Slow Money

Tweet I’m heading up to VT this week to attend the 2nd annual Slow Money Gathering.  What is slow money? Its similar to Slow Food. It’s about knowing where your money is going to and coming from.  Investing in companies you believe in. Supporting local/ regional businesses, especially when it comes to food.  Speakers at [...]

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Goodbye Ben & Jerry, Hello Blue Pig

My “food rules” when it comes to ice cream is make it real! I discovered a new micro-creamery near me that serves real ice cream, what a treat!

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Dangerous Words

Tweet Yesterday, I wrote about the ambiguous nature of one word: sugar.  The food industry and well meaning mainstream nutritionists have succeeded in confusing us. Is sugar good? Is it bad? I spend loads of time helping clients understand the  distinctions between the sugar found in carrots and how that is completely different from the [...]

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Weed Walk

Tweet I spent some time this morning pulling up weeds in my lawn and my flower beds. Weeds never cease to amaze and inspire me. I can learn loads from their persistence and resilience.  Even better than that, I can supplement my lunch! My lawn hasn’t been sprayed with anything for the past 12 years, [...]

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Slow Cooking Up a Solution

Tweet The more I learn about building movements, the more I appreciate my Crock Pot. My  handy slow cooker has taught me much about fixing good food for my family  along with the fine art of patience and persistence. This morning, I popped loads of veggies into my slow cooker along with some bison meat [...]

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This Teacher Is Fed-Up!

Tweet She is fed up with school food and is taking it personally. Very personally.  An unidentified teacher somewhere in the mid-west has started a horrifying stunt. She will be eating (and photographing) her school’s lunch every day this year.  I greatly admire her bravery to put her health on the line to make a [...]

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The After the Holidays Diet Season has Started!

Tweet I ventured out to one of those big name bookstores this afternoon in search of cheap calendars. They’re only discounting calendars 50% so far, I’ll keep waiting until they go down to a dollar in a week or so. In addition to deep discounts,  the bookstore had set up all new displays of diet [...]

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In a fast world, Slow Food is the way.

Tweet After studying different facets of nutrition over the course of many years, I realized that it did not hold the answers that I had once thought it did. My studies with Annemarie Colbin helped me to see the systems approach to things and the “F” word came into my world view. FOOD is the [...]

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