The European Organization for Nuclear Research annouced the possible discovery of the Higgs Boson particle aka the “God” Particle, which could offer a blueprint for existence. The Higgs Boson particle was theorized as a means to explain how matter has mass and how atoms and subatomic particles interact with each other to create mass. If all matter is formed and connected by this “God” Particle, there’s no telling what this could mean for advancing our understanding of how the universe works.
We all love a good cup of tea, but most people aren’t concerned of the conditions and practices revolving around the industry. Fair Trade Certification ensures that farmers of tea get their just compensation. Like most food products, the tea Strade is influenced by market price: who can harvest and sell it the cheapest. It is because of these realities that environmental concerns like conserving water and protecting health of the land often take a back seat. Tea bearing the Fair Trade Certified label indicates that the people who produced it are paid fair prices and wages, work in safe conditions, and protect the environment.
Finally, local agriculture is becoming widely accepted in the nationas a reliable business model and viable product source for restaurants and markets. The local industry is more lucrative than ever. Beyond the benefits of better nutrition or reduced fossil fuel use, the movement toward local food is creating a vibrant new economic laboratory for American agriculture. The result is a growing army of small-scale local farmers.
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