What Is Biodynamic Gardening and Farming?
    October 1, 2010
    What Is Biodynamic Gardening and Farming?

    Philosopher, metaphysician, mystic, and scientist Rudolf Steiner, an Austrian, developed the biodynamic method of gardening and farming in the early 20th Century. It is fundamentally and practically o…

    The Food Price Scam
    September 30, 2010
    The Food Price Scam

    Those who disparage organic food often claim it’s too expensive and imply that consumers are being scammed. (more…)…

    We Are Sinking in a Chemical Swamp
    September 29, 2010
    We Are Sinking in a Chemical Swamp

    The news was astounding. When researchers tested the blood in the umbilical cords of newborn babies, they found 273 different commercial chemicals. That means that all those chemicals passed the place…

    Why Wines Made from Organically-Grown Grapes Taste So Pure
    September 28, 2010
    Why Wines Made from Organically-Grown Grapes Taste So Pure

    I recently tasted a group of wines made by Paul Dolan and grown near Hopland in Mendocino County, California. Dolan was for many years at the helm of Fetzer winery in Hopland, a pioneering winery usin…

    Are You Eating Fake Foods Without Knowing It?
    September 27, 2010
    Are You Eating Fake Foods Without Knowing It?

    What do I mean by “fake food?” Perhaps fake food is best described by first defining what I mean by real food. (more…)…

    Minestra di Verdura Soup Recipe
    July 22, 2010
    Minestra di Verdura Soup Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Literally, vegetable soup in Italian. But not vegetarian, since the base is chicken broth. Why not call it minestrone? Because minestrone is Italian for (more…)…