Are Organics Better? – The Stanford Study, and a Softer Focus View of the Debate


In the past few days, there has been a lot of talk about the Stanford study on organics, and specifically the nutritional content of organic foods. In fact, if you just Google, “Stanford Study Organics” you can read articles from a variety of sources that claim mainstream media has been duped by the study because […]

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Farm Workers & Tobacco Hazards


You’ve probably heard about the hazards of smoking. For people in my generation — twenty- and young thirty-somethings, seeing someone smoke (tobacco) is pretty rare — at least in the last two regions of the country I’ve lived in. However, I grew up in the south, in North Carolina, which specializes in tobacco production. I […]

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