Sustain-A-Snacks: Healthy, Low-Sodium Alternatives to Salt, How To Stick To Your Habits, And A Reminder To Vote

By Laura Weatherbee | October 21, 2020

Did you know that too much sodium can increase your blood pressure and put stress on the heart? I was shocked to learn that just…

Gingerhawk Main House First Look

By Laura Weatherbee | October 18, 2020

After months of anticipation, we’re finally ready to give you a sneak peek into the main house at Gingerhawk. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home…

Sustain-a-Snacks: The New Netflix Documentary You’ve Got To See, Discounted Compost Bins, and How to Help Wildfire Victims

By Laura Weatherbee | October 14, 2020

We wanted to introduce a new blog format we’re trying out called Sustain-a-Snacks. Sustain-a-Snacks are bite-sized morsels of sustainability knowledge. Short and to-the-point, we’ll be…

Gingerhawk Painting Dilemma – In Search of the Perfect Moody Blue

By Laura Weatherbee | September 27, 2020

After over a year of dreaming and planning, we arrived at Gingerhawk in August to put the finishing touches on this beautiful retreat party. One…

Gingerhawk Construction Update – August 2020

By Laura Weatherbee | September 9, 2020

It’s been a long journey, but Gingerhawk is getting close to completion. At the end of August, we road-tripped from San Diego to Washington State…

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure with Food Therapy

By Laura Weatherbee | August 19, 2020

Although it often presents with no symptoms, high blood pressure (or hypertension) is a risk factor in cardiovascular disease, kidney failure, and stroke. It’s important…

Yakama Nation – The Original Inhabitants of Central Washington

By Laura Weatherbee | August 14, 2020

Long before we purchased the 25-acre property in Central Washington that we’ve named Gingerhawk, the area was home to a tribal people called the Yakama’s.…

7 Reasons to Love Vegan Food

By Laura Weatherbee | August 10, 2020

Fried Ice Cream Pie from Magpies Softserve. Image via @chefchloe on Instagram Who says healthy food has to be boring and green? You won’t believe…

Reduce Plastic Waste with Eco-Responsible Dishwasher and Laundry Detergent Pods

By Laura Weatherbee | August 5, 2020

I wanted to share one of our favorite everyday products with you that help us save time and reduce plastic waste. Dropps is a company…

9 Medicinal Flowers Used in Chinese Herbal Medicine

By Laura Weatherbee | July 31, 2020

While you might think of cooking herbs like rosemary and thyme when you hear about herbal medicine, Chinese herbal medicine actually refers to a wide…

Tips for Choosing the Best Fish Oil Supplement

By Laura Weatherbee | July 27, 2020

Research shows that consuming a regular dose of fish oil can lower your risk of heart disease, reduce inflammation, and prevent Alzheimer’s disease. (Shane-McWhorter, 2018).…

Gingerhawk Construction Update – July 2020

By Laura Weatherbee | July 20, 2020

Hey friends – As you may know, a year and a half ago we purchased a 25-acre property in Washington State that we hope to…