May 2, 2011 • 0 comment(s)
If you're a locavore, the simple act of eating becomes a powerful, three-times-a-day vote for the food system you support. There is power in grocery shopping. You can make a difference. If Food Inc. makes you sick...
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April 20, 2011 • 0 comment(s)
I recall with some chagrin, my days as a young farmer in the early 90’s. Dawn and I took over the farm from my parents immediately upon returning from our wedding trip in August of 1990.
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December 1, 2010 • 0 comment(s)
One question we are frequently asked is, “Why do the ‘Nutrition Facts’ on raw milk, look the same as the ‘Nutrition Facts’ on pasteurized milk?” The similarity of the two ‘Nutrition Facts’ would seem to support the FDA mantra that there are no nutritional differences between pasteurized milk and raw milk. But wait a minute. Let’s think outside the box a little before we draw conclusions....
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August 31, 2010 • 0 comment(s)
I don’t know why I waited so long to read Dr Francis Pottenger’s classic entitled Pottenger’s Cats. I had read excerpts from it in many other books, and they always fascinated me, but until this past week had never read the actual book from cover to cover. Dr Francis Pottenger Jr. was a medical doctor in California who conducted nutritional/feeding experiments with 900 cats over a 10 yr period during the 1930s...
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July 5, 2010 • 0 comment(s)
Some of you have asked me to explain in more detail about the probiotic-building-of-immunity pathway to health and wellness as opposed to the antibiotic-kill-all-bacteria method...
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March 23, 2009 • 0 comment(s)
“So much about life in a global economy feels as though it has passed beyond the individual’s control—what happens to our jobs, to the prices at the gas station, to the vote in the legislature. But somehow food still feels a little different..."
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