Health Food

Why Bugs Are an Ancient Food Source for a Healthy Diet

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Chances are you don’t throw cricket protein powder into your morning smoothie or gather other crawling insects for an evening dinner. However, consuming bugs is a practice that has sustained humans for thousands of years, and science continues to share more information on why the implementation of creepy crawlies into […]

7 Signs Your Food is of Quality

7 Signs Your Food is of Quality

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. The world’s food supply has drastically changed in the last few hundred years due to diverse agricultural methods and man-made attempts to tame the land. But with the advent of conventional growing methods, soil quality has depreciated, and now most modern, manufactured food can no longer be deemed health-promoting, as […]

Incredible Edible free food project replicated worldwide

Incredible Edible free food project replicated worldwide

By: Sophie McAdam, True Activist. In the small town of Todmorden in the north of England, fresh organic produce is growing everywhere. There are sweet-smelling herbs at the railway station, vegetables sprouting in the public car park, and an apothecary garden next to the local Health Center. This is the Incredible Edible movement, a grassroots […]

Organic urban gardening for beginners

Organic urban gardening for beginners

By: Sophie McAdam, True Activist. Being self sufficient in a small space is much easier (and enjoyable) than you might think. Here are our top tips for anyone thinking of growing their own produce this spring. A few years ago, I knew nothing about gardening. It seemed like a useful but time-consuming hobby: too much […]