by Debbie Peterson Growing up in the 70’s and 80’s, healthy food was for “hippies.” I remember going into health food stores with my mother. They all smelled the same. An earthy, patchouli, rotting produce smell. They were always small and rustic and the people who...

Sleep is our second foundation of health, partially because of its importance, and partially because it is, like nutrition, something we have a lot of control over. Most people don't get enough sleep--even if you think you are.  What is enough?  At the least (as an adult)...

[caption id="attachment_1961" align="alignleft" width="300"] Wild local edibles[/caption] There is little more satisfying than making a salad from greens I grew in my garden.  In the spring, I prepared the soil with compost I collected all year and then planted lettuce seeds.  I've made probably 50 salads...