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Kale: Trending Now

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Tuesday July 08, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

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The Exceptional (Pastured) Egg

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Thursday June 12, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

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When Will I Eat Again

Blog: 5 A Day CSA   -   Saturday September 28, 2013   -   By Vicki

When Will I Eat Again? There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children-Nelson Mandela The metropolitan Washington, DC area is the land of plenty-- farmers’ markets, upscale restaurants, high end...

Signs of Spring in Seattle

Blog: Sister Sage Herbs   -   Monday March 25, 2013   -   By Jayne

I went for a nettles hunt and harvest at my friend's property on Vashon Island last week.  I brought a couple of friends and we tried eating raw nettles for the first time. All you have to do is fold the leaf up from the bottom into a tiny package. When...

Diary of a diet

Blog: Will Heal Farm   -   Wednesday March 06, 2013   -   By farmernudd

I created this blog to offer insight into healthy eating.  Thinking of food as medicine and not just a meal.  I love to eat and when food taste good I feel more satisfied.  I have learned over the years that too much salt and sugar ruins the...

Let’s Talk About Cauliflower©

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Saturday March 02, 2013   -   By Arlene

Let’s Talk About Cauliflower©   Cauliflower is great raw or cooked even though most North American cooks tend to overcook it and render it almost useless.   It is a great raw snack and really is easy to grow....

All About Cabbage!

Blog: New Dawn Farms   -   Saturday August 25, 2012   -   By Dawn

The Cabbage cheap, humble and delicious, what more could you ask for in a vegetable? As it turns out quite a bit. From Pierogi to Kimchi, cultures around the world having been cooking, baking and preserving with it for centuries. Well known for...

Spring Harvest

Blog: Healthy Culinary Creations LLC   -   Monday May 14, 2012   -   By Laurie

So far it has been a wonderful spring of produce grown by dedicated local farmers bringing us asparagus, fiddlehead ferns, spinach, turnip tops, japanese radish, arugula, rhubarb, (shall I go on?), tatsoi, baby greens, asian greens, various types of radish,...

Nutritional help for the New Year

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Sunday January 15, 2012   -   By Terry

We all could use a little help getting our minimum daily requirements of vitamins, fiber, minerals and all that stuff that our bodies need to thrive.  Recently, during a surfing adventure, I ran across a new website published by the USDA.  It's...

Are tree leaves nutritious for animals?

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Monday December 05, 2011   -   By Mary

We are currently testing the nutrient levels in the blood of our animals as we feed them tree leaves, and while tree leaves may seem unusual, they are common foods for animals in most other places.  The TDN, RFV, and mineral content varies considerably...

New SonRise Ranch Newsletter

Blog: SonRise Ranch   -   Saturday June 11, 2011   -   By Douglas

SonRise Ranch Newsletter     ·   Grass-fed, Grass-finished Beef and Lamb  ·   Free-range Pork ...

Nutrition increases wool production

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Sunday May 29, 2011   -   By Mary

Nourishment is important to many kinds of farm production, but also for wool production.   Texas A&M University has known through the efforts of James Addison Carey III ( Effects of Range Management Practices on Wool Production , 1984) that even...

Hokey Smoke!

Blog: Greenjeans Farm   -   Friday March 11, 2011   -   By Jeff & Toni

We’re busting out of the greenhouses this year!    I’ve run out of trays, thanks to my dear friend across the valley Barbara who keeps giving me her saved seeds!   We have more heirloom vegetables than ever and I’m busy trying to figure out...

David Winston's Revitalizing Ginseng Soup

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Saturday December 04, 2010   -   By Jessica

This soup is especially useful during the transition from autumn to winter and during the flu season to prevent getting sick. Check out this soup! It is loaded with adaptogens which are remarkable natural substances that help the body adapt to stress, support...

Traditional foods and nutrition and food in South ...

Blog: Weston A. Price Foundation, South Hampton Roads Chapter   -   Wednesday August 25, 2010   -   By Ron

This is a new blog for those interested in the Weston A. Price Foundation philosophy of eating traditional foods for better health.  Anyone can post, but this blog is especially aimed at South Hampton Roads Chapter members.  Please post you...

Herbs Equal Tons of B Vitamins Too!

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Wednesday June 09, 2010   -   By Jessica

    Many herbs, vegetables, fruits and other foods are great sources of B vitamins. B Vitamin deficiency symptoms such as nausea, skin problems, insomnia, irritability, weightloss, water retention, nervousness, high blood pressure, depression,...

Salt vs. Garlic – and the Winner Is…

Blog: Christopher Ranch   -   Monday May 17, 2010   -   By Justin

  If you’ve ever downed gallons of water to quench a never-ending thirst, gazed at your puffy calves and ankles turning into kankles, or wondered why your favorite ring is now choking the life out of your finger, you know what salt can do to...

Westminster Farmers' Market Report for 04-09-10

Blog: Westminster Farmers' Market   -   Thursday April 08, 2010   -   By Dean

Westminster Farmers’ Market Report from Maple Heights Farm You Are Making a Difference… The Westminster Farmers’ Market will be opening on Friday, May 7 th ! Watch this space and our website for information about a free give-away in the...

KFC's Atkins Diet Sandwich

Blog: Westminster Farmers' Market   -   Monday April 05, 2010   -   By Dean

  Guarantied, it's not local food.  But, is it an artery clogger or an item from The Atkins Diet? KFC has a new menu item, a bacon cheese sandwich, between two slices of fried chicken.   http://consumerist.com/2010/...

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