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Thrive on a Plant Based Diet

Thrive on a Plant Based Diet

If you’ve ever eliminated meat from your diet, you know the most common concern is where to get your protein. For those of us that live by a plant based diet, we know that all sorts of nutrients are available through a variety of rainbow colored plant life. For years, the meat and dairy industries […]

The Hidden Costs of GMOs

The Hidden Costs of GMOs Crop Duster

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs), first introduced to agriculture in a major way in 1996, now cover at least 45% of US croplands. In the two decades since their introduction, many individuals and groups have raised concerns about the potential risks of consuming these bioengineered foods, none of which have gone through significant controlled safety testing. […]

What Is Keto?

What Is Keto? Keto Diet Vegetable Salad Plate

By Michelle Achée, NTP       The Ketogenic Diet (Keto) is a high fat, adequate protein, very low carbohydrate diet that was originally created in the early 20th century to treat epilepsy. Extreme carbohydrate restriction compels the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates. Carbs get broken down into glucose for the body to use […]

Fern’s Edge Goat Dairy

Fern’s Edge Goat Dairy ferns edge goat dairy

Fern’s Edge Goat Dairy has been supplying LifeSource with fresh, raw goats milk for many years. There is a very noticeable fresh, sweet flavor to Fern’s Edge Goat’s Milk, and many people have inquired about the ‘secret’ to the flavor. After speaking with Shari Reyna, owner of Fern’s Edge Goat Dairy, we have learned what […]

In the LifeSource Hot Seat: Nic Tworog

In the LifeSource Hot Seat: Nic Tworog

     Nic Tworog has been a crucial part of the LifeSource produce department for over five years now, but his love for quality food goes back much further than that. Nic spent much of his career in the grocery world, starting at Shop’ N Kart in Ashland and later at a co-op in Coos […]

Meet Your Local Farmer: Meadow Grove Eggs

Meet Your Local Farmer: Meadow Grove Eggs Meadow Gold Farm

It all started with a few chickens and an old dog kennel as a makeshift chicken coop. Before long, after another few trips to the local feed store, our large pasture housed 160 chickens in a mobile chicken coop. Soon, we added another 60 ducks to our growing flock and started giving the surplus eggs […]

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