Why Collagen Peptides?

There are several products that I get lots of questions about and collagen peptides are definitely one of them. Whenever the topic comes up I find myself referring to various online discussions about it or write Facebook comments detailing some of the many benefits….

Autoimmune Protocol (AIP), an Update and Workshop

Most folks know about my long journey to healing, which is always continuing. A few years ago I started AIP (Autoimmune Paleo Protocol) to eliminate triggers and promote healing. It is not something that may be right for everyone, but it certainly has been…

Fermentation 101: Kombucha… what happens next?

There it is… your SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast)… sitting on your counter. It appears to possibly be staring at you, it is alive after all. You made your first batch of sauerkraut and it is doing its fermenting thing, but this…

Fermentation 101: Kombucha and Kraut… after the class

Each month (first Sunday of the month, 5-7pm) we have a hands on class on kraut-making as well as a demo on kombucha brewing. It is an exciting opportunity to see, touch and feel while having someone offer insight on several years of fermentation….

We’ve Got Bones (and broth!)

Bone broth and how it can help heal you   Every few days folks come in to find bones for broth. It is no wonder, with all the benefits of regularly consuming bone broth, why wouldn’t you buy some bones to make your own?…

Autoimmune Healing

Be patient with me, sometimes I hurt Last week I was in pain, a lot of pain. If you happened to come by the store, I apologize for my lack of chipper, I was definitely moving slower than I normally do. It doesn’t happen…

Confessions: I May Be a Hipster

Recently I was sitting in a local coffee shop and overheard a conversation between a few folks enjoying a morning brew. Obviously they were unaware that I was the owner of the new trendy, hispter-y grocery store that opened up in town, otherwise the…

Ark of Taste

A New Distinction in Food Over the last several months I have had the opportunity to participate in a few events that highlight “Ark of Taste” foods and products. I admit, for a while I was totally unfamiliar with the term as I am…