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Winter oranges in Nebraska

Atlanta food forest


Such a great idea! Atlanta's City Council just voted in favor of t... read more

Sacred chocolate


See Food of the gods ... drinking a homemade cacao hot chocolate in the mornings instead of coffee ... unleashes such bea... read more

Cayenne supplements


I'd like to report that if anyone has prostate issues, the best treatment I know of is ... read more

How to lose hundreds of pounds


See every-breath-you-take. ... contrary to intuition, over 90% of lost weight leaves the body as carbon dioxide exhaled from the l... read more

Turmeric, cinnamon & ginger tea


from My Persian Kitchen Prep time: 1 min Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 31 mins Serves: 1 cup Ingredients 1 tsp grated fresh turmeric 1... read more

Marijuana, hemp, cbd: what's legal and where


For those "asking for a friend," see marijuana-hemp-cbd-whats-legal-and-where: "As ... read more

27-pound bucket of mac and cheese


We should just go ahead and get this for our 13yo daughter.... read more

Good food, bad packaging


Feedback I sent to Luvo: I love your frozen meals, but hate your packaging. Your microwave cooking instructions basically say "look elsewhere on package."W... read more

Easiest container-friendly food plants


"We've found 35 fruits and vegetables that you can grow in containers. These range from bananas and citrus fruits to tomatoes, cucumbers, and just about anything else that you would normally plant in a larger garden.&... read more

Horsetail herb said to remove aluminum


According to the "Health Ranger," anyway.... read more

Drop the diet drinks


from Diet drinks TRIPLE risk stroke dementia "Diet drinks TRIPLE your risk of stroke and de... read more

Wild lettuce to help pain


This looks very familiar in my yard. Go here for more info: lettuce "I'm ... read more

Farm of the future?


Cool! But I also like one of the commenters' idea about forest gardens. Via forest gardens ... read more

Russia completely bans GMOs in food production

That's it! We're moving to Russia! Just kidding (because it kinda sucks over there unless you're rich ... like almost everywhere else, actually). Still, this is good news for humans: "This is a bold move by the Russi... read more

What to plant now


Just FYI if you were wondering, 'cuz I was. "Broccoli.If you live in a warmer climate and can find a quick growing Broccoli variety, you can harvest well into November."Source: ... read more

The real reason wheat is toxic


"Standard wheat harvest protocol in the US is to drench the wheat fields with Roundup several days before the combine harvesters work through the fields [because] withered, dead wheat plants are less taxing on the far... read more

Mighty broccoli sprouts rapidly detox pollutants


Broccoli sprouts, anyone? "The drink used in the China study was made with broccoli sprouts developed by researchers at Johns Hopkins University. They are sold under the brand name ... read more

Nutty grain and oat bars


I need to try this. Too bad I hate cooking so much. I eat way too many ... read more

Farmers use social media to stop food waste


Farmers use social media to stop food waste. So far, Crop... read more

10 ways to survive skyrocketing food prices

Good to know. from 10 Ways to Survive Skyrocketing Food Prices "Food prices are... read more

52 plants in the wild you can eat

FIRST, an important note: NEVER eat unripe elderberries. That caution aside, this is good to know if you're ever starving or just have the munchies while wandering through your back yard!:) via ... read more

Why your brain craves junk food and what you can do about it


The good news is that the research shows the less junk food you eat, the less you crave it. In other words, self-control! What a concept! via ... read more

Food Stamp corporate welfare


"Millions of Americans are angry because food stamp recipients can use their benefits to buy junk food but don't realize that they are able to do so because corporate America wouldn't have it any other way.&qu... read more

Anti-inflammatory smoothie to heal you from the inside out


I think I'll try this. " If you are battling an aliment or just want to feel good - this sm... read more

Some non-organic foods contain upwards of 180 times fluoride level of tap water


via Some non-organic foods contain upwards of 180 times the fluoride level of tap water, says expert. "... the ... read more

Struggle in the vegetable garden

No, not just me and my pathetic "crop management." While that's definitely been a struggle, there have apparently been physical altercations going on in the garden, specifically on top of the onions. The tops of those plants &mdas... read more

Benefits of Turmeric


Turmeric's cardiovascular benefits found Just an FYI, above. ... read more

Pick your own fruits and vegetables


Should be fun, and you'll know it's fresh: pick-your-own-produce See also: ... read more

Garden improvements

I finished up my little rain barrel project yesterday. My three rain barrels used to be underneath the downspout coming off the roof. And that's great for catching the most rain, but the problem was that it is downhill from and no... read more

This year's vegetable garden


My checklist for this year's vegetable garden: Soil tilled? Check! Top soil added? Check! Plants bought? Check! Seeds for plants not available for purchase? Check! Plants planted? ... read more

Major food companies consider lobbying for GMO labeling


Maybe there is hope for mankind, after all? Thanks to the boycotts, and more people refusing to remain ignorant? Whatever the reason, this looks promising. via ... read more

Avoid the pharmacy, fight the flu with remedies from the kitchen


via Avoid the Pharmacy: Fight the Flu with Remedies from the Kitchen. "A gargle made from salt water can r... read more

Cincinnati passes resolution requiring GE food labeling


Cincinnati passes resolution requiring GE food labeling.Good!And that's where Kroger is head... read more

Eat your tomato harvest all year


Five Tasty Ways to Eat Your Tomato Harvest All Year "Hello tomato harvest time. If your garden ... read more

Research shows local honey may halt allergies


For those with allergies, this might help.Research Shows Local Honey may Halt Allergies. "Honey has been considered an altern... read more

Our first ever Ethiopian restaurant


With Elizabeth taken for the night by her wonderful Auntie, Tara and I took the opportunity last night to use a Groupon and go to an Ethiopian restaurant, ... read more

Millions against Monsanto, the food fight of our lives


"If you put a label on genetically engineered food you might as well put a skull and crossbones on it." — Norman Braksick, president of Asgrow Seed Co., a subsidiary of ... read more

British town grows all of its own vegetables, improved civic life


British town grows all of its own vegetables, witnes... read more

Naturally reduce your risk of allergies


Yet again, the solutions for most of the ailments that plague modern society are to be found in the natural world, not the synthetic world of establishment medicine and Big Pharma. via ... read more

Thanks to the FDA, you really have no idea what's in your food


via Thanks to the FDA, You Really Have No Idea Whats In Your Food. "It's been stuc... read more

Clean 15, the 15 lowest pesticide-prone forms of produce


Clean 15: The 15 Lowest Pesticide-Prone Forms of Produce. "If you don't ... read more

Candwich, sandwich in a can goes on sale


Not a bad idea! Candwich: Sandwich in a can goes on sale "The American makers of the ... read more

Emergency preparedness food storage


Emergency Essentials - Be Prepared Emergency Preparedness Food Storage.That's the Boy Scout motto, isn't it? Never hurts. " BePrepared is the world's large... read more

Supermarket meat tainted with drug-resistant bacteria


Another reason to go vegetarian, although their math isn't right. Forty-seven percent is much worse than "1 in 4." Maybe we should actually read the article? :) via ... read more

Which food additives make children behave badly


via Which Food Additives Make Children Behave Badly. "... food a... read more

Pick your own fruit and vegetable farms

This could prove useful as food (and gas) prices soar this coming year: Where to Find Pick-Your-Own Fruit and Vegetable Farms / Orchards for Local, Fresh Fruit, Vegetables and Pump... read more

The starch solution

All about removing meat and dairy from your diet. The McDougall Newsletter - Introduction to New McDougall Book — The Starch Solution. ... read more

Dems pull fast one with food safety bill

via newswithviews/NWV-News/news233.htm "It didn't take long for Democrats in the House to figure a way around the constitutional roa... read more

Food safety hypocrites

These people all need to go: libertynewsonline/article_301_29693.php... read more

Another reason to avoid Monsanto products


A very technical article. from GMO-Free_Europe_2010 "It is import... read more

Buy local food


via Using Local Organic Cooperatives To Defeat Globalists "Okay, you're awake, back among the human tribe.N... read more

Genetically engineered food right to know act

Ask Your Congresspersons to Cosponsor HR 5577, Representative Kucinich's Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act "10. Almost all non-organic processed food or animal products in the U.S. today contain ingredien... read more

Saved a blackberry bush


A couple of them, actually. I was going to post this to blackberryrescue, but there is no such site. Wait, maybe I should check. You never know. Guess what? There IS such a sit... read more

Waxman sneaks anti-vitamin amendment into Wall Street reform bill


Waxman represents L.A. on the west side up to Santa Monica. I bet those people take LOTS of supplements. via naturalnews/028687_Henry... read more

Decent breakfast place?


Calling all breakfast eaters: Does anyone know of a decent place for breakfast near Nashville's (BNA) airport? My sister is passing through town next weekend and wants to h... read more

Has the FDA lost its mind... again?


cherries and walnuts are not drugs "In the latest volley of the US Food and Drug Administration's... read more

Make your own sports drink

... for a fraction of the cost. This is the one thing that kills our food budget, but we keep buying it because my back muscles seem to need the electrolytes to keep from spasming.At least, that's what I've convinced myse... read more

Cake mixes & toxins


PLEASE remember to check your cupboards when you get home tonight!!! Throw away ALL OUTDATED pancake mix, brownie mixes, Bisquick, cake and cookie mixes, etc., you have in your home. A high school student had pancakes and it a... read more

GMO foods


Genetically-modified cotton is poisoning people in India. In this country, non-organic soybeans, corn and canola (most non-organic of these are GMO) are poisoning people. It's in corn chips and other products. They are making soybeans... read more

Wine review


Yes, we do it all here at FriendsNews! If I said to you "Bohemian Highway, California Merlot 2007," what would you think? Crap? Just this side of Thunderbird? Well, you'd be wrong. At the amazingly low price of $6 for the small bottle... read more

6 ways mushrooms can save the world


Very cool talk given here. He talks fast, so you have to pay close attention. via 6 ways mushrooms can save the w... read more

Food


Kind Earth Recipes by Anastasia Real Italian pizza!Best pizza [one of our readers has] ever had. Kinda pricey... read more

A few tips

Reheat Pizza Heat up leftover pizza in a non-stick skillet on top of the stove, set heat to med-low and heat till warm. This keeps the crust crispy. No soggy micro pizza. I saw this on the cooking channel and it really wo... read more

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