Organic food, once regarded as part of hippie culture, is quickly gaining in popularity and commanding larger sections in local supermarkets. Even big business wants a part of the “green” as they race to create products that are more environmentally and health-friendly. The advantages of organic food are many. While some consumers might buy organic food strictly for its health benefits, others support the organic movement for environmental reasons and animal rights. Lastly, there are those who just want to see their local organic farmers thrive.
Were living in times of unprecedented transformation, challenge, and opportunity. Despite our modern progress and technological advances in the last few decades, global upset, environmental crisis, economic strife, poverty, and war have taken their toll. Our old approaches, based on separation, ignorance, greed, and materialism, have reached a dangerous peak.
Imagine a child with a cleft lip or cleft palate that is afraid to smile. Imagine that child looking into the mirror and wondering why their mouth looks different than their friends mouths. Operation Smile is an organization that aims to heal childrens smiles. Operation Smile provides free surgeries for children with cleft lips and cleft palates. Volunteers have treated more than 150,000 children since its founding in 1982. Read on to find out more about this wonderful cause.