A Closer Look: Spelt Sourdough Starter


“I am a newby to making bread with starter. But when I received the starter and followed the directions, I was pleasantly surprised with my first loaf of bread – also discovered naan and spelt sourdough pancakes (I just couldn’t discard any of it). And the second loaf I made was even better! Can’t say enough good about this spelt starter. It’s terrific!” –PatB


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Sneak Peek: Cyber Monday – Save 20% Site Wide

Cyber Monday

Don’t miss out on the Cultures for Health Cyber Monday Sale!  You can save 20% off site wide… starting now!  Offer expires 11/30/15.  Use coupon code “HOLIDAY” at checkout.

Testing Out Sprouting Seed Viability


One thing that we have to pay attention to here on our homestead is seed viability. After a few years of holding onto those seed packets, the germination rate in our garden begins to plummet. And so we generally only keep seed around for a year or two at the most, depending on our ability… 

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Twenty Ways to Include Fermented Foods in Every Meal

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Fermented and cultured foods are a wonderful source of probiotic bacteria needed to support good health. If you’ve been thinking about adding more of these foods to your diet, but are unsure of exactly how to accomplish this, these twenty suggestions for including fermented and cultured foods into your meals and snacks may help you… 

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Bone Broth Tallow Soap

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In this house we make a lot of beef bone broth. The byproduct is beef bones and all the other left-overs from making broth as well as the tallow that rises to the top of the broth and solidifies in the fridge. In trying to have as little waste as possible, we use the bones… 

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