Category Archives: Healthy foods

Urban and Rural Food Deserts

Have you ever heard about food deserts? No I didn’t mean desserts, I meant Desert as in dry…barren, where living conditions are not favorable for either people or plants. I started working at a downtown office  little over a year … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona, Basic food preparation, Fast Food, Healthy foods, Rural Food Desert, Urban Food Desert | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Food Independence – Is it Needed?

With the increased popularity of Community Gardens and Farmers Markets does your Community need a Food Independence Ordinance? A friend from down the road, Ed S. sent me this link the other day from an Irish website that was actually … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona, Arizona food laws, Healthy foods | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Meatless Monday – Vegetarianism as a Climate Change Control Agent?

Meatless Monday could become an effective method to reduce Greenhouse Gases! A recent article in the Slate.com in their Health and Science page is about Vegetarianism and it’s potential impact on climate change.  We have known for years that it … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in Climate Change, Economics, Education, Healthy foods, India, population doubling, Vegetarians | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Control Your Garden Pests Organically!

If you garden, you must wonder what to do when the Bugs invade! It is a dilemma, let them eat the fruit of your labor…or…fight back!  The only problem is, is that most advertized bug killers are poisonous chemicals.  So … Continue reading

Posted in Healthy foods, Organic gardening, Organic Pest Control | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Chemical Creep!

Why should we be concerned about chemical creep? The Huffington Post recently (May 2013) published an article called; Chemical Creep: How Chemicals Are Creeping into Your Food, And Your Body? This article talks mostly about BPA’s, phthalates as well as … Continue reading

Posted in Basic food preparation, chemicals, Environment, Healthy foods, Organic gardening | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Whats Fermentation got to do with it?

To Ferment or not to Ferment is, I guess, the age old question! Sandor Katz from Tennessee is a fermenting master.  He holds seminars all over the country and the world. Many of his recipes seem strange to the average … Continue reading

Posted in Basic food preparation, Education, Fermenting, Healthy foods | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment