LIBRARY

Future Harvest Workshop

Future Harvest Workshop

  We're teaching a workshop at the Future Harvest Conference hosted by the good folks at Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture.  We'll cover kombucha and other fermented beverages, including water kefir...

Keep reading →

The Human Microbiome Project(s)

The Human Microbiome Project(s)

There's some incredibly interesting science surrounding the invisibilia in and around humans.  A couple of note: The NIH Human Microbiome Project: Established in 2008, with the mission of generating resources that...

Keep reading →

Gut Bacteria = Mood?

Gut Bacteria = Mood?
Since 2007, when scientists announced plans for a Human Microbiome Project to catalog the micro-organisms living in our body, the profound appreciation for the influence of such organisms has grown rapidly...
Keep reading →

Young Neurotics

Young Neurotics
The old adage “you are what you eat” is more than a cliché. A recent study shows that the stomach may also play a key role in mental health issues...
Keep reading →

The Greenhorns

The Greenhorns

We first encountered The Greenhorns and their advocacy while spending time in Tennessee with Sandor Katz about 5 years ago.  Since then, their work has evolved to include a variety of...

Keep reading →

Microbes and Weight

  • In News
Microbes and Weight
For the 35 percent of American adults who do daily battle with obesity, the main causes of their condition are all too familiar: an unhealthy diet, a sedentary lifestyle and perhaps some unlucky genes.
Keep reading →