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In memoriam of GG, Liz' grandfather, 1929-2014I am deviating from my normal topics of food freedom and liberty to honor someone immeasurably important in my life, my grandfather. I was both honored and humbled to present the eulogy at his memorial service. The following is my love, and my gratitude for my grandfather, coupled with the grief of loss. Liz Eulogy of Dr. Bill Stockton July 30, 1929 – November 9, 2014 Presented at his memorial on November . . . → Read More

Can Organics Feed the World? Hear What the Experts have to Say:

Can organics feed the world? Hear what the experts have to say:This is a topic near and dear to any real foodie’s heart, one that has been fiercely debated over the past few years. If you search “can organics feed the world,” you’ll find as many sites pro as con from an equal number of heavy-weights. Here’s the glaringly obvious point: only the pro-organics have history (from even before it was called “organic”), . . . → Read More

Is Federal GMO Labeling the Right Move?

Fed GMO Labeling... a misnomer, shall we say?Biotech giants and advocates on the Hill can expect to hear plenty of noise from consumers on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at a rally opposing H.R.4432 introduced by Rep Pompeo (R-Kan). The federal GMO labeling bill, titled “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2014” is anything but safe and accurate. On the surface, the bill codifies . . . → Read More

GMO Glyphosate Sugarcane Dessicant

GMO Glyphosate Sugarcane Dessicant... What other foods are contaminated with glyphosate?GMO glyphosate sugarcane dessicant… Four words I never wanted to hear together. Since 2003, when Jeffrey Smith started ringing the alarm bells, the real food community has come to realize just how treacherous GMOs are to the human body. What many of us may not . . . → Read More

Older-Newbie Homesteaders: Why Not?

Jack English old homesteader Actually, no one has said we old homesteaders wouldn’t make it. At least not out loud. If you asked someone directly, they’d very likely chuckle in disbelief and shake their heads. “Those folks don’t know what they are getting into.” Well, we never have. Nowhere in all the homesteader literature, books, blogs, podcasts, videos and what have you is there advice directed at the elder homesteader. . . . → Read More

Wise Traditions Speakers Dish about World’s Leading Nutrition Conference

Register by 10/24 and WIN 4 FREE days to review 7 years of conference recordings!The Wise Traditions International Conference is described by so many as “life changing” that we decided to ask a few of this year’s conference speakers why the event is so powerful. With all the other things demanding your focus, including personal and professional responsibilities, why should you . . . → Read More

Trail of Tears

Remember the Trail of Tears from history class? The U.S. government's broken promises did not end there.In October 1492, when Christopher Columbus arrived in the Bahamas, he began the fierce destruction of a native people and the land they cultivated. A destruction that would stretch for centuries leaving a wake of chaos that has . . . → Read More

How To Make Beet Kvass

How to make beet kvass -- delicious, health-full and easy to do! Why make beet kvass? For one thing… “[Beet kvass] is valuable for its medicinal qualities and as a digestive aid. Beets are just loaded with nutrients. One 4-ounce glass, morning and night, is an excellent blood tonic, promotes regularity, aids digestion, alkalizes the blood, cleanses the liver and is a good treatment for kidney stones and other ailments.” — . . . → Read More