Brrr…it’s been cold out there lately! But it’s hard to beat the soothing effects of a hot cup of tea. Visit the Co-op’s tea aisle and you’ll find a great sale on Yogi teas. These high quality teas are available in a wide variety of flavors, including green and herbal blends. Regularly $4.69 - now on sale for $2.99!
Help support your body’s cleansing processes with Yogi’s tasty Peach DeTox tea. This tea is fortified with organic dandelion root, and a combination of ginger, black pepper and long pepper known as “trikatu” in Aruyvedic medicine. Read more Warm Up with Yogi Teas …
So Dr. Oz presented come compelling information on the wonders of Palm Oil recently, and the phones are ringing off the hook with questions and requests – as they do when Dr Oz “breaks” a new story or product.
Palm oil is not new, mind you, but in the last 30 years its applications have increased exponentially, and now over half of the packaged products in your pantry will contain palm oil. From cookies to beauty products, palm oil is a staple of our food system, although it often goes by other names: vegetable oil, sodium laurel sulfate, etc. The website www.DeforestationEducation.com has some great information about the other names for palm oil, and ways to detect and avoid it.
Here’s the problem with the Palm Oil industry: Read more The Problem with Palm Oil …
We now have just 13 days to get all of our scoping comments in for the Cherry Point coal terminal to the co-lead agencies. January 21st is the deadline. The agency staff has repeatedly said you can make as many comments as you want on as many different topics as you want.
Snail mail (but not for long if you want to meet the deadline) to:
GPT/BNSF Custer Spur Co-Lead Agencies
1100 112th Avenue NE, Suite 400
Bellevue, Washington 98004
AND, we have learned recently that if you submit a comment saying “I agree with ________ who submitted comment number ____ on such and such topic and add a little about who you are and what part of the comment you agree with, that will count as a separate comment as well.
Numbers of comments matter. Your voice and perspective matters. Please stand up for your family, friends, neighbors, community, region and planet.
As I was
eavesdropping listening to see if these customers needed my help, this is what I heard: “I wouldn’t know what to do with a turnip if one hit me on the head!” the friend replied: “Me either, these root vegetable intimidate me…” My first thought was well of course they intimidate you if your produce is hitting you in the head, and then I thought well Jill open your big mouth and help them.
and so I did…
Read more In the Kitchen with Jill… …