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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

 Vampire Juice, a Story of Beets Irwin Goldman has an interesting passion for beets, “It’s just an incredibly fabulous vegetable that I think is totally underappreciated,” Goldman wants more than just new varieties and different flavors, he is researching plant secondary metabolites that hold promise for increasing human health and wellbeing. The plant geneticist, and […]

Super Nutrition Gardening

Super Nutrition Gardening Arugula Sprouts

Super Nutrition Gardening by William S. Peavy Linda Spaulding, Reviewer      Spring! Most likely a person’s fancy turns to, DIRT, as in earth, soil, that is. Mother Nature coaxes even the most timid to venture into the garden for a spring assessment. Even neighbors don’t complain when clanging metal shatters the morning stillness; implements […]

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 any hand […]

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 […]

Sustainable Shrimp Fisheries

Sustainable Shrimp Fisheries

Oregon Shrimp Trawlers in Newport Bay – Photograph by Hugh Pennock Sustainable Shrimp Fisheries What could be better than Oregon pink shrimp? Matthew Trickey    Shrimp and prawns are the most popular variety of seafood in the United States. The rising demand for shrimp has global repercussions, with economic incentives for more production and more […]

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 […]

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