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21 "Need To Know" Facts About Water

Here are some important facts about water that you need to knowWe had an unusually wet spring this year but we also know that our area had a serious drought through the summer last year. The weather seems to be increasingly unpredictable around the world and water often factors into that uncertainty. At the same time, industry is consuming more fresh water than…

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6 Delicious Weeds that You Can Eat

Delicious edible weeds can be found in your yardThe availability of nutritionally-dense food that is free from the clutches of corporate agriculture companies like Bayer AG and Monsanto is a growing concern to many people. And, while food security is indeed something to take seriously, few people are aware of their own already-available food grow…

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How Far Does Your Food Travel to Reach You?

Fruits and vegetables lose nutrition when they are shippedWhen we consider ways of contributing to the health of planet Earth, we usually consider things like recycling, reducing the amount we drive, eating more organic foods, or using less plastic. While all of these ideas are certainly worthy of our effort, few people consider the massive footprint of ea…

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7 Ways to Make Your Garden More Earth-Friendly

There are many ways to make your garden earth-friendlySpring has sprung and across the land, people are pulling out their rakes and spades, filling wheelbarrows with soil and preparing for another season of gardening. In some parts of the country, gardens are well underway but I can’t wait to get my hands dirty planting a wide variety of vegetables, he…

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7 Medicinal Weeds Growing In Your Yard

We need to become more self-reliant in our use of natural medicines. That’s why I’ve started FoodHouseProject.com. Be sure to check out more of the content on the site. To help get you started, here are some of my favorite wild medicines growing in most peoples’ yards or gardens:

Chickweed:

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7 Ways to Eat an Earth-Friendly Diet

Since 1970, people around the globe have been celebrating Earth Day on April 22nd.  Considering the state of our planet and the political, corporate and industrial forces that seem intent on destroying it, everyday should be Earth Day. Our world needs more care and healing and, in the absence of tru…

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Eating Organic Food Can Dramatically Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Eating Organically Can Transform Your Health

At the Food House Project, we’re all about preserving the integrity of the food we eat. We’re not interested in putting residues of chemical pesticides known to disrupt hormones, cause brain diseases, and other health issues, into our bodies.

There are many great reasons to eat more organ…

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