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Foods for brain health

Foods for brain health

Neuroscientists studying Alzheimer's and dementia suggest that a healthy diet can affect cognitive functions.  Some foods play a neuro-protective role, protecting the brain from harm, while other foods are harmful for the brain, increasing the risk of cognitive...

Food waste in America

Food waste in America

A recent article in USA Today, investigated food waste across America. On average, 31-40% of our food is thrown away after harvest.  That amount of food equals 1,200 calories per person per day that is wasted. Dr. Roni Neff, John Hopkins University, lead the first...

Nutrition as a Prescription

Nutrition as a Prescription

A recent article published in the NY Times, discusses how doctors across the country are realizing the connections between illness and diet.  Instead of handing their patients pamphlets, some doctors are teaching their patients how to prepare healthy meals.  This...

Colds and Flu Class

Colds and Flu Class

North Slope Farm is hosting a class on how to differentiate between cold and flu symptoms.  Participants will learn some home remedies for prevention and treatment for people of all ages.  This course will be taught by Pat Chichon, APN. Pat is a nurse practitioner,...

4-Science Backed Reasons for Eating Organic

4-Science Backed Reasons for Eating Organic

The main issue of buying organic is the cost versus environmental & health benefits.  How can we, as consumers find a balance? What products are better to buy organic? This article may help with answering these questions. Read More:...

Recommended Reading: Lentil Underground, by Liz Carlisle

Recommended Reading: Lentil Underground, by Liz Carlisle

[cmsmasters_row data_color="default" data_bot_style="default" data_top_style="default" data_width="boxed"][cmsmasters_column data_width="1/1"][cmsmasters_text] In Lentil Underground, Liz Carlisle recounts the patient growth of Timeless Seeds, which is today a highly...

New to the Raw Milk Debate?

New to the Raw Milk Debate?

According to farmtoconsumer.org, raw milk sales are illegal in only eight states.  In PA, retail sales are legal, and in NY, farm sales are legal.  NJ’s prohibition of raw milk sales appears antiquated and costly to farms and natural health advocates.  NJ citizens who...