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Canary in the Vegetable patch

You may be familiar with the use of a Canary to warn miners in coal mines when toxic levels of gas or the lack of O2 was imminent.  The bird would sing it’s happy song until a problem was present and then it would either die or at least stop singing which was a warning to …

Best Foods to Eat in January

This is an article I am copying for your reading pleasure directly from Organic Gardening.com, written by Emily Main.  This article is well written and  is good advice.  It should be passed on to you in its complete unadultrated form.  Emily also included some great recipes in the original, so click the link and check …

More about SUGAR

As we’ve discussed before, sugar is the bane of our existence.  Can’t live with it, can’t live with out it.  Since almost everything either has sugar in it or breaks down in our body (carbohydrates) to form sugar, we should avoid excess sugar intake when ever we can.  I am providing the following information about sugar as a …

Consumer ALERT – Product Recall

This is a public service announcement from the Fat Farm because I know some of you believe in “supplements”.  To clarify, Jughandle’s Fat Farm does not believe that we need to supplement our diets when we eat a balanced meal.  That said be warned of the following recall: The Protica Inc. company of Whitehall, PA has “voluntarily” recalled the …

What does Pesticide Residue Due to Us?

According to an article in The Daily Fix, Pesticides do at least 7 crazy things to our bodies: I am reproducing the following article with out permission because I think this is a VERY important topic we should be totally aware of – jughandle 7 Crazy Things Pesticides Are Doing to Your Body Agrochemicals, home …

Farmers’ Market Scams

This post is taken from a recent article from Organic Gardening.com So you’ve decided to try and eat organic vegetables?  You might even think that buying produce at local Farmers’ markets would even be better.  Maybe, maybe not. Types of Markets Generally there are two types of farmers markets and various combinations there of. Real …