Archive for December, 2012


Best Brands of Organic Coffee

Latin American produces more coffee than anyone else and some of the best brands of organic coffee come from there as well. Here we focus on Colombian organic coffee brands and Panama mountain grown organic coffee. Panama is the last country in Central America and the land bridge that connects North and South America and [...]

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Organic Food Myths

There are always at least two different opinions, no matter what the subject is. Organic food isn’t an exception. I always wonder where and how these myths start and who starts them. It’s been my experience that most often the people who start myths and rumors are those who stand to gain in some way. [...]

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Types of Organic Coffee

There are two general plant types used for the production of organic coffee, Arabica and Robusta. Robusta, coffea canephora, is the hardier of the two most common types of coffee and organic coffee. Robusta has a higher caffeine content at 2.7% and is more resistant to diseases. As such it is easier to grow organic [...]

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Organic Food History

The fact is that all farming and ranching was done with what are now considered organic methods before the 1900s. It’s not that farmers and ranchers were more conscious or more concerned about natural resource conservation or even more concerned about pollution. It was because there simply was no other choice. “Progress” hadn’t happened yet. [...]

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Organic Food From China

There’s been a lot in the news about the problems with goods imported from China in the last few months. We’ve had toys painted with paint that contains lead, medications produced under anything but sanitary conditions, and fish caught in sewage canals. We’ve had produce contamination concerns as well. Given all of the problems with [...]

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Organic Coffee Direct to You

How do you have organic coffee shipped direct to you from the source? Coffee is not grown in any quantity in the United States. Only Hawaii grows coffee in the USA. If you want to send organic coffee direct to you from the USA you can get organic Kona coffee from Hawaii. One can order [...]

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Organic Coffee Brand Names

What is the best way to find the best healthy organic coffee? Many simply search for organic coffee brand names. Jamaican Blue Mountain and Organic Kona Coffee come to mind as well known and popular, albeit expensive, organic coffee brand names. But aren’t there a lot of good organic coffees? There certainly are. In the [...]

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Organic Food Fraud

There’s always somebody looking to make an easy buck. Scams of all kinds are simple because honest people believe that other people are honest. Not all of them are. Let’s face it – we are truly at the mercy of the governmental agencies that regulate our food supply, including our organic food supply. An orange [...]

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