Category Archives: Access to Real Food

New Page on Real Food Houston – Where to Find Nutritious Food and Non-Toxic Products

For quite a while I have been collecting resources for healthy food and personal care products, as well as for sources of information on a variety of nutrition and health topics. I have recently published the first page of my … Continue reading

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Is Drinking Raw Milk Like Playing Russian Roulette?

Am I playing Russian roulette?  I drink raw milk or raw milk kefir every day.  The FDA and state health department officials frequently compare drinking raw milk with playing Russian roulette. Is drinking raw milk really that dangerous? Let’s find out … Continue reading

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Food Freedom is essential for all of us no matter what kind of food we eat!

Do you drink raw milk?  Do  you eat pastured meat?  Do you like to get your fruits and vegetables direct from the farm?  Do you want to make your own choices as to which foods you eat? If any of … Continue reading

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Head to Houston to Find Answers to What Ails You

Today’s post was originally published by Kimberly Hartke on The Healthy Home Economist.  Kimberly highlights some of the exciting features of the upcoming Houston Regional Wise Traditions Conference. Are you struggling with a chronic illness? Does someone in your family … Continue reading

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Livestreamed Debate, Dec. 4th: “Don’t Eat Anything with a Face”

I just learned of a fascinating debate that will be livestreamed on December 4, 2013, 6:45 pm EST (5:45 pm Central).  The subject is “Don’t Eat Anything with a Face.” Here’s what the debate is all about, according to the … Continue reading

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Healthyway Dairy has lots of Real Milk!

We buy most of our milk from Healthyway Dairy in Santa Fe, Texas.  It’s the closest licensed Grade A raw milk dairy to our house, and we really enjoy talking to Bill and Irene Nelson about their cows. Earlier in … Continue reading

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Food Banks CAN Provide Healthy and Nutritious Food!

I appreciate that food banks help many people who need food to eat, but, as I learned more about nutrition, I realized that almost all of the foods collected and distributed by most food banks are not the nutrient-dense, fresh … Continue reading

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The EU Wants to Control All Seeds!

This week the European Commission is considering a new law that would give control of ALL seeds to a new organization–the EU Plant Variety Agency.  Controlling all seeds is not very far from controlling ALL food.  Just think about the … Continue reading

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No food freedom in Texas! Texas raw milk farmer’s license suspended for delivering milk!

[Update February 12, 2013:  Wow! I've already got an update.  I just found a video of the farmer being forced to dump 700 gallons of raw milk ($5,000), just because he was delivering.  There was nothing wrong with the milk.  … Continue reading

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Say yes to food freedom! Let’s improve access to raw milk in Texas!

During the 2011 session of the Texas legislature, a bill to allow delivery of raw milk by the farmer to the customer was defeated–it never even got out of committee!  Why was it defeated?  There are probably many reasons, including … Continue reading

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