This page lists the sources where we find our information, especially the resources to which we return regularly. This list is updated regularly, so check back often!
Nutrients and Food Microbiology:
Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University
Colorado State University Extension
Weston A. Price Foundation Dietary Guidelines
The George Mateljan Foundation
USDA National Nutrient Database
National Agricultural Library
Real Foods and Traditional Foods
Pitchford, Paul. Healing with Whole Foods, 3rd ed. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 2002.
Fallon, Sally and Mary G. Enig, Ph.D. Nourishing Traditions, 2nd ed. Washington, DC: New Trends Publishing, 2001.
Real Food Dietary Guidelines as laid out by the Weston A. Price Foundation
Breads and Baking
Calvel, Raymond. The Taste of Bread. Gaithersburg, MA: Aspen Publishers, Inc., 2001.
Ecological Agriculture Projects – McGill University
The Fresh Loaf
American Association of Cereal Chemists
Ferments and Cultures
Harmon, Wardeh. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Fermenting Foods. New York, NY: Penguin Group, 2012.
The Urban Farming Guys – a FANTASTIC, witty, inspiring site with videos and how-to tips on how to grow food, raise animals, produce energy, enliven communities, provide jobs, and reduce crime rates – all off the grid in an dense urban setting
Gardening and Preserving
Children and Family
Mothering.com and MotheringDotCommunity – a site with extensive blogs, podcasts, and more than 50 discussion forums. For the intellectual, savvy mother.
The Baby Wearer – extensive information on types, brands, and the “how-to’s” of baby carriers
Health, Natural Healing, and Personal Care
Growing Plains – dedicated completely to tips on how to grow enough food for your family (and more!)
Mennonite Girls Can Cook
Down to Earth
Health, Home, and Happiness
GNOWFGLINS – Embracing God’s Natural, Organic, Whole Foods, Grown Locally, In Season
Keeper of the Home
Blogs & Resources for Christian Thought and Living
BruceGore.com – hundreds of audio files of classes, lectures, sermons, and other resources about the Bible, Church History, and Christian Theology. Gore is an engaging, knowledgeable teacher and covers everything from Christian liberty to an exegetical study of Romans.
Challies.com – “Informing the Reforming…”
The Puritan Board – not a blog, but a forum for Reformed thought – a bit intense, but great treasures to be found, too
Puritan Picks – a Christian version of NetFlix
The Confessional Presbyterian – a theological journal of the Reformed confessions in the Presbyterian tradition
Other Recommended Blogs
Who Let This Happen? – international adoption and much more…