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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 […]

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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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Support the Real Food Movement – Ask Dalton McGuinty to Talk with Michael Schimdt!

Michael Schmidt is a true, modern-day hero. This passionate, Ontario dairy farmer believes in the peoples’ right to be able to consume the foods they choose. He has put everything on the line to stand up for these rights. Raw milk is currently illegal in Canada, and to prove his point he is fasting, and has […]

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Don’t Miss the Weston A. Price Conference 2011 in Dallas, TX!

If you have never attended the Weston A. Price Wise Traditions Conference and you care about sustainable food and farming, this is one event you should NOT miss! And, it’s happening very soon in Dallas, TX November 11-13, 2011. Last year was my first year attending, and I count it as one of the best […]

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Real Food Money Saving Tips: Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks for Stock

Want to make chicken stock but don’t think you can afford good quality chicken? Buy chicken thighs (bone-in) and drumsticks. These pieces are quite inexpensive. Conventional health tells us to avoid dark and red meat. So over the last few decades, meat producers in the U.S. have put a premium on white meat – which is […]

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Kitchen Staples: Things I’d Never Be Without for Cooking and Food Preparation

I’d like to invite you to come into my kitchen for a moment to share some of my staples I’d never be without. These are the foods, products, and appliances/tools we use every day to prepare food and to maintain our health. Even though everyone has their own set of preferences about what they use […]

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Rawesome Foods Raid: The Insanity of the U.S. Legal System

For the last several years, there’s been a big stir in the news about raids on raw dairy farmers.  On August 3rd, 2011 the latest raid at gunpoint conducted by the L.A. Sheriff’s office, the CDC, and the FDA occurred on the premises of Rawesome Foods, a buyer’s club in Venice, CA. The picture at […]

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3 Effective Ways to Elminate Sinus Infections

Two years ago I wrote a post about how I defeated a raging sinus infection I had been battling for nearly 8 weeks. I used every natural method I could think of and had no success.  I was so desperate for relief, I almost broke down and agreed to take antibiotics. I am so glad […]

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Cholesterol and Why Statin Drugs are Harmful

  For decades, health experts have told us to watch our cholesterol levels, lower our intake of saturated fats, and consume low-fat diets. An estimated 102 million Americans have cholesterol levels higher than 200. More than 20 million Americans are on statin drugs to lower cholesterol. In theory, if we were following recommendations from doctors, […]