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Dr. Oz: Organic is “Elitist” & “not much difference” Between Grassfed & Feedlot Beef

There are sources from all over that seem to want to bad-mouth and discredit the importance of eating sustainable, organic food. It seems perplexing as to why anyone would want to do this, but some of the biggest motivators against the sustainable food movement are big, powerful corporations selling toxic foods that don’t want this […]

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In the Face of the Feed Crisis, Beef Expert Claims Ruminants Can Digest “Anything”

Yesterday as I was driving home from taking my son to school, a report on NPR about the issues with the rising cost of feeding commercial cattle in today’s wavering economic market made my blood boil. What I heard made me realize the issues we are having with GMOs in our food supply are compounding […]

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In ‘n Out Burger Cancels Contract with Plant Found Processing Downer Cattle

This week the news has been splattered with reports about downer cattle discovered at Central Valley Meat Co. in Hanford, California, a processing plant which supplies up to 30% of the meat used by fast-food chain In ‘n Out Burger, and also to the U.S. school lunch and emergency food programs.  This establishment, known by its slogan […]

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Deceptions in the Food Industry: Applegate Organic & “Natural Meats”

I love bacon. It’s one of life’s most wonderful pleasures. I love to eat it with eggs from pastured hens cooked sunny side up or over easy, in plenty of Kerrygold butter. When you go to the store, there are many products on the shelves claiming to be healthy and natural. It’s overwhelming  just how […]

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Why Organic Milk Falls Short on Nutrition

Many people have switched to buying organic milk because the awareness of how dangerous conventional milk is due to hormones, antibiotics, and GMOs used in the production of milk is increasing rapidly in health and food communities. But did you know that organic milk can still come from feedlots and undesirable environments, just like conventional […]

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Questions to Ask Your Farmer – Know What’s in Your Food!

Knowing how your food is raised is extremely important. It can mean the difference between food that is clean and safe and food that is contaminated with toxins and other harmful substances. Because there are so many toxins in the environment, we can’t possibly know where they all come from. There are toxins in the […]

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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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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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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 […]

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Hormones in the Milk – Do You Know What Your Kids are Drinking?

This e-mail came to my box tonight, and I could not help but want to pass this information on to others. School lunch issues are items I feel very strongly about, and have been working on in my own city for the last 11 months. We brought Two Angry Moms to Boise last October, and […]