Commentary, information and tips about Wheatgrass, Barley Grass, juicing, and living foods.

Our Emotional Connection with Food

by | Wednesday, September 09, 2015 | 0 comment(s)

Compared to other countries, the United States has a rather utilitarian food culture; not necessarily in a good way. Here in the U.S., we tend to view food as fuel; a means to an end rather than a process. We want more of everything, even if it means lowering our standards for quality and ethics. We want to be separate from the process of how our food, both meat and plants, are harvested and produced. We don’t want to see the dirt, blood, pesticides, or sweat that is involved with getting food onto...

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Why Vegetables Are So Good For You

by | Monday, August 03, 2015 | 0 comment(s)

We all know that vegetables are good for us, right? I'm sure we all remember our parents telling us again and again that we should finish the vegetables on our plates because they contain fiber, vital vitamins, and minerals that our bodies need. But it seems that vegetables and fruits do even more than just providing us with essential nutrients. They provide us with...

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The Benefits of Wheatgrass for Pets!

by | Wednesday, July 08, 2015 | 0 comment(s)

I have often caught my cat, Curie, coming in after a long day of doing cat stuff with blades of lawn grass stuck in her jaws and whiskers, or I have come into the kitchen and caught her nibbling on my tray of wheatgrass growing on the counter. Sometimes she will vomit afterward, sometimes not. What could this mean? Why is she eating grass? Will it hurt her? Is it a sign that my cat is sick?...

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Sprouts and Wheatgrass Production - Summer Tips

by | Wednesday, June 10, 2015 | 0 comment(s)

I was especially in love with spring this year. Rain and cool weather were so plentiful that I began to believe Utah would soon become a paradise of green forever. Nevertheless, this week things started to heat up and summer arrived. What to do? What to do? May I suggest we follow this admonition: “To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.” George Santayana With consideration to these wise words....

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Master Gardening Pop Quiz

by | Wednesday, May 06, 2015 | 0 comment(s)

Now that you all have your gardens in for the season… can you identify the following plant starts?

I hope you did well; these seedlings can be pretty tough to identify when they are just a few days old.  If you were given the chance to taste these as part of the identification process you would be amazed at how much these small seedlings called microgreens reflect the flavor of their adult counterparts.

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Herbal Healing

by | Thursday, April 09, 2015 | 0 comment(s)

The School of Natural Healing. Right here in my town is his little shop called Dr. Christopher’s Herb Shop where you can pick up just about any type of medicinal herb in almost any form. I am a frequent visitor because there is a great little café inside that serves raw and vegan food. My visits have got me thinking: Everyone should have at least a small stash of medicinal herbs growing in their garden...

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