Surprise! We are all connected

A bedrock principle of Kabbalah 101 is unification. Everything is connected horizontally – meaning, across the physical universe – and vertically as well – all dimensions and worlds ( which there are many to speak of).  This idea apparently eluded the original developers of “chemical farming” and the application of pesticides, herbicides, and insecticides –…

The Inside Peek

Welcome to my world of nature and soul. Let’s talk about securing a supply of good wholesome food for you and your children, friends, and community. I’m an organic food certifier who opened-up my first natural food co-op in Quebec, Canada during 1974. I also am a Rabbi who soon afterward taught my first Kabbalah class in a loft in…

Healthy Musings!

There are two general streams in classical Jewish thought: the  ‘Moral’ and the Spiritual. I’ve noticed similar viewpoints in the organic food eating crowd as well. The Moral approach stresses the idea of always doing what is right. Don’t overeat and ‘touch’ that second helping on your plate; you don’t need it…ego it’s immoral! Don’t act…

Should children eat “tuna fish” sandwiches?

In a recent health study, NFC offers friends, readers, and clients safety information for their children and families: In a recent health study by The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, the risks of extra tuna consumption by children and teens through college students were uncovered. Particularly in institutional settings where individuals have unlimited access…

Organic – It’s Only Natural?

It is our experience that the average consumer has little idea what organic certification is about or what it means.  Many they think organic is natural and pesticide-free. In general, then these terms not correct. Organic farmers also have many insect pests to manage, weather systems to navigate, and a host of issues that the…