The smell of baking bread takes me back to my childhood, waiting eagerly in my grandmother’s kitchen for the loaves to come out of the oven. Fresh, hot slices, slathered in butter....
April 14, 2013 by Chris Semrick Under bread, chris, semrick, Sourdough Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, MINDFUL LIVING | 3 Comments »
Several years back, I had a nasty sinus infection that resisted several treatments of antibiotics before clearing up. Unfortunately, in the process, I killed most of the natural flora...
January 14, 2013 by Chris Semrick Under bacteria, chris, gut, intestinal, semrick, yogurt Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Harvesting the Bounty of Bacteria
First, I want to say how much I appreciate the opportunity to write in this magazine about food. I have learned so much during my research and have been encouraged by positive feedback....
August 12, 2012 by Tsiporah Grignon Under GMO, tsiporah Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, MINDFUL LIVING | 2 Comments »
Health conscious people are going to great lengths to watch what they eat these days. They acknowledge the old adage: “you are what you eat”. After all, it makes intuitive sense,...
August 10, 2012 by Chris Semrick Under chris semrick, food, meat, nutrition Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on You Are What Your Food Eats
Being alive during a time of overwhelming planetary crises can sometimes mean waking up with existential angst. At these times, I always come back to how I can be most useful in the...
November 8, 2011 by Tsiporah Grignon Under eating, food, mindfulness, slow food, tsiporah Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
Local food security initiative is looking to reduce food waste
With global food and hunger issues looming large, it is easy to be overwhelmed with the scope of the problem and not...
September 13, 2010 by Lee Haley Under gleaning, Nanaimo Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Gleaning Program Invites Public Participation
Q: Why shop at farmers’ markets?
A: Only decades ago, 90% of Canadians were involved in agriculture, now it is less than 4%. Farmers’ markets reconnect people to farmers and farming,...
August 14, 2010 by Nicole and Dirk Under agriculture, farmers markets, farming Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
It’s not hard at this time of year to be in awe of our green earth. Everything is budding or blooming and leaves are reaching for the sky. Outside in my yard I’ve been watching...
July 31, 2010 by Rose Dickson Under cleavers, dickson, glands, HEALTH, lymph, rose Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Backyard Apothecary – Cleavers
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