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The End of Alzheimer’s – a review by Jay Ross

The End of Alzheimer’s by Dr Dale Bredesen A review by Jay Ross Dr. Bredesen is an internationally recognized expert in the field of neurodegenerative diseases. In The End of Alzheimer’s, Dr Dale Bredesen carefully lines out what causes Alzheimer’s Disease … Continue reading

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When it Comes to What You Eat and Drink, You Are Your Own Best Advocate

Robin and I got this letter last week. The letter explains that the Union County NC Public Works Department is notifying the public that certain contaminants in the drinking water exceeded parameters. This letter went to every household in Union … Continue reading

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Winter CSA, Sign up Now!

We are now taking sign-ups for our winter CSA. We have planted lots of beautiful cool season produce for our winter CSA, including kale, broccoli, cauliflower, lettuce, arugula, radish, beets, turnips, chard, winter squash and much more. Winter produce is … Continue reading

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One Side of Your Complete Health Picture

There are many facets to your complete health picture. One of these is your physical fitness. Although we all tend to focus on a particular aspect of physical fitness, you should strive to make your fitness a complete picture. Cardio … Continue reading

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Transplanting Time!

The ground is ready for transplants! (and as of the date of this post upload, they’re already in! “plants before posts” is how it goes around here) Yes, it is that time of year.  The time of year when the … Continue reading

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Jay Ross Health Coaching, Now Available!

Hello all, I have been busy this year. Along with working our Bell’s Best farms, I have started a new venture!  I have always been passionate about nutrition, fitness and health, so this year I went to Duke Integrative Medicine and … Continue reading

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I’m Starting to Think Microbes Rule the World!

I’m starting to think that microbes might secretly rule the world.  This week, I attended the  American Phytopathological Society annual meeting.  This is the professional organization for plant pathologists.  Plant pathologists are scientists who study plant diseases.  Yes, I am … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Rice with Bacon

The cauliflower is ripe at our Rabbit Eye Ridge farm. Those of you who have gotten it in your CSA bag probably noticed that it is a strange color (an off-white color tinged with purple). This is normal. It happens … Continue reading

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CSA Kids’ Blueberry Picking Day 2017

Save the date for Blueberry Picking Day, for kids of CSA members! Blueberry Picking Day is the Saturday in blueberry season that our CSA members can come to our home farm and let their children under 12 years old wander … Continue reading

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Vegan Farm to Table Dinner with Chef Julia Simon, of Nourish Charlotte

We’re thrilled to announce that on June 17, 2017, we are hosting Chef Julia Simon and the crew from Nourish Charlotte for a vegan farm to table dinner. That’s right, vegan! They will bring you 5 delicious courses on our … Continue reading

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