Monthly Archives: August 2011

Vision and eye health

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as in many other cultures, the eyes are the windows to the soul and they believe one can see the degree of a person’s shen, or spirit in them.  They do not consider this to … Continue reading

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In the news

Here is a round up of a few articles in the past couple weeks that caught our eye and you may have missed. SlowFood U.S.A. is voicing their support for small, organic farmers against Monsanto, who has a history of … Continue reading

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Incorporating veggies into your diet

I’ve mentioned before that my daughter is a typical two year-old and thus getting her to try new foods can be challenging from time to time.  Her favorite saying regarding food these days is, “Maybe I do like this!”  My … Continue reading

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A dog’s nose knows

My mom has been talking about the sensitivity of a dog’s sense of smell and their ability to smell out cancer for a number of years.  She has gone as far as looking for local people who would be able … Continue reading

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Debunking the myths about fats and oils

This is an excerpt from Martha’s booklet, A Pocket Full of Posies, a collection of articles she has published over the years.  It is available for purchase on our website or at Amazon.com. **** The American diet is characterized by … Continue reading

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More August garden photos

Here are a few more photos from the garden. All photos taken by David Klemp.

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August photos from the garden

All photos taken by David Klemp.

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In the news

Here’s a round up of issues that you may have missed thanks to the debt ceiling drama of the recent weeks. Food in the news Organic Consumers Association’s Millions Against Monsanto is organizing a World Food Day campaign to demand … Continue reading

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Summer grilling

Around here, our air conditioner seems like it has been running 24/7 and we’re close to record high temps for the month of July.  As such, it’s too hot to cook inside (and many days it feels to hot to … Continue reading

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