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Whole Foods, et al, Grant Blessing of GMO Alfalfa to Monsanto

I’d say this is the straw that broke the camel’s back…but I dare not, because I know this is only the beginning. Whole Foods, leader of natural grocery stores nationwide, and other industry leaders in “organic” foods Organic Valley and Stonyfield Farm relented under mounting pressure from all angles Thursday, and gave their approval for […]

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Most-Read Posts of 2010 & Sustainable Goals for 2011

I’m not a person who has ever been very quick to prepare new year’s resolutions and follow them, but not because I lack motivation, desire to improve, or good ideas. I’ve just always thought to myself: “why wait until the new year to make plans? Why not make goals when it’s appropriate and timely rather […]

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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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It’s Time for A Fall Detox!

The change of the season is a good time for detox, and we are entering the change from summer to fall right now, so it’s  a perfect time to start a detox regimen.  I’ve had various people ask me about detoxification and which are the best types to perform, so I decided to create this […]

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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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On Vacation: Looking for Sustainable Food in Nevada and California

Over the last week, my family and I have been traveling on vacation to Las Vegas, NV and Los Angeles, CA to see my husband’s parents and sister’s family. We’re still here and I’d like to share my adventures in finding and buying healthy food on our trip. The picture at the left is of […]

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Healthy Living Reviews

The Four Agreements & Homeopathics – Making Your Actions Deliberately Connected to Your Intentions

The book I’m reviewing today is The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz. But first I’m going to talk  about my mental state over the last month or so, and what lead up to my reading this book. Then I’ll discuss my experiences thus far with homeopathy, the book review, and my progress with both […]

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The Importance of Soil Diversity to Health and The Environment

The soil where we grow food is a critical foundation of our food system and ultimately, our health. Because the food system affects our health so profoundly, it is critical to make certain of the bio-diversity of the soil in which our food is grown. The same is not only true for vegetables, fruits, legumes, […]

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The Joy of Gardening – A Call to Sustainability

For the first time in my life, I am really beginning to comprehend just how wonderful it is to plant and cultivate a garden. For the last few years, I’ve been working on getting my garden to a point where it is thriving and producing each year. Last year was a pretty good season; for […]

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Earth Day Sensibility

On this Earth Day weekend, everyone is sharpening their recycling skills and seeking words of wisdom for living a greener life. Hopefully the habits people think about today carry on throughout the remainder of our days, and not just at this time of year where you can find many written topics, books, articles, and related […]