Newsletter - February 10, 2021

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Video: The Frightening Rise Of Species Extinction And The Insanity Of Manmade Toxins Impacting Us All By Anna Maria Clement

Dear brothers and sisters,

We are pleased to present this magnificent talk by Anna Maria Clement with the world renowned Hippocrates Institute.

She calls attention to the tragic results of massive deforestation and the uncontrolled use of pesticides. It is shocking to hear that 50,000 species become extinct every year;  by 2050 two thirds of all birds in North America will be gone. Another inexpressible tragedy is the approaching extinction  of bees. So many food crops depend upon pollination by bees including cherries,plums, peaches, nectarines, apples and pears. Here in California, the almond trees are about to blossom; so vital are bees to the crop that they are brought in from all over the United States, a huge operation.

It seems that the life of all species is the common heritage of each one of us.We trust that people will awaken to the tragedy that is unfolding; we are encouraged by the thought that, “mankind never sets itself a problem it can not solve”.

Jesse Schwartz PhD
President
Living Tree Community Foods

Video: Planning a Vegetable Garden for Beginners: The 5 Golden Rules By GrowVeg

Recipe: Chocolate Persimmon Cheesecake

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Creamy and sweet no-bake vegan cheesecake, with the warming notes of persimmon and the smooth taste of chocolate. Gluten-free, grain-free, refined sugar-free.

Ingredients

*Make sure all ingredients are at room temperature before getting started*

Chocolate Crust

  • 1⁄2 cup walnuts
  • 2 soft medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1/ 16 tsp salt

Persimmon Filling

  • 1⁄2 cup raw cashews, pre-soaked and strained**
  • 1 small ripe persimmon (115gr total without the top)***
  • 3 tbsp unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted or softened
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

New! Items For February

Pineapple Rings – Organic

New crop! Beautiful slices. What wonderful fruit salads you’ll make!

As a symbol of hospitality, the pineapple has a cultural association with the idea of—welcome—and has been used traditionally as a gift when meeting someone new in cultures all over the world.

Pineapple also has many health benefits and is loaded with calcium, potassium, fiber, and vitamin C, and is rich in manganese, a trace mineral the body uses to build bone and connective tissues.

Macadamia Nuts Whole (Hawaiian) – Alive & Organic

We are delighted to say that our Hawaiian macadamia nuts are back. Quality and flavor are superb.

Macadamia nuts contain a significant level of protein, comprising essential and non-essential amino acids.
Our macadamias are crisp, fresh and alive!

Buckwheat Groats - Alive & Organic

Buckwheat Groats are buckwheat seeds that have been hulled. Subtly flavored when raw, buckwheat develops an earthly, nutty taste when roasted, long used as a tasty cereal-type grain called kasha.

This gluten-free grain can be substituted for wheat, oats, rye or barley. You may also grind it into a flour to use in buckwheat pancakes or combine with wheat flour to use in baked goods.

February Victory Garden Sale

10% off this month’s featured items (Remember, if you buy 3 or more of any Living Tree manufactured product, you get an additional 10% off!)
Coconut Oil – Organic and Extra Virgin

Living Tree Community Foods Organic Coconut Oil is Extra Virgin and Unrefined. The flavor is mild with a fresh coconut taste and a strong coconut aroma. The color will vary from white to very light yellow. The oil will liquefy around 80 degrees and then re-solidify with small crystalline structure if cooling rapidly or large crystalline structure if slowly.

California Olives – Organic & Sundried

Living Tree Community Foods California grown organic black olives are a tasty addition to salads. Cured in salt and then sundried and rolled in extra virgin olive oil. Contains sea salt, organic spices, olive oil. These olives contain pits.

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