Frappuccino’s Colorful Ingredients Bug Some Vegetarians


Turns out the strawberry sauce used in strawberries-and-crème Frappuccinos contains cochineal extract, which is made from the bodies of ground-up insects indigenous to Latin America. When Starbucks changed its Frappuccino mix a couple years ago, it made sure the new ingredients were dairy free. But no one said anything about being bug free. Turns out the strawberry […]

Where Have All The Mamas Gone?


Many people have seen the pictures on Face Book of the darling baby goats that were rescued last week by myself and two of the volunteers at Sasha Farm. The comments and compliments came flowing in as soon as the pictures were posted. The volunteers and I anticipated the love and excitement we would feel […]