First Of Publix GreenWise Markets Opens in Tallahassee, Florida

Only in Tallahassee Publix supermarket fans from the south are well acquainted with the company’s signature brand of natural products, known as GreenWise, offering quality goods and competitive prices. The state capitol is proud to boast the first EVER GreenWise Market, piloting the first…

Central Florida Natural Food Resources

An amazing list of Central Florida restaurants, farms, and u-picks for clean eating. Pastured meat sources. Gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, raw food, allergy-friendly list. International U-pick farm list.

Build Your Best Gut Wall Against Glyphosate, Gluten, and Daily Environment

What is glyphosate? Glyphosate is a chemical compound which is used for broad-spectrum herbicide application, used routinely with genetically modified crops. The crops are programmed to survive the herbicide, killing only the weeds around it after treatment with the liquid toxin. If that is…

Going Green With Sugarcane, Plant-Based Legos

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle… Recently, a mother-load of Legos came into the house. All the standard colors, some even with unique circuits and tracks. The kids were in awe of Dad’s old Legos, perfectly kept for decades. These were quickly integrated with their own personal…

Breaking Up With Sugar- And Survival Tips for Kicking It

I Love YouSugar was the love of my life. After all, I was introduced and hooked at a very early age. In fact, we could even call our relationship a pre-arranged marriage because the fondness with my family goes waaaay back. Growing up, desserts…

10 Signs That You Are Raising a Natural Family

1.  Your kids take to the natural world. Unsolicited and on their own. Our daughter Nanna found this dandelion wildcrafting and then took this incredible photo (both unbeknownst to us- a surprise while uploading the photos!). Dandelions are pretty rare in Central Florida, which…

Natural Healing Centers in the US and Abroad

From time to time, I am asked for information about Natural Healing Centers. There are a variety of different options to fit different needs. Some people find it easier to drop normal life and live at a center where they may have access to…

Does Decaffeinated Coffee Contain Formaldehyde?

(Republished from the Aug. 2011 Healing Harvest Newsletter) What an unappetizing question!  There are two things that I have found many men to be most passionate about in their diets, and they are… meat and coffee.  First off, there is a small amount of formaldehyde…

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…