A Healthy New You for 2013! Reach For the STARS!

2013 New Food Resolutions Top nutrition experts offer a healthy resolution a day to keep the doctor (and unwanted pounds) away This new year, how would you like to inspire someone—maybe a friend, a family member, or even a stranger—to eat more healthfully? You have the power to do just that, and it can start…

Growing Veggies – Kinder, Gentler Gardening

Kinder, Gentler Gardening Our down-to-earth guide to growing biodynamic veggies BY Tami Fertig ILLUSTRATION Genevieve Simms You’ve probably heard wine connoisseurs toss around the term “biodynamics,” but what the heck does it mean? Despite more and more vineyards embracing the system, an air of mystery surrounds its more esoteric practices (such as planting and harvesting…

Tomato, Basil, Garlic Chicken With Brown Rice, Carrots, Broccoli & Mushrooms

Tomato, Basil, Garlic Chicken With Brown Rice, Carrots, Broccoli & Mushrooms Yield: 4 Servings Time: 20 Minutes (11 Item Recipe) Ingredients: 1 Cup Brown Rice 3 Cups Vegetable Broth (preferably home made no salt) 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Cloves of Organic Garlic, chopped fine 4 Pieces Organic Chicken Breast, skinless, boneless 1…

Learn Where to find the best choices for you, your family & Budget

Healthy food stores are not on every corner, unfortunately, herding you into the less desirable choices for health and wellness.  Most all of the conventional store choices charge you the same or more and include heavy pesticides and synthetics on their fruit and produce, as well as many undesirable preservatives and chemicals. Your best bet…

Local Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s markets are typically held out door in public areas.  The markets have farms selling farm fresh, organic produce direct to the public.  These markets are heavily trafficked areas where produce vendors feature products such as local organic produce, fruits, nuts, vegetables and more.  Every areas farmer’s market is different offering many different items based…

C.S.A. – Community Shared Agriculture

A C.S.A. or Community Shared Agriculture is a wonderful model of agriculture and food distribution.  A C.S.A. allows opportunity for the local community of food buying public to purchase direct from a local farm and receive a return weekly, or bi-weekly in produce depending on the farm.  The farmer sells memberships for the year’s crop…