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Want to Avoid GMOs? Look for This Label

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Coach Mark Smallwood, executive director at Rodale Institute What do Cheerios and apples have in common? They are the latest a...

Honoring Our Heritage

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.26.2014 | Taste
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger "Coach" Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute executive director There is much to be learned from our ancestors. Our parents, grandpare...

The Food Industry's Choice

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

The food industry has a choice to make: stand with the chemical companies or stand with its consumers.

Why I Blog: The Top 7 Reasons

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.23.2013 | Media
Maria Rodale

I am my own publisher. My own journalist. My own editorial page. My own restaurant critic and book reviewer. It's never boring. Or if it is, I write a blog about being bored and get all sorts of fun suggestions.

The Ugly Comparison of the Syrian Gas Attacks and Pesticide Risk

David Ropeik | Posted 11.09.2013 | Green
David Ropeik

This is just despicable. Reprehensible. Maria Rodale, the CEO of Rodale, Inc., has likened the purposeful murder of more than 1,400 people in Syria by sarin gas to the alleged health harms of the products of chemical companies.

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...

How Nature Films Can Save the World

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.30.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

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

The Prince's Speech Is Now a Book

Wendy Gordon | Posted 05.06.2012 | Green
Wendy Gordon

The Prince's call to action: to put Nature back at the heart of the equation. "Capitalism depends upon capital," he said, "but our capital ultimately depends upon the health of Nature's capital."

Front Lawn Freedom

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.03.2011 | Green
Maria Rodale

If kids and pets play on a lawn, it's especially important to make sure that the turf is organic so they're not exposed to the toxic chemical residues left behind by the products and service providers.

Top 10 Ways to Make Organic More Sexy

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Maria Rodale

On Friday, I wrote about the controversy over whether organic is sexy or not. Today, I am going to share some ideas on how to ramp up the sexy quotien...

A Visit to My Kitchen: Ellen Gustafson

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

Sustainable food system activist Ellen Gustafson says the "extra effort to find organic food and shop at farmer's markets is worth it to me, especially as an investment in a better food system."

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, Rodale.com Well, we're into the final week of our plastic-free challenge at Rodale.com. 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 Rodale.com It's only halfway through the month, and already Rodale.com'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, Rodale.com I'm three days in to my plastic-free week for Rodale.com, 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

mediabistro.com | 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 ...

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...

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...

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...