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The Downside of Eating Conventionally grown Potatoes

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Potatoes, they're maligned, they're praised, they're bad for you, they're good for you. One of the most popular foods has a scary downside, and it's not the carbs. Conventionally grown potatoes are produced using lots of pesticides and chemicals. We source our potatoes from trusted sources and pay a premium for them.  This story from Max Goldberg highlights the problems with conventionally grown potatoes.  Read More from Living Maxwel . . .

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What is Clean Eating?

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Eating clean, is a┬ámajor┬ámovement, spurred by people from all walks of life, who want to feel good about what theyÔÇÖre putting in their bodies.┬áThey're changing their eating habits and are working to replace processed foods with fresh and natural foods. I pay┬áa lot of attention to what I cook and┬áserve our clients, as well as what I eat myself. If you are struggling to improve your diet, this short article from Health.com will provide some inspiration. ┬áRead more from Health.com

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The Surprising Healing Qualities ... of Dirt

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Our culture is pretty much down on dirt. We don't like dirt and we don't like bacteria. The marketers and advertising gurus have convinced most of us that it's ALL bad. Good health starts with what you eat. Healthy soil and a healthy gut are leaden with bacteria. Here's an interesting read from YES Magazine about the growing evidence that where your food comes from affects nutrition and your health.  Read more from Daphne Miller and YES . . .

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Our supplier Gunthorp Farms in the news

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There's been some nice press lately for Gunthorp Farms who supply our chicken, duck, turkey and pork. They've been profiled in Consumer Reports and a trade publication. Located in Lagrange, Ind., Gunthorp Farms raises, processes and distributes pork, chicken, duck and turkey from its 200-acre farm. Owner Greg Gunthorp says that his animals are never given antibiotics, hormones, growth promotants or animal by-products. His chickens are also pasture-raised, which is a relative rarity in the poultry industry. Click Below for the links: Consumer Reports Profile: National Provisioner  

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