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Sustainable Food News Items for Spring 2011

Keeping up on the events in the world of food and food politics can be a dizzying proposition because there are so many issues in our food system needing our support and attention. And there are only so many hours in a day to address the issues. But I believe that collectively we can make […]

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1 in 4 Meat Packages Tainted with Pathogenic Bacteria

Tainted meat is available everywhere…grocery stores, restaurants, schools, hospitals, prisons…you name it. And it’s all over the news this week and last week – NY Times, NPR, Food Safety News, Sauk Valley News, The News Tribune, Daily Finance,  Bellingham Herald, and many others. And you know when mainstream news outlets start reporting news items like […]

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Chicken with Roasted Vegetables

This wonderful chicken with roasted vegetables recipe for dinner (and then maybe for leftovers later) was graciously provided today by Alex from A Moderate Life. I’m knee deep in writing projects and I have some deadlines coming right up, so I’ve had little time for my blog lately. I’m so grateful for wonderful folks in […]

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How Digestion Affects Health

How much does digestion affect health? The truth is, it has a profound impact on how well you feel and how everything in your body functions. Everything you consume will ultimately have an effect on your well-being. Throughout the history of time, sage practitioners and health professional have understood that a healthy gut supports our […]

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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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Eating Healthy In A Time Of Recession

The name of the game in tough economic times is to save money. But don’t throw your money in the trash and spend it on processed foods with no nutritional value. Consider just how expensive some of that cheaper food really is. On the surface, a six-pack of soda or juice can run anywhere from […]

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Being A Food Activist In A World Driven By Tradition, Control, And Profit

  Do you wonder about where your food comes from? Are you frustrated by the current system managing our food supply? Do you find that obtaining food from a reputable, healthy source seems difficult and you desire to make a change? Most importantly: Do you believe everyone has a right to safe food from clean […]