Here’s the Truth: A Food Literacy Manifesto

When’s the last time someone told you the truth about food?  I’m going to do just that.  It’s not the usual advice you hear about food.  It’s also not the easy way to run a nutrition consulting business.  The truth isn’t a quick fix or...

Why Small Wonder?

  Nine years ago, I named my farm Small Wonder Farm.  Now, I have launched Small Wonder Food.  If you are wondering why “Small Wonder,” this post is my explanation.  The actual name came from an essay by Barbara Kingsolver and reflects my...

Leaky Gut, Dysbiosis, and Autoimmunity

Leaky Gut Syndrome and Its Intersection with Dysbiosis and Autoimmunity Autoimmune disease occurs when the immune system attacks the body itself.  Multiple Sclerosis and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis are two examples. In MS, the immune system attacks the myelin sheath that...