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In our many years of business working with organic and natural products, we have found many great sources of educational information which we love to share! Here is a list we compiled of sites we use regularly that we hope you will find helpful. It is not exhaustive by any means, And is not intended as medical advice (please consult your doctor or a nutritionist) but is a good starting point for those looking to learn more.

health and nutrition resources

general nutrition: Live Strong
The Happiness In Health Local! Jessie Erwin R.D.'s blog!
veganism & vegetarianism: VegNews
Happy Cow
Peta's Go Veg
VEGGuide Champaign Urbana
food allergies and gluten free: Celiac Sprue Association
Champaign-Urbana Celiac Support Group
My Allergy Free Life. Local! Blog with great recipes!
special diets for wellness: American Heart Association nutrition center
American Diabetes Association healthy diet

supplements and personal wellness

supplements and health: RDA and TUL for common vitamins and minerals
Herbs to Avoid While Pregnant or Breastfeeding
education heavy manufacturer websites : Ascenta Health
Gaia Herbs
Garden of Life
Jarrow Formulas
New Chapter
personal care: Skin Deep Cosmetics Database Cosmetic safety ratings
Thieves Oil Recipe

environmental links

food supply issues : Environmental Working Group
The NonGMO Project
The Cornucopia Institute
Food Democracy Now
Fair Trade Federation
Food and Water Watch
Zero Percent Local!

local links

some of our local vendors: Blue Moon Farm Urbana, IL
Prairie Fruits Farm Champaign, IL
Kilgus Farmstead Fairbury, IL
Ludwig Farms Fithian, IL
Moore Family Farm Watseka, IL
Mussman's Back Acres Grant Park, IL
Oberweis Aurora, IL
Ropp Jersey Cheese Normal, IL

community outreach:
Central Illinois Food Bank
The Idea Store

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