Half of U.S. shoppers purchase organic foods, according to the Food Marketing Institute. Of that number, 44 percent purchase organic fruits and vegetables, which are higher in antioxidants than conventional produce. You can find organic foods at most local grocery stores or farmers’ markets.
LOS ANGELES — Bees play an important role in agriculture, pollinating crops and providing us with the natural sweetener, honey. Environmental stresses are taking their tolls on the insects, however, and this year’s Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement has gone to researcher May Berenbaum, who is studying solutions to the bee crisis.
Fresno, CA (KFSN) — Getting rid of your old computers and electronics doesn’t have to cost you. Today the Fresno Fairgrounds hosted their monthly e-waste disposal where people come by and drop off their unwanted electronics such as television monitors, computers, and copy machines. >> Read the full story
Fresno, Calif. (KFSN) — A domestic automaker is adding jobs here in California, but it’s not a name you might expect. Tesla Motors builds high-end electric sports cars. Now the company said they’re expanding and planning a big move to Palo Alto. As a result, the company said it needs to hire hundreds of new workers to help design and build power train components. >> Read the full story