Food Industry

How to Live a Liberated Fear-free Life

How long could you eat—at home—before having to obtain food outside of your home? Just in case you’re asking, I do not consider myself a prepper—or a fear-monger, for that matter. It’s simply a pragmatic question. While this article may touch on a rather dark subject, I believe we benefit from looking at these kinds of realities face-on instead of… Read More

Beating the Baby Food Crisis

With headlines screaming of a shortage in baby formula, I can’t resist weighing in. I know this is one of the highly politicized stories of the day, but I’ll try to stay out of the political “weeds” surrounding this topic. Stick with me to the end and I’ll share a few resources. As always, there’s a high probability of there… Read More

Concerning Food Shortages

At this point you’ve probably been exposed to the circulating speculation regarding food shortages. This is concerning, especially given it could come on something of a global scale. But as always, I’m inclined to take a rational view of potential crises (I’ve been accused of being lackadaisical in my responses to intense situations). First and foremost, the driver of a… Read More

How to Change the Food Culture

For the past several years, multi-national corporations have corrupted the once-local food sector with cheap unhealthy ingredients and mass-production of highly processed fare. Once upon a time this was only true in the conventional food arena, but as always, much wants more. As the organic sector garnered attention, the food giants of the world eyed it as a new frontier,… Read More

Healing

Where do we find a word that connotates more hope than “healing”? My dictionary defines it as; “the act or process of making or becoming whole, sound, or well”. Definitely encouraging. On the flip side, antonyms for healing include detrimental, harmful, damaging, deleterious, noxious, adverse, nocuous, disadvantageous and ill. All of which are words we use to describe things we… Read More

The Freedom to Choose

As we enter the holiday weekend, and the 245th anniversary of Independence Day, there’s much to think about considering the state of freedom and liberty in the United States. I try to stay out of politics in this blog, but then again, many so-called political issues of our day were/are moral, humanitarian, or civil concerns prior to being politicized. So,… Read More