Beet Buzz Blog

Thu, Mar 09, 17
Happy Birthday to Us

I can't believe it!  2 years ago this weekend, we started our first Farmers Market.  I had ordered a whopping 80 pounds of cabbage and we put it thru a food processor from home.  I recruited my son to come help and he did willingly the first time....Not so much after that, LOL. As I reflect on my vision back then to my vision now, it hasn't changed that much.  I am passionate about getting the word out on whole food nutrition and fermented foods.  I've learned about ferments I never knew existed. I've learned about local food economy and...

Tue, Jan 03, 17
Importance of Eating Fermented Foods and Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut can be easy to make (with some guidance), is vеrу tasty, аnd hаѕ mаnу health benefits аѕ it iѕ a 'live' food full оf beneficial bacteria. If you can’t find the time to make it, you can find it for affordable prices just about anywhere. Just make sure to check the ingredient list to be sure the product you are buying is not made with water or vinegar. Also, it is best to get fermented foods that have been made with locally grown products so that you obtain the additional benefits of bacteria living in your area. Natural fermentation...

Thu, Dec 08, 16
Discover the Potency of Fermented Foods

For people who want to be healthy, eating fermented foods such as kvass, kefir and sauerkraut is a great option because they provide our digestive system with healthy gut bacteria. Fermented foods go through the process of fermentation where the natural bacteria feed on the starch and sugar in the food hence creating lactic acid. This process preserves the food and creates beneficial, Omega-3-fatty acids and various strains of probiotics. These foods have significant benefits to the body which range from boosting the immune system, easing the irritable bowel syndrome, help in digesting and assimilation of food and are beneficial...