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It's Time to Start Thinking About Gardening Again!

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

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...

Why Is There Never a Bird Around When You Need One?

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Rick Chillot, senior editor, Well, we're into the final week of our plastic-free challenge at One thing that'...

An Open Letter to President Obama

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

Dear President Obama, I am extremely disappointed that you gave in to the bullying of Monsanto and its legion of lobbyists, all paid for by the corrupt subsidies of the American Farm Bill.

Is Pretty Hair Possible without Plastic? Yes, with These Styling Secrets

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Leah Zerbe, online editor at It's only halfway through the month, and already's Plastic-Free February challeng...

Is Plastic Really That Bad?

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Emily Main, online editor, I'm three days in to my plastic-free week for, and despite the title of this blog p...

Float of the Month: Apple Cider Float

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

Saturday, September 11th, is the second annual Apple Festival at the Rodale Institute. Consider this your official invitation. This year I am adding a new treat: Organic Apple Cider Floats!

A Visit to My Kitchen: Alison Grantham

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maria Rodale

Alison Grantham is in my kitchen today, sharing her insights from testing organic and chemical agriculture, and her surprising chocolate-and-vegetable...

Ted Danson To Write A Book On Oceans | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ted Danson, the actor immortalized by his role as a bartender in the sitcom, Cheers, will write a book for Rodale Books that takes a "celebratory and ...

Ardath Rodale Dead: Former Chairwoman Of Rodale Dies At 81

Philadelphia Inquirer | Sally A. Downey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ardath Harter Rodale, 81, of Allentown, former chairwoman of Rodale Inc., died Friday at her home. ...

Men's Health Caught Re-Using SAME COVER LINES From October 2007

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Men's Health has been caught re-using the same exact cover lines on its December cover as it used in October 2007. Perez Hilton notes that several of...

No Quick Fix Self-Help Books This Year

USA Today | Deirdre Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Perhaps because of Benjamin Franklin and his "Poor Richard" aphorisms, many Americans believe they are one self-help book away from perfection. Mix t...

Women's Health Named Ad Age's Magazine Of The Year

Ad Age | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Its free website, for example, leads visitors to two of them, Fit Coach and the Abs Diet for Women, which charge membership fees. The brand's third an...

In Memory of My Dad, Bob Rodale

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

A lot of people loved my father and even romanticized his reign as leader of Rodale Press and chief spokesman for the organic movement around the world. But I knew him first and foremost as a father.

Obama, Rodale Team To Bring Health Care Message To Four Magazines

New York Times | STEPHANIE CLIFFORD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

PRESIDENT OBAMA is taking his argument for a health care plan to a new place: Rodale magazines, where he or his wife appear on coming covers of Preven...

Dave Zinczenko, Reality Show Star? Rodale Inks Deal For "Eat This, Not That!" Show

New York Post | Page Six | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Men's Health parent, Rodale, has inked a deal with Reveille Productions -- the team behind the NBC hit "The Biggest Loser" -- to create a show based o...

Best Life Magazine Folds

Folio: | Jason Fell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Emmaus, Pennsylvania-based Rodale has shuttered Best Life magazine. The May issue will be its last. "Despite the great work of the sales team and the...

Michele Promaulayko: Women's Health Hires Former Cosmopolitan Editor As Editor In Chief

WWD | Stephanie D. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In September, David Zinczenko declared to WWD he had big plans for Women's Health, one of the three magazines he oversees as editorial director at Rod...

Rodale Big Winner Of "The Biggest Loser"

New York Times | Richard Perez Pena | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When "The Biggest Loser" starts its new season on Sept. 16, one big winner will be, of all things, a magazine company. Rodale and its biggest magazin...

Rodale And Zinczenko "Launch" Men's Health Living

New York Post | Keith Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

THE new trend in magazine publishing: Put the word "living" at the end of a magazine's title and enter the shelter category. It has worked for Anna W...