Tag: non-gmo

  • March Against Monsanto, Chicago 5.24.14

    I wish I was able to see an aerial view of all of the people Marching Against Monsanto around the world on Saturday. We may not have gotten much (or any?) mainstream press, but I do believe our efforts made an impact. I’m happy I was able to attend + photograph the march in Chicago. […]

  • 10 GMO ingredients that may be in your body care products

    Sneaky gmos.. Not only are they in our non-organic food & cotton clothes, but they’ve gone and snuck into our body care products, too. Last year I did a post on how to avoid them in your food (check it out here: http://thelotusroot.com/how-to-easily-avoid-gmos/) Also as promised, this is part 1 in my series on how to […]

  • On guilty pleasures, and a world without GMOs

    Full Disclosure: As I write this, I am dreaming of eating an avocado tostada with a side of guacamole and chips. The tostadas that I love are most likely made with gmo corn + cooked w/ gmo canola oil with a little bit of gmo soy in there somewhere for good measure. I’m telling you […]

  • Sketchbook Sundays: Cotton

    It’s a beautiful plant, but according to the Organic Trade Association: “Cotton is considered the world’s ‘dirtiest’ crop due to its heavy use of insecticides, the most hazardous pesticide to human and animal health.” “It can take almost a 1/3 pound of synthetic fertilizers to grow one pound of raw cotton in the US, and […]

  • March Against Monsanto: Chicago 10.12.13

    Did you March against Monsanto Yesterday (or back in May?) Let’s see those videos & pics in the comments section! Know anyone who’s not clear on what foods + products are GMO (and how to avoid them)? Feel free to share or send them these posts: On food: http://thelotusroot.com/how-to-easily-avoid-gmos/ On skincare / bodycare / personal […]

  • March Against Monsanto, NYC

    March Against Monsanto, NYC – May 25, 2013 Were you one of the over 2 Million people who Marched Against Monsanto around the world yesterday? If so, where? I’d love to see your photos or videos (feel free to post your links in the comments section!)       Know anyone who’s not clear on […]

  • How to easily avoid GMOs

    I think it’s fantastic news that the Connecticut state Senate passed a bill that will require the labeling of GMOs. Unfortunately, other U.S states aren’t on board (yet). While labeling GMO food would be great to raise awareness and help people make better choices, I feel that we can take our power back right now […]

  • New Organic Cotton tank tops to keep you cool

    Brand New!     100% Organic Cotton ribbed tank top – Great for yoga or for keeping you cool in the summertime. I hand screen printed my feather drawing onto this organic cotton tank using metallic gold water-based ink. I heat set each one so that they’re machine washable. Tanks are made in the USA by […]