Mothers’ Earth–Reflections in the Garden

Mothers’ Earth–Reflections in the Garden

With all our differences, sometimes it is the simple things that unite us, the simple things that hold the key to mending our communities, our world.  In the quiet coldness of an early spring morning, I left my cocoon, slipping out from the warmth of my blankets and...
Real Food, Real Farms–Why It Matters

Real Food, Real Farms–Why It Matters

I’ve been to a couple of organic farming conferences over the past few weeks. I’ve spoken with countless farmers, chefs, artisans, community organizers and leaders in urban agriculture. I’ve listened to and talked to women pioneers who are emphasizing cultural...
Trail of Tears

Trail of Tears

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 culminated in such a severe degradation...
The Heart of Klamath River

The Heart of Klamath River

  Water rights is an issue of escalating importance, especially in California, as corporate/government collusion lead to loss of water rights for the people within the region who depend on the sustenance of such natural resources within their geographic area. The...
Meal Planning–10 tips to help you Succeed!

Meal Planning–10 tips to help you Succeed!

Meal planning can be tough but there are solutions to help even the busiest families stay organized As my children have grown, I have often struggled with meal planning. Over the years, I have found myself standing in front of the freezer at 4:00pm many times...
Raw Milk History in America

Raw Milk History in America

How learning the true raw milk history can restore our health and help end government harassment against small farms I recently did a short video series on raw milk history in America. In this series, I explain how raw milk got its negative reputation and why some...
Chamomile Tea

Chamomile Tea

Visiting a working farm, I gained a new perspective on my family’s favorite winter drink–chamomile tea. There they were–little dots of yellow and white in the garden. Like an out of focus picture, I couldn’t see each flower, or even each...
Real Food or Farm Scam?

Real Food or Farm Scam?

10 questions to ask a farmer before becoming a customer With the popularity of “local foods,” some farmers might not be as honest as others. Here’s how to find the right farmer for you and avoid a farm scam Delightfully, the local food and farm-to-table movement...

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