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Entries by Maria Rodale from 09/2011

Bob and Irene Were Farmers

| Posted 09.01.2011 | Green

by Wendy Gordon Bob and Irene were farmers in upstate New York. To me, they weren't hurricanes-they were dear family friends. Actually, they sold thei...

Simple Itch-Free Strategies for Summer

| Posted 09.06.2011 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger Dr. Mao Shing Ni, DOM, PhD, ABAAHP, Lac, author of the best-selling book Secrets of Longevity Even as the summer season winds down...

Eddy Would Go

| Posted 09.07.2011 | Healthy Living

Many, many years go we went to Hawaii on vacation. My oldest daughter was at that age where we had to go into every surf shop (this was before there w...

Deadly serious: Antibiotic-Resistant Salmonella Free to Be in Your Food

| Posted 09.08.2011 | Healthy Living

by Wendy Gordon In what country is it legal for deadly salmonella to be in your food? Um, well, there may be others, but I am sure of only one--the Un...

Hamburger Hash: School Lunch, Circa 1973

| Posted 09.12.2011 | Huffington Post

It's a testament to the processed junk-food lunch era that one of my family's favorite recipes is something I used to get at school for lunch: Hamburger Hash. It's not a pretty dish. But it's so yummy that my kids ask for it all the time.

GROWING GREEN: An Environmentally Friendly Summer Camp

| Posted 09.13.2011 | Green

by guest blogger Marcia Theodoredis Anyone who has experienced summer camp holds those memories near and dear. They are precious to us and enduring....

Come on Down to the 3rd Annual Organic Apple Festival!

| Posted 09.14.2011 | Huffington Post

Saturday, September 17th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. is the Rodale Institute's 3rd Annual Organic Apple Festival, where you can pick your own organic apple...

The Cheap Disease (part 1 of 2)

| Posted 09.15.2011 | Huffington Post

by guest blogger Alberto Gonzalez, founder and CEO of GustOrganics. U.S. food consumers are somehow programmed to buy food cheaply. Our national moti...

Hospitals to Serve Antibiotic-Free Chicken

| Posted 09.22.2011 | Healthy Living
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by Wendy Gordon Does it matter if the chicken you buy for your family is from a farm that uses low doses of antibiotics in its feed? Consider this: Pr...

Top 10 Must-Have's for Every Sweet Organic Pantry

| Posted 09.23.2011 | Huffington Post

For me, if I had to choose between sweet and savory, I'd always go with savory. But every pantry needs a stash of sweet stuff for baking and so forth-...

What's Really Important?

| Posted 09.26.2011 | Healthy Living
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Sometimes I remember what's really important when I am doing something that doesn't seem very important at all. And I remembered it while manning the ...

September Salad: Tomato, Mozzarella, and Avocado

| Posted 09.28.2011 | Huffington Post

This salad is like tasting the last bit of summer -- sweet, savory, soft, and slightly sad, but so delicious. And if you use really good olive oil, then it's even better. Simple ingredients, easy to make, and perfectly, wonderfully yummy.

What U.S. Food Companies Don't Tell You about Your Food

| Posted 09.29.2011 | Healthy Living
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Did you know that 31 countries plus the 27 countries of the European Union have laws and/or regulations about labeling GE crops and food products? Of course, the United States is not one of these countries.