Ceylon Cinnamon: Why It Matters for Your Health (And Our Applesauce)
How much thought have you ever given cinnamon? Odds are, not as much as it deserves. This subtly-sweet spice can tran...
The Farming Behind Your Baby's Products: Why Quality Matters
For your baby, anything less than the best just isn’t an option. From those soft-as-silk organic sheets to the BPA-free sippy cups, you know that it’s important to support your child by protecting them from potential toxins. But the importance of these other products pales in comparison to food quality.
5 Tips to Get your Kids Excited about Healthy Eating
I am a Mother of three, a biodynamic farmer, and practitioner of Wholistic Nutrition. The topic of how to get your kids interested in healthy eating comes up more often than any other question. “How do I get my kids to eat vegetables? My kid will only eat corn dogs, or my son refuses to try avocado. What can I do?!”
Regenerative Agriculture: A Better Farming Strategy for the Planet
Our planet is at risk, and the global food system is part of the problem. Thanks to industrial farming, half the world’s topsoil was depleted in the past century, and future predictions aren’t much better. If current rates of farmland destruction continue, the earth will become critically short of fertile land within 60 years.
The Foolproof Guide to Purchasing Chemical-free Foods
Following a pure food diet packed with organic, biodynamic foods is a great health choice. Go you. Eating only the foods nature intended and only the nutrients you’ve evolved to enjoy is a great way to live well.
Why Europe Adopted Biodynamic® Years Ago and How the US Can Catch Up
The United States might be considered a force for innovation throughout the world, but one area where it has fallen behind is agricultural sustainability. Farms in America continue to deplete 295 million tons of topsoil every year
The Eco-Conscious Shopper's Guide to Food Shopping
Have you noticed in the past few years there has been a large shift in how we think about food? This trend, in many ways, began as Millennials started earning paychecks and participating in the economy. Their desire to know more about what’s in their food and its environmental impact began permeating the consciences of other shoppers.
Take Your Organic Lifestyle to the Next Level With Biodynamics
There was a time when food was grown and harvested in an ultra-pure, unaltered way, free from the chemicals that are so common today. Pesticides, preservatives, colors and flavorings were introduced with the intention of improving accessibility and quality of the food supply but regrettably have also introduced health risks.
Biodynamic Foods: What They Are and Why Should They Matter to Your Family
Most parents agree, few things are as important as the kind of food you feed your family. More is at stake with every meal than simply satisfying taste buds. Are your daily dinners setting your children up for long lives of good health, or are you introducing the ingredients into their diets that will one day lead to chronic disease?
The Garden Project: Month One
Our personal gardening adventures began a few years ago when we had been living near the coast in Connecticut. We were gifted a few tomato plants by a friend, and those seedlings were the catalyst we needed to take a closer look at where our food came from.
Quiz: Are You Ready to Go Biodynamic?
Have you been thinking about biodynamic products and how to fully incorporate them into your lifestyle but not sure...
A Guide to Biodynamic Food Costs
Perhaps you’ve noticed a new label on various food items as you’ve wandered through your local store or farmer’s market: biodynamic. This raises many questions for those who are unfamiliar with the term.