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Pollen Season. Allergy relief?

Pollen Season. Allergy relief? Peppermint Nettles Cooler and Nettles Lemonade

Sneezes On The Breezes Spring brings occasional rain showers, sun showers, and showers of pollen, wafting on the breeze. If you experience pollen allergies, you may already be dreading  your body’s immune responses. Fortunately, spring also brings an abundance of nettles. Growing wild, nettles might be unfriendly to the touch, producing welts and skin irritation. […]

Celebrate Oktoberfest

Celebrate Oktoberfest

Bring A Bit Of Bavarian Charm To The Northwest! Oktoberfest is the world’s largest Volksfest (beer festival and travelling funfair) held annually in Munich, Germany. Running from late September to the first weekend in October, it’s a 16- to 18-day folk festival where millions of visitors from around the globe gather to enjoy Bavarian beer, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Story Behind Our Vampire Juice

The Story Behind Our Vampire Juice

10 Second Summary Our Vampire Juice recipe was developed by Luna, one of our front-end cashiers. Luna wanted to create an enjoyable way to get the benefits of beet, without the overwhelming geosmin flavor. Luna began to experiment with a mixture of beets and fresh squeezed orange juice to sweeten the flavor. The result was […]

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