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The Western Diet: Smart for Profit, Dumb for Health – Part 2

The Western Diet: Smart for Profit, Dumb for Health – Part 2

Capitalism wins more food opportunities. It is no surprise that in a capitalistic society our food system has devoted its energies to increasing production yields so it can sell food as cheaply as possible. Clearly, making a profit is necessary to sustain a business, as […]

Why Organic

Why Organic

Many people are choosing organic food as they become more concerned with the relationship to the food they eat to that of their own health and the environment. Here you’ll find some of the reasons that convinced us in purchasing organic. We are happy to be […]

Another great reason to grow sprouts

Another great reason to grow sprouts

The proven cancer preventer, sulforaphane is present at extraordinary levels in Broccoli Sprouts. Sulforaphane is an antioxidant that protects our cells from harmful free radicals associated with cancer and heart disease. Sulforaphane is present in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and kale. The […]

The Western Diet: Smart for Profit, Dumb for Health – Part 1

The Western Diet: Smart for Profit, Dumb for Health – Part 1

The more people believe in something, the more accepted it becomes.  The more we think something to be “wrong” the less acceptable it becomes. We don’t know why we practice a specific behavior if we never stop to question it. Most people do not stop […]

Edibility Tips

Edibility Tips

  Not Safe White, green, and yellow berries. Nearly all are poisonous. Never eat the berry (or the leaves) from a plant that has a milky sap. 50% of red berries are poisonous, so unless you can positively identify it, it is not worth the […]

Know your Food

Know your Food

It is a good idea to get into the habit of asking yourself these questions about your backpacking food: Where did it come from? How was it produced? Does it contain genetically engineered ingredients? It it Organic? Conventional? Natural? We’ll explore what some of these […]