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    Interview with Jennifer Dages, WishGarden Ambassador of the Month

Interview with Jennifer Dages, WishGarden Ambassador of the Month

By |December 22nd, 2017|

Can you tell us a little about yourself and how you got involved with natural products?
I am a 50-something happily married mother of four. I am also a RN and have been interested in health and nutrition for years.  When I had my babies I was motivated to figure our how to deal with […]

Herbs Make Great Gifts

By |December 13th, 2017|

The holidays are a time of gratitude and gift giving. What could be better than to share the gift of nature’s resources in a meaningful and practical way with gifts that include herbs – for example, a relaxing herb blend for the bath, and tasty treasures for the kitchen? The holidays can also be […]

Herbs & Spices for the Golden Years

By |December 6th, 2017|

Aging is inevitable. It seems we’re all searching for that magic pill that will turn back the clock. While nothing can replace a healthy diet, regular exercise, and stress management (and good genes!), herbs can provide tonic support for many common complaints associated with aging.
In a 2014 poll, two-thirds of people over 50 reported […]

The Benefits of Baptisia

By |November 27th, 2017|

Baptisia tinctoria is sometimes known as yellow wild indigo or false indigo. The Latin name for the genus derives from the Greek word bapto, to dye or color, as it was a well-known dye plant in antiquity, though inferior to true indigo. The species name tinctora also indicates its common use in coloring and tinting.
It is […]

Thanksgiving Inspiration: Four Seasonal Recipes

By |November 21st, 2017|

Late fall is a wonderful time to feast with friends and family. I offer gratitude to the land and the hands that feed me. Try these seasonal recipes to spice up your fall feasts and bring a healthy twist to traditional dishes.
Quinoa Stuffing
Ingredients

1 cup quinoa, cooked
1 cup celery, finely chopped (about 4 […]

Why Do Natural Product Companies Choose Boulder?

By |November 10th, 2017|

When it comes to the ever-growing natural products industry, I’ve heard Boulder referred to as “the epicenter,” and “the home,” and even “the cradle,” since this small town very much spawned the industry decades ago.  And much has been written about how this has come to be.  Often noted are Boulder’s educated population, healthy […]