans the globe covering the individuals and organizations involved in creating the change. We have focused on the battles and victories and the issues have become more personal as the people have shared their stories and touched our lives.
The Reel Deal
The support has been overwhelming and incredibly energizing for a muckraker like me who generally focuses on the transgressions of the biotechs. It is a refreshing change to look at the positive. With appreciation to some of our contributors the focus of this report is the positive news coming from the work they are doing. Continue Reading / Additional Photos / Videos
It’s almost time to get back on the road. My first stop will be the Toronto Vegetarian Association’s annual food fair. It’s a free three-day event that attracts thousands. My speaking times are 3pm on Saturday September 9th and 3pm on Sunday the 10th.
From there I’ll be doing a tour of Ottawa and Montreal, then on to the LA area for a few days. After that, on to San Francisco and area. Speaking dates have not been finalized for this leg of the tour just yet. Continue Reading / Additional Photos / Videos
Not quite, but stores are already stocked up with fall styles. If you’re like me and not ready to let go of summer, here are a couple transitional eco-fashion pieces — good now, good later, and even good enough to bust out with next spring.
Organic Cotton Bubble Dress by Eco-Ganik
This puffy, hemmed dress with black butterfly detailing comes in a beautiful green for fall. Perfect for an August lunch in flipflops, but when October rolls around you can pair it with boots, leggings, denim jacket and scarf.
This week we’re giving away a pair of designer jeans by designer Tierra Forte. We were lucky enough to have Tierra on G Living Live and she was very nice to offer a custom pair of jeans for one, lucky G insider. Everyone taking part in the forum this week will be entered to win a pair of these $190 designer jeans. This means you have to join in on the discussions.
It’s ONE for all and all for ONE! Naomi Watts, Diego Garcia, Kate Bosworth and a bounty of concerned celebrities are taking a stand against AIDS and extreme poverty, lending their visages to the launch of the newest T-shirt from ONE, the Campaign to Make Poverty History.