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Maria Rodale

How to Start Raising Chickens

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.22.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Jean Nick, author and sustainability expert When I was perhaps 10 years old, a lone Rhode Island Red hen wandered out of the woods a...

Energy Boosting Lentil Soup

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Holly is my most special, fabulous, wonderful yoga teacher. She makes me do things I never thought I could do. And then she nestles me up into support...

Fist-Pounding Seed Evangelist
(Or, How to Start Your Own Seeds)

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.20.2012 | Green
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by guest blogger Tim Mountz of Happy Cat Farm My wife and I practice what we call seed-to-seed agriculture on our farm. We like to encourage people t...

Meeting Obama

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics
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I'm not the type that usually goes to political fundraisers. In fact, I avoid them like the plague.  Ditto any calls to my home from political candid...

Red Beet Salad with Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.16.2012 | Home
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure This is the perfect salad for 2...or a nice side dish for a few...

What Americans Get from Fracking

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.15.2012 | Green
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by guest blogger, Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper Americans get a lot out of the new technological process called hydrofracking (fracki...

The Magic of Tiny Voices

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.14.2012 | Home
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The other morning my littlest daughter put on a full, Disney-esque princess show. She played all the characters with their different voices. She made ...

Clear the Clutter: Organization Boosts Health and Vitality

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.13.2012 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer, researcher, clinical practitioner, author, and lecturer As a holistic ...

Top 10 Things to Do with Tiny Meatballs

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.12.2012 | Home
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Two weeks ago I told you how to make tiny meatballs and freeze them. Now here are 10 easy things you can do with them. Add them to spaghetti. This i...

My New York City Window Garden

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure Being a Rodale, I am often asked if I garden. For most of my li...

My New York City Window Garden

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure Being a Rodale, I am often asked if I garden. For most of my li...

5 Simple Ways to Live Greener

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.08.2012 | Green
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by guest blogger Julie Kerr Gines, environmental scientist and the author The best way to become greener is to slowly incorporate green habits into y...

The Dance of Life and Love

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.07.2012 | Parents
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The other night, I took my girls to the ballet. My littlest is a natural-born dancer--she leaps and pirouettes around the house all day. So I thought ...

Organic Tulip Salad

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.06.2012 | Home
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by guest blogger Keriann Koeman, of EcoTulips Tulip petals taste like sweet lettuce, and some of them end with a peppery flavor note. I suggest tryin...

Photos from the Philadelphia
Flower Show Preview

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.05.2012 | Home
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I've been going to the Philadelphia Flower Show on and off for decades. It's the perfect dose of springtime to get me excited for a new season. The be...

How Romance Novels Empower Women

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.02.2012 | Women
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure While as a society we wonder how to motivate girls to reach hig...

Five Steps for Healthier Indoor Air

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.01.2012 | Green
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by guest blogger Dr. Marilyn Black, Founder, GREENGUARD Environmental Institute Did you know that the air you're breathing in your home can be two to...

How to Make a Big Batch of Tiny Meatballs

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.30.2012 | Home
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This recipe for tiny meatballs is a combination of my Sicilian mother-in-law's recipe (she calls for chopped onions) and my Abruzzise grandmother-in-law's recipe (she calls for chopped garlic).

Role of a Lifetime: Meryl Streep
as Eco-Activist Mom

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.29.2012 | Green
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by guest blogger Wendy Gordon, pioneer in the green consumer movement In The Iron Lady, the actress Meryl Streep "nails the former prime minister's l...

The Best Organic Travel Snacks

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.25.2012 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure It's relatively easy to eat organically at home when one has a...

Tom's Big-Game Chili Recipe

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.24.2012 | Home
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by guest blogger Stephen Perrine, publisher, author, and editor-at-large This winter, I introduced my 4-year-old daughter, Zoë, to what has become a...

Where Are All the Disney Princes?

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.23.2012 | Women
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Raising a houseful of princesses comes naturally to me. I've raised three of them. They are smart, girl-power-super-strong-and-independent, sparkly sp...

5 Sneaky Supermarket Labeling Tricks

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.22.2012 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Tyler Graham, coauthor of The Happiness Diet The Happiness Diet is all about eating the right whole foods for a slimmer, sexier, ...

Bacon Cornbread

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.21.2012 | Home
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I just had a hankering for cornbread. Real homemade cornbread. Not the dry, crumbly, and much too sweet kind that passes for cornbread in these Yankee...

Farmer's Market Breakfast

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure This dish is so named because we pick up most of the ingredient...