The Last Italian Cowboys – Official Trailer

Walter Bencini’s beautifully shot documentary, a love song to the Maremma region of Italy, profiles the butteri, or cowboys, who work on one of the last ranches that breeds cattle and horses in the wild. Shot over the changing seasons…

3 Adaptogenic Drinks to Boost Energy and Build Resilience

Adaptogens, or adaptogenic substances, decrease our sensitivity to stress. Our adrenal system often gets overtaxed by common life events: getting married, increased job responsibilities, buying a house, social pressure and for some athletes, overtraining for an event. Adaptogens are not…

Wildland – Official Trailer

Epic and intimate in the same breath, Wildland tells the story of a single wildland firefighting crew as they struggle with fear, loyalty, love, and defeat. What emerges is a story of a small group of working-class men, their exterior…

A Seasonal Guide to the Gift of Produce

Trying to find an original gift for the food lovers on your list? Why not give a delicious seasonal gift that keeps on giving…the gift of produce? The Gift of Produce Here is a list of seasonal fruit or vegetables for each month…

Apple Pumpkin Pup-Cakes: Your Dog’s New Favorite Fall Treat

With apple season upon us, I thought what better way to celebrate than with an apple and pumpkin recipe? So, I decided on some Apple Pumpkin Pup-Cakes! These “pup” cakes are the perfect way to get some in-season apples into…

Island Wisdom: The Lessons We Can Learn from Hawaiian Culture

There is a deep reverence and respect for the Elements of Water, Sky, and Earth, Sun, and Moon that we’ll find when we engage with cultures that have developed in the middle of the ocean, away from the speed of…

Eat Your Fruits and Veggies – It’s Easier Than You Think!

Mom says “Eat your fruits and veggies” and you’ll get big and strong. Doctors tell you that eating plenty of vegetables and fruits can help you reduce the risk of heart disease, control blood pressure, and may even help prevent…

Instead of Carbo-Loading, Try a Ketogenic Approach to Athletic Fueling

A common sports nutrition phrase that you may have heard is “carb-loading” (or “carbo-loading”). This refers to filling the body with (often) very starchy, carbohydrates to top off glycogen stores to fuel a training or race day. While there is…

Your Guide to Winter Squash

Winter squash makes a beautiful decoration but it is also tasty and nutritious. Curious about the different varieties available? In this episode, Chef Sita and Earl Herrick from Earl’s Organic Produce give us a quick guide to winter squash. Originally…

What Didn’t Go Well in My Garden This Season

There are lots of glossy photos of amazing gardens out there, and sometimes they seem too good to be true. Last year when I was a keynote speaker at a gardening conference, after my talk one of the participants approached…

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