Welcome to the October 2014 Natural Living Blog Carnival: Advocating for Our Food Supply.
This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Natural Living Blog Carnival hosted by Happy Mothering and the Green Moms Network. Since October is Non-GMO Month, National Farm to School Month and Fair Trade Month, we are naturally talking about our food supply. Be sure to read all of the other posts listed at the bottom of mine! You may find stories about why it’s important to eat organic, support non-GMO awareness (and labeling), grow your own food and eat a real food diet. You may also find some new recipes or learn what real foods or gadgets are staples in our members’ kitchens. This month it’s all about food!
I feel like people judge me when I talk about buying natural and organic foods. It is important to me that my family eat organic and non-GMO foods. I read ingredient lists before I buy and I try to shop at trusted locations. I think choosing where you shop allows you to be a little more in control about what your family consumes.
When I mention shopping at Whole Foods, I get the look that people think I am spending all my money there. I do have to admit that when I do shop at Whole Foods, sometimes I see something that I really want to try, so I splurge and buy it, but for the most part, I stick with what is on my shopping list.
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