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Michael Phillips: Apples, Apples, Apples!

Apple-ista extraordinaire Michael Phillips (The Apple Grower: A Guide for the Organic Orchardist) just launched a great new Web site incorporating a network of organic farmers called the Holistic Orchardist Network. There are articles, newsletters, and grower resources.

If you love apples—and who among us doesn’t like apples?—check out the site.

GrowOrganicApples.com is where holistic-minded orchardists come together to explore thoughtful ways to grow good fruit. Our orchards are interconnected webs of biodiversity, deep nutrition, heirloom varieties and exciting new cultivars. Connecting sensible growers with apple lovers broadens the marketing base vital to every local orcharding effort. Here we share with you what it takes to grow healthy fruit, and post listings of community orchards where such wholesome fruit can be found.


Recipe: White Chocolate from The Ketogenic Kitchen

Emerging research suggests that a ketogenic diet, in conjunction with conventional treatments, offers new hope for those coping with cancer and other serious disease.For decades, the ketogenic diet—which shifts the body’s metabolism from burning glucose to burning fat, lowering blood sugar and insulin and resulting in a metabolic state known as ketosis—has been used to […] Read More

True or false? Figs contain dead wasps

They are trees of life and trees of knowledge. They are wish-fulfillers … rainforest royalty … more precious than gold. They are the fig trees, and they have affected humanity in profound but little-known ways. Gods, Wasps and Stranglers tells their amazing story.Fig trees fed our pre-human ancestors, influenced diverse cultures and played key roles […] Read More

Ketogenic Diet and the Metabolic Theory of Cancer (Q&A)

Emerging research suggests that a ketogenic diet, in conjunction with conventional treatments, offers new hope for those coping with cancer and other serious diseases.For decades, the ketogenic diet—which shifts the body’s metabolism from burning glucose to burning fat, lowering blood sugar and insulin and resulting in a metabolic state known as ketosis—has been used to […] Read More

Recipe: Cracking Crackers – from The Ketogenic Kitchen

Emerging research suggests that a ketogenic diet, in conjunction with conventional treatments, offers new hope for those coping with cancer and other serious diseases.For decades, the ketogenic diet—which shifts the body’s metabolism from burning glucose to burning fat, lowering blood sugar and insulin and resulting in a metabolic state known as ketosis—has been used to […] Read More

Why Modern Wheat Is Making Us Sick

Why is modern wheat making us sick?  That’s the question posed by author Eli Rogosa in her new book Restoring Heritage Grains.Wheat is the most widely grown crop on our planet, yet industrial breeders have transformed this ancient staff of life into a commodity of yield and profit—witness the increase in gluten intolerance and ‘wheat […] Read More
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