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Fork in Rural Road

Gardening has always been alluring to me. There’s just something about nurturing the earth, getting your hands good and dirty, pruning and training, and finally harvesting a fresh product from a plant that you grew! For that reason, I began reading a book today about building better soil for better crops. Within the first chapter … Read the Rest

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Kick the Supermarket Habit: 10 Tips for Identifying Nutritious Life-Giving Foods
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Tip #9 – Buy Local and in Season Technology allows us the luxury of buying almost any food at almost any time, year round. Our society has become disconnected from the rhythm of the seasons. After generations of easy availability, we have come to believe that without modern technology we would be unable to feed … Read the Rest

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Kick the Supermarket Habit! 10 Tips for Identifying Nutritious, Life-Giving Food
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Tip #8 – Avoid refined sugars and carbohydrates. You already know this one. You were waiting for it. You’re probably wondering what took me so long to mention it. This category of foods includes many types of bread, bagels, pasta, crackers, chips, grains, sugars, and anything that is made with them. Trying to avoid sugar … Read the Rest

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Kick the Supermarket Habit! 10 Tips for Identifying Nutritious Life-Giving Foods
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Tip #7 –Buy raw dairy products from grassfed animals. Drink whole, full-fat raw milk, not skim, 2%, or 1%. Avoid powdered and condensed Humpty-Dumpty milk. Again, be a holistic shopper. Whole raw milk in its original, unprocessed state has cofactors and enzymes that are necessary to digest it and absorb the nutrients in it. Milk … Read the Rest

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Free Range Saturday tomorrow 8/27!!
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Come spend the day with us tomorrow! Bring the kids! Pack a picnic or get lunch from the local food truck serving Polyface food!! Local artists, local food, fresh air! What are you waiting for! Market hours 10-2:00 Farm hours 9-4:00!

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August Events!
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Hard to believe August is almost here! We have a couple of exciting events coming up (and a couple we can’t share with you yet!!!) so mark your calendars and come see us and visit beautiful, historic downtown Staunton while you’re at it! One of the best little towns in the South according to Southern … Read the Rest

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Wreaking Havoc
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“…GMOs are genetically altered beings. Now that the clever human mind has been able to learn about DNA and peer into the genetic code, we can splice genetic material from one species into another. In other words, we can take a trait from a pig and put it into tomatoes. … Aren’t we clever? … … Read the Rest

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Upcoming Polyfaces – The Film Screenings!!
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    We have 2 (that I know of…if you know of others please let me know!) Or contact me if you’re interested in hosting one! Joel will be attending both events which will host a Q&A after! For those of you who haven’t seen it…Watch the trailer here! Joel will be attending both events which … Read the Rest

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A note from Joel…
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By Joel Salatin 7/716 Many people in the integrity food movement call me unnecessarily pessimistic when I don’t share their euphoria and assumption that our side is winning and will soon, in the parlance of Pinky and the Brain, “take over the world.”  If we don’t appreciate that the industrial food fraternity, including the USDA, … Read the Rest

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