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Maria Rodale

Shoppers on a Mission: How Consumer Demand for Transparency Is Changing Our Food

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.23.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Courtney Pineau, associate director of the Non-GMO Project As anyone with access to social media knows, our food system is having a ...

The Grand Tour: England II

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.20.2016 | Travel
Maria Rodale

The Grand Tour continues with more photos from our adventures in England... The Cotswolds. Organic strawberries at Daylesford, an organic farm. ...

Yoga for Men, Part I: Forward Extensions

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher Dear Male Yogis, I am a female yoga practitioner and teacher, and I confess...

Summer Craft: Sunprint Fireworks Jars

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.07.2016 | HuffPost Home
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by guest blogger Mark Kintzel, designer If you're looking for a unique craft project to tackle with your friends and family this summer, look no furt...

The Grand Tour of 2015

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.07.2016 | Travel
Maria Rodale

In the old days (1660 to 1840), affluent young men were known to go on a "grand tour" to complete their education. Today, the tradition continues when...

The Grand Tour: Iceland

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.08.2016 | Travel
Maria Rodale

Photos from my Grand Tour adventures in Iceland... The Blue Lagoon. You can't really believe it until you see it. What you can't see: it's delici...

The Grand Tour: England

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.15.2016 | Travel
Maria Rodale

Hello, London! Photos from our Grand Tour adventures in England: First stop: Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Roses. Love the flower names!...

The Grand Tour: Iceland II

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.14.2016 | Travel
Maria Rodale

The Grand Tour continues with more photos from our adventures in Iceland... Waterfalls are everywhere... This one has a treasure buried behind i...

Why I Don't Have a Bucket List

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger Every so often, words or phrases seem to implant themselves in my mind and not let go. Over the pa...

The Flip Side of Love

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Fullerton, psychotherapist and writer Last week I was hurt because of something my husband said to me. I felt hurt, but at the ...

An Organic Guide to Grilling

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.24.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

With Fourth of July right around the corner, everyone in America will soon be thinking about grilling. Ironically, I'll be celebrating this year's Ind...

Vegan 'Neatball' Sandwich

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.25.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Gillian Francella, writer, editor, and newly converted vegan Red-checkered tablecloths, laminated-yet-stained paper menus, and bread...

My Bette Midler Playlist -- Top 10 Classics

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.29.2016 | Entertainment
Maria Rodale

To accompany My Bette Midler Story, I thought it would be nice to put together a playlist of my favorite Bette Midler songs. Many of you, I'm sure, kn...

Fourth of July Superfood Dip Recipe: Cauliflower Ranch

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.30.2016 | Taste
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by the editors at Please don't tell us that you plan on serving chips with some gross dip made from a packet at your Fourth of July coo...

Best of Maria's Farm Country Kitchen: Five Oldies but Goodies

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Can you believe that I've been blogging for seven years now? Since my first post in the summer of 2008, 1,600 blogs have been published on Maria's Far...

You Never Forget Your High School Love

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger "Love each other dearly always. There is scarcely anything else in the world but that: to love one...

My Bette Midler Story

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

Some of you who follow me on social media may have seen a picture or two of me with Bette Midler and wondered, How did that happen? How did she get to...

Yoga for That (Nagging, Aching) Pain in Your Butt

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

"The science of Yoga is the eradication of sorrows." -- Prashant Iyengar, yoga teacher, author, and son of Guru B.K.S. Iyengar There are some things ...

My Mother's Moist Chocolate Cake With Vanilla Icing

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.15.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

From my mother, I learned how to serve an army. She was constantly having to grab a cake out of the freezer when my father unexpectedly brought busine...

Glazed Fresh Blueberry and Strawberry Pie With Whipped Cream

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.17.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

When the fruit is fresh and ripe and it's hot outside, this dessert is perfection. It's also super easy to make, delicious, and nutritious! The recip...

Friends With Benefits -- Getting to Know Your Gut Microbiome

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition When we're hungry, we often hear familiar...

The Slow Old Days

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger When Maria told me the theme for this week was "slow fashion," my first thought was, "What in the ...

Slowing Down Fashion

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.09.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Marci Zaroff, ecofashion pioneer, founder of Under the Canopy, and president of Portico Brands "Be the change you wish to see in the...

My Top 13 Favorite Slow Fashion Brands

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.10.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

I'm happy to report there are a burgeoning number of apparel brands that marry integrity and style, each with their own unique twist on caring for both people and the planet.

From Slow Food to Slow Fashion

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.09.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

You may be wondering why fashion integrity matters--because after all, you don't eat clothing. But the truth is, just as with food with integrity, clothing with integrity effects a huge swath of people and places.