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Maria Rodale

Where Has All the Real News Gone?

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.18.2013 | Media
Maria Rodale

I've always loved my local paper, the Allentown Morning Call. After all, where else am I going to see who has died that I might know, find a good Pe...

How Fracking Affects Your Farmer's Market

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.16.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Harriet Shugarman, executive director and founder of ClimateMama and a mentor and climate leader for the Climate Reality Project ...

My Favorite Summer Memories

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.15.2013 | Women
Maria Rodale

This one is for you, Jaa, who asked me to write about my favorite summer memories... The Barn Until I was seven (when my grandfather passed away), ...

How to Counteract Cellphone Radiation

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Despite a long and contentious debate, published research is increasingly p...

How I Raise My Kids

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.10.2013 | Parents
Maria Rodale

Dear Yen, this one is for you! I'm always a little reluctant to write about raising my kids because I know it's a fragile balance that could all go...

How to Get Unwired (For Less Than $400 a Day)

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger Just two weeks ago, in this very space, I remarked about the cyber-connections many of us have to...

How Safe is Raw Milk?

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Dierdre Imus, author and environmental health advocate Lately there has been some controversy brewing over milk--specifically r...

Learning How to Take Care of Yourself

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.08.2013 | Women
Maria Rodale

I was lying on a table and she was hanging from two bars on the ceiling, skating over my back with her feet--a little like she was snowboarding or s...

This Just In: Obesity Is a Disease

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition In a landmark decision after years of a...

The Urban Jungle: April Philips Has a Concrete Plan for Tasty City Landscapes

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green
Annie Spiegelman

I witnessed April Philips help create the Dixie School Rain Garden, in Marin County, California, a few years ago. Philips can build a school garden with her eyes closed and one hand behind her back. That's chump change to her!

Quick Homemade Mashed Potatoes from Scratch

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

When I was much, much younger, I made instant mashed potatoes. But then I realized making mashed potatoes from scratch was just as easy and so much ...

When Four Authors Went Rogue...

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.02.2013 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure We were all on deadline. We had books to write and promote, as ...

Perfect Salmon

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.01.2013 | Taste
Maria Rodale

It never fails. If I ask my kids what they want for dinner, given anything, they almost always ask for salmon. I love it when they do because it's s...

Happy Independence Day!

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.01.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

Have a wonderful 4th of July, everyone! Wishing you health, healing, and happiness. --Maria...

Make Time to Make History

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.31.2013 | Parents
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Jeff Csatari, executive editor of special projects for Men's Health It's way too easy to say, "I just don't have the time." With ...

Blogger's Block

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.28.2013 | Women
Maria Rodale

It's Sunday night. The bills are paid. The counter is clean. It's summer. I have no more blogs on deck and I have a week ahead of me with no time for...

5 Non-Toxic Ways to Get Ready for Baby

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Robyn Jasko, cofounder of Grow Indie I'm now 39 weeks pregnant and, I'll tell you, it's hard to have a "green" baby these days. Fr...

The Story of Rodale's Style

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

A lot of people know about the HIStory of my family (how my grandfather started the Organic Movement in America and my father built a publishing empi...

A Simple Guide to Meditation

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.25.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer As a holistic physician, I find that meditation and meditative exercises ...

Top 10 Things That Annoy Me

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I'm not easily annoyed, but there are things that do aggravate me. In case you ever meet me, here is what you need to know: I don't like when peopl...

A New Hive Mentality

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.21.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Coach Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute executive director This past winter was another tough one for the humble honeybee. Winter l...

The Top 5 Myths about Farm-to-School Programs

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Chelsey Simpson, communications associate for the National Farm to School Network Most of us can remember a childhood encounter with chicken nugg...

Lobster-Avocado Salad: A Quick and Easy Delicious Luxury

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.19.2013 | Taste
Maria Rodale

It was Mother's Day and I had to make my own lunch, so I wanted something quick and easy yet indulgent without being unhealthy. For days I had been c...

Yoga for Promoting Patience

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher "The truth is you turned away yourself, and decided to go into the dark alo...

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

So it was early March, and suddenly I burst into the Christmas song "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year." I couldn't get it out of my head. Why...