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Join Me in NYC for a GMO-Labeling Fundraiser to Benefit Proposition 37

Join Me in NYC for a GMO-Labeling Fundraiser to Benefit Proposition 37

As many of us know already, citizens in California will be voting in November on whether genetically-modified food (GMOs) should be labeled or not – Proposition 37. Even though this is a vote in California, the implications for the rest of the country are enormous. If California passes mandatory GMO-labeling, it will encourage other states […]

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As many of us know already, citizens in California will be voting in November on whether genetically-modified food (GMOs) should be labeled or not – Proposition 37.

Even though this is a vote in California, the implications for the rest of the country are enormous.

If California passes mandatory GMO-labeling, it will encourage other states to do the same and consumers throughout the country will finally know what is in their food. Read more »


Veria Living Hosts a “Veria Voices” Dinner at Pure Food and Wine in NYC

Veria Living Hosts a "Veria Voices" Dinner at Pure Food and Wine in NYC

Last night at Pure Food and Wine, Veria Living, the leading media company dedicated to health and wellness, had a party to celebrate the launch of Veria Voices. As it was pitched to us, Veria Voices is “an exciting new programming initiative designed to give the top leaders in wellness a significant voice across all […]

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Last night at Pure Food and Wine, Veria Living, the leading media company dedicated to health and wellness, had a party to celebrate the launch of Veria Voices.

As it was pitched to us, Veria Voices is “an exciting new programming initiative designed to give the top leaders in wellness a significant voice across all of the Veria platforms – TV, Internet, mobile” and the five of us above (l to r, Jess Underhill, Elena Brower, Rebekah Borucki, Matt Stabile) were selected to be the initial Voices. Read more »


Organic Avenue in New York City Receives USDA Organic Certification

Organic Avenue in New York City Receives USDA Organic Certification

When I found out the other day that New York City-based Organic Avenue became USDA certified organic, I got pretty excited. (Yes, these things seem to excite me.) But why was I so happy? There are several reasons. – As far as I know, there is no other company in the U.S. that sells unprocessed, […]

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When I found out the other day that New York City-based Organic Avenue became USDA certified organic, I got pretty excited. (Yes, these things seem to excite me.) But why was I so happy?

There are several reasons.

– As far as I know, there is no other company in the U.S. that sells unprocessed, unpasteurized, pressed juice that is USDA certified organic. So, this is the first of its kind. Read more »


Cool Microgreens at the Union Square Greenmarket in NYC

Cool Microgreens at the Union Square Greenmarket in NYC

As you can tell from above, the Union Square Greenmarket in New York City is a pretty popular place. On Saturday, I walked through the market and found a bunch of interesting microgreens, some of which I bought and juiced with. Here are a few things that caught my attention.

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As you can tell from above, the Union Square Greenmarket in New York City is a pretty popular place.

On Saturday, I walked through the market and found a bunch of interesting microgreens, some of which I bought and juiced with. Here are a few things that caught my attention. Read more »


My Organic Dinner Last Night

My Organic Dinner Last Night

One of the reasons that I moved back to New York City a few years ago was because I knew I could have easy and quick access to a ton of fantastic organic restaurants. Yet, now that I am here, I find myself cooking at home more and more, and eating out less and less. […]

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One of the reasons that I moved back to New York City a few years ago was because I knew I could have easy and quick access to a ton of fantastic organic restaurants.

Yet, now that I am here, I find myself cooking at home more and more, and eating out less and less. Why is this?

Eating at home not only saves me money, but it gives me complete control over the foods that I eat and how my meal is prepared. Read more »


Organic Avenue Opens Pop-Up Store in Midtown Manhattan

Organic Avenue Opens Pop-Up Store in Midtown Manhattan

Organic Avenue, one of New York City’s hottest organic concepts, just opened a pop-up store in Midtown Manhattan, on 57th Street near the corner of 5th Avenue. When I went to go visit it the other day, I was in complete shock the moment I saw the massive Organic Avenue orange sign from halfway down […]

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Organic Avenue, one of New York City’s hottest organic concepts, just opened a pop-up store in Midtown Manhattan, on 57th Street near the corner of 5th Avenue.

When I went to go visit it the other day, I was in complete shock the moment I saw the massive Organic Avenue orange sign from halfway down the block.

I said to myself “I can’t believe how big that sign is. This is awesome!”

Why was I so excited? Read more »


Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Whole Foods John Mackey Discusses Healthy Eating, New Stores in Harlem and Detroit, Wellness Clubs

Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Whole Foods John Mackey Discusses Healthy Eating, New Stores in Harlem and Detroit, W

I was at the Tribeca Whole Foods in New York City this morning to hear a presentation by John Mackey, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of the company. The crux of what John Mackey discussed was healthy eating and how the overarching philosophy of Whole Foods is to improve people’s health by emphasizing a plant-based diet. He […]

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I was at the Tribeca Whole Foods in New York City this morning to hear a presentation by John Mackey, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of the company.

The crux of what John Mackey discussed was healthy eating and how the overarching philosophy of Whole Foods is to improve people’s health by emphasizing a plant-based diet.

He also talked about some other very interesting initiatives, including opening stores in inner cities and a status update on the Wellness Clubs. Read more »