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Organicville®, INDIANLife® Awarded ALL VEGETARIAN Preferred Brand Status

by Down to Earth

Honolulu, HI (Mar. 14, 2012) – Down to Earth welcomes Organicville® and INDIANLife® as the newest members of our family of ALL-VEGETARIAN Preferred Brands. They join a select group of Down to Earth Preferred Brands that are ALL VEGETARIAN, organic, natural, and GMO-free.

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New Alkaline Purified Water Now On Sale at Our Water Dispensers!

by Down to Earth

Honolulu, HI (Mar. 14, 2012) – Water dispensers at all Down to Earth locations now offer alkaline purified drinking water at the special introductory sale price of $1.49 per gallon (Reg. $1.99 per gallon). The sale price for alkaline water is effective from March 15th through April 11th. Standard purified water continues to be offered at $0.50 cents per gallon. Purified water is fresh, clean water that keeps your body hydrated and running smoothly without the effects of harmful chemicals that can pose a threat to your health.

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GMOs Should Be Labeled

by Mark Fergusson

This legislative session, elected officials are considering SB2279, a bill requiring the mandatory labeling of genetically modified fruits and vegetables grown in Hawaii, for sale in Hawaii.

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Down to Earth To Kick Off New Year with "Eat Healthy" Program

by Down to Earth

Honolulu, HI (Dec. 17, 2011) – This January Down to Earth will kick off the New Year with a month-long "Eat Healthy" program that promotes and supports New Year's resolutions to improve your health with a vegetarian diet. The program will include lectures by Carmela Wolf, Down to Earth Wellness Manager of the Honolulu location, and weekly in-store cooking demos. In addition, the regularly scheduled cooking classes at all locations will feature special menus.

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FREE Christmas Season Cooking Classes at Down to Earth

Honolulu, HI (Dec. 1, 2011)– Festive and delicious holiday recipes for the Christmas season is the theme for vegetarian cooking classes held by Down to Earth ALL VEGETARIAN Organic & Natural during the month of December: KAPOLEI-Weekly Vegetarian Chef Andrea Bertoli Every Wednesday 4:00pm-5:30pm & 5:30pm-6:30pm. 4460 Kapolei Parkway, Suite 320. For more information call 675-2301. • December 7th - Eat Your Beans!- Tempeh Bean Balls, Black Bean Stew, and Mung Bean Dal.

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Down to Earth Awarded Vegetarian Website Award

Down to Earth was awarded the Vegetarian Website Award for excellence in vegetarian information, by VegOnline.org on Nov. 11, 2011. VegOnline is one of the nation's leading websites for vegetarian information. "We understand the value of free, accessible information regarding vegetarian and veganism: great recipes, insightful articles, and tips to make people’s diets that much healthier. Down to Earth helps further the vegetarian cause, and we think you should be honored as such," says Evan Driscoll, Senior Editor of VegOnline.

  • Interesting Articles in the News

Resist appeals to prop up Oahu slaughterhouse

Star Advertiser

Hawaii's two largest kamaaina supermarket chains have agreed to stop selling freshly killed pork from a taxpayer-subsidized slaughterhouse on Oahu. The move could shut down island's only slaughterhouse for lack of profitability, but that would reflect supply and demand, with a significant nudge by animal rights activists. The state should refrain from intervening further after throwing good money after bad in recent years.