It all starts with dirt…

Recently I took an online course from Rodale Institute’s virtual campus on “Being a Regenerative Consumer.” I recommend that anyone interested in their health and the health of our planet, …

Organic and environmental safe…

Until recently my focus when food shopping has been fresh, organic and minimally processed. Now, I have decided to step it up a notch and consider both the packaging and …

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H20 plus ??!

As the most precious resource for humans, plants and wildlife, the quality of our water, is critical. We drink on average around four liters a day, and it is an …

What’s in your “water?”

I recently read an article that indicated young children, over age 2, don’t need as much milk in their diets as previously thought. In fact, it was recommended that after …

Of all farmland, just 1%…

As we think about our health, one of our core needs is good quality food. Quality food is grown by having good nutrients in our soil, regardless of whether food …

Micro, Macro…were do I find them?

Probably the easiest way to remember these important nutrients for our bodies is that these vitamins and minerals predominately come through our soil and plants; meats can provide some as …

The Earth-Plant-Us connection

Food has been declining in nutritional value since the early 1940s. In 1947, JI Rodale, an organic pioneer began the organic and sustainable farming crusade.* And Dr. Daphne Miller**, in …