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SHFT Pop Up Gallery: A Few Pieces

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A closer look at some of the artists and their work.

Our pop-up gallery in downtown LA brought together 25 artists whose work shares the loose theme of man's relationship with nature. Some of the work is violent, some of it beautiful, but taken as a whole, they reflect man's increasingly fragile relationship to our planet. Here is just a handful of what our SHFT online 'gallery' can accomodate: Deb Ris (a.k.a. Anne Shackman):......read more

I’m not really against food coloring, but I’ll happily go the natural route when possible. There are so many amazing colors in food — so why not use them? There are some brands that are now selling natural food colorings, but I love to DIY. There are a few points to keep in mind if you want to try it yourself at home. 1. Choose the source of color Sources for natural......read more

Ellovi Butter

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Healthy, hydrating moisturizer made from only six pure ingredients $26.00

Upstart beauty brand Ellovi is on a mission to disrupt a market dominated by chemical-laden products with questionable testing methods. Ellovi Butter, the California brand's first offering, has everything we look for in a moisturizer. Made from  just six ethically sourced ingredients -- macadamia nut butter, coconut oil, hemp seed butter, marula oil, shea butter, and organic corn......read more

Organic Soap by Osmia

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Handmade soaps that combine organic ingredients with thoughtful packaging $12.00

A former ER doctor, Sarah Villafranco started Osmia Organics ("osmia" means "sense of smell") after taking a soap making class. Inspired to learn more and explore her interest in chemistry, Sarah set out to make her own organic skin care products using only the best ingredients. The brand is gaining lots of attention for its organic soaps, made with food-grade oils and scented with botanical......read more

Beeswax Lip Balms by S.W. Basics

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Nourishing protection made from scratch using pure, certified-organic ingredients $4.00

These Beeswax Lip Balms from Brooklyn's S.W. Basics offer soothing relief for dry, chapped lips without leaving a sticky, waxy residue behind. Made from scratch using five or fewer organic ingredients,  What's worse than dry, chapped lips? Sticky, waxy ones. Brooklyn's S.W. Basics all-natural balm soothes dry, cracked mouths without depositing tacky residue or excess shine. Packed......read more

Flower Remedies by Alexis Smart

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These LA-made, botanical-based formulas can help with everything from anxiety to writer's block $25.00

Nearly ten years ago, after a blend of floral essences helped cure her of panic attacks, Alexis Smart started studying the system of herbal infusions developed by Dr. Edward Bach. Today, she has a thriving homeopathy practice that includes a line of flower remedies based on Bach's teachings. Ingested orally, Alexis Smart Flower Remedies are natural essences that work on a vibrational level to......read more

New Year's Resolutions For Big Food

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Among them: GMO labeling, seafood mislabeling, ingredient disclosure

Alison Spiegel for the Huffington Post: It was a big year for Big Food. More fast food chains pledged to stop using gestation crates. Country of origin rules -- mandating that meat suppliers label where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered -- took effect. A major food corporation and a fast food chain announced they would stop using artificial dye in some of their products. Despite......read more

The Perennial Plate: Carolina Gold

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In South Carolina, a seed farmer and a chef lead the return to age-old ingredients and methods

In Carolina Gold, a new episode of the excellent sustainable food series The Perennial Plate, we get a fascinating look at a renaissance in Southern cooking, with heirloom grains playing a starring role. Glenn Roberts of Anson Mills is leading the heritage food movement in South Carolina, supplying chefs like Sean Brock of Husk and McCrady's in Charleston. After filming Roberts at the Anson Mills......read more

A Year on the Road: A Farm in Italy

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Visiting a sheep farm in medieval Abruzzo

Life in the rugged mountains of Central Italy is much like anywhere else in the country, but a little bit more wild and a lot less visited. As you enter the landscape of deep valleys and towering mountains, this becomes all the more apparent as does its profound beauty. I borrowed a car to mill around in and soon found myself chatting with locals in a restaurant in the center of a small town......read more

Juniper Ridge Wildcrafted Soaps

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Sustainable, California-made soaps harvested from mountain ingredients $10.00

These lather-rich bar soaps from Juniper Ridge come in a whole host of woodsy scents, all of which are great. Our fave, Siskiyou Cedar, is made with an infusion of live cedar from NorCal's Siskiyou Mountains. But even though Juniper Ridge soaps are crafted from live ingredients gathered from the western wilderness, no plants are killed in the process. And the company's commitment to......read more

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