The Long and Winding Road

It was a typical June day in Seattle Washington, partly cloudy, cool and damp. Those of us who have lived here in the great Northwest, have come to expect this weather most of the year, but it’s beauty is never lost on us.  During the wee hours of the morning, my son and I were hurrying through…

Halloween Treats

Yes, Halloween candy can be organic and tasty at the same time. One of the best peanut butter cups I have ever had is Justin’s Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups. Made with all organic ingredients and no artifical junk, they are sooo good you may end up apologizing for eating all your kids candy. Sorry…

Edibles Around the World

Why buy Local 1. Biodiversity.  In case you have never taken a biology course in school, biodiversity is good.  It keeps environments healthy and robust. the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published a report examining the vulnerability of humans and natural systems to climate change. The report highlighted a lack of resilience in the global food system, due…

The System of Seafood

Eating from the Ocean Where you buy is just as important as what you buy. Some parts of the world have serious problems with pollution run-off, and seafood harvested in those areas contain dangerously high levels of PCBs, mercury, and chlordane. Those most at risk are pregnant and nursing women, women trying to conceive, and…