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Entries by Maria Rodale from 03/2012

Five Steps for Healthier Indoor Air

| Posted 03.01.2012 | Green

by guest blogger Dr. Marilyn Black, Founder, GREENGUARD Environmental Institute Did you know that the air you're breathing in your home can be two to...

How Romance Novels Empower Women

| Posted 03.02.2012 | Women

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure While as a society we wonder how to motivate girls to reach hig...

Photos from the Philadelphia
Flower Show Preview

| Posted 03.05.2012 | Huffington Post

I've been going to the Philadelphia Flower Show on and off for decades. It's the perfect dose of springtime to get me excited for a new season. The be...

Organic Tulip Salad

| Posted 03.06.2012 | Food

by guest blogger Keriann Koeman, of EcoTulips Tulip petals taste like sweet lettuce, and some of them end with a peppery flavor note. I suggest tryin...

The Dance of Life and Love

| Posted 03.07.2012 | Parents

The other night, I took my girls to the ballet. My littlest is a natural-born dancer--she leaps and pirouettes around the house all day. So I thought ...

5 Simple Ways to Live Greener

| Posted 03.08.2012 | Green

by guest blogger Julie Kerr Gines, environmental scientist and the author The best way to become greener is to slowly incorporate green habits into y...

My New York City Window Garden

| Posted 03.09.2012 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure Being a Rodale, I am often asked if I garden. For most of my li...

My New York City Window Garden

| Posted 03.09.2012 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure Being a Rodale, I am often asked if I garden. For most of my li...

Top 10 Things to Do with Tiny Meatballs

| Posted 03.12.2012 | Food

Two weeks ago I told you how to make tiny meatballs and freeze them. Now here are 10 easy things you can do with them. Add them to spaghetti. This i...

Clear the Clutter: Organization Boosts Health and Vitality

| Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer, researcher, clinical practitioner, author, and lecturer As a holistic ...

The Magic of Tiny Voices

| Posted 03.14.2012 | Huffington Post

The other morning my littlest daughter put on a full, Disney-esque princess show. She played all the characters with their different voices. She made ...

What Americans Get from Fracking

| Posted 03.15.2012 | Green

by guest blogger, Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper Americans get a lot out of the new technological process called hydrofracking (fracki...

Red Beet Salad with Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

| Posted 03.16.2012 | Food

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure This is the perfect salad for 2...or a nice side dish for a few...

Meeting Obama

| Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

I'm not the type that usually goes to political fundraisers. In fact, I avoid them like the plague.  Ditto any calls to my home from political candid...

Fist-Pounding Seed Evangelist
(Or, How to Start Your Own Seeds)

| Posted 03.20.2012 | Green

by guest blogger Tim Mountz of Happy Cat Farm My wife and I practice what we call seed-to-seed agriculture on our farm. We like to encourage people t...

Energy Boosting Lentil Soup

| Posted 03.21.2012 | Healthy Living

Holly is my most special, fabulous, wonderful yoga teacher. She makes me do things I never thought I could do. And then she nestles me up into support...

How to Start Raising Chickens

| Posted 03.22.2012 | Green

by guest blogger Jean Nick, author and sustainability expert When I was perhaps 10 years old, a lone Rhode Island Red hen wandered out of the woods a...

Spring cleaning 101

| Posted 03.23.2012 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure I love cleaning. Weird, I know. I especially love a fresh, clea...

A Girls Guide to Bonefishing

| Posted 03.26.2012 | Travel

Ever since I read an article in Garden and Gun about a bonefishing trip that Yvon Chouinard and Tom Brokaw took, I was curious about the sport. Mostly...

Doing Laundry in a Costa Rican Cloud Forest

| Posted 03.27.2012 | Green

by guest blogger Wendy Gordon, pioneer in the green consumer movement You would think that Jim Damalas, president of the Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Ho...

Queen Conch

| Posted 03.28.2012 | Travel

Talk about eating local! There is nothing more local than eating raw conch on an island where they grow the conch and harvest them right out back...th...

8 Ways to Avoid Harmful Chemicals

| Posted 03.29.2012 | Green

by guest blogger Robin Dodson, ScD, research scientist at the Silent Spring Institute It's difficult to avoid all of the potentially harmful chemi...

10 Cures for a Bad Mood

| Posted 03.30.2012 | Huffington Post

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure Bad moods happen to the best of us. Sometimes hunger, fatigue, ...