Jun 05 , 2018

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Leaf & Stem Spring Frida Contest

We at Leaf and Stem are bringing to Dumbo our Frida Kahlo contest! The contest begins 6/14/18 and will begin open to submissions till 8/2/18 giving you five weeks total to enter the contest. To Ent...

THE FIVE ELEMENTS

Oct 19 , 2017

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THE FIVE ELEMENTS

In Ancient China, The Five Elements - Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Metal - were developed by physicians, as a basis for understanding how the world works, and how to maintain health within the hum...

What are GMO’s

Sep 21 , 2016

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What are GMO’s

  What are GMOs? GMOs (or “genetically modified organisms”) are living organisms whose genetic material has been artificially manipulated in a laboratory through genetic engineering, or GE. This re...

Why are Parabens bad for the Body?

Jul 15 , 2016

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Why are Parabens bad for the Body?

What are Parabens? Parabens have been widely used in products to prevent bacteria growth since the 1950s. “About 85 percent of cosmetics have them,” says Arthur Rich, Ph.D., a cosmetic chemist in C...

Why “Ban the Bead?”

Jul 01 , 2016

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Why “Ban the Bead?”

President Barack Obama signed the Microbead-Free Waters Actbill into law at the end of last year, marking the first nationwide law to ban a plastic product in order to protect our ocean and waterwa...