Long before the sun rises above the horizon, Amanda and Gustav, of Zorn Organic Farms are planning the day ahead. As the demand for locally grown Oregon strawberries is reaching a crescendo, the farm workers are filling flat after flat with ripe berries. The shifting pink and orange colors of the sky hint at the perfect […]Vincent Family Cranberries
We love Oregon cranberries, and we are especially pleased to offer Vincent Family Cranberries at LifeSource! Here is the Vincent Family’s story, in their own words! Our Story Hello, we are the Vincent Family. Our ‘Cranberry Roots’ go back to 1957 when our grandfather, Elmer Robison, cultivated his first Cranberry ‘Bog’ on the beautiful Southern […]Oregon Blueberries
Though winter is just beginning, you can still experience the flavor of summer at its peak, with dried Oregon blueberries. Grown organically, just outside Corvallis, these blueberries are expertly dried to keep all their flavor and nutrition. Let’s celebrate the return of the light by enjoying a taste of summer. Sunset Valley organic dried blueberries are now […]Our visit to Hunton’s farm, and Camas Country Mill
So many of the products we carry at LifeSource are locally grown in the Willamette Valley. Recently, several of our staff payed a visit to Hunton’s farm and Camas Country Mill. Located in the heart of the valley, these businesses supply us wheat and spelt flour for our bulk department. The tour was an incredible opportunity to see the process […]Hummingbird Wholesale Sustainability Report
A great company, from whom we buy several local products, has published their first sustainability report! Let’s acknowledge Hummingbird Wholesale, both for their sustainability efforts, and for their beautiful documentation! Keep it up, ‘Birds, kudos to you! [embeddoc url=”http://www.lifesourcenaturalfoods.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/HWSR2015.pdf” width=”100%” download=”all”]Sero Seeds – Beyond Organic?
LifeSource offers these local (Cottage Grove) seeds from Territorial Seed Company’s Biodynamic seed stock. Touted as a step beyond organic, these seeds are the beginning of a permaculture solution that treats the soil biome as an integral part of the growing process.Oregon White Truffles Are Here!
Rejoice! Oregon white truffles are amazing! They are so wonderful, they have their own page on our website! Click on the photograph to go to a page with more Oregon truffle goodness!The Sweet Side of Organic Farming – By Nigel Willerton, CEO, Wholesome Sweeteners
The Sweet Side of Organic Farming In appreciation of their support, we invite Rodale Institute Business Members to share an article about their work on our website. These articles often include insightful information based on their experience and line of work. It provides a unique perspective of organic agriculture that we enjoy sharing with our readers. […]LifeSource Pet Day!Recipe! – Refreshing Drinking Water for Hot Days
Entice yourself to drink more water! We know hydration is important on hot summer days, but sometimes just plain water is not enough to entice our taste buds. Here is an easy idea to enhance your drinking water with the addition of a few organic flavors! Combine generous slices of jalapeño, lemon, […]