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Peanuts

I feed my children Peanut Butter on a daily basis.  It is a great source of protein and fat to help their little brains grow. I didn’t know this, but there are 100’s of peanut varieties. Each year, new varieties of genetically modified peanut seeds hit the market.  Peanuts are hard to grow because of…

All things Pecans, Koinonia Farm

Koinonia Farm was founded in 1942 pioneering as one of the first integrated farms in Georgia. Growing Pecans since the 1950’s. They started a mail order business, that today, sells all over the world. Fast forward to 2012, they transitioned their working Pecan Farm to Biological methods. Biological Farming is based off sustainability and optimizing…

Timeless Natural Food

Walk softly is the mantra at Timeless Natural Foods.  I love this choice of words, and heard it a lot when interviewing them. I think we could all take a lesson from the four founders of Montana based Timeless Natural foods. Once-upon-a-time the four farmers had a vision to change the landscape of farming in…

Shepherds Grain

Have you heard of commodity crops?  I didn’t really understand what they were until speaking with Shepherds Grain. In short, it is hard to know where your grains are coming from. Grains in America are sent to the mill after being harvested, processed together and bagged. But, before flour is bagged, there is a good…

USDA Organic and Tillage

Tilling the Soil | In agriculture, the preparation of soil for planting and the cultivation of soil after planting. See cultivator; harrow; plow. Tillage is still a part of Organic. Can regenerative farmers do agriculture and animal agriculture better? Personally, I think regenerative farmers are doing it better, especially when the two are combined. Anytime…

Trading Up

Yes, its Sunday in our house and under no circumstance can the TV I am constantly thinking about how I can trade-up with food. My kitchen has always, and will continue to be, an evolution.  Right now, I am focusing on trading-up some of my nuts and seeds.  A lot of my dry goods are…

Chickpeas

I feed my babies Chickpeas on the daily.  They are easy, clean, bland enough for those baby taste buds, and packed with nutrients.  Turns out Chickpeas are also super good for our soil.  Did you know they are called a Pulse Crop?  Pulse crops are seeds, dry goods like lentils and beans. They are super…

Nourished By Nature

Doesn’t this look heavenly? Last week I posted a video talking about Nourished by Nature Farm. Why? Because here is the deal, I am on a mission to help Moms source food that is born from soil thriving with life. Land that is always covered with plants, whether the plants are crops for harvest, or…

Bellingham Pasta

If you are like my family, you probably feed your kids pasta, at least three times per week! Bellingham Pasta is a staple in my kid’s diets.  It is a superior product born from soil that is rich in nutrients. The owner of Bellingham Pasta supports local economies sourcing only from regenerative farmers. These farmers…