Learn more about plant diversity and why it’s important to human, ecological and economic health.
Dr. Cowan is a longtime holistic physician living and practicing in San Francisco who specializes in helping people heal through diet and natural medicines. His book How (and Why) to Eat More Vegetables describes why eating small amounts of a wide variety of vegetables is key to optimal health.
Dr. Cowan’s Garden came from his vast knowledge and experience with healing through food. Today, the company is a family-owned maker of true organic vegetable powders, and continues his legacy of health and healing by helping people diversify their nutrients with easy-to-use vegetable powders.
What good is healthy food if your family won’t eat it? Our delicious recipes show you how to use Dr. Cowan’s vegetable powders to create meals and snacks your whole family will love!
Today we are thrilled to present the first in a series of videos of the farmers who grow our vegetables. This one features biodynamic grower Mike Benziger of Glentucky Farms in Glen Ellen, Calif., and it captures the essence of the reason we founded Dr. Cowan’s Garden.
When I was a teenager and first being “groomed” to be a physician, I heard from my parents’ physician friends that the reason winter is the “flu season” is that people are indoors more, so the flu germs are more easily transmitted. Through the years, this assertion has become almost dogma.
These days, there is endless talk about what people do and don’t eat. This person doesn’t eat wheat or gluten, the next doesn’t eat dairy products, while the other one doesn’t eat anything from an animal, and the final one doesn’t eat anything from plants.