HEALTHY FOOD HUB/ BLACK OAKS CENTER

Welcome to healthier, affordable eating through collective buying. If healthy food is to be our medicine, a cornerstone to health, there can be no compromises.Rising cost has and will continue to [...]

Chamomile

Matricaria chamomilla, also known as German chamomile, a member of the Asteraceae family, is perhaps the most widely used herbal tea in the world along with, perhaps, peppermint. Originally from [...]

Cardamom

Elettaria cardamomum, a member of the tropical Zingiberaceae family, is one of several species of herbaceous plants native to India that produce the well known light green, spicy pods we know and [...]

Astragalus

Astragalus membranaceus, a member of the fabaceae, or pea family native to Northern China and Mongolia, is now cultivated worldwide. It has been used in herbal medicine for more than 2,000 years, [...]

American Ginseng

Panax Quinquefolius, a member of the Araliaceae family, is native to the woodlands of the Eastern United States and Southern Canada, including the Appalachian Mountains, west to the Ozarks of [...]

Amla

Phyllanthus emblica, a member of the Phyllanthaceae family, goes by many names including Indian gooseberry, Amalaki, and Myrobalan. Native to India, this fruit is one of the most important [...]

Alfalfa

Medico sativa, is believed to be native to Central Asia. Wild types are found in the Caucasus and in the mountainous regions of Afghanistan and surrounding regions. It is a perennial flowering [...]

Maple Syrup

We have chosen Maple syrup in very small quantities as a sweetener because, well, we are from New England and it is an all natural sweetener we can source right here in our own backyard. It is [...]

Lime Juice

Like lemon juice, Lime juice also contains vitamin c and many trace elements. In addition to vitamin-C, lime contains special compounds called Flavonoids (Limonoids such as Limonin Glucoside) [...]

Lemon Juice

The many health benefits of lemons have been known for centuries, among them its use as a digestive aid. Lemons contain many substances–notably citric acid, calcium, magnesium, vitamin C, [...]