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Healthy, Sustainable Dog Treats

Yesterday I wrote about choosing a healthy food for your dog. Like most commercial dog food, many of the dog treats out there are full of fillers and low-quality meat. Here’s a recipe for soy-free, corn-free, and wheat-free dog treats. They’re made from sardines, a fish species that’s high in omega-3 fatty acids, low in […]

July 6th

Wild Eats: Purslane, the Delicious Weed

Last week, I was pruning tomato plants at the farm when I noticed a vaguely familiar plant growing amongst the tomatoes. It had fleshy, succulent, paddle-shaped leaves and thick, reddish stems that crept along the ground. After studying it for a moment, it came to me – purslane! I recognized it from one of my […]

June 15th

Monsanto’s Vistive Gold Soybeans Lack Omega-3

[social_buttons] Monsanto’s new Vistive Gold soybeans lack omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids are essential to the human body. They have been shown to improve cardiovascular function and assist in the development of the brain. Research indicates omega-3s could have anti-cancer properties, improve immune function in infants, and may reduce the chance of low birth […]

June 10th

My Dog Says, Eat More Sardines

My dog taught me to make better seafood choices. Weird, I know. You see, my dog has a lot of, er… issues. By the time I adopted her, she had lived on the streets of East St. Louis for three months, bounced through eight different foster homes, and had one failed adoption – all before […]

October 26th