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6 Reasons You Should NOT Eat Local

6 Reasons You Should NOT Eat Local

There’s a lot of talk about eating local these days, but as with anything else, it’s not for everybody. Here’s a list of reasons why you might be one of those who’ll want to think twice about this.  You should not eat local if; 1) You like your food well traveled.  ...

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7 Days of Easy “Real Food” Winter Meals

7 Days of Easy “Real Food” Winter Meals

Healthy, hearty winter meal preparation is simple with these “real food” staples on hand. What is "real food"? Real food is organic, seasonal, fresh, non-processed ingredients. Local is best, of course, but getting things fresh from closer-to-home is more of a...

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A Guide To Microgreens

A Guide To Microgreens

What are microgreens? Microgreens are essentially young, edible leafy greens such as lettuce, beets, sunflowers, radishes, spinach, kale and many more, harvested at 1-3 inches between 2-21 days after planting. Different from sprouts, which are grown in water,...

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6 Low-Waste (& Nutrient Dense!) Valentine’s Gift Ideas

6 Low-Waste (& Nutrient Dense!) Valentine’s Gift Ideas

How do Americans say “I love you” on Valentine’s Day? According to statistics, we do it by spending money - and a lot of it! Here are a few Valentine's Day spending figures to make your heart pound, gleaned from the National Retail Federation’s Valentine’s Day...

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Slow Shopping

Slow Shopping

The season of celebration and festivity has begun, and with it a blast of cultural messaging telling us that it's time to get busy and buy lots of things! Meanwhile (here in the northern hemisphere) the light is waning, the plants are shifting into dormancy and...

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The Medicine of Making

The Medicine of Making

We've been sold the goods--literally.  Somewhere along the line, we were convinced that it was better to buy everything we needed rather than to make, that our lives would be better when our food, our clothing, our living spaces and everything in them was produced...

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Lady Farmer Spotlight: Mo Moutoux at Moutoux Orchard

Lady Farmer Spotlight: Mo Moutoux at Moutoux Orchard

We are so excited to introduce Mo this week, not only as our Lady Farmer Spotlight but as one of our dynamic workshop leaders for the upcoming Lady Farmer Slow Living Conference Retreat, Nov. 9th-11th, 2018. She will be helping attendees plan for cultivating healthy...

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