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Entries by Maria Rodale from 03/2011

Can You Make Your Sexuality Organic?

| Posted 03.01.2011 | Healthy Living

By guest blogger Pamela Madsen, founding executive director of The American Fertility Association and author of Shameless: How I Ditched the Diet, Got...

The Top 10 Things I Wish Didn't Involve Plastic

| Posted 03.02.2011 | Healthy Living

Last week, to mark the end of the Rodale.com Plastic-Free Challenge, I shared some tips for reducing the amount of plastic in your life. I personally ...

A Visit to My Kitchen: Amy Goldman

| Posted 03.03.2011 | Healthy Living

Author and gardener Amy Goldman is in my kitchen today, talking about her connection to the garden from farm to table. Amy Goldman is a passionate ga...

It's Time to Start Thinking About Gardening Again!

| Posted 03.04.2011 | Healthy Living

I can't remember a winter that has seemed longer, and more depressing in general. However, it is now officially March, which means that even though it...

Book Review: Just Kids

| Posted 03.14.2011 | Healthy Living

Good books are kind of like Tarot cards for me. There is a magic to what you pick up, when you pick it up, and what the message is for your life. Late...

Expo West Grows Up

| Posted 03.16.2011 | Green

Every year when I go to Anaheim, California, for Natural Products Expo West, I have a ritual: I rent a car (this year I got a cute white VW Beetle), t...

A Visit to My Kitchen: Ellen Gustafson

| Posted 03.17.2011 | Food

Sustainable food system activist Ellen Gustafson says the "extra effort to find organic food and shop at farmer's markets is worth it to me, especially as an investment in a better food system."

Is Organic Sexy? Let's Vote!

| Posted 03.18.2011 | Food

I was sitting in the German headquarters of Unilever a few weeks ago--it's an incredible eco-building that is very modern and cool-looking--and was ta...

Top 10 Ways to Make Organic More Sexy

| Posted 03.21.2011 | Impact

On Friday, I wrote about the controversy over whether organic is sexy or not. Today, I am going to share some ideas on how to ramp up the sexy quotien...

San Francisco Flower and Garden Show: Get Your Green On!

| Posted 03.22.2011 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger Annie Spiegelman, a.k.a. the Dirt Diva Garden nerds, come home. There's a place where we belong. It's time to get your green on at t...

The Long-Lost Return of Spring

| Posted 03.23.2011 | Healthy Living

Finally, FINALLY, finally, spring is officially here. Is it just me, or has this been the longest, darkest, and most depressing winter ever? Well, goo...

A Visit to My Back Porch: Lori McKenna

| Posted 03.24.2011 | Entertainment
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Dear Readers, Welcome to a new feature on my blog, "A Visit to My Back Porch," which is reserved exclusively for my favorite musicians. It is my plea...

March Madness Mango Float

| Posted 03.25.2011 | Food

I love a good mango lassi (which is mango juice mixed with yogurt) along with Indian food. But there is no reason we can't all enjoy a mango float.

City Gardens: The Bees' Needs

| Posted 03.29.2011 | Green

By guest blogger Amy Freitag Amy Freitag is the executive director of New York Restoration Project (NYRP), a nonprofit organization dedicated to rest...

Why Women's History Is So Important

| Posted 03.30.2011 | Healthy Living

This is the last week of National Women's History month. Big whoop, right? Yeah, big whoop (from yo' mamma) right on your ass if you think you don't h...

A Visit to My Kitchen: Temra Costa

| Posted 03.31.2011 | Healthy Living

Temra is a nationally recognized sustainable food and farming advocate. Her recent book, Farmer Jane: Women Changing the Way We Eat, is the product o...