The Importance of Seed Selection for Senior Gardeners

Gardening is a lot of work. So, why garden? For me, at least, a garden provides healthy, clean food.  As I grow older, I become more picky about what vegetables will be taking up garden space. Like I said, gardening is a lot of work. I want varieties that grow well in this climate zone and that have superb flavor. But even more important than that is their nutrient profile. I want the most nutrient- dense foods possible. Protecting my health … Continue reading

Choosing & Preparing Nutrient Dense Vegetables & Fruits

Sorry to depart from Alternatives to GM Food Monday, but this couldn’t wait. Before listening to “Science Friday” on November 29th, I didn’t realize how much food has been altered, even before the advent of genetic modification.(See the Resources section at the end of this post for the link to the interview). The alterations occurred over many years and the unfortunate outcome is food that is depleted of some incredible nutrients. However, the thrust of … Continue reading