Don’t Read This if You Ever Want to Eat a Dairy Queen Blizzard Again

I dreaded writing this post because Dairy Queen Blizzards are my vice. In elementary school, my parents would take me to get one after special baseball games. In high school my friends and I would eat them once a week for lunch. As an adult, I saved up my calories for a once-a-year cookie dough […]

Does “organic” = “natural”?

Eating an organic ice cream cone from Mapleton's Dairy in Ontario.

“The principal goal of organic production is to develop enterprises that are sustainable and harmonious with the environment.” – Canada General Standards Board; Organic Production systems General Principles and Management Standards I use the term “organic” as a proxy for “natural” when it’s too difficult to figure out whether something is actually “natural” or not. […]