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Oregon State University Offers Free Online Vegetable Gardening Course Amidst Pandemic Gardening Boom

April 17th, 2020

Fear over food shortages has prompted people to take matters into their own hands by planting vegetable gardens. Oregon State University’s Master Gardener Program has  made their online vegetable gardening course free through the end of April. George Ball, the executive of Burpee Seed Company, has said that there has been a huge surge in online orders of seeds, and noted that the same happened during the stock market crash of 1987, the dotcom bubble burst of 2000, and he remembers the two oil crises of the 1970s from his childhood. But he says he has not seen a spike this large and widespread. If... Read More

Weed for Weight Loss

August 4th, 2018

Despite being known for causing an increase in appetite, or “the munchies,” there is evidence suggesting you can lose weight with weed. A study in 2013 showed that obesity rates are much lower in cannabis consumers when compared to those who don’t consume cannabis. The study also concluded the results being present after they adjusted for age and sex. This isn’t a definitive conclusion, and more research needs to be conducted, but the results look promising. When we get into why weed can help you lose weight we need to look at a specific cannabinoid. The main cannabinoid being reported... Read More

Eat Your Way To Health & Beauty

June 17th, 2014

Eat Your Way To Health & Beauty  There is an essential connection between what you eat and how you look.  The word “beauty” originated from the Latin root of “bonus” which means “good”.  An appetite for beauty perpetuates health.  This is one of our sacred blessings, which is why many people pray or give thanks before eating. One of our greatest attributes is our ability for self healing.  This is an ongoing day-to-day physical process that many of us are unaware of unless we have an injury or a disease.  Cultivating and appreciating our own beauty and the beauty in others... Read More