10,000 Step Challenge

Movement is what our bodies are designed to do, however most Americans don’t get enough of it. This is nothing new, it’s been the case for quite some time. It’s recommended that we walk 10,000 steps a day. This is somewhat arbitrary, however is a good average to ensure a healthier body. 10,000 steps is … More 10,000 Step Challenge

Consider the Bike

If you live within a few miles of your place of work, consider biking to work instead of driving. If work’s too far away, consider biking around your town to run errands, or just go out for a leisurely ride around your neighborhood. Why bike? Health  Physical: According to a study published in the British … More Consider the Bike

Regenerative Agriculture Update

Following up on my post from January 2nd, here’s an update on the proposed Regenerative Agriculture standards. To recap these new standards would not replace USDA Organic Standards, but rather build upon them in certain areas. The Regenerative Agriculture Foundation defines regenerative agriculture as “any system of agriculture that continuously improves the cycles on which it relies, … More Regenerative Agriculture Update

Regenerative Agriculture – a new farming standard?

What is it? Regenerative agriculture is a new proposed agriculture standard from the Rodale Institute. Essentially it takes the USDA National Organic Program (NOP) and expands on it. This new standard includes areas that are unfortunately not a part of the NOP, such as “social fairness” (i.e. farmworker rights). A farmer that meets all program … More Regenerative Agriculture – a new farming standard?