Why You Should Only Buy Organic & Fair Trade Avocados

May 22, 2024  |  by Alexis Baden-Mayer Organic Consumers Association Mexican avocados are fast becoming a “conflict commodity” like blood diamonds

Why You Should Only Buy Organic & Fair Trade Avocados2024-05-22T15:53:29+00:00

Tell Wholly Guacamole: Stop Deforestation!

As Climate Rights International has revealed, the forests of Michoacán are being invaded, burned by arsonists and illegally logged to serve our insatiable appetite for guacamole. Not even the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve is safe! Deforestation is expected to double by 2050 if Michuacán’s avocado plantations continue to expand. U.S. companies like the top-selling guacamole brand Wholly Guacamole are profiting from the “green gold” rush while turning a blind eye to the devastation caused by the avocado boom. They can stop the deforestation by refusing to buy avocados grown on recently cleared land. TAKE ACTION: Tell Wholly Guacamole To Stop Deforestation!

Tell Wholly Guacamole: Stop Deforestation!2024-05-21T19:11:06+00:00

New Laws Protect Bird-Friendly Yards From Neighborhood Rules

A blossoming legislative trend prevents homeowners associations, which set landscaping rules for a growing number of Americans, from forbidding native plants. Spring 2024 | Source: Audubon | by Zoe Grueskin Even

New Laws Protect Bird-Friendly Yards From Neighborhood Rules2024-05-08T20:24:44+00:00

Annuals, Perennials, and Biennials: How Are They Different?

June 7, 2021 | Source: MasterClass Temperature is the ultimate arbiter of plant life. The gardening season begins in early spring as frosty nights dissipate and plants sense that it is safe

Annuals, Perennials, and Biennials: How Are They Different?2024-04-30T19:06:34+00:00