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What Are Traditional Foods?

You may hear the term traditional foods and wonder, “what exactly does that mean?” When you think about traditional foods, do you think about hunter-gatherers of long ago? They did everything by hand and from scratch. Or do you think about the pioneers living out on the prairie or edge of the forest who began […]

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Sustainable Farming – Is It Practical and Can It Feed Us All?

I’ve had many conversations with a variety of people about the subject of sustainable farming and whether or not it is feasible on a large scale to switch over from conventional farming methods to non-petroleum, non-chemical methods, and eliminate the practice of concentrated animal feeding operations and factory farms. Whether the idea of sustainable farming […]

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The Grassfed Meat Challenge: Busting Myths About Meat

Are you a meat eater or a vegetarian? This post is intended to be a challenge for all those who may have harbored the belief that meat is unhealthy to eat, for those who have limited their consumption of meat throughout their lives, or anyone who has never eaten real, grassfed meat from healthy animals […]

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Deciphering Egg and Poultry Labels

If you are still buying eggs and poultry from the grocery store, you will see a variety of terms regarding the type of eggs and meat you’ll be buying – “organic”, “free-range”, or “cage-free”. You should know that most of these are just marketing terms that are there to sell the product. There are a […]

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Guest Post: Never Too Late To Live Your Dream

If you’ve ever had a dream of making a difference in the world… Today I’d like to welcome a guest post by Cathy Payne, of Our Natural Life. Cathy and her husband Jon maintain this site together where they translate their love of natural living by doing weekly podcast interviews with individuals who are active […]

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14 Ways To Eliminate Sugar Cravings

Do you ever stop and think about how much sugar you consume each day? It may be more than you think.¬† Sugar cravings are usually a sign of poor eating habits. The more sugar and refined carbohydrates you consume, the more you’ll crave. One of the reasons we have so much trouble with sugar is […]

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Locavore's Shopping Tour – Local Farms, Local Food

As all good supporters of local agriculture should, I have relationships with a number of great local farmers whom I trust and believe are using sound farming practices. The backbone of our sustainable food system is local, sustainable farms, so I wanted to showcase some of the great food growers and farms around my local […]

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Stop The Use Of GMOs in Our Food Supply

October is Non-GMO Month. Genetically-modified substances and organisms are becoming more and more pervasive in our food supply in the United States. Over the last two decades, agriculture and science technology have been using genetically-modified organisms in growing crops for food and many other uses. The process involves the deletion or insertion of specific genes […]

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The Weston A. Price Wise Traditions Conference, 2010

This is the first year I will be going to the Weston A. Price 2010 Wise Traditions conference, and I am so honored, excited, and grateful to be able to attend! This is actually the first time I have flown anywhere by myself, and I’m coming all the way from Boise, Idaho to King Of […]

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Adrenal Exhaustion: What It Is, Why You Should Be Aware

What is adrenal exhaustion? If you feel tired, worn out, and overwhelmed on most days, you might be placing a lot of strain on a very important set of organs that your body relies on to be healthy – the adrenal glands. I would like to welcome Kate Tietje today from Modern Alternative Mama. Kate […]