Xanthan Gum (E415)- What is it and does it have nutritional value?

(Republished from the July 2011 Healing Harvest Newsletter Thank you for this question of the month! Xanthan gum is used as a thickener and stabilizer for both raw  and cooked foods.  It is made from a tiny microorganism called Xanthomonas campestris and considered a…

Orange County Public School Buses Go Green With Biodiesel!

Healing Harvest salutes Orange County, Florida, Public School System for taking a step towards green measures.  OCPS announced earlier today that they are now fueling their 1,274 buses with B20 blended biodiesel fuel.  As part of the “Green Fleet” initiative, they also are promoting…