Spring Cleaning

It’s time to clean out those cupboards, dump the processed foods you may have accumulated throughout the winter, vacuum under the coach, throw upon the windows to let the fresh air in, and scrub the counters and floors clean.  Spring cleaning can be a therapeutic and healthy way to welcome in the spring season and Read More

Once Our Most Alluring Fruit

In his book, How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit, Barry Estabrook explores the ills of modern commercial agriculture with a focus on the beloved tomato. He leads us through the sorrowful journey the tomato has taken, with the advent of modern agricultural practices the tomato has seen ever increasing mono-cropping, genetic modification, Read More

Identifying Quality Beef + Other Proteins

Proteins are a vital part of our diets. Without protein we can not properly build muscles, ligaments, tendons, hair and nails, enzymes, blood, hormones, or immune cells.  Protein regulates growth, repair and even movement within our bodies. When considering protein in our diets it is important to first identify the proper amount of protein that Read More

Choose Heirloom

  75% of the world’s food comes from just 12 plant and 5 animal species. Standardization of the world’s food has terrible implications for our diets, for the agricultural industry and for the earth. By minimizing the number of foods we eat we are minimizing the number of nutrients available to us. The current agricultural Read More

Food Freedom – Nourishing Raw Milk

Check out this beautifully crafted letter written by Natural Chef Lisa Virtue discussing the nourishing qualities of raw milk and the legal issues involved. My name is Lisa, I’m a Bauman alumni, having graduated from the Natural Chef program in 2010.  I am living in Vancouver Canada, and have discovered an amazing cow share where Read More