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

Give the Gift of Health

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Move your health to a new level with KC and Vitamix. Who do you know that needs a little more energy, stamina, and over all well-being?

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

Who Do You Know Likes Fresh Local Organic Brew?

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Who do you know? *Likes to use Local Organic products *Enjoys a great freshly roasted cup o’ joe *Wants to raise money for an organization they care deeply about! I just got a fresh shipment of my favorite Locally Roasted Organic Coffee and have a few extra bags to sell. Proceeds will help fund the … 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

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