Quick! Before it’s time for the August gleanings, here are these articles I found from July…
Children who live on farms that produce milk run one-tenth the risk of developing allergies as other rural children. According to researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, pregnant women may benefit from spending time on dairy farms to promote maturation of the fetal and neonatal immune system.
If you’ve been told that milk is not a healthy food for you and your family to consume, know that history stands firm as a strong and convincing counterpoint to this false, modern notion!
Again, the bottom line of this article is that essential oils are one of MANY kinds of herbal preparations. They truly have their place in the spectrum of plant medicine uses and applications. They are extremely potent and need to be used in an ethical, strategic, and skilled manner. This blog post serves to high-light these points and deepen our exploration of working with plants.
Now, I’m not optimistic. I’m hopeful, because I know there are better ways of treating the world. And I know that not just from theory, but from examples, from things I’ve seen, and from things I’ve learned from reading history. It is possible to do better.
According to the new UN report, major changes are needed in our food, agriculture and trade systems, with a shift toward local small-scale farmers and food systems recommended.