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Grow Your Own Vegetables With Smart Gardener – Interview Part II

Smart Living Studios founder Kristee Rosendahl talks to Ecopreneurist about her newest offering Smart Gardener, an customizable online tool that helps newbies start their own vegetable garden – to enjoy and grow their own food.

Smart Gardener is a new SaaS productivity tool that enables enthusiastic gardeners to easily design, grow and harvest a successful organic vegetable garden.

February 7th

Grow Your Own Vegetables With Smart Gardener – Interview Part I

Smart Gardener is an internet based productivity tool that enables enthusiastic gardeners to easily design, grow and harvest a successful organic vegetable garden.

With all the ambiquity surrounding food these days, it seems most of the food we eat is manufactured not grown, leading us to question -where does our food really come from? In most cases, there is one conlcusion: to truly have complete control on what we eat- we need to grow our own food.

February 6th

Walmart Again Mislabels Pork as “Organic,” Shuts Down Stores in China

Wal-Mart stores in China have been mislabeling pork products as “organic,” even though the meat is not organic. This isn’t the first time Wal-Mart stores not only in China but the United States, as well, has mislabeled products as “organic,” so be sure to double-check organic products when buying them at Wal-Mart stores.

November 8th

ConAgra Suit Over "All Natural" Label on GMO Cooking Oils Highlights Greenwash

Most people know that there is nothing really natural about genetically modified organisms (GMO). Food giant ConAgra is in “hot oil” over claims that their line of cooking oils with GMO is labelled “all natural”. This suit has led to the bigger question mark and ongoing debate over food labeling and how consumers are misled on advertisement claims. Greenwashing claims on food labels are very prevalent making it very difficult to separate the wheat from the chaff. GMO products are suspicious at best with no proven studies that they pose no health risks with the debate is still strong on whether they harm human health.

August 29th

Chipotle: Building More Than Just Burritos!

Chipotle is committed to serving good food and is proud of it. They have a clear corporate responsibility or CSR policy-animals, people and environment. It all comes down to one simple sentence. Food with integrity.
Late last month Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced, that it expects to use more than 10 million pounds of produce from local farms this year, up from its 2010 goal of about 5 million pounds and their local produce will be grown on farms within 350 miles of the restaurants where it will be served.

July 7th

Food Trucks: A Sustainable & Viable Business Strategy?

Following Shannon Suetos’s post on green restaurants, is another possibility for sustainable food business: food trucks? The concept of food trucks has been around since the 50’s but the gourmet food truck has gained in popularity only recently with the social media boom and extensive coverage through reality shows like The Great Food Truck Race. Food […]

January 20th