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Get to Know Your Grains - the Best, the Worst, & Why It Matters

October 24th, 2022 | Health & Wellness
Photo: Hands holding grains in the shape of a heart

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.

How to Observe Fair Trade Month All Year

October 20th, 2022 | Environment & Sustainability
Photo: Kenyan fair trade coffee farmer

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.

Go Non-GMO with Down to Earth & Ko Farms

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.

World Vegetarian Day

September 28th, 2022 | Healthy Eating
Vegetarian foods

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.

Eat Local Today & Every Day!

September 20th, 2022 | What's New
Photo: Breadfruit, Ulu

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:

Why Your Gut Microbiome Matters

September 15th, 2022 | Health & Wellness
Photo: Bowel model and variety of healthy fresh food

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.

Animal Compassion — Be Kind to Every Kind

August 24th, 2022 | Innocent Animals
Photo: Cows on a farm

Every second roughly 1,800 animals, both land and sea, lose their lives in order to feed people. That adds up to over 55 billion animals killed to support the U.S. food supply every year.

Wellness Team Warriors

August 17th, 2022 | Health & Wellness, | Natural Lifestyle
Photo: Pearlridge Wellness Team Members

Here at Down to Earth we offer a holistic approach to wellness and our friendly Wellness Team Members can support you with all of your health and wellness needs.

Thirsty for Better Health? Think About What You Drink! 

August 10th, 2022 | What's New
Photo: Functional beverages fridge

Drinks are about so much more than just hydration these days. We’ve come to expect great flavor, clean ingredients, and extra functionality to enhance our health between meals.

Tolentino Honey Co - Local Brand Spotlight

July 21st, 2022 | Local Living
Tolentino ohana and their bee colonies

Supporting local is as easy as shopping at Down to Earth! We take pride in our expansive list of local vendors, especially when they make premium raw Hawaiian honey harvested straight from the honeycomb!