Kick the Supermarket Habit: 10 Tips for Identifying Nutritious Life-Giving Food
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Tip #6 –Buy pastured eggs, and eat them often. Don’t be afraid to eat eggs. Just make sure they’re from healthy hens. Chickens on pasture will not require antibiotics. Usually farmers who allow their chickens access to pasture do not use hormones or antibiotics. Label Lingo  If you’re still buying your eggs in a supermarket, … Read the Rest

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Master the art
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“The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence at whatever he does, leaving others to decide whether he is working or … Read the Rest

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Kick the Supermarket Habit: 10 Tips for Identifying Nutritious Life-Giving Food
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Tip #5 – Consume meats from grassfed beef and pastured poultry, and eat the fat along with the meat. That’s right, saturated animal fat is good for you, if the animals were raised on pasture. Meat and fat from pastured beeves, chickens and lambs is more nutrient dense and more satisfying to hunger. You’ll pay a … Read the Rest

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Is Today the Day?
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Richard  Morris woke up every morning asking himself a simple question: “Is today the day I die?”  Richard was 400 pounds when he rediscovered what an impact good food has on our bodies and in our lives! Sally Fallon writes “Morris does not have a bunch of letters after his name but he has a different … Read the Rest

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Kick the Supermarket Habit: 10 Tips for Identifying Nutritious Life-Giving Foods
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In my last article I wrote about the importance of knowing your grocer. Now let’s go a step farther toward getting connected with your food. Tip #4 – Know Your Farmer. You should meet and know personally everyone who provides you with life-giving food. You can’t do that if you shop at a supermarket. Anyone … Read the Rest

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Spring Hatch
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The first hatch of the season is in full swing here at Greenmont Farm.  As Joel recently said in the spring newsletter, “Frustrated with the quality of hatchery chicks (small, fragile, stupid) several years ago Polyface embarked on a bold plan: saving healthy, productive older layers, mating them with select roosters, and hatching in-house pullets.  … Read the Rest

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A Lesson in Patience
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          Say “Ossabaw” around anyone here at Polyface and we involuntarily twitch. This breed of pig just doesn’t seem to understand our system…  The characteristic razor-back hair on these pigs is a sure sign of trouble… Kind of like a moody teenager with a mohawk (no offence), these pigs just don’t … Read the Rest

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Protection Plan
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I want to to quickly define “Sustainable Farming”. I love how perfectly and succinctly a definition can be found on sustainabletable.org. “In simplest terms, sustainable agriculture is the production of food, fiber, or other plant or animal products using farming techniques that protect the environment, public health, human communities, and animal welfare. This form of agriculture enables us to … Read the Rest

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What Does a Reasonable Person Say?
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Industry farming is  ignoring the fundamental needs of animals  in their system (good nutrition, and that of being what they were created to be – unique animals), but what about the fundamental needs of the people they feed (nutrition)?   All But Forgotten. Beeves raised in confinement facilities are fed Vitamin E supplements and are … Read the Rest

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