Yes, MISO is Awesome (But You Need to Know a Few Things Before You Eat It)

This post was originally published on this site Did you ever wonder where and why there are so many soy foods in America? Tempeh, edamame, tofu, shoyu, miso, and so many others. If you are looking for a book that helps explain it all, I highly recommend Hippie Food, which came out fairly recently. Read … Read moreYes, MISO is Awesome (But You Need to Know a Few Things Before You Eat It)

This is What it’s Like to Fly Alone as a Female

This post was originally published on this siteHealthy living is not just about eating nutritious food and residing in a nontoxic environment. It also involves a low stress lifestyle where day-to-day living is free from harassment from others. It is my hope that the story below can help move the conversation forward on how airlines … Read moreThis is What it’s Like to Fly Alone as a Female

Cleaning Wool Carpets and Rugs without Chemicals

This post was originally published on this siteOnly one room in our house is carpeted. The rest is wood and tile (bathrooms). This single wall-to-wall carpet in the family room is made of 100% cut pile (aka pet friendly) wool. I love the look, feel, and nontoxicity of chemical-free flooring. However, it is important for … Read moreCleaning Wool Carpets and Rugs without Chemicals

The Real Organic Project. Fixing USDA Organic Loopholes

This post was originally published on this siteWhen I first started buying organic food in 1990, you could really taste the difference. The superior flavor of organic fruits, vegetables, eggs and meat was enormous! Choosing conventional simply because it was cheaper seemed lacking in common sense. The wisdom of avoiding biocides hit home in a … Read moreThe Real Organic Project. Fixing USDA Organic Loopholes

ACTION ALERT: Grassfed Dairy Farm Devastated by Hurricane Michael

This post was originally published on this siteOcheesee Creamery is a third generation dairy farm about an hour west of Tallahassee in the Florida panhandle. The farm is home to a closed herd of about 90 jersey cows, who freely roam and graze on the unsprayed rolling pastures. This farm is an important provider of … Read moreACTION ALERT: Grassfed Dairy Farm Devastated by Hurricane Michael