Old-Fashioned, Healthy, Lacto-Fermented Soft Drinks: The Real “Real Thing”

Posted on Jun 28, 2003
Old-Fashioned, Healthy, Lacto-Fermented Soft Drinks: The Real “Real Thing”

My brother John and I share a hobby of brewing lacto-fermented sodas–root beers and ginger ales–which we share among family and friends and occasionally sell at health food conventions. Often we are asked, “Where can I buy this?” Our answer is “Nowhere.” Unless you are lucky enough to run into us at the Weston A. […]

The Ethics of Eating Meat

Posted on Jun 28, 2002
The Ethics of Eating Meat

Most vegetarians I know are not primarily motivated by nutrition. Although they argue strenuously for the health benefits of a vegetarian diet, many see good health as a reward for the purity and virtue of a vegetarian diet, or as an added bonus. In my experience, a far more potent motivator among vegetarians–ranging from idealistic […]