Sing, Dance the Conga Line, and Eat Right with Grammy Nominated Jose-Luis Orozco

  Get ready to dance! Jose-Luis Orozco, a beloved singer and musician for children, is joined by LA's top Grammy-Award winning musicians, on his latest album Come Bien! Eat Right! released on the Smithsonian Folkways label. The album is a mixture of Latino rhythms, from samba, salsa, traditional corridos, performed by members of LA Grammy-winning bands, Quetzal … Continue reading Sing, Dance the Conga Line, and Eat Right with Grammy Nominated Jose-Luis Orozco

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Why give fair-trade chocolate to your valentine: A recipe for chocolate cake

"Is this slave chocolate?" my son Joaquin asked after he swallowed a big piece. Seventy percent of the world's cocoa beans are grown in West Africa, much of it produced using enslaved child labor. An estimated 1.8 million children are involved in cocoa production in West Africa according to a Tulane University report . This disturbing child slave/chocolate … Continue reading Why give fair-trade chocolate to your valentine: A recipe for chocolate cake

The Water and Organic Food Daily-Subscribe

What if your newspaper gathered articles most important to you? It is what Paper.li does. Paper.li curates online content relevant to you from media outlets of all shapes and sizes. My newspaper is a collection of articles on organic food and water issues delivered to my email inbox daily. Today's paper includes articles such as … Continue reading The Water and Organic Food Daily-Subscribe

Spread the Love of Water and Win Water Saving Swag

  “The more motivated you are by love, the more fearless and free your action will be.” - Dalai Lama My husband Michael whispers the words, “love and “gratitude,” into his glass of water each morning. Japanese scientists found water responds to feelings, words and intentions.  Water forms intricate snowflake-like shapes when positive and loving … Continue reading Spread the Love of Water and Win Water Saving Swag

What Does An Omelette Have To Do With Clean Water?

Half the world population will experience freshwater shortages, referred to as water scarcity by 2030. Water scarcity is at our shore now. Supply and quality are the two leading causes of water scarcity according to the United Nations. Ask the people in Central Valley California who don't have running water today. Or the people of Flint, Michigan who … Continue reading What Does An Omelette Have To Do With Clean Water?