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Maria Rodale

The Only Real Way to End GMOs

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.06.2013 | Green
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The other day I was feeling overwhelmed, depressed, and defeated about the whole GMO thing. There is SO MUCH evidence that GMOs, and the chemicals th...

Why We Write Romance Novels

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.03.2013 | Books
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels I'm currently at work on my eighth novel (!), and I'm finding that each bo...

Foraging for Fiddlehead Ferns

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Tim Mountz of Happy Cat Farm As a farmer I revel in spring, with its quick weather changes, cracking buds, chorus of flowers, and d...

Dukkah: A Delicious Australian Dry Dip

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.01.2013 | Taste
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My first day in Australia I was starving for dinner, but it was only 4:30 and the restaurant in my hotel wasn't open yet. So I went to the "bar" (cou...

How Nature Films Can Save the World

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.30.2013 | Green
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by guest blogger Leah Zerbe, online editor for "Mommy, look! Look, Mommy," Della, my little 3-year-old niece, gleefully squealed as she f...

The Search for the Perfect Gardening Apron

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
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Perhaps because I'm a notorious mess whenever I do anything, I'm obsessed with aprons. I have a kitchen drawer filled with all sorts of kitchen apron...

The iPotty Generation

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.26.2013 | Parents
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by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger Let's make a few things clear. One, it's been about 19 years since I spent any time trying to pot...

Make Stress a Stranger - Go Outside!

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.25.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Deirdre Imus, author and environmental health advocate April is Stress Awareness Month--although it's safe to say most of us are a...

11 Reasons Why Gardening Is the Perfect Metaphor for Life

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.24.2013 | Healthy Living
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Last week we had two perfect days of spring weather, sunny and in the high 70s. It was just what we all needed to kick-start our spring selves and g...

The Earth Is Us

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.22.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

What you hate is you What you love is you What you destroy is you What you create is you What you kill is you What you give birth to is you Your t...

The Power of Protest

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.19.2013 | Green
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by guest blogger Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed individuals can change the wo...

The Dinosaurs in My Backyard

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.18.2013 | Green
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by guest blogger Leah Zerbe, online editor for All over the United States, people are opening their lawns and gardens to dinosaurs, allow...

It Only Takes Two Days to Kick Salt

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.17.2013 | Healthy Living
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Two days. That's all it took. When I was at the spa in Australia, the chefs did not use any salt in their food, so for two days I was salt free. At...

Yoga Twists to Strengthen and Cleanse

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.16.2013 | Health and Fitness
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by guest blogger Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher Once, while driving, I reached into the backseat back directly behind me, an...

The Return to America

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
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I'd never been out of the country for three weeks before. I missed my kids like crazy and was happy to come home. But I'd be lying if I didn't tell y...

Breaking the Webs of My Weaving

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.12.2013 | Parents
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by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger On this doorstep I stand, year after year and watch you going and think: May you not skin you...

The Case for Heirlooms: More than Just a Pretty Plate

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green
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By guest blogger Robyn Jasko, cofounder of Grow Indie Growing heirlooms is a great way to preserve the flavor, sustainability, and legacy of the...

Sydney vs. Melbourne: It's Like Chalk and Cheese

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.10.2013 | Travel
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My last day in Sydney was a day of utter perfection. Believe it or not, it had nothing to do with food and I can't even remember what I ate. (Oh, wai...

Spring Healing Through the Arts

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Healers come in many forms, from tradi...

The Effortless Effort

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
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I first heard that phrase when I was a teenager and was friends with an elderly mystic. I remember thinking at the time that it must be some weird, c...

Lean In and Lead With Swagger

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels I like to think that I'm one tough, empowered chick, so you can imagine my ...

Turkey Therapy

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Leah Zerbe, online editor for The start of 2013 hit my family with an emotional sledgehammer. Instead of teasing each ot...

Living Life Upside Down in Australia

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.03.2013 | Travel
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From the States, Australia doesn't just seem very far away, but, as my oldest daughter kept reminding me, it's also upside down. Thanks to doing yog...

The Virus in Our Food Supply

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.02.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Alberto Gonzalez, founder and CEO of GustOrganics President George Washington once said, "It is miserable for a farmer to be oblig...

Bruce Springsteen in Australia. Twice.

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.01.2013 | Entertainment
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It was a coincidence* that my long awaited and dreamed of trip to Australia coincided with Bruce's first tour there in 10 years. But when I saw the d...