Category Archives: Food for Thought

Do Dental Diets and Treats Really Help?

Dental disease in pets is the leading health problem that veterinarians diagnose in both cats and dogs. There is no substitution for a professional dental cleaning and polishing performed by your veterinary health care team, but there are steps that you can take between cleanings to help improve your pet’s dental health and comfort. Home […]

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Feeding your New Puppy or Kitten

Puppies and kittens have specific nutritional needs that must be met in order to allow them to grow up healthy and happy. Avoid using generic brand foods as they may contain inferior ingredients. Look for the AAFCO endorsement on your pet food. The AAFCO (Association of American Feed Control Officials) is a voluntary membership association […]

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Try These Gluten Free Grains

Whether you need to follow a gluten-free diet, or are looking for something more creative to add to your kitchen, give these grains a try.

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Getting Your Goat (The Right Nutrition)

Nutrition is a major factor in the health of your goats, allowing them to grow to their best potential. If you provide your goats the proper diet, you can ensure they are getting all they need to be productive and healthy. Your Goat’s Lifestyle Is your goat a pet, a producer, for breeding or for […]

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Beyond Lettuce

There’s nothing like a garden fresh, crisp salad, and these days, many people are adding varied greens to their salads besides familiar lettuce varieties and common spinach. Try growing a few of these less familiar greens for your own salads or for sale at your farmer’s market. Greens can grow in cooler or warmer weather […]

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Skin Conditions

Uncomfortable and irritating skin conditions affect many of our pet dogs and cats. Some skin problems can be cleared up quite easily while others may require lifelong management. The good news is, feeding the right food may help with your pet’s skin condition, even if the cause is not dietary. Providing a food that includes […]

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Local Food Marketing Strategies

Do you grow organic vegetables, harvest chemical-free fruits, raise free-range chickens or nurture grass-fed livestock? Wonderful! Consumers are always looking for locally grown, sustainable, healthier food sources. But how should you market your products? Here are a few things to consider when moving your goodies to the market. Customer Contact First, consider how much contact […]

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Homemade Bread Tips

Baking bread can seem like a mystifying experience. But really it’s a simple, creative activity that people have been doing for centuries. Here are a few tips for getting your bread right.

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