“Find Your Sweet Spot”- Primal Versus Paleo

by Diana Gray We’ve talked a lot about the Paleo diet in September and learned quite a bit from our Cross Fit buddies. In doing my own research, however, I came across the term “primal”, which ended up throwing me for a loop- I thought Paleo and...

Meet David Cowan, Owner of Our Hometown Box

Dave Cowan, of CrossFit Sebastopol, has a passion for helping people live a healthier lifestyle. A former paramedic and Cal Fire employee, his exercise philosophy is one that anyone can get behind: “Be fit enough to save your own life.” He admits that he...

Meet Joanna of Santa Rosa Strength and Conditioning!

Hello VF Fans, My name is Joanna, I live in Sebastopol, I have a couple kids that might be rock stars some day, and I’m a competitive Weightlifter – that Olympic Sport where people hoist heavy barbells from the ground to over their heads. I’m also the founder...

Packaging Problems

When you spend most of your day using a variety of razor sharp knives, even the most experienced butcher is going to draw their own blood once in a while. As a rank, novice butcher, I am pretty careful and have only needed the medic a couple of times. This last week I...

Happy Independence Day!

I think it’s important to call July 4th Independence Day. Every country in the world has a 4th of July (save the “some countries still use the Julian Calendar, Adam” please). But not every country has an independence day. Why is that significant to...

Life’s Too Short To Feed Your Pets Crappy Meat!

By Diana Chantry One of the great things about working in Sustainable Agriculture is the people you get to meet. We’re all connected by our shared interest in what’s best for the environment, our desire to support the local economy and our disdain for crappy meat....