Grow your own Food and Medicine, Featuring the Awake Gardener: Wally Richards


Grow your own Food and Medicine, Featuring the Awake Gardener: Wally Richards

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Featuring NZ's Gardening Guru, Wally Richards

Changing The World Garden by Garden!
Make no mistake, we are in a fight for our very survival."

We live in a world where natural plants given by mother earth are demonized and labeled dangerous and illegal because they cannot be patented while deadly chemicals produced in labs are treated as mainstream and safe in order to fill the pockets of a few.

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Comment by rose on March 20, 2018 at 15:49

German city sets an example by providing organic food to first graders

When it comes to making the organic food industry successful, Nuremberg, Germany, is a shining example of what is possible. One of the city’s initiatives is to gift first-graders with yellow lunchboxes filled with organic food on their first day of school, reports German broadcaster DW. The city refills the box daily as part of an initiative to increase the amount of organic food offered in public institutions.In Nuremberg City, Organic Food Takes PriorityThe Nuremberg initiative extends beyond public...
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Comment by rose on January 3, 2018 at 12:25

Inflammation is considered one of the most formidable causes of disease! Quell the pain and inflammation with your own DIY supplement superfood. Try these easy and sweet 2-ingredient turmeric bombs.

We would like to offer one important suggestion! If you can stomach it – add as much black pepper as possible.

Black pepper is proven to increase absorption of turmeric’s benefits by a whopping 2,000%!! You wouldn’t want to miss out on that important bioavailability.

Turmeric is known to fight pain, high blood sugar/blood pressure, inflammation, candida and so much more! But it’s difficult to get enough in your diet unless you take supplements – and those can be pricey.

Ingredients – what you will need:

  • 1/2 cup ground turmeric
  • 3 tbs  raw honey
  • Cookie sheet & parchment paper or baking mat.
  • Optional – but high recommended! Black pepper.

Stir ingredients until peanut butter consistency.

Roll into balls and line on parchment paper on cookie sheet.



Watch the video directions below or step-by-step photo instructions at Natural Living Ideas, where this recipe first surfaced.

Easy Two Ingredient Turmeric Bombs
Comment by rose on December 5, 2017 at 20:15

Healthy Cannabis Juice


3 lbs cannabis leaves (can use kale or chard also)
4 apples, quartered
4 golden beets, quartered (red beets stain)
3 stalks of celery, quartered
½ cucumber, quartered lengthwise
2 lemons, quartered lengthwise
1 piece of ginger as big as your thumb

Roughly chop your veggies so they will fit easily down the tube of the juicer. Soak and rinse your cannabis leaves to ensure no dust or bugs are on the surface.

Turn juicer on, position a catch cup or pitcher into front of the spout, and begin to juice. Alternate clumps of cannabis leaves with apples, celery, lemons or cucumber pieces to keep the fibrous pulp moving through the machine. Skim the foam from your finished juice.

Comment by rose on December 5, 2017 at 14:31

Here are the characteristics of a bad diet:

• Primarily consists of dead foods (cooked, microwaved, etc.)

• Primarily consists of processed foods (milled, bleached, etc.)

• Lacks large quantities of fresh, living fruits and vegetables.

• Avoids adequate water hydration (and focuses on manufactured beverages).

• Very high in processed sugars and processed carbohydrates.

• Contains genetically-modified foods such as corn, soy or sugar from GM sugar beets.

• Includes a large amount of processed, pasteurized dairy products such as cow's milk.

• Is made with hundreds of different chemical food additives from MSG and aspartame to chemical preservatives.

• Is packaged in toxic food containers, including plastics and epoxy resins that contaminate the food with BPA.

• Primarily consists of conventionally-grown, pesticide-contaminated foods.

• Contains a large quantity of unhealthy oils such as corn oil, soy oil or partially-hydrogenated oils.

• Consists of a large number of fried foods or foods cooked at very high temperatures that destroy nutrients while creating carcinogenic compounds.

• Is made with many modified, unnatural ingredients such hydrogenated oils, refined sugar (which removes the minerals), homogenized milk fats, and so on.

• Consists of a large quantity of animal products.

Comment by rose on July 24, 2017 at 18:38

Welcome Wally - what took you so long?

Comment by Doreen Agostino on July 13, 2017 at 11:40

It is also wise to grow our relationship with Soul, the unique cell of Creator Power in us, and inform others so they can do the same.

Comment by rose on July 12, 2017 at 6:08

Amazing Food Science Discovery: Edible Plants ‘Talk’ To Animal Cells, Promote Healing

Comment by rose on July 12, 2017 at 6:07

Amazing Food Science Discovery: Edible Plants ‘Talk’ To Animal Cells, Promote Healing

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Comment by rose on March 26, 2017 at 6:57

Today I want to share a “super-herb” tea recipe that may be able to turn the tables on your cold or flu, in heroic fashion. It’s also wonderful for sore throats.

The leafy celebrity at the heart of this tasty potion is none other than sage, the sacred plant many of us burn routinely in our homes for its aromatic energy-clearing powers. Did you know that it also packs a serious wallop for colds, viruses and bacterial infections?

Also known as Salvia officianalis, sage is an antibacterial, antiviral, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anti… pretty much anti-anything-that-feels-lousy.

All joking aside, this is a highly medicinal herb that is effective for a host of minor ailments like cold and flu, as well as major ones like cancer, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes.

Call me an earth medicine nerd, but I get so much joy working with powerful ancient plants like these. They leave modern medicine in the dust, and feel like teachers in your body when you take them!

Below is a delicious sage tea recipe that master herbalists swear by because of its fast-acting effects:

Sage Tea Recipe

*Important: never use aluminum utensils or containers for your tea extractions. Glass, porcelain, silver, and Pyrex are best!


1 Quart Water
12 Fresh Sage Leaves (Dry is ok too, but fresh is more potent!)
2 Tablespoons Local Honey
2 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice
A pinch of Cayenne Pepper


1. In a teapot or saucepan, bring water to a boil.

2. Add the sage leaves and remove the teapot or saucepan from heat.

3. Let steep for 15 minutes.

4. Stir in the remaining ingredients.

5. Pour a cup full, breathe in the beautiful aroma, say a healing blessing, and enjoy!

Two to three cups of sage tea per day is always part of the healing protocol in my house. Sage is generally viewed as being a very safe herb to experiment with, but as always, do your own research and make sure it feels right for you.

Hopefully this information will help you enjoy the fullness of the spring and shed the cobwebs of the cold months.

Stay curious,

Nick Polizzi
Founder, The Sacred Science

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