On the day after Thanksgiving, I invite us to connect once again with gratitude for the wonderful food we all shared yesterday, as well as for the farmers who grew this food for us. One of our goals at Dr. Cowan’s Garden is to help small farms become Demeter-certified (the organization that certifies biodynamic farms). This not only supports the Demeter label world wide, but it also ensures that the farms that supply our produce maintain the highest standards possible.
Today’s short video features Red Range Farm in western Pennsylvania. This husband-and-wife team grows the peppers that become our beautiful, flavorful Pepper Salt. They also grow Honeynut Squash for our Winter Squash and Threefold Sweet powders. By providing a steady market to them, we have helped them take steps toward obtaining Demeter certification. With your support, we can change and regenerate our farms and our lands one farm at a time.
Tom Cowan, M.D.
Recently, a friend went on a self-designed retreat with a couple of her friends in a remote area of Southern California. Because they had to take with them all their food, she asked us to recommend several powders to include on her adventure. She wanted an assortment that would provide both taste and nutrition.
Every winter we seem to be inundated with news about the latest flu or other viral threat to our health. Obviously, I have no special insight as to the severity of the new corona virus scare from China, and I don’t want to diminish the impacts on people and families that have been affected. I can only say that I remain skeptical of the fear mongering and am also concerned that the usual “new virus that is about to kill us all” story is not the whole story.