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Where Do Our Food Dollars Go?

Where Do Our Food Dollars Go?

| May 12, 2013

Here are some questions I’ve been asking myself, and wonder if you’ve been asking them too: Where do I do my food shopping? Where does the majority of the food I eat come from? Do I frequent farmers markets? Better yet, am I growing and/or raising some of my own food? Do I participate in […]

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Salmon – Buy Wild Caught or Don’t Buy It At All

Salmon – Buy Wild Caught or Don’t Buy It At All

| April 25, 2013

Today I’m excited to share that an article I wrote is being featured as a guest post at Real Food Forager! The other day I watched an incredibly moving documentary entitled Salmon Confidential, (linked below) which reveals some of the shocking controversies surrounding the practice of salmon farming in British Columbia, Canada. The film documents […]

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Nutrient Dense Foods for Health and Healing

Nutrient Dense Foods for Health and Healing

| April 17, 2013

The term ‘nutrient dense foods’ essentially refers to whole, wholesome, minimally processed foods that come from the earth just as, or very close to the way nature made them. Foods that are nutrient dense are good sources of the vital nutrients our bodies need to thrive, including things like essential fatty acids, amino acids, (proteins) […]

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Bees’ Brains, Pesticides, Big Agra & Big Pharma

Bees’ Brains, Pesticides, Big Agra & Big Pharma

| March 28, 2013

Bees are Dying, the Planet is Polluted, and People are Sick! Honeybees are among our most important pollinators, and are vital to the production of much of our world’s food supply. Studies on bees and bee behavior have shown that not only are these incredible insects able to navigate miles away from their hives to […]

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I’ve Been Invited to Speak at the Mother Earth News Fair!

I’ve Been Invited to Speak at the Mother Earth News Fair!

| February 15, 2013

Very exciting news! I’ve just this week been invited to be a speaker at the upcoming Mother Earth News Fair taking place in Puyallup, WA this June! According to their website, the anticipated attendance at this event is 15,000 humans! Although there are multiple stages at the venue, (so there’ll be multiple presentations going on […]

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Food Sovereignty – MUST SEE VIDEO

Food Sovereignty – MUST SEE VIDEO

| February 7, 2013

A couple of days ago I was sent a link to a series of 4 brief but powerful videos, embedded below, featuring an interview with a very wise and insightful woman by the name of Claire Hope Cummings. Claire Hope Cummings is an environmental journalist whose primary areas of focus include the political, environmental, social, […]

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WA State I-522 Labeling of GMOs

WA State I-522 Labeling of GMOs

| February 1, 2013

Turns out I live in one of the most politically progressive states in the US! In Washington state: raw milk is legal for human consumption and is available for sale in a variety of retail stores small quantities of cannabis are now legal to possess and use for recreational purposes medical marijuana has been legal […]

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Human Health

Human Health

| December 7, 2012

Human Health is dependent on: • the Energetics underlying material manifestation • the quality of the Earth’s Elements • Non-industrialized, Sustainable Agricultural practices • Food Sovereignty to choose the most nutrient dense, uncontaminated foods • the Health of the Soil in which our food is grown • the Health of the Plant based foods we […]

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Category Mania!

Category Mania!

| December 6, 2012

Categories Galore! When I first set out to create this blog I never envisioned that it would turn out the way it did, with such a huge list of sub-categories! As I began to build the site I found there were more and more subjects I wanted to include. And today there are well over […]

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Supporters of GMO Labeling

Supporters of GMO Labeling

| December 3, 2012

Below is another graphic showing those companies supporting and opposing the mandatory labeling of GMO ingredients in our food supply> Click on the image to enlarge:   To see another graphic of those supporting GMO labeling scroll down to see the second pie chart on this page: http://organicconsumersfund.org/label/prop-37-funders.cfm  Vote with your money when making purchases […]

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Corporate Opponents of GMO Labeling

Corporate Opponents of GMO Labeling

| December 1, 2012

Click on the link below to check out a Comprehensive Boycott Guide, compiled by Stephanie Ladwig-Cooper, listing all the parent companies (including their numerous corresponding sub-company brands) that oppose labeling of GMO foods and contributed financially to defeat CA Prop 37 – mandatory labeling of foods containing GMOs: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_26638.cfm For a more graphic depiction of […]

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Commodity Based Agriculture

Commodity Based Agriculture

| November 28, 2012

Our Corn, Soy and Canola Based Food Supply    Three of the largest food commodities, upon which a tremendous amount of our conventional food supply is based, are corn, soy and canola. Toxin Laden, Nutrient Depleted Foods and Processed Food Ingredients These same three crops, because they’re almost always industrially raised, are among those that […]

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The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

| November 15, 2012

The Butterfly Effect It has been suggested that something as seemingly insignificant as the flapping of a butterfly’s wings locally instigates a ripple effect resulting in worldwide repercussions that are infinitely more pronounced, impactful and far-reaching. This concept, particularly when considered on a global scale, has profound implications, and is illustrative of the intricate, holistic […]

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Root Causes of Chronic Diseases

Root Causes of Chronic Diseases

| November 12, 2012

  What are the underlying, root causes behind the epidemic of chronic degenerative illness afflicting modern humanity?   Imbalances Disruption of Homeostasis Caused by: Malnourishment due to diminished nutrient density of foods Industrial toxicity Impure water Dehydration Compromised digestive function Fatigue Chronic Stress Exposure to EMFs Lack of: Movement Sleep Grounding Connectivity to Nature and […]

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Our Food

Our Food

| November 7, 2012

Our Food For thousands of years on this planet we human beings ate whole, minimally processed foods that came directly from the earth in the form of animal and plant foods. There’s ample archeological and anthropological evidence all over the world that for long periods of our history, people were hunting and gathering their food […]

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Our Water

Our Water

| November 7, 2012

 Our Water We live in a watery world. We live in watery bodies. Water is vital to all life as we know it. Water is a carrier of hydration, nourishment and information. Water is a living, liquid crystal that has memory. Due to industrial contamination, more and more of the water available to us today […]

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Our Air

Our Air

| November 6, 2012

Our Air   Ideally the air we all breathe would be pure, clean and rich with oxygen. Instead, we breathe within an atmosphere that has been tainted by airborne industrial wastes from manufacturing factories and power plants and exhaust fumes from internal combustion engines. Often some of the poorest quality air is found in large […]

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Our Soils

Our Soils

| November 6, 2012

  Our Soils   Soil is a living breathing thing. Healthy, fertile soil is teeming with life. Soil is a symphony of polymicrobial-culturality, a vast and varied tapestry of biodiversity. Beyond that, soil is the very ground of our being. It is an alchemical synergy of fire, earth, air and water that is in the […]

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The Elements

The Elements

| October 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 5 elements are known in some traditions as the fundamental forms of matter upon which creation as we know it is constructed. Excerpted from my book, Detoxification: 70 Ways to Cleanse, Clear & Purify Your Body, Space & Life, they are:     FIRE Represented by the Tetrahedron Symbolizing Visible Sunlight, Warmth, and Invisible […]

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Raw Fed Cats (& Dogs!)

Raw Fed Cats (& Dogs!)

| October 29, 2012 | 20 Comments

In 2005 two young kittens came to live with me. Their arrival marked the start of a journey of exploration and discovery that led me to delve deeply into the depths of the dark underbelly of the human food chain. There I learned the terrible and disturbing truth about the commercial pet food industry and […]

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Informational Revolutionaries

Informational Revolutionaries

| October 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

There’s a revolution afoot, and it’s one that is arising from the dissemination and recognition of information. Due to the sharing and receiving of such revolutionary information, more and more people these days are waking up to the reality that the conventional established system as it stands today is, on myriad levels, utterly and completely […]

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