Two Olive Trees Herbal Healing Co.

Farm sourced ingredients, all natural skin care.

Simple, local, sustainable.

Find us at the Mendocino farmers market, Friday’s 12-2 or…

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A2 Golden Guernsey milk

What is “A2”?

When saying “A2” we are referring to the type of beta-casein protein the cow has. It is the difference of just ONE amino acid, but makes ALL the difference in how your body can handle dairy products.

A2 vs. A1

Over time through the dairy industry genetics have mutated from the original A2 genetics of a cow to A1. Goats milk is A2…and so is Human milk, which makes A2 milk…the milk designed to be consumed by us!

A1 or regular store bought milk (yes, even organic!) has been linked to numerous health issues. Causing many to believe they are “lactose intolerant”. The reality is, in many cases it is not the lactose. Indigestion, heart disease, impaired immune response, type 1 diabetes, auto immune disorder, & neurological impairment to name a few can all be linked back to A1 milk.

Check out this great article for the complete run down.

Golden Guernsey What?

The Guernsey cow breed is famous for its golden color milk. Why is it so golden you may ask? This is due to its high levels of beta carotene, which is an EXCELLENT source of vitamin A. Vitamin A is well known for it’s ability to reduce the risk of cancer! Not only that but Guernsey milk has also ….

  • 30% more Cream with 5% Butterfat
  • 12% more Protein
  • 33% more Vitamin D
  • 25% more Vitamin A
  • 15% more Calcium

than conventional milk. Read more HERE.

About Our Cow

Santana is pasture raised with supplemental grain and alfalfa rations. She is producing HIGH quality, delicious cream top milk. She roams the hills here day and night with her calf. We call her in to milk and groom her daily. We’ve had her milk sent away for testing in January and the results came back proving great health. She was within the 90th percentile for California state raw milk standard.

Boasting her A2 genetics, Santana is our only milker at this time. Look into joining out herd share HERE.

Lard Oh Lard

How the misconceptions and myths surround you.

Did you know?….

  • Lard is rich is vitamin D. We absorb vitamin D from sunlight, but there are a few foods that can help keep your levels up in the wintertime. Lard comes 2nd to cod liver oil!
  • Lard is heat stable! Won’t oxidize in cooking like other fats.
  • Lard has 20 percent less saturated fat than butter. It’s higher in monounsaturated fats which are said to lower LDL cholesterol; and it has none of the trans fat that shortening does.
  • A GOOD source of cholesterol. Cholesterol acts like a bandaid to the body, coming to the rescue in cases of inflammation and hormone management.
  • Lard is a more economical cooking oil when compared to organic coconut oil, grass-fed butter, and other quality oils.
  • Can be sourced LOCALLY!! Compared to coconut oil and palm oil-which is sourced many miles away bound with concerns of child labor and deforestation.

The catch?…

You gotta get your lard from pastured animals that eat fruit, acorns, grass and other forage. Animals that absorb the sunlight and have room to roam. The stuff in the store just won’t do. Toxins are stored in fat, so just imagine what caged up, artificially lit, GMO grain-fed pork would look like?

Know your food, know your farmer, know your pig.

Lard is one of the many things we’ll be offering for sale at our farm stand this May, but you don’t need to wait until then to get your hands on this white gold. We sell lard at the Boonville Farmers market every Saturday from 11-1,  or directly from the farm, everyday! Give us a call @ 831-332-5131 to get yours TODAY!