Sustainable Shopping

Maria’s Five Favorites: Eileen Fisher

Every product we offer on Rodale’s is carefully vetted to make sure it meets our strict standards. Everything on our site is good for you and the environment. After all, our mission is “Healthy Solutions for a Happy Life.” We only choose the most luxurious, comfortable, and delightful products available and ensure they meet our […]

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DARK Act Passes House, Threatens GMO Labeling

  by guest blogger Leah Zerbe, online editor for RodaleWellness.com China and Russia require the labeling of genetically engineered foods, but here in America, it’s another story. Last Thursday, 275 House members voted to keep consumers in the dark by voting for legislation that would block meaningful GMO labeling efforts in America. H.R. 1599, otherwise […]

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Shoppers on a Mission: How Consumer Demand for Transparency Is Changing Our Food

by guest blogger Courtney Pineau, associate director of the Non-GMO Project As anyone with access to social media knows, our food system is having a public relations crisis. From pink slime to glyphosate, it seems the unfortunate hidden ingredients in our meals are being highlighted in an almost daily barrage of tweets and Facebook posts. […]

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Maria’s Five Favorites: Earth-Friendly Travel Essentials

As we “speak,” I am in France and have been living out of my suitcase for several weeks. Which has inspired me to write a little about packing the right travel gear. When you’re traveling, it’s important to pack light and right! And I don’t just mean bringing the correct amount of underwear—it’s about considering […]

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5 Reasons to Use Organic Coconut Oil This Summer

 by Maria Luci, editor at Maria’s Farm Country Kitchen and Rodale’s By now most of us know that we can slather coconut oil onto our skin as a moisturizer or into our frying pans for cooking. But there are tons of other ways to use that jar of organic coconut oil on your counter. And […]

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Maria’s Five Favorites: Summer Protection

Tomorrow is the official start of summer—my all-time favorite season! I love it all: the BBQs, the long days, the warm nights, the fireflies, the ocean breeze, and the SUNSHINE, birds, and bees! But like most good things, too much can be harmful for you. So how do you protect yourself safely and naturally from […]

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Slow Fashion Spotlight: CP Shades

by the Rodale’s team Founded more than 30 years ago and produced in Northern California, CP Shades is one of our favorite slow fashion vendors. Why? Because, as they say, “What you see is what you get.” CP Shades uses 100 percent natural and sustainable fabrics to create elegant, timeless handmade products that are meant […]

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The Slow Old Days

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger When Maria told me the theme for this week was “slow fashion,” my first thought was, “What in the world is slow fashion?” Other than describing my usual default position of being very, very far behind on fashion trends, I had no clue. And then I thought, […]

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