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Daily Archives: January 23, 2013

  • Fermented Foods: In-Season in the Off Season

    by Jared Rice | January 23, 2013

    Right about this time of year the produce aisle of the grocery store starts feeling less than inspiring. In-season options are limited to storage vegetables like potatoes, onions and winter squash, which are getting old. Citrus is delicious, but you can only eat so many oranges and grapefruits.

    So where do we turn to entertain our palates until spring?  What’s in season when nothing is in season?

    The traditional answer is fermented foods!  Think sauerkraut, kimchi, kombucha. Read more

  • Buy a Pathway Product to Plant a Tree

    by Village Green Admin | January 23, 2013

    Village Green has partnered with Trees for the Future and will plant one tree in a developing country every time a customer makes a purchase that includes a Pathway product.

    Trees for the Future is a locally based nonprofit organization whose mission is to plant trees within rural communities in the developing world, enabling them to restore their environment, grow more food, and build a sustainable future.

    Trees for the Future also works with local farmers and community groups to help them better support themselves, and to restore degraded lands to sustainable productivity by planting trees that not only thrive in poor soil conditions, but that also benefit the local area in a multitude of ways. Through their worldwide network of technicians, volunteers, and community leaders, they help rehabilitate environments across the globe.

    With the help of our customers, we’re looking forward to creating positive impact through our partnership with Trees for the Future.

  • Four F’s of Digestive Health

    by Jared Rice | January 23, 2013

    Digestive dysfunction is one of the most common ills of today’s population. Symptoms of acid reflux, diarrhea, constipation and bloating have become so normal that people often don’t recognize them as problems to be solved, if they recognize them at all. The allopathic diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) has become increasingly popular, leaving patients concerned and completely clueless as to the true source of or potential solution to their discomfort. Truth is, from intestinal parasites to food intolerances to emotional stress, digestive imbalances can have a variety of causes. Read more

  • 2013 Health Trends

    by Paula Gallagher | January 23, 2013

    Americans are becoming more conscious of what they are putting in their mouths, how much waste they are producing, and improving their workplace environments.

    A study conducted by The Value Institute of DGWB, a social science research entity based in California, used observational studies to identify top health and wellness trends that Americans are most likely to embrace in 2013.  Read more

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