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A Visit With Sublime Organics

A Visit With Sublime Organics A Visit With Sublime Organics

Ellen and Greg Wilt run a diverse organic farm in Sublimity Oregon. By Jeremy Scott  The oldest definition I could find of the word “organic” is “a relationship between elements of something such that they fit together harmoniously as necessary parts of a whole.” This definition seems to embody Greg and Ellen Wilt of Sublime […]

May Donations Support Turtle Ridge Wildlife Center

May Donations Support Turtle Ridge Wildlife Center May-Donations-Support-Turtle-Ridge-Wildlife-Center

Urban Wildlife Soon after we moved into our house, it became clear to my partner and I that several trees along our fence line were going to have to come down. These fragile, half-dead Lombardy poplars were ready to drop major limbs or fall down entirely, and were a risk to our kids and our […]

Staying Dry For Delicious Delicata

Staying Dry For Delicious Delicata Dry Farming Delicata Squash

How can we grow tastier vegetables? For some, the answer might be water, or, to be more precise, the lack of it. Can you taste the difference in dry farmed vegetables? The Pacific Northwest has a reputation for being rather wet. It’s a reputation that’s justified, but anyone who’s spent a summer here knows that’s […]

Quick Guide to Eating Gluten Free

Quick Guide to Eating Gluten Free Quick Guide To Eating Gluten Free 1

See Our Gluten Free Recipes! While it’s not nearly as uncommon or unusual as it once seemed, finding out that you, a family member, or a friend needs to adopt a gluten-free diet can come as a bit of a shock. So many common foods contain gluten that changing your diet can feel overwhelming. But […]

Calming Anxiety

Calming Anxiety

Let’s talk about Anxiety can be a mild concern or a debilitating condition, and recent events have caused anxiety levels to rise uncomfortably in many people. Anxiety has been characterized by some, as a mental / emotional problem, and by others as a biochemical problem. More recent research suggests the two aspects are not so […]

The Story Of ‘Dick’s Carrot Cake’

The Story Of ‘Dick’s Carrot Cake’ Dick's Carrot Cake

 ‘Cutting Corners’ The evolution of Carrot Cake from ‘war cake’ to ‘health food’, and the tale of a secret geometry to Dick’s Carrot Cake. The 1970’s era was an entirely different decade at the Oregon coast. It was a time when boats outnumbered cars, and citizens of coastal towns spent idyllic days fishing, smoking fish, […]

Willamette Valley Wheat

Willamette Valley Wheat

A blog article from 2016 from LifeSource.Written by Matthew Trickey    Many of the products we carry at LifeSource are locally grown in the Willamette Valley.  Recently,  several of our staff payed a  visit to Hunton’s farm and Camas Country Mill.  Located in the heart of the valley, these businesses supply us wheat and spelt flour […]

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