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9 Ways to Protect Yourself From Superbug Bacteria

The CDC is flooding airwaves and media outlets with this message: superbugs are once again becoming a threat, this time in hospital environments. Hospital employees and medical workers are being urged by the CDC to take precautions to prevent spreading these bacteria to others in the hospital environment as well as those on the outside. […]

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Getting Started with Fermented Foods, With Wardee Harmon

I’d like to share an introduction to my good friend Wardee Harmon’s e-book Lacto-Fermentation. Wardee is a wonderful and passionate educator and blogger on the subject of fermentation as well as other real food and natural health topics.   If you are new to fermenting, you’ll discover a bit about the benefits of fermented foods, […]

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Announcing the Winner of Real Food Fermentation by Alex Lewin

Today I am announcing the giveway winner for Alex Lewin’s book Real Food Fermentation. The lucky winner of this giveaway is: Andrea Please send me your e-mail address within 24 hours by e-mailing me at raine@agriculturesociety.com, and I will make sure your new book is shipped out right away. If you didn’t win, please be […]

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Real Food Fermentation by Alex Lewin: Book Review & Giveaway

I am a big advocate for fermented foods, and have committed to making them a regular part of my dietary habits. That’s why I am reviewing another great book about fermentation this week, Alex Lewin from Feed Me Like You Mean It’s recent book Real Food Fermentation. Whether you are new to fermenting and are […]

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Book Review: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Fermenting Foods by Wardeh Harmon & Giveaway

Today I’m reviewing The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Fermenting Foods by Wardeh Harmon of GNOWFGLINS. I myself have become quite an enthusiast for fermented foods over the last few years with the observance that it has made amazing changes to my own and my family’s health. Since May of 2011 I have been on the […]

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6 Uses for Homemade Yogurt When It “Flops”!

I’ve had a lot of questions and e-mails recently about what you can do with yogurt when it “fails” or doesn’t turn out the way you want. In my book, there is no such thing as “failed” yogurt! I’ve made yogurt for many years and had great batches, and not-so-great batches. If you find that […]

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16 Ways to Avoid Flu and Colds this Holiday Season & Through the Winter Months

Winter is here, and if you get sick a lot this time of year, there are many natural ways you can improve your body’s ability to stay healthy – especially with the foods you eat and lifestyle you maintain. Many people believe that hand-washing is one of the best ways to keep illnesses away. In […]

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The Amazing Health Benefits of Fermented & Cultured Beverages & Foods

In modern society, one of the things we don’t do much of is eat real cultured and fermented foods. These foods have been staples of the human diet all over the world for thousands of years. Since the Industrial Revolution, the advent of packaging, processing, and convenience foods have seen the disappearance of these highly […]

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Why an Idaho Girl Supports CA Raw Milk – Organic Pastures Dairy

For nearly five years, my family has drank raw milk. It’s one of the most important staples in our kitchen for sustenance and health.  Not once has it made any of us sick.  It should be the right of everyone to be able to to choose what foods he or she will and won’t consume. […]

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How to Make a Difference in Your Child’s Health with Real Food

Do you spend time reinforcing good health habits with your child? There are a variety of messages sent to children from many sources about health. Many of these messages contain false information, so it is important to help your child understand the reasons why. Food manufacturers, for example, label foods they sell as “healthy”, “natural“, “trans […]