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Homegrown, hand-spun living in the city

I’ve been making soap for almost two years, but so far have only flirted with the idea of taking the next step and making my own hair and dental care products as well. One reason is probably that our co-op sells natural body care products in bulk, so I’ve been able to buy shampoo and …

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Many use the word “detoxing” when describing their New Year’s resolutions, although it means different things for different people – less caffeine, less sugar, less junk food, quitting smoking, etc. Unfortunately, some toxins are less visible; we don’t even know that we are exposing ourselves to them. What I’m particularly thinking of are carcinogens and …

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