Earth’s Pride

Earth’s Pride

Jan 03

Earth’s Pride is BJ’s premium, organic brand. These products bear the USDA Certified Organic label, but there is no information about where the meat and dairy comes from or how the animals were raised. So, for now, we must assume they are not happy products.

Evos

Evos

Apr 03

We stopped by Evos today in St. Petersburg, excited about a fast-food-style restaurant with humanely raised meat. I’ve learned enough by now to know that I can’t trust marketing language on a restaurant’s website, so I asked to speak to the manager before I ordered. He told me they order their beef from Coleman. I checked into that company when we got home, only to find that...

Boar’s Head

Boar’s Head

Jan 14

Are any of Boar’s Head’s products USDA-certified organic? The straight answer I received from them (via their Facebook page): “No.” Their website makes no mention of organic, let alone even hints at where they buy their meat. To someone who wants to know where their food comes from, that is as good as a glowing neon sign saying, “Don’t look behind the...

Eating Out

Eating Out

Aug 15

So, as John said in his last post, we went out to dinner in St. Augustine yesterday on vacation. We actually did some research before we went out that night and found a couple restaurants that sounded promising. We thought The Present Moment Cafe sounded good, but knew that talking the rest of the gang in to an all veg restaurant was going to be difficult (besides we wanted everyone, even the...

Eggland’s Best

Eggland’s Best

Aug 08

Previously on our list of approved foods, and our price list, Eggland’s Best has since been unapproved. I can’t fault them for hiding information, as the conditions on their farms are readily available on their website, which states that “…Cage-Free and Organic eggs are from cage-free hens. Cage-free means the hens can roam around in a very large building, but do not have...