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Our top ten favorite fermented foods and why we love them

Check out some of our favourite fermented products!

The Benefits of Bone Broth

What is all this talk about bone broths lately? Home-made soup on a cold day coming from your Grandmothers kitchen was more then just an emotionally inviting memory from childhood. Read on about why this simple offering is a must to incorporate into your meal planning.

5 Tips to Help you #KickSugar in 2018

Whether you’re climbing aboard the resolution train or not, a new year really does come with a fresh start feeling where anything is possible. If that anything for you is to reduce your sugar consumption - no problem, these five tips can help you stick with it.

CNF's 2017 Hop Compost Impact

We saved saved 265,803 pounds of waste in 2017 with Hop Compost!

Meet the Vendors: Leffer's Farm

Leffers Farm is owned and operated by the Leffers brothers, Howard and Cornelius. The 400 acre farm was their parents, however in 1990, with their father’s support Howard got his start on the farm with Cornelius joining him a few years later.

How to Make Vegetable Soup from Scratch Without a Recipe

If you've got a fridge stocked with vegetables and some onions, garlic and herbs, you're on your way to a tasty soup.

What Your Skin Is Trying To Tell You

We all want healthy and beautifully glowing skin. More so in modern times this seems allusive for many people. What we need to remember is that our skin is our body’s largest organ and it will reflect the health of the cells and systems inside.

How to Cope with Hot Flashes

The worst part of menopause is probably the hot flashes. For some women the hot flashes can be so uncomfortable that they can’t even get a decent night’s sleep. There are a few ways to make hot flashes more tolerable without prescriptions, hormone therapy or a trip to the doctor’s office.

Top 5 Benefits of Fermented Foods

The health of our body is deeply influenced by the bacteria that call our body home. In fact, our bacteria outnumber our cells by a factor of ten to one! Good bacteria directly impacts our gut health.

2018 Fitness and Fuel Trends

Whether you play hockey and do CrossFit or you are a yogi who loves an occasional spin class we carry all the essential elements for your best physical health and your fitness routine.

Are You Getting Enough Omegas?

Despite our current understanding of the myriad of benefits from increasing our daily intake of omega-3 fatty acids, researchers continue to dig deeper into the health benefits of this family of oils and the reach of their impact continues to grow. Omega-3 fats fall under the umbrella term “Essential fatty acids (EFAs)”, deemed essential because they are absolutely necessary for good health and because the human body cannot make them.

Plant Based Baking Substitutes

Baking on plant-based diet may seem daunting but with a few substitutions you should be able to enjoy your old favorites.