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…

When is a Relationship Toxic to Your Health?

Do you ever wonder what makes someone attracted to someone else, while others seem to repel one another? There are a number of unseen factors that come into play, from pheromones (hormones that are present in sweat, breath, etc.) to sound waves. When I…

2014 Central FL Urban Gardening Class

Healing Harvest: Natural & Sustainable Living Series Central Florida Urban Gardening- Zone 9b Classes: Sunday, April 6- Twilight Class 6-8pm Purchase Tickets Here Saturday, April 12 Sunrise Class 8-10am Purchase Tickets Here Cost: $35 per person *Client Discount: 2nd person from same household $10 (for any…

Living the Green Dream!

I Had a Dream… …That finding fresh food wouldn’t be as difficult as it seemed. …That one day my black thumb would turn green. …That I could choose and know for sure without a doubt, What I was eating was really void of any GMO, even…

Miracle

I am baby.  My mom was 25 years old when she was told that she could not have any more babies due to health problems.  But, she found a way.  After 3 high risk pregnancies (which included 700 injections total of heparin in her belly), 3 Neonatal Intensive…