Eating well to lift our spirits! – A diet for happy brains.

Eating Well to Lift Our Spirits! – A Diet for Happy Brains By Matthew Trickey During the short and overcast days of the winter season, eating the right nutrients can make the difference between feeling lethargic and depressed, or energetic and happy.  Faced with the need to keep warm during the cold winter months, it can […]

Family Table Time

Food is the glue that binds us. It’s true. We eat together to celebrate the good times, we eat together to grieve the hard times. We center our holidays around meals, share cake on our birthdays, one of the first things a newly wed couple does (after kissing!) is to feed each other and much […]

News in Natural: Canning

There is nothing quite as satisfying as looking in the pantry and seeing stacks of colorful jars that hold the fruits of your canning labor. They tell the story of summer afternoons and bring a taste of those summer memories into the grey depths of winter. I am a novice canner. I only started a […]

September 2014 Newsletter

Articles for the month of September: A Civil Rights Perspective on GMO Labeling News In Natural: Joy of Canning! Family Table Time Time for a Good Book: Lunch Lessons: Changing the Way We Feed Our Children Cooking with Kids + Recipe: Ratatouille Monthly Specials

Shrimp, Sustainable?

Touted as a healthy source of lean protein, shrimp have gained tremendous popularity in recent years, becoming the most consumed seafood in the United States. Our voracious appetite for these delicious crustaceans has created a huge demand for more harvests wherever possible.

August 2014 Newsletter

Articles for the month of August: Shrimp, Sustainable? News In Natural A Plurality of Salads (with Recipes!): Warm Spinach Salad with Honey-Garlic Vinaigrette “Asian” Slaw Guest Editorial from our Friends at Coconut Bliss Recipe of the Month: Greek Chicken Salad Sandwiches Plus Monthly Specials!

Nut Butter Universe

Have you been hearing about the multiple health benefits of nuts and wondering how to get more of them into your daily food intake? Are you a nut-lover who is concerned about allergies, fat and calorie content, and/or adhering to a special diet? Do you—like me—practically have an addiction to nuts and want validation for […]

Oregon Craft Beer: It Really IS the Water

Those old ads for Olympia Beer resonate for many in the Pacific Northwest. They tout the use of pristine artesian well water in brewing its product, proclaiming “It’s the water.” Simple and effective for a slogan, but how exactly does water affect beer?

Sustainability at LifeSource for People, Community, Planet

At LifeSource our sustainability program is designed to support the well-being of people, our community and our planet. Working hard to use our planet’s resources more wisely and take better care of people is very important to us. We hope to be a role model, showing that it is possible to run a business that […]

Fermented Foods

Bacteria has become a bad word in the English language. We all try hard to keep ourselves healthy by keeping harmful bacteria from growing in our food. But, did you know there are beneficial bacteria strains that have been encouraged to grow and thrive on foods for generations? This process, called fermentation, leads to improved […]