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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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Is Cheap Food Really Cheap? The Hidden Costs of Industrial Food

Do you go to the grocery store and purchase whatever is on the shelf, or do you think about what’s in the food you eat and how it is produced? Where your food comes from is just as important as making something at home from scratch. The ingredients and how they are produced say a […]

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Prescription Drugs, Healing, And The Almighty Dollar

The use of prescription drugs has led us into a lot of trouble with regard to our health. According to Dr. Hyla Cass, “Nearly 50% of American adults take at least one prescription medication, and nearly 20% take three or more.” Often, little consideration is given to the side-effects of medications until it is too […]

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First Case of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis In The United States

This startling story hit the wires on Sunday, December 27th of this week. Oswaldo Juarez, 19, of Peru came to the United States to study English. He became ill with a cough that wouldn’t go away, and then began to experience “rattling” lungs. The strain, XXDR, has never before been seen in the United States. […]

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How I Cured A Raging Sinus Infection Naturally, With No Drugs

Over the last few months I’ve been hearing about a lot of people who have been ill with terrible head colds, bronchitis, pneumonia, flus, and sinus infections. It always seems strange to me when people are coming down with stuff like this in what is not typically considered the cold and flu season. But when […]

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What Do Farms And Antibiotic Drugs Have In Common?

Did you know that eighty percent of antibiotic use in the U.S. goes to farm livestock to help them grow quickly and prevent disease? The use of antibiotics in humans for everything from strep to staph infections to the common cold has become proliferate in modern society. It is not uncommon for a person to […]