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By Sahid Fawaz

As we celebrate Earth Day today, we are reminded of a powerful reason to buy American: the out-of-control pollution in China.

It’s not only the cheap, non-union labor in China that is drawing manufacturers to the country. It’s also the lack of environmental protection standards that much of the developed world has set for companies. When a business can destroy the air, land, and water in pursuit of profit, then we all suffer in the long run. Not to mention that it is a completely unsustainable business model.

- See more at: http://labor411.org/411-blog/749-these-photos-of-chinese-pollution-are-even-more-reason-to-buy-american-made#sthash.VBsQLxrs.dpuf

starting on earth day, april 22nd, the makers of the extremely important environmental film Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret will be making the film available online for only $1 for an entire week. If you care about this earth, PLEASE take the time to watch this film and learn the facts. 

and please spread this around so those who haven’t seen it can have the opportunity to do so!

Good morning bloggers!

Woke up with minimal sleep this morning due to a parade of nightmares followed by my housemate’s dog howling into the wee hours of the morning. Spectacular experience.

So made a green, energizing smoothie bowl to get me through the day!


Using the Vitamix
2 frozen bananas
2 handfuls of frozen spinach
6 sweet green grapes
½ of an avocado
4 large organic baby carrots - chopped
½ tsp of Organic Burst Wheatgrass
½ tsp of Organic Burst chlorella
1 tsp of raw almond butter

Add organic vanilla almond milk
Add ice

Blend until smooth

Top off with bananas, raw buckwheat,
Sweet coconut flakes, gogi berries, and an almond.

Voilà!