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  • Tasks that can help gardeners get through the winter
    Tasks that can help gardeners get through the winter
    Winter can be hard on gardeners here in the Midwest, with blowing snow and below freezing temperatures wearing on our patience. Here are a few ideas to help gardeners get through the winter.If garden tools need sharpening or cleaning, now is a...
  • LIPS
    In Love With Body Care: A review, Tangerine Bliss lip balm
    In Love With Body Care is a bath and body line that makes their products using natural ingredients. Operated by the Isely girls, six sisters and one sister-in-law, the company hand-crafts organic facial cleanser, lip balm, body lotion and hair...
  • Abandoned city buidings
    "Homesteading" being used as a lure for many types of property initiatives
    Has the word "Homesteading" became so popular in 2014 and became such a growing and powerful trend that it is being used wrongly in many situations involving property initiatives that are geared towards more financial development?...
  • The Chic Bar Cart
    Bar Car SF Makes Debut As Bay Area’s First Private Mobile Bar
    The hottest new spot on the San Francisco Bay Area’s bar scene is the Bar Car, the Bay Area’s first mobile bar bringing the party to your doorstep in a retrofitted 1965 Airstream trailer. The brainchild of restaurant and bar...
  • 5 questions for an eater entrepreneur: Gail Simmons
    5 questions for an eater entrepreneur: Gail Simmons
    Last month, Entrepreneur in Residence Gail Simmons co-hosted fourth Babson Food Day alongside Food Sol and her fellow foodie Entrepreneur in Residence Andrew Zimmern. On Food Day and all year, Gail epitomizes both food entrepreneurship and eater...
  • Natural products trainings in Boston next month pull national talent
    Natural products trainings in Boston next month pull national talent
    This Examiner met Bob Burke in 2011 at the Stonyfield Entrepreneurship Institute. Bob led sales and marketing in Stonyfield’s earliest days, right beside Gary Hirshberg. As a Babson alumnus, he’s lent his expertise generously to Food...
  • Peppermint Tea - 11092014
    Winters coming, time to make tea
    Tea is one of life’s pleasures that sooths and relaxes my soul after a hectic day. I found that many of the commercial teas can be duplicated at home with little effort and surprisingly you will have many of the items right in your own...
  • Black farmers
    Long overdue funding goes to Central State University, and other news
    Hand-in-hand with talk of supporting research to continue to improve access to food and nutrition are those institutions where this research takes place. Historically, in the U.S., that is the land grant institution.The second Morrill Act, that of...
  • Homesteaders Paradise
    Top 10 reasons to move off grid now and seek sustainable living
    Every year that the US is in debt things are getting closer to collapsing. We owe so much money to the world right now that we will never be able to repay it. If anyone feels that our 3 trillion dollars, we owe-mostly to China-, will ever be...
  • Bare Snacks fruit chips
    Bare Snacks fruit chips pack one awesome non GMO taste trip
    Bare Snacks, a non genetically modified (GMO) fruit snack that will leave you breathless! They are just plain good! Three apples in every bag, they say, well I believe it and they did not leave out the taste either. There are apple chips, coconut...
  • Artisan Bistro Meals
    Artisan Bistro meals, another great place to get non GMO food
    Artisan Bistro, is a company that features non genetically modified (GMO) meals, some for two, some for one. Their meals are microwavable, for those of you who like convenience, but they do have bowls as well as bakes. Their food is organic...
  • 5 questions for an eater entrepreneur: Savannah Carlin
    5 questions for an eater entrepreneur: Savannah Carlin
    An eater entrepreneur consciously “taste-tests” her way into her food future, exploring and experimenting with how best to express her flavor, culture, sustainability and social justice values through food.Savannah Carlin is a...
  • It's flu season again, should I get the flu shot or not?
    Its flu season again, should I get the flu shot or not?
    Fact- The flu shot does not protect you from the flu 100%.Fact- The flu shot is responsible for actually making you more susceptible to the flu.Fact- The flu shot has caused untold about negative side effects, some deadly.Fact- Children, babies,...
  • corn
    Finding a way to feed people
    Some of you know that I've been trying to find a way to talk about the complex issues of genetic modifcation of crops without being overwhelming. Here's my best attempt, but it still won't be simple.Currently, the The National Research...
  • Kichen Aid and Food Network
    Organic snacks: True North nut clusters
    True North snacks are gluten and GMO-free nut clusters with no artificial colors or preservatives. They contain no cholesterol, trans fat, soy or dairy.True North nut clusters come in three varieties: Almond Pecan Crunch, Chocolate Nut Crunch and...