12 Apr '11, 12am

Earth Day: If you've done one thing, you've done something. And we've got some ideas for you, and ourselves:

Go organic. Organic produce contains no Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and no pesticides are used to grow them, which means no pesticide residues in your body or polluting our water. Don't have access to organics or find it too expensive? Use EWG's Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce to go organic when pesticide residues are highest on conventional fruits and vegetables. Eat fresher foods - shoot, grow them! The average American eats too much meat and too few fruits and vegetables - plus a whole lotta processed food (those middle aisles in the grocery store). So why not make an effort in the next few weeks to buy and cook more fresh foods? They tend to come without toxic packaging , too! And if you plant some seeds in your very own garden (backyard, schoolyard, community plot, median strip!), all the better. Because that is the freshest food around. And, if you...

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