What Exactly IS a Farmers Market?

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Farmers Markets can come in all shapes and sizes, from a small co-op gathering in a parking lot to a complex covering large acreage.   We'll examine some common characteristics of Farmers Markets, and the benefits of shopping at them. According to Wikipedia, a Farmers Market is :  " usually held outdoors, in public spaces, where farmers can sell produce to the public. Whereas these markets were commonplace before the Industrial age, they were often replaced in modernized cities with grocery stores that sell food that is usually pre-packaged and shipped from long distances. With the start of … [Read more...]

Why Not “Just Do It”?

It sounds so easy, right? Just do it. Nothing to it. If so, why do so few New Year's resolutions last until Valentine's Day? Or even the second week of January? Why do they fall by the wayside so easily for the vast majority of people? Of course, there are many reasons, but there are a few that must be addressed before any hope of lasting change can be achieved. After all, that's what we're after, right? We want transformation of our bodies, health, life, marriage, finances, etc. And we want it NOW! For most people who make impassioned resolutions during the emotional time as another … [Read more...]

The Real Story Behind Organic Eggs

This egg-cellent video produced by the Cornucopia Institute shows graphically the difference in humanely, organically farmed chickens, and those in egg production houses. In the video, it mentions purchasing local family-farmed eggs at the Farmer's Market. This is just another example of how your local Farmer's Market supports the age-old tradition of family farms, and helps your friends and neighbors sustain their way of life! Click the link below to view the video: Scrambled Eggs ***************************** … [Read more...]

Are you Making New Year’s REVOLUTIONS?

-- START A REVOLUTION IN YOUR LIFE! In a couple of weeks, many people will be making New Year's Resolutions.  I challenge you to defy the Status Quo.  Dare to be different.  Resolutions are weak.  Make New Year's REVOLUTIONS! Intensely burn with the desire to achieve the changes that you want down deep in your core.  Think long and hard about WHY you want to change and WHAT you really want.  The WHY has got to be so big that it crowds out doubt, fatigue, obstacles, fear and apathy.  Keep your eyes on your WHYS.   Revolutionize your life and grab what you really want.  Be Defiant.  … [Read more...]