Stomping Grapes at 29 Spa

A winter staycation with “Stomping Grapes” massage: at $3 a minute, don’t forget to pack a sense of humor. The sky is grey. The thermometer dips to 40 degrees in Atlanta, and all we can think of is a 140-degree sauna. So we pack a bag and check into the nearby Mansion on Peachtree for a little R&R in the form of a steamy whirlpool at 29 Spa, a deep massage and a healthy dose of room service. The spa is the brainchild of Atlanta native Lydia Mondavi, who married... Read More

Peruvian-Inspired Quinoa and Vegetable Soup

Lately it seems like everyone is keen on quinoa (“keen-wah”) as a super-trendy superfood. After all, it’s gluten-free and packs all eight essential amino acids as well as so many nutrients the ancient Incas called it “chisaya mama” (mother of all grains). Yep, South Americans were so ahead of the foodie fashion curve that our trendy pseudo-grain (actually a seed) even shares it’s name with Quinua, Peru. That little historical tidbit made us... Read More

Believe Nothing

 “Believe nothing.
No matter 
where you read it, or who said it, even if I have said it, unless it agrees with you own reason and your own common sense."

               - Buddha

“The same molecules
that make up the food
we consume become
the molecules of our
minds and bodies.
So, unless you grow
your own food, you
should choose a
farmer as carefully as
 you choose your 
doctor or pastor.”

  _ Tim Willey, Farmer
             Madera CA
 “If man made it… don’t eat





        - Jack LaLanne

  “If we are
 always arriving and
 departing, it is also
 true that we are 
 eternally anchored. 
 One's destination is 
 never a place but 
 rather a new way of 
 looking at things."

           - Henry Miller
  “The rest of the
 world lives to eat…
 I eat to live.”
- Socrates
“Teachers open the door, 

you must enter by 


         - Chinese proverb

Factory Farm Map