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Posted by admin on October 12, 2013 in Nourish
Today, Saturday, October 12, people all around the globe are mobilizing to March Against Monsanto, voicing their opposition of the use of genetically-modified seeds and foods, and to rail against the government protection that has been afforded to the U.S-based Agriculture Biotechnology giant.  The organizers behind the march state that, "In the United States, the FDA, the agency tasked...
Posted by admin on August 21, 2013 in Nourish
When overwhelmed with making choices about food two simple rules to follow are: eat locally and eat seasonally. These two rules are nothing new. They are basic principles that not until recently had to be culturally revisited. In Ayurveda, yoga’s sister science, living with the seasons holds ancient truths that can lead us to a happier and healthier life. Not sure? Is it manageable? Try this:...
Posted by admin on June 2, 2013 in Nourish
Something about drinking wine seems pure: natural and clean.  It could be the role wine plays in augmenting the magic of a perfect meal, accompanying deep conversation with great company, or the proven health benefits of moderate consumption.  Or maybe it’s the earthy adjectives we use to describe wine – oaky, floral, fruity, or, indeed, earthy itself.  Whatever it is, wine has a...
Posted by Guest Scribe on April 22, 2013 in Eco, Nourish
by The Heart Growers "What can I do?"  It's a question that we all ask ourselves at some point.  You may even have read sustainable farming leader, Joel Salatin, posing the same question recently in his Guest Scribe post here in the WanderlustJournal.  Many people have spent the better part of their lives asking that same question, and if there is one thing that we can all...
Posted by admin on November 30, 2012 in Inspiration, Community
The New York Times says he's "Virginia's most multifaceted agrarian since Thomas Jefferson [and] the high priest of the pasture", Salatin calls himself an environmentalist capitalist lunatic farmer, and we call him a heck of a good time!  We were thrilled to have this outspoken and animated pioneer in beyond-organic farming visit us at Wanderlust Vermont in Stratton, VT in June of 2012. In...
Posted by Jeff Krasno on February 6, 2012 in Eco, Nourish
  It’s dad’s night to cook and my eldest daughter and I head to the local grocery store. Hamburgers it is (big surprise). We weave our way through the aisles in search of the miniscule cubby reserved for grass-fed meat. And there’s a pound of grass-fed chuck for $10.  Our earth/animal friendly meat is stacked amongst of sea of industrial ground beef priced at approximately $3 per pound....