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Eating Close to the Ground

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As we sat across the desk from the doctor discussing my wife’s symptoms, I’ll never forget a phrase the doctor used while prescribing the routine for my wife to re-gain her health. She said, “Eat as close to the ground as possible.” We both understood what she meant. The doctor was referring to an organic, […] Read more

Everybody’s Business

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Since eating is such an important piece of our existence, why wouldn’t everybody be interested in growing food? Especially with our nation’s distressed food system. Food insecurity, food deserts, and the threat of some SHTF scenario should direct us all to take advantage of everything we can to avoid a possible food crisis, beginning with […] Read more

The Hood – i.e. “Agrihood”

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Have you heard about agriculture-centered neighborhoods being developed around working farms instead of golf courses? More than a small community garden, “Agrihoods” are designed and built around productive farms where residents are fully engaged in the farming lifestyle and experience. With more awareness of our food sources and the rise in popularity of tiny living, […] Read more

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Photo Credit: newspunch.com – In 1880, around the time Thomas Edison created his first working light bulb, 50% of Americans were farming. Today, less than 2% of the nation is employed in an agricultural career. Almost 40 years after Thomas Edison’s light bulb, the first “self-service” grocery store in America was opened. With the U.S. […] Read more

Powerhouse Smoothie

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More than just cool old sayings, “Let thy food be thy medicine” and “you are what you eat” are as full of truth as real food is full of nutrients we need for good health. Considering annual U.S. healthcare costs are about $3.2 trillion, roughly $10,000 per person, the importance of eating a diet that […] Read more

Nature’s Solution

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One time three good friends came together for a meeting. Two of the friends disagreed with the 3rd friend on some things and proceeded to set him straight. After a couple of minutes, the third friend simply said, “Well now that you have pointed out my problems, what’s your solution?” BAM!!!  If we have ever […] Read more