A Vietnam Vet, Agent Orange, and Non-GMO

A Vietnam Vet, Agent Orange, and Non-GMO

The story of a Vietnam era couple whose exposure to Agent Orange changed the way they look at GMO and chemical farming practices today. In a little desert town known more for its cowboys than its food you will find an unexpected couple. A duo from the Vietnam era with a mission to introduce healthy farming practices and organic principles to the Verde Valley in Arizona. Introducing Merle and Michele Herrick, organic farmers and Non-GMO activists. Michele and Merle are founders of GMO Free Verde…

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Changing Hospital Food from Unhealthy to Organic

Changing Hospital Food from Unhealthy to Organic

Changing Hospital Food to Healing Food! Learn how a hospital dietician defied convention to create an organic vegetable garden for her patients.   I have a vision. A vision of a healthy world with happy people. A vision of a colorful healed earth full of abundant life. In this beautiful dream, people walk on mama earth’s soil and have so much gratitude for her gifts. I imagine bright orange carrots, plump fruit, and little grinning healthy kids with berry juice running down their face. Some people tell…

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Harry Hilde 94 Year Old Man Grass Sandwich

94 Year Old Man and a Grass Sandwich

How to live your dreams well into your 90’s. Lessons from an organic gardener and how to make a grass sandwich. I have fallen in love with a man named Harry. Harry is 94. Witty, brilliant, kind, and endearingly cranky. Introducing Harry Hilde! Organic gardener and my new beau. Harry has created sacred ground in a public ditch just outside his trailer park north of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The soil that nurtures his broccoli, kale, tomatoes, brussel sprouts, beets, beans, swiss chard, and oh so many…

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Six Benefits of Asparagus

Six Benefits of Asparagus. For the Love of Renewal and Asparagus

In honor of Spring renewal, introducing our six favorite benefits of asparagus and recipes! Spring has arrived in the Northern Hemisphere and with it the return of our beloved asparagus. In honor of mama earth renewal and her little green sprouts, we are so excited to share with you the six benefits of asparagus and fabulous recipes! Asparagus is another of nature’s miracle foods. When Spring arrives so do these amazing little green asparagus spears. Did you know that asparagus is only recognizable several days each…

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paleo strawberry rhubarb muffins

Paleo Strawberry Rhubarb Muffin

Our yummy Paleo Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins were inspired by a trip to the farmer’s market. Filled with tons of fruit and topped with pecans, your body and belly will love you! Batter 4 tablespoons softened butter 5 eggs 1/4 cup raw honey 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup coconut oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder dash sea salt 1 cup finely diced rhubarb 1/2 cup chopped organic strawberries Topping 2 tablespoons softened butter 2/3 cup pecan…

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