Recent research from the USDA shows that women are breaking the “grass ceiling” as their numbers increase on farms and ranches around the country. A million women are farming!
Women account for 75 percent of the agricultural producers in sub-Saharan Africa, but the majority of women farmers are living on only $1.25 per day…
A “potent thyroid toxin” that is a component of rocket fuel, perchlorate, contaminates the drinking water of up to 17 million Americans in 26 states. The EPA is finally going to start regulating it.
Cross posted from Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet. In the Maradi area in south central Niger, where 70 percent of the population lives below the poverty line, the months before [ … ]
Folic acid actually refers to a synthesized version of Folate, a B vitamin, so you’ll often hear the two used interchangeably. The recommendation for folate is 400 micrograms per day and 600 micrograms for pregnant women.
There are tons of plant sources for this important vitamin! Here are just a few.
Due to the great popularity of “Can Diet Coke Kill You?” combined with a lot of controversy over it, I have decided to write this follow-up post. Most of the [ … ]
Fresh ingredients go a long way in adding flavor to any dish. The same culinary theory holds outside of the kitchen in other contexts as well, as evidenced at the [ … ]
Someone needs to review first grade math. Talk about an unequal equation: Women make eighty-five percent of household food purchase decisions and own fifty-percent of our nation’s farmland. Women, particularly [ … ]
Call it a chick thing. Call it too many episodes of “Little House on the Prairie” growing up. Call it a quest for crafting a livelihood around our inner female [ … ]