Archive / May, 2013

For every toxic solution, there’s usually an equally effective non-toxic alternative.

While a traditional gardener may apply synthetic herbicides to control weeds, an organic gardener, just like an organic farmer, will use hand weeding and cover crops with mulches to control weeds. Weeds and bugs show up because the mineral “balance” is not in most soils. Bugs are mother natures cleaning crew…eating what is not fit […]

Unbelievable: EPA Approves Higher Levels of Roundup’s Glyphosate

In study after study, scientists warn of the foolhardiness of unleashing into the environment tons of glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup pesticide. Yet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has just raised the allowable limits for glyphosate residue in human food and animal feed. Glyphosate has been linked to everything from Parkinson’s Disease and […]

Where to find grass fed beef?

I see this question asked quite a bit these days. Ten years ago I was at a conference on Grass Finishing. The producer of the conference started out by saying, “Right now we are picking the low hanging fruit on the grass finished beef tree. Five years from now, there are going to be ten […]

And the customers are saying…

“Hello Steve! I just wanted to write and tell you that the 1/4 beef we got from you is the best beef I have ever had. It is so much more tender and flavorful than last year’s beef! Have you done anything different this year? It has been incredible and I am sad that we are running out so […]

The New Boise Farmers Market

There is a new farmer’s market in town, The Boise FARMER’S Market. Simply good, wholesome food grown on local farms and  sold by the farmers themselves. A true Farmers Market! “The 2013 Boise Farmers Market is located on the north half of the parking lot that is bounded by Front and Grove between 10th and […]

How to Get Over Sugar Cravings in 3 Steps

By Donna Gates Are sugar cravings simply a matter of willpower? As it turns out, your daily sugar fix may have more to with biochemistry than desire. Anyone whose inner ecology is out of balance will crave: Sugar Breads Dairy Fruit 1. Introduce The Right Strains Of Beneficial Bacteria Since good bacteria compete with Candida […]

Sitting Kills, Moving Heals: How everyday movement will prevent pain, Illness, and Early Death – and Exercise Alone Won’t

Dr. Joan Vernikos, former director of NASA’s Life Sciences Division and author of Sitting Kills, Moving Heals, presents a scientific explanation for why sitting has such a dramatic impact on your health, and what you can do about it. She was one of the primary doctors assigned to keep the astronauts from deteriorating in space, and what she […]