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6 Delicious Weeds that You Can Eat

Delicious edible weeds can be found in your yardThe availability of nutritionally-dense food that is free from the clutches of corporate agriculture companies like Bayer AG and Monsanto is a growing concern to many people. And, while food security is indeed something to take seriously, few people are aware of their own already-available food grow…

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How Far Does Your Food Travel to Reach You?

Fruits and vegetables lose nutrition when they are shippedWhen we consider ways of contributing to the health of planet Earth, we usually consider things like recycling, reducing the amount we drive, eating more organic foods, or using less plastic. While all of these ideas are certainly worthy of our effort, few people consider the massive footprint of ea…

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7 Ways to Make Your Garden More Earth-Friendly

There are many ways to make your garden earth-friendlySpring has sprung and across the land, people are pulling out their rakes and spades, filling wheelbarrows with soil and preparing for another season of gardening. In some parts of the country, gardens are well underway but I can’t wait to get my hands dirty planting a wide variety of vegetables, he…

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7 Medicinal Weeds Growing In Your Yard

We need to become more self-reliant in our use of natural medicines. That’s why I’ve started FoodHouseProject.com. Be sure to check out more of the content on the site. To help get you started, here are some of my favorite wild medicines growing in most peoples’ yards or gardens:

Chickweed:

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Happy Earth Day! Take the Food House Project Challenge

Grow your own food to celebrate Earth Day!

We're thrilled to officially launch FoodHouseProject.com on Earth Day! It seems fitting given what our site is all about: empowering everyone to start growing at least some of their own food to help reduce the burden on planet Earth. This is why my husband, Curtis, and I launched FoodHouseProje…

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7 Ways to Eat an Earth-Friendly Diet

Since 1970, people around the globe have been celebrating Earth Day on April 22nd.  Considering the state of our planet and the political, corporate and industrial forces that seem intent on destroying it, everyday should be Earth Day. Our world needs more care and healing and, in the absence of tru…

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Eating Organic Food Can Dramatically Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Eating Organically Can Transform Your Health

At the Food House Project, we’re all about preserving the integrity of the food we eat. We’re not interested in putting residues of chemical pesticides known to disrupt hormones, cause brain diseases, and other health issues, into our bodies.

There are many great reasons to eat more organ…

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Launching the Food House Project

We’re about to launch our exciting project to turn our home from the 1800s and the acreage on which it sits into our dream home, complete with food self-sufficiency. I am an international bestselling and twenty-time published book author and blogger (for my own site DrMichelleCook.com as well as t…

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