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I had a job a while back where my boss actually sent us as landscapers to a acupuncturist clinic for preventative healthcare. The thinking and logic was that we should be treated on a continual basis to help us not get sick in the first place. I loved the idea of prevention, because in this country, we have a view of health as something you pay attention to only when you get sick. I know I only thought about it when I would get a cold, injury, etc when I was growing up. Though I appreciated the proactive foresight, I...

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Ahhh... Caffeine, that pesky crutch that so many of us are hooked to and gets us through the day. Its why we pay 5$ for our coffees, (even though we could get it for quarters on the dollar). It seems we can't seem to live without it these days...and it shows from coffee, tea, soda, energy supplements and energy drink sales ballooning.  As we are required to do more faster, and for increasing hours of the day, how dependent are we on this odd chemical? But in off-grid and broken supply chain situations to human and natural disasters and climate...

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There is much confusion regarding the term "Organic". Is this just a term to charge more for products, or does it have any actual significance? When we discuss organic, we are discussing that little label stamped on products in the supermarket from the USDA , or US Department of Agriculture. Some of you may not want to trust this labeling, but it is meant to be a standardization of better practices and higher quality than conventional practices, so for the purposes of this blog, this is what we will be discussing.  According to usda.gov , The USDA organic regulation describes...

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        Hello All, I was reading through some comments on the Wibuy Community Facebook Group and stumbled on a question from one of our members asking about the uses of the Virginia Spiderwort. A very common plant in the eastern United States and Canada. Believe me, This plant has allot of uses so I figured I'd compile some information on the blue-ish violet flower for all of our readers.          In this article we'll discuss not only its medicinal uses but also how to identify this plant. It is important to be able to...

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