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Drink in the Beauty of Spring: A Lovely, Local Spring Hike

Drink in the Beauty of Spring: A Lovely, Local Spring Hike

Are you looking for a new spot to explore this Spring that is both beautiful and not too far from home? My new favorite destination for a deep dive into Willamette Valley beauty is the Luckiamute Landing State Natural Area. It is located south of Buena Vista at a very special place along the Willamette […]

Suds Up to Sanitize

Suds Up to Sanitize

  With the recent scarcity of hand sanitizer, we revisit the original sanitation solution – soapy water!  Concerns about viruses, and hand sanitation have resulted in a noticeable shortage of hand sanitizer wipes.    Though LifeSource normally provides organic lavender hand wipes as a courtesy to our shoppers, we have not been able to re-order […]

Trees For The Community

Trees For The Community

LifeSource People Volunteering in Salem LifeSource staff, family, and friends are active volunteering in the community. In addition to community donations, we spend time together working for the enjoyment of all people of the Salem area. During this tree planting event, we worked with Friends of Trees to plant over 40 trees in beautiful Cascades […]

GeerCrest Farm: A Willamette Valley Homestead Classroom

GeerCrest Farm: A Willamette Valley Homestead Classroom In the cabbage patch at Geercrest Farm

It’s hard to imagine how many unknown gems there must be around the Willamette Valley — we all know the breathtaking and varied beauty of Oregon. With a stately old farmhouse overlooking a gentle valley still cut by a pre-colonial trail, spring fed creeks, and oak savanna, GeerCrest Farm is definitely one of those little-known […]

Connecting Local Farmers and Eaters through the Oregon Pasture Network

Connecting Local Farmers and Eaters through the Oregon Pasture Network People looking at cows in a pasture

Friends Of Family Farmers – Oregon Pasture Network by Lindsay Trant, Oregon Pasture Network Program Manager In June 2016, Friends of Family Farmers, a nonprofit organization that supports and advocates for family farms, launched the Oregon Pasture Network (OPN). The program connects Oregon’s pasture-based producers to each other as well as resources and expert assistance […]

All About Sunscreen

All About Sunscreen A sunlit beach.

It’s no secret that prolonged exposure to UV rays leads to sunburn and increases the risk of skin cancer. It’s also common knowledge that protecting your baby’s skin with sunscreen is especially important. But did you know that many sunscreens contain chemical ingredients that may have adverse health effects for you and your little one? […]

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