2016

Zion Nat'l Park, Columbine

professional services

 

This section is part of “Robin Recommends…”, a listing of businesses offering products and services that have been verified by Robin to support an optimally healthful lifestyle.

The professionals listed here are actively providing services and goods in a conscientious and healthful manner and with the intention of supporting your optimal health. Our world is a better place because of them.

Robin Recommends…Grass Valley Grains

Grass Valley Grains

Services: Grass Valley Grains is a one-man farming and milling operation, founded by Reed Hamilton, a 25-year resident of Nevada County. Reed uses organic methods and materials to grow grain crops on a fifth-generation farm in Wheatland, California, where there is abundant flat land. He turns the grains into flour or meal using his own stone mill in Grass Valley.

Reed founded Grass Valley Grains as a way to provide a source of wholesome, locally grown grain and grain products to local consumers. Reed's choice to grow grains comes from having grown up on a grain farm and because he loves bread, which he believes is such an elemental food! Reed is committed to growing food in a way that builds the soil and produces nutritious crops without the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides. He wants to educate people about the properties of what they eat and the many grain crops that are available besides wheat, and wants his customers to be a community of friends who share an understanding of what it takes to produce this food.

Robin's Thoughts: Grass Valley Grains is an asset to our community and example of the commitment to quality, organic food that provides health benefits to our bodies as well as to the planet. The variety of grains that Reed grows, wheat, rye, oats, barley, corn, beans, teff, and amaranth, can be milled into flour or meal, or they can be used whole or cracked.

Reed sells grains, flour, and meal by phone for individual orders, and through a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Soon, web sales will be available. Several local restaurants use the grains and flours from Grass Valley Grains as a staple ingredient of the healthful and delicious meals that are served.

Contact Info

Web: http://www.grassvalleygrains.com

Email: reedhamilton38@yahoo.com

Phone: 530-273-8818

Audio adventure

I have had the good fortune and pleasure of working with Richard Bannister to record a couple of relaxation audio sessions. He has so many strengths within the realm of Audio, Video, Photography, and Business Promotion that deserve to be acknowledged. From his website: "After over 20 years in the television broadcast industry, Richard Bannister founded Dreamspinner Productions in 2001. Richard co-holds 9 patents related to video production and a technical EMMY, as well as the prestigious Howard Vollum Award for Video Engineering Excellence".

I appreciate Richard's gentle and expert guidance around content and flow of the audio recordings that we have done and look forward to creating additional media pieces with him. He has graciously agreed to videotape my upcoming Hearts In Rhythm workshop, which is a whole new experience for me!

Please go to Richard's website and learn more about he will enhance your business outreach: http://www.dreamspro.com

Heal Your Mind, Rewire Your Brain

Nevada County community members: Take Note!  Patt Lind-Kyle will be facilitating a 4-part workshop, Heal Your Mind, Rewire Your Brain, beginning in February. Her exciting and inspiring work gives us insight into the science of neuroplasticity and how we can literally change our brain to change our lives. I eagerly registered for the workshop; the price is right, and the companion book and audio relaxation sessions are invaluable, whether you attend the workshop or not.  Not only will my optimal life-management consulting benefit, but on a personal level, I will expand and learn as I create new neural pathways in my brain! Can't wait! Check it out: http://www.healrewireyourbrain.com

Robin Recommends…THINK LOCAL FIRST

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EAT. SHOP. GROW. GIVE. LIVE.

Services: The THINK LOCAL FIRST program is creating local living economies throughout the Western Nevada County, working to ensure that economic power resides locally, sustaining healthy community life and environmental quality as well as long-term economic prosperity. Through celebratory events, marketing of local independent business, networking, local buying guides and coupon books, and other educational efforts, THINK LOCAL FIRST seeks to foster support for the business and people that make the communities of Western Nevada County special and strong and grounded in personal and community relationships.

The purpose of THINK LOCAL FIRST Nevada County Foothills, is to increase public awareness, through public education, of the benefits of Thinking Local First in the following areas: Retail, Agriculture, Arts and Music, Community Capital, Energy, Land Use, Manufacturing and Waste Management. This is accomplished by organizing and facilitating a network of locally owned, independent businesses in the Western Nevada County Foothills, encouraging community membership, publishing stories and ads in different publications, radio and TV public service announcements, promoting events, speaking at events and information booths at various events. The founders of THINK LOCAL FIRST envision a just and sustainable global economy comprised of local living economies that enhance community life and natural systems, and promote social fairness and economic vitality.

Robin's Thoughts: THINK LOCAL FIRST Nevada County Foothills is a collaborative effort of local business and community leaders to support the success of businesses within our own community. The mission of creating a sustainable business structure that encourages local dollars to be spent on community businesses and professional services demonstrates forward action that will lead to a thriving Nevada County business culture.

Included in the benefits of joining THINK LOCAL FIRST, is the discount you will be offered by member merchants. When you see the THINK LOCAL FIRST logo in the window of a business, simply present your membership card -- and enjoy the discount, as well as knowing that you are supporting local Nevada County businesses.

Contact Info

Web: http://localfirstfoothills.org
Email: various board member emails are available on the website.


Robin Recommends…Project Simplify

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Proprietor: Shawn Tuttle

Services: Simplification and organization help for independent professionals. Project Simplify helps professionals organize their office and simplify their workflow to make space for their purpose.

Robin's Thoughts: Shawn makes becoming organized fun!

Contact Info
Web: http://projectsimplify.com
Phone: 530-205-5775
Email: shawn@projectsimplify.com

Robin Recommends…Freelance Lance

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Proprietor: Lance Brown

Services: Writing, editing, web site creation, other communications & marketing services

Robin's Thoughts: Lance has provided unmatched attention to detail during the building of my website, not only from a technical perspective but also content related. He is witty, charming, and quite bright. Lance's ideas are out of the box, he drinks a lot of Coke, and does not like banana bread.

Contact Info
Web: http://lancebrown.org
Phone: 530-272-2006
Email: lance@lancebrown.org

“Robin brings dedication, focus, passion, and intellect to whatever endeavor she is pursuing. She does not just talk about good health, she practices it thoroughly every day of her life. When she talks to clients about healthy lifestyle choices, they are able to see the effects of healthy choices by observing the woman in front of them!”
Arthur S., Client

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