5 Ideas For a Special Easter

02/04/2015

So the holidays are almost here, huh? What we usually do when we have many days-off lined one after the other is to succumb to our escalating levels of laziness and spent all of our free time eating and…

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THE 12 MOST CONTAMINATED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

23/08/2013

Dears, dears, dears… it hurts on so many levels to say it, even think about it, but here: summer is almost over. Terribly soon we will all be back to normal, meaning city life will suck us in its unforgiving pattern, you know the drill; office, home, friends, weekend trips, bar odysseys, nights to remember and days to forget. I`m quite positive going back to normal for you includes being more conscious about what you eat; judging from experience, the summer somehow always ruins the carefully…

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NATURAL BEAUTY

10/07/2013

Hey, guys, happy Wednesday. Yes, again it`s that day of the week and again here I am sprinkling words of wisdom from your computer screen :) Since last week`s article was on how to tan safely by not using commercial sunscreens, I couldn`t help but dig deeper into the cosmetics subject. And since this blog is about sustainable usage of nature`s gifts, it`s only logical to talk about how we can benefit from them in the beauty sector. So, here we go, let`s see (read, to be exact) how common produce can work…

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INNER BEAUTY

10/05/2013

Howdy :) On Tuesday it was about the best fruits of nature we can eat in the spring when it comes to vegetables :) ; on Thursday I told you funny, but oh how nutritious veggies. So we`ve clarified the basics, one might say. So today, on Friday – congrats, another working week down – it only seems logical to take it up a notch and finalize veggie blog week with an article on organic and conventional. Not just about veggies, though, it`s time to include the fruit population as well. To be…

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Pioneer Farm: Flint Ingredient Co.

03/01/2013

Flint Ingredient Co. farms are situated on two properties, one homestead inside the city of Flint, Michigan, USA - (1/4 acre) mostly vegetable production with some fruit. We extend the season on that site using a series of low tunnels. This past season we sold at two neighborhood markets as well directly to several local restaurants and started a small CSA of 3 shares. This summer we were able to purchase 10 acres just outside the city of Flint in Mt Morris and built our first hoop house. We…

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