March 12, 2019
Feeding Change with Cyndi O’Meara
Eating food has become such an automatic response that we’ve forgotten why it’s there in the first place – to nourish us, to give us energy, to keep us healthy. But with chemical-coated ‘food’ continuing to dominate fridges and pantries, Cyndi O’Meara has ramped up her quest to educate the masses.
Cyndi O’Meara self-seeding garden is abundant with beautiful herbs and vegetables, complementing the fruit trees planted across the undulating 60-acre property and a larger garden boasting heartier vegetable varieties, all of which feed Cyndi and her family. Cyndi’s eldest son, Brogan, also works on the farm and shares her ethos for fresh, organic produce, a serendipitous full circle movement, given Cyndi’s thirst for knowledge began when she was pregnant with Brogan 30 years ago.
“This all started because I had babies and I wanted to do the best for my babies,” she says.
“When I look back on what I knew 30 years ago and what I know now; and I was pretty ferocious 30 years ago; I think of the mistakes I made, but it’s because I didn’t have the knowledge, nobody had the knowledge and what I know now, it’s for my grandchildren.”
“How can you buy food that has been sprayed with it? How can you buy a strawberry that has been sprayed with 10 chemicals and feed it to your child?”
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