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Regenerative Gardening is Good for Your Health and the Planet

Written by Acadia Tucker It’s 6:30 a.m. and the sun has been up for a little less than an hour. I roll out of bed and quickly guzzle a cup of coffee. Then I slip on my moss-green muck boots,…

3 Ways to Stay Hydrated…That Aren’t Water

Hydration is essential to health. Thus, it’s critical to know of alternative ways to stay hydrated that go beyond just water. When our bodies do not get enough caffeine and sugar-free fluid, we can experience any of the following symptoms:…

Marinated Mixed Olives are an Easy Appetizer

Marinated Mixed Olives can be mixed up in minutes, leaving you more time to focus on important things such as friends and … dessert. Additionally, this recipe suits a wide variety of guests’ dietary needs as its free from gluten,…

Animals Who Self-Medicate and Survive Using Just Their Intuition

Did you know that Monarch Butterflies lay their eggs on one single plant that protects the next generation from parasitic infection? Or that primates swallow whole leaves without chewing to literally scrape parasites from their stomach? This hour uncovers stories…

Two Eco-Friendly Children’s Books That Make Perfect Gifts

Looking for eco-friendly holiday gifts for the kids in your life? The Farm Animal Rescue series by Leslie Crawford is a perfect, heartwarming option for children ages 4-8. Sprig the Rescue Pig and Gwen the Rescue Hen instill compassion by…

How to Grate Your Own Lemon, Lime or Orange Citrus Zest

It’s citrus time. All sorts of beautiful yellows, oranges, and reds fill the market. And, very likely, much of those vibrant colors are later seen in your compost bin. Might there be another way to preserve all of that gorgeous…

5 Healthy Sugar Substitutes: A Handy Guide to Keep in Your Kitchen

It’s no secret that refined sugar and artificial sweeteners pose major health risks. To take the holistic route, use concentrated sweeteners sparingly so that blood sugar levels can remain stable. For daily sweet treats, choose fresh, seasonal fruit. For baking…

The Harvest – Official Trailer

Italy is renowned the world over for its excellent food. Yet thousands of foreign workers support the country’s agri-food production. The Harvest is a bold docu-musical that shows the daily exploitation of Sikh field workers, combining documentary with traditional Punjabi choreography…

Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed

Here are some fun Mother’s Day breakfast in bed recipes to create a great morning for Mom. And remember: she shouldn’t have to lift a finger. Mother’s Day Menu Tea & Coffee w/ honey, sugar, lemon, cream – however she…

How to Vote for the Environment in the 2016 Election

In this presidential election, we have heard nearly nothing close to a real conversation on the concern for the environment. From energy to climate change, how do all four candidates hold environmental responsibility and what are their platforms for environmental…

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