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Health Benefits of Organic Teas:We have covered the benefits of organic coffee farming in previous blogs, and we are about to discover how organic tea farming offer the same protection from chemical fertilizers and harmful pesticides, as well as how they can help improve your health. In addition to being toxin-free, they have many other health promoting assets. -Promote digestive health: Organic teas help facilitate digestion. -Antioxidant properties: By adding antioxidants, you protect  your heart, reduce infections, help slow  down the aging process, reduce  infections and help prevent cancer.-Help lose weight: By replacing unhealthy snacks and  drinks with teas, it could make it...

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As we discussed in a previous blog, using coffee grounds in mulch helps with water retention, aeration and drainage. It also boosts blooms as well as keeping away slugs, snails, some cats and rabbits. The smell of coffee is actually a great animal repellent (certainly has the opposite effect on humans!). All that is needed, is to add the grounds around the perimeter of your garden. You can also use leftover black coffee. To use as a natural fertilizer, working the grounds into the soil will also increase the nitrogen levels and earthworm formation. Earthworms are great for your garden...

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Activity is certainly beneficial to physical and mental health. During the winter months we seem to hibernate and it is even truer these past few years. We are less active and most likely overeating and gaining some unwanted weight. Our mental health has suffered just as much if not more from lack of physical contacts, hugs and in many cases stress overload. Coffee happens to be an excellent motivational tool to get the energy to tackle physical activities and to keep our mind sharper during and after the lulls of winter. It is helpful with concentration and focus. It surely...

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The time for spring cleaning has arrived! Of course, warmer weather and nature’s rebirth are probably the reasons why we get that urge to spruce up our home. It is a process that improves our physical as much as our mental health. After winter, we all need to breathe fresh and clean air. My motivation starts with my morning cup of Sumatra. Then, the energy I get from it carries throughout the day as I begin the "dirty" battle! Clean windows and curtains, change of season decor and my second favorite smell, cleanliness! ( coffee being my first!) Mentally, this...

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There are many great ways to enjoy our coffee. Some of us like specialty lattes, espressos, macchiatos etc... Some of us like cream, whipped cream, syrups, sugars. Different milks are also the trend: almond, soy, oat, coconut etc...Already, by drinking a good organic coffee, you are doing something beneficial to your health. While enjoying immensely the fancy drinks, some of our customers want to go even further with their new healthy habits. How can they enjoy their cup now? With no sugar or cream? Once you wean yourself off, you learn to appreciate the real taste of a good coffee....

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