November 30th, 2022 | What's New
Is this a tough pill to swallow?
November 16th, 2022 | What's New
Let the Thanksgiving celebrations begin! Whether you participate with a traditional feast with the whole ‘ohana, don’t celebrate at all, or have created your own unique way to observe the holiday- here’s some easy tips for staying healthy and having no regrets at the end of next week.
November 9th, 2022 | What's New
CBD stands for cannabidiol. CBD can be derived from the hemp plant. The hemp plant is a close relative of the marijuana plant but aren't the same. Hemp plants contains no more than .3% THC - the psychoactive compound that is found in higher concentration in marijuana plants.
November 3rd, 2022 | Environment & Sustainability
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If you asked for vegan food at a restaurant 20, 10, or even five years ago, you’d be met with an eyeroll or confusion. Fast forward to now, and times have definitely changed. Hawaii has been found to be the most vegan-friendly state, with the highest number of fully vegan restaurants per capita of anywhere in the country. Preventing the exploitation of animals used to be the primary reason for going vegan; however, today the health and environmental impacts are also leading people towards eating a plant-based diet.
October 24th, 2022 | Health & Wellness
You’ve probably heard that you should eat lots of whole grains and we agree—but not all grains are in the same class. Read on to find out how many servings of grains you should be striving for in your daily diet, and just as importantly, which ones.
October 20th, 2022 | Environment & Sustainability
The idea of fair trade can be summarized as a global movement to trade based on partnership, instead of exploitation. Fair trade protects prices for farmers and workers and provides clean, fair, and good working conditions for all. It was started by a woman named Edna Ruth Byler in 1946 in Puerto Rico who began importing needlecrafts from low-income women in South America.
October 12th, 2022 | GMOs
October is Non-GMO Month and Down to Earth loves to support non-genetically modified products. Shop our stores and support brands and farmers that are dedicated to organic, sustainable, and non-GMO production, like Ko Farms in Palolo.
September 28th, 2022 | Healthy Eating
Each year on October 1st, we get to celebrate World Vegetarian Day! The North American Vegetarian Society created this day back in 1977, and we’ve been promoting the joy, compassion, and life-enhancing benefits of vegetarianism ever since. Vegetarianism has grown in popularity over the years, and for good reason. The health, environmental, and ethical benefits are proven.
September 20th, 2022 | What's New
Supporting local makes a big difference! September 22 is Eat Local Day, an occasion to remember the importance of choosing locally grown and produced items. Just some of the benefits are:
September 15th, 2022 | Health & Wellness
Your gut is home to millions of microbes that help you digest food and perform other essential functions – this is known as your gut microbiome.