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On the Real Food News Front — 08-1-14

I know it’s Friday, but this week I have been so busy with the activities of the Houston-Galveston chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation that I am a little behind with the news.  For breakfast this morning while drinking … Continue reading

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We Simply Can’t Avoid the True Cost of Cheap Food!

In the U.S. we spend less of our household budget on food than any other county in the world.  We only spend about 6.9% of our household income on food.  What do other countries spend on food?  Here are a … Continue reading

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TOFGA (Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association) Conference 2014

[The following is a guest post by Valerie Stegemoeller, who, with her husband, has a small homestead northwest of Houston. She is a co-leader of the Houston-Galveston Chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation and recently attended the Texas Organic … 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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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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Why you should support the Farm & Ranch Freedom Alliance!

Do you care about the quality of your food?  Do you care about the sustainability of farming and the health of our planet earth?  Do you want the freedom to choose your own foods?  Do you want our small family … Continue reading

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The USDA ban on raw almonds is a food freedom issue, not a food safety issue!

[Update: On February 22, 2013: the DC Court of Appeals "held that California almond producers don’t currently have the right to even argue that the USDA overstepped the bounds of its authority with the Almond Rule."   The Almond Rule had actually extended the … Continue reading

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Partners in Paleo – a new restaurant in the Houston area

My husband and I just visited a new (only open two weeks) restaurant for lunch yesterday.  The food was very tasty (I ate every bite of my lunch and sampled my husband’s potatoes too), and, best of all we didn’t … Continue reading

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Mill-King Market & Creamery to supply healthy milk to Houston (and can’t be forced out)!

Update 9/27/12: Mill-King started delivery to Houston today and is supplying Revival Market, Trentino Gelato, and several coffee shops, including Antidote, Black Hole, Double Trouble, and Catalina. Revival Market announced last week that they had found a dairy to provide … Continue reading

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Toddlers have a great time at Healthy Way Dairy!

What’s not to like about these photos–seven toddlers and their moms had a fun tour of Healthy Way Dairy last week.  The children were especially lucky because there was a three-week old Jersey calf to play with, along with the … Continue reading

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