Natural Food Blog

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…

Turmeric in a time-released dose may prove to stop cancer tumors.

Tumeric is one of the many organic and historically healthy foods NFC certifies and is incorporated by our many clients in foods that offer many holistic benefits. Here’s more… Led by researcher Susmita Bose at Washington State University (WSU) and her alternative cancer treatment team developed a significant time-released delivery system of this ancient herb…

US Recently Banned 12 Dangerous Pesticides for Bees. Environmentalists are Pleased but Concerned!

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently banned 12 products containing neonicotinoid, a pesticide that functions similarly to nicotine. from Business Insider magazine by Aria Bendix Neonicotinoids have been linked to impaired memory, flight-movement, and death in bees, critical to the world’s crop production. 7 of the recently banned pesticides are used to protect crops…

Organic – It’s Only Natural?

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 rest of us wouldn’t dream of.