Category Archives: Natural Health

My Lawn, Your Lawn

Why is chemical treatment on my lawn such a big deal?  It’s my grass on my property.  It’s not like I’m spraying all my neighbor’s lawns or the playground or the dog park. It was presented to me like this- … Continue reading

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Change Your Scenery

If you had told me, when I started in the natural health field at 19 years old, that one day I would be traveling to faraway lands for my job, I would’ve laughed. Then I would’ve finished pricing my products … Continue reading

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A New Pledge

This post is the conclusion to a previous post. Check it out here. In Olympia WA, Alaffia is a small company that receives raw ingredients from their Togo women’s cooperative, then packages, labels and ships finished products for sale to … Continue reading

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Avoid GMOs, Buy Organic

October is non-GMO month.  What does that mean?  GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organism, which refers to the genetic engineering of a plant (or animal) by scientists.  Many consumers are concerned about the impact of genetically engineered plants on the … Continue reading

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Secrets From the Green Farmacy Garden

A group of lucky Wellness staff and managers were treated to a day with two distinguished talents in herbal medicine. Christopher Hobbs, prolific author, wise clinical herbalist, world traveler, and collector of over 5000 medicine and plant books, took us … Continue reading

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My Journey in Environmental Restoration (E.R.)

As I come close to five years working for MOM’s, I am amazed by how much I have been able to learn and experience. I have met and learned from so many great people within and associated with the company. … Continue reading

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Pura Vida! part 1

When I signed up for a yoga retreat in Costa Rica last November it was a no-brainer – we were to spend seven days at an eco-lodge that also happened to be a biodynamic farm. The yoga was almost an … Continue reading

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