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Marketing Director

Cynthia Cruz started with Down to Earth as a Community Outreach Assistant in 2010.  Her initial assignment was to help teach cooking classes and kick-start the company’s social media initiatives.  Her facility with graphics and videography led her to take on additional responsibilities and become the Marketing Director.  Cynthia has been a vegetarian for over a decade and loves cooking at home, eating out, and reading about food. 

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Manuka Honey - What is it and What is it Good for?

Manuka Honey is a unique honey found in New Zealand and Australia. The Manuka tree (Leptospermum scoparium) flowers for only 2-6 weeks of the year making it an extremely rare honey to produce. ⠀ ⠀

Traditional medicine has used Manuka Honey for hundreds of years on a broad range of ailments like immunity, digestion, skin care, and oral health. One of it's powerful properties is a anti-bactierial compond called Methylglyoxal (MGO) - which is said to be responsible for the honey's healing properties. The high content of MGO can only be consistently found in Manuka honey.⠀