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Farming Program Helps Neighbors in Rural America Fight Hunger

Breaking barriers to win the war against hunger in rural America

Although the United States produces much of the world’s food, 48 million people in the country are food insecure, lacking access to enough food to sustain a healthy, active lifestyle. What's even more surprising is that many of the counties with the highest rates of...
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Healthy Pizza Night

Fresh Ways to Enjoy Pizza Night and Make a Balanced Meal You know a balanced diet that includes plenty of fruits and vegetables is best for your health, but achieving that can be a challenge given everything you have to accomplish in a day. Daily meal planning doesn’t have to be such a chore if you...
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May The Sun Bring you New Energy – Apache Blessing

“May the sun bring you new energy by day, may the moon softly restore you by night, may the rain wash away your worries, may the breeze blow new strength into your being, may you walk gently through the world and know it’s beauty all the days of your life.” ~ Apache Blessing...
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Echinacea: Over 250 Years of Medical Use

Traditional Native American Uses

Echinacea was one of the most widely used medicinal plants amongst Native American tribes in the upper Missouri River area and the Plains. It has been reported to have been used for more illnesses than any other plant. Samples of echinacea have been excavated from Native American archaeological digs dating back 300...
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Daisies – Flowers That Heal

Daisies are loved because of their simplicity and their lively colors. Their Latin name is Bellis parennis, which stands for "pretty", and "everlasting", respectively. Moreover, the name "daisy" is thought to be a modification of "day's eye", as they close their petals at night, and open them in the morning. They have been grown in...
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Welcome Warmer Weather with a Picnic

This time of year, the urge to go outside increases by the day. What better way to welcome warmer months than with a picnic, complete with homemade breads and baked goods made from scratch? Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, looking for a new idea for date night or just want an excuse to relax on a...
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Close Friends are Life’s Treasures – Vincent Van Gogh

“Close friends are truly life's treasures. Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves. With gentle honesty, they are there to guide and support us, to share our laughter and our tears. Their presence reminds us that we are never really alone.” ~  Vincent Van Gogh...
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