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Maria Rodale

The Magical Migration of the Monarch

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

Everyone loves a monarch butterfly! They are a magical symbol of summertime, transformation, and the health of the environment. But let's face it; they're a bit complicated to understand.

Organic Rising

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.20.2014 | Home
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by guest blogger Anthony Suau, Pulitzer Prize- and Emmy Award-winning photojournalist I was born and raised in the late 1950s in Peoria, Illinois, ...

12 Things I Love About Spring

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Organic tulips at the Rodale Institute! Yes, it's high spring here in Pennsylvania, and last night after dinner, as I was drifting off to sleep on my...

Hips Hips Hooray! Yoga to Release the Hips and Low Back

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
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By guest blogger Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher The warm weather has finally arrived, and the walkers, runners, hikers, bikers...

The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook + A Tomato Tart Recipe

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.14.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

Vegetables haven't quite won a place in the hearts of kids (or even some adults), and often required the hard-sell approach.

What Is Transformation?

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I've been talking about transformation a lot these days. It's the theme for 2014 at Rodale. It's definitely a buzzword, and once you focus on it, you ...

Are You Fed Up? You Will Be Soon

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

There's a new documentary out that aims to prove that "everything we've been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong." That'...

On Motherhood, Mayhem and Moving On

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

To every mother who is wondering exactly where she went so terribly wrong, I offer this for consideration: You didn't.

6 Life Lessons From Your Dog

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition As a child, I never had a dog. I didn't u...

Our Favorite Recipes from The Edible Schoolyard

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.06.2014 | Home
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The Edible Schoolyard in Berkeley is a one-acre organic garden and kitchen classroom in Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School.

Top 5 Things Every Mother Needs to Know for Mother's Day

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.07.2014 | Parents
Maria Rodale

Last week, I was fortunate enough to discover a blog written by my oldest daughter listing 13 things she's learned from me. It warmed my heart to rea...

The Promise of Spring

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

The other morning, I woke up after being away for several days (and coming home in the dark) and looked out my bedroom window with one eye (my head st...

Your Body Is Your Body

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

A few weeks ago, I finally got up the courage to take a group Iyengar yoga class in New York City. Now, I've been doing yoga for 17 years, so you'd th...

Fans Are Made, Not Born

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports
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It's finally spring (fingers crossed), and that can only mean two things: I may soon have to appear in public wearing shorts, and the endless, soul-sucking, heart-breaking baseball season is underway.

Green Lawns Don't Make for 'Green' Yards

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.24.2014 | Green
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The natural world is awakening from a tough winter, and our yards are greening up as the weather warms. But are our yards really as "green" as they could be?

It's Going to Be Fine

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
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Today was one of those days when I find myself reassuring everyone around me that it's going to be fine. Everything is going to be fine, I said at lea...

A Yoga Hug

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.21.2014 | Healthy Living
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By guest blogger Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher "Nobody likes me, everybody hates me; guess I'll go eat worms. Long, thin, sli...

This Year's Peas

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.21.2014 | Healthy Living
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OK, peas and I, we go a long way back. We've had our good year (somewhere around 2003) and our bad years (too many to name). We've fought rabbits and ...

Fat Facts

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
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Human fat cells, photo by Dr. Peeke by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition While...

A Lifetime of Music

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

For my birthday this year, my oldest daughter got us tickets to see Neil Finn at Town Hall in New York City. Now, most people have never heard of Neil...

DIY Organic Baby Food

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
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By guest blogger Robyn Jasko, cofounder of Grow Indie Now that my son Ajax has reached 9 months, we've been having a lot of fun getting him to try ne...

Digging the Dancing King

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger I'm not a heterosexual man, but if I were, two of my heroes would be Nick Neave, Ph.D., and Kristo...

CSA Pizza Night

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.09.2014 | Home
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By guest blogger Nate Luke, photographer and video director Millsap Farms brings a lot to the table--literally. Along with providing community-suppor...

Why I Will Not #BanBossy

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.04.2014 | Women
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels With all due respect to my idols, Sheryl, Beyoncé, and the other women of the...

Hitting the Reset Button

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
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By guest blogger Robyn Hessinger, intuitive, medium, Reiki master, and founder of Inspired Guidance Sometimes we just need a fresh start. Whether it'...