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BOOMER TIME, FEED YOUR MIND, MAKE A RHYME

Boomer time is the right time, and it’s now. If Baby Boomers live up to the current predictions, one in eight will get Alzheimer’s. No cure, bad ending. Is it caused from eating too many modern aluminum foiled TV dinners in childhood? Modern food production and delivery promised unheard of labor savings. The Hungry Man […]

THE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE LISTENS TO JOEL SALATIN?

If anyone pays attention it ought to be the Secretary of Agriculture.   Where do you find yourself on food talk? Eat and move on? Cook and consume? Or maybe something with drama like the cooking show Chopped? Thoughts about food, more than just sitting down to eat, or fast food on the run, is […]

HOOK, BOOK, LOOK: JOEL SALATIN

In a hook for the ages, Joel Salatin drives his tractor right to the heart of health and nutrition. “If you think organic food is expensive, have you priced cancer lately?” He could have asked if you have priced heart disease, or diabetes, too. What he’s talking about is Death By Lifestyle through the choices […]

SUSTAINABLE FARMING TALKS TO SUSTAINABLE ADDICTION

Sustainable Addiction doesn’t listen to anyone but their Jones. You know you’ve got a hard charging audience like Joel Salatin and Polyface Farms when you write a post about them, send them the link, post it on Facebook with tags, and you end up with the biggest hitting post of the year. And it’s only […]

BABY BOOMER LIFE COACH: CHIP KELLY

Eat Right And Get Enough Sleep? Kelly Would Have Said The Same To Rocky. Does it get any easier than this? Don’t load up your plate three times at dinner and drop into a food coma in front of the television. You don’t need a coach to tell you that. Or do you? Be a […]

Get On Up. We’ll Do It Together On Three

No one wants more harping about staying active, light on our feet. From fastcompany.com: “If you sit too much, no amount of penance at the bench press will save you.” At the same time, neither will restless leg syndrome. You’ve heard the saying ‘use it or lose it?’ Now it is ‘move it or lose […]

REI – 24hr – New Seasons: The Triple Crown

Discreet shelf top lighting once showed the goods on drug store aisles. This was before the modern installation of overhead search light bulbs. Food aisles at the SW Barrows Road New Seasons feels the same as old school drug stores. Shelf lighting instead of sun lamps. Comfort food from comforting shelves. Ahhhhh. What is New […]

Farmer In The Boomer Dell

You’ve noticed the explosion of local produce and perishables in parking lots near you? It’s an invasion of farmers markets and Portland has a great one. Other cities do to, but after the PSU campus/Portland Farmers Market, what else is there? You find guys dragging wet sleeping bags and asking for coffee money.  All PSU alums know the drill. […]