Categorized Under “ Sustainability”

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Your Field Guide to Changing the World

“To be interested in food but not in food production is clearly absurd.” – Wendell Berry   I couldn’t agree more with that quote. The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook is going to really get folks excited about cooking, sourcing and even growing their own healthy food! Even if you’re not in Read more…

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Sustainability > Abbz

Some of you got into paleo to get killer abbz. That’s fantastic. But if the food you’re eating comes from a broken system that is destroying the planet, it’s time to think about something more important than your 6-pack. “To be interested in food, but not in food production, is Read more…

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Grazing for Change Conference – Local Discount

The Western Regional Grazing Conference: Grazing for Change is offering a special discount to locals and local producers (local means California, Oregon, Nevada, Washington, Idaho) for their upcoming conference in Chico, CA. Local producers can go to grazingforchange.com and enter the discount code: Local2015 to receive 15% off the registration Read more…

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Hunting: How to begin if your Dad never taught you

One really important aspect of “being Paleo” is knowing where your food comes from. Understanding the right way to hunt is a critical skill for anyone looking to understand sustainable food systems. The following is an excerpt from my book, The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook, which is not only a cookbook, Read more…

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Ecuadorians are no longer eating this traditional food

In an era of trendy diets and “superfoods” from around the world, it is hard to believe that those foods could be inaccessible or even rejected by the people who live near or grow them. Here is a summary of the complex story of why people in the tropical regions Read more…

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 26

Day 26 Challenge: Eat what’s in season! Do some research and find out which fruits and vegetables are at their peak right now. This might mean you have to step away from that banana today… Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway:  Keto diets aren’t for everyone and neither is Intermittent Fasting – don’t Read more…

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Kelp is the New Kale

I have to share with you how much I love eating kelp. You can buy it in the dehydrated form in many health food stores, but recently I got to try some raw kelp in a slaw and it was so much better. Kelp has been a staple for thousands Read more…

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5 Reasons to Switch to Pastured Pork

Robb and I have become great friends over the last few years, bonding over nutrition, sustainability, and sometimes, moonshine. I recently asked him what was going on with the Liberty Gardens section of the website and he admitted that he needed “someone” to take it on. Well, I’m going to Read more…

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Paleo Aquaponics

Guest post written by: Conor O’Higgins   Admit it: if you’ve been around the paleo community a while, you sometime dream about being in one of those idyllic hunter-gatherer-gardener societies of the past. The Inuit, Masai, Kuna, Hawai’ians – these traditional societies certainly had beautiful lifestyles and superior nutrition to Read more…

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Beyond Grass-Fed

Guest post written by: Conor O’Higgins I have some breaking news from the organic food revolution: we’ve discovered the solution to global warming and water scarcity. Is it a new kind of solar panel? Is it reforestation? Is it a new subsidy plan? Nope. It’s wolves. That’s right – wolves. Read more…

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