Top 10 Chemicals to Avoid in Personal Care Products

Put down that lotion! Ever read the list of ingredients on your shampoo, conditioner, lotion, or toothpaste? It’s usually a laundry list of ingredients that only a chemist can pronounce! I have compiled the top 10 chemicals that are high on the scare-o-meter. A couple of months ago, I read There’s Lead in Your Lipstick by Gillian Deacon … Read more

Canadian Organic Growers Conference 2013

On Saturday, February 16th, I attended the Canadian Organic Growers (COG) Conference. It’s a conference targeted towards consumers, bringing them together with the folks that grow their food. The idea is to educate the general public on matters that affect not only our farmers but our food supply and inadvertently our health. Topics usually range … Read more