For organic grapes, the soil is “full of life”

By Kevin Hecteman Ivo Jeramaz watches over cabernet sauvignon grapes at an organic vineyard near Yountville. Most of the Cabernet Sauvignon vines at this Grgich Hills Estate vineyard were planted in 1959. Jeramaz took over the entire organic farm about 20 years ago.Photo / Kevin Hecteman For Ivo Jeramaz, it …

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LankaWeb – The organic farming revolution that could kill Sri Lanka’s tea industry and threaten its rice, pepper and cinnamon crops, growers say

Courtesy of the South China Morning Post Aiming to become the world’s leading producer of 100% organic food, Sri Lanka has banned chemical fertilizers. It could cause an agricultural disaster, critics say President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said the ban would prevent people from poisoning themselves and improve nutrition and food security. …

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13 eco-friendly bathtime essentials

The purpose of bath time is to get your child perfectly clean. But what if the products you use work against you? From toxin-free shampoo to greener gear, we’ve rounded up the eco-friendly bathtime essentials to keep your little one clean, healthy and safe. Here are 13 essentials to make …

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