I AM an Eater Educator

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Everybody wants to know, “What do you do?”  This can be a hard question to answer sometimes. My past professional experience has been in the areas of business management and marketing. I have been moving towards having all I do be related to food and health. Health is so vital. If you don’t have good health, … Continue reading

Local Health and Sustainability Events Coming Up in Milwaukee

Local Health and Sustainability Events Coming Up in Milwaukee 9/9/15  Green Drinks (Sustainability Meetup)  http://www.mkegreendrinks.org/992015-fernando-reyes-gonzalez-johnson-controls-corporate-sustainability/ 9/10/15  Pre-Expo Special Training for Holistic Health Expo Vendors  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/best-practices-for-a-successful-trade-show-tickets-18428571353?aff=erellivorg# 9/17/15  WasteCap Emerald Evening Fundraiser; http://www.wastecap.org/events/emerald_evening.php (transforming waste into resources) 9/19/15   Victory Garden Initiative Farm Raiser Party (empowering people to grow their own food)  http://victorygardeninitiative.org/FarmRaiser 9/26/15 Wisconsin Gluten Free Expo  Saturday 10 … Continue reading

If We Build It, They Will Come

If We Build It, They Will Come. Great article about Concordia Gardens in Milwaukee. I love this place!! Come join in the fun with Victory Garden Initiative!!

Victory Garden Blitz – Still Time to Get Your Garden!

Victory Garden Blitz – Coming soon! This is just a friendly reminder from Victory Garden Initiative that you have only 18 days left to order your garden for the 2014 Victory Garden Blitz! Each May, VGI rallies an army of volunteers to build hundreds of raised beds across Milwaukee–from backyards, to community gardens, to businesses … Continue reading

Karin Conway Changing Energy 2013

Karin Conway Changing Energy 2013  posted to Youtube 12/31/13  http://youtu.be/Gxdj_PfKWYo?t=2s Hi, this is Karin Conway, your organic growth coach. Today is Dec 31st 2013. I am so glad this year is over with. Today I want to talk about Changing energy, which can be very confusing…If you are experiencing some changing energy, I would recommend … Continue reading

14 food resolutions for 2014 – Inspired by Jessy Servi

Republished with permission from Jessy Servi of my VGI Food Leader Certification program. As Nelson Mandela said, “sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great.”Together we can be that generation and find solutions to nourish both people and the planet!Here are 14 food resolutions for 2014:1. Meet Your Local Farmer Know your farmer, know … Continue reading

Permaculture Growth at Victory Garden Initiative

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Permaculture review by Karin Conway 10/30/13 (PDC Certification 2013)   What the heck is this thing called “permaculture” anyway?  That is a good question that I have had asked a lot lately.  I heard it described perfectly as “Applied Ecology” recently. I couldn’t think of a more succinct definition.   According to  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Permaculture ;  Permaculture is … Continue reading

Organic or Naturally Grown?

I found this great article related to Organic Farming and wanted to share. Naturally Grown: An alternative label to organic Alternative to organic, Certified Naturally Grown adopted by more than 700 farms in 47 states SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y. (AP) — Justine and Brian Denison say they adhere to all the growing practices required for organic certification, … Continue reading

Having a Hard Time Giving up Wheat? Its Not Your Fault

If you have a hard time giving up wheat and gluten, you’re not alone and its not your fault.   Wheat is addictive just like crack or heroine.   I just got my own copy of Wheat Belly by William Davis, MD and I was not surprised to read about how wheat affects your brain and … Continue reading

Gluten Free is a Good Way to Be

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I wanted to share this article published on the Youngevity site; I think it helps explain a little bit about gluten intolerance or sensitivity…or whatever you want to call it. (Celiac Disease). It all boils down to a genetically modified product like wheat causing all sorts of inflammation and upset to your stomach and body. … Continue reading