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Organic for Everyone Blog™ ~ Health and Wellness

Non-GMO is Not Enough

Non-GMO is Not Enough

The campaigns to improve our food system shouldn’t be built around the term Non-GMO.  The labels we are asking food producers to put on their products shouldn’t be only "Contains GMOs" or "Non-GMO Ingredients".  These terms allow the seed producing companies to frame the discussion and the debate and distract us from the true objections and concerns about our modern day food supply.  

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Unique Ways to Use Your Balms

Unique Ways to Use Your Balms

Most people use balms in a very traditional way. However, there are so many uses for balms that go beyond using it on your lips and body. 

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Organic Farming and What it Means

People ask us why we care so much about farming and food.  "Don't you create and sell soaps and balms?" they ask?  At Makes 3 we understand that seeking out and buying organic food is a gateway to organic living in general.  If you are concerned about what you put in your body, it follows that you become concerned about what you put on your body.

We also know that many people don't understand organic farming and why it's important.  But the basics of organic food is that there are fewer harmful pesticides, insecticides, fungicides and herbicides sprayed on them.  Consuming fewer harmful chemicals means a healthier body and a healthier family.  It also means a healthier environment.

This interview from The Organic & Non-GMO Report with Fred Kirschenmann on farming as a self-regulating, self-renewing system is full of wonderful information on what the life of an organic farmer is like and what they are achieving.  It's a great read.

http://non-gmoreport.com/articles/january-2015/fred-kirschenmann-on-farming-as-a-self-regulating-self-renewing-system.php

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