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Fairweather Natural Foods

Allgood Provisions is proud to announce that Fairweather Natural Foods located in beautiful Park City, UT is now carrying our line of organic foods! Fairweather is Park City's only locally owned natural food market and cafe. The store offers an array of organic, vegan and select gluten-free goods, as well as sandwiches, salads, and vegan soups, made fresh daily. An impressive selection of vitamins, herbs, and homeopathic remedies are available from a knowledgeable and compassionate staff. Whether you live in the area or are just visiting, be sure to stop in an say hello!

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Organic Foods: A Healthy Return on Investment

1. Budget Smartly Organic foods are sometimes more expensive than mainstream alternatives. If your grocery budget allows you to go exclusively organic, do so. If money is tight, choose organic products selectively. Organic is better because it's "definitely healthier for the environment and reduces the pesticide load in the body," says Dr. Kulze, who also serves as national spokesperson for the Smart Eating Initiative at Ruby Tuesday restaurants nationwide. "Although we could certainly argue that there are safe limits for individual pesticides based on scientific study, pesticides are clearly not healthy substances." 2. Know Your Nutrients "There is scientific evidence, although limited, that organic produce is 'healthier' because it contains more micronutrients and phytochemicals," Dr. Kulze says. She cites a...

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Homemade Granola and Yogurt

For an upgraded version of the traditional cold cereal and milk, put together your own version of granola. There are several benefits to this: First, you'll save lots of money by making your own versus buying the already packaged stuff. Second, you can customize your granola for your kids. Here's a basic recipe for granola, so that you can customize your own. Cook up a couple of batches on the weekend, and serve it with a cup of organic yogurt in the morning. 2 1/2 cups organic rolled oats 1/2 - 1 cup honey or agave nectar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon sea salt 2 tablespoons oil (your choice, though olive oil tends to have too strong a flavor)  ...

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1% for the Planet. Join the Revolution!

  What is 1% For The Planet? 1% For The Planet is an alliance of businesses committed to leveraging their resources to create a healthier planet. Members recognize their responsibility to and dependence on a healthy environment and donate at least 1% of their annual net revenues to environmental organizations worldwide. The alliance aims to prove that taking environmental responsibility is good for business. The History of 1% For The Planet 1% For The Planet was launched by Yvon Chouinard, environmental activist and founder of outdoor clothing company Patagonia, Inc., and Craig Mathews, owner of Blue Ribbon Flies in 2001. Chouinard and Mathews, both astute and visionary businessmen, had empirical experience with the great success environmental commitment had brought to...

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Prince Charles Champions Organic Farming

WASHINGTON -- Prince Charles is in Washington talking about environmentally friendly farming, and he says it's a change from giving royal wedding toasts. After greeting students at Georgetown University on Wednesday, Charles spoke passionately about organic and sustainable farming for almost an hour. He made only brief reference to the worldwide hubbub over his son Prince William's wedding to Kate Middleton last week. Charles called his remarks "a change from making embarrassing speeches about my eldest son during wedding receptions." In his speech, the Prince of Wales criticized government subsidies for large-scale agriculture and encouraged more government and business support for organic and environmentally-friendly food production. The United States spends tens of billions of dollars a year on such subsidies....

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