Sustainable Shopping

Change Makers: Danielle Vogel, Leveraging the past to Create a More Sustainable Future

by guest blogger Lily Oswald, freelance environmental and garden writer Danielle Vogel, a young entrepreneur out of Washington DC, is shaking up Capitol Hill one bite at a time by delivering tasty foods to the community via Glen’s Garden Market. Glen’s is a grocery store with a unique mission: to populate the shelves with local […]

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Maria’s Five Favorites: Let’s Get Spring-Cleaning!

Yeah, yeah, I know. Winter’s not quite over yet. But maybe if we all start spring-cleaning now, the weather will get the point? And of course, being stuck inside thanks to snow, frigid temps, and freezing rain has left my house a bit, well, in need of some cleaning. So grab your dustpans, put on […]

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5 New Superfoods for a Super You

by the Rodale’s team What are superfoods, you ask? Well, they’re an amazing group of super nutrient-dense, natural foods that give you “more bang for your buck” nourishment-wise! Many superfoods can help protect your brain and immune system, as well as fight inflammation and aging. Some of our personal favorites are almonds, flaxseed, and dark […]

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Maria’s Five Favorites: Spring Fashion Week

It’s New York Fashion Week, which means two great things: 1. Spring is coming and 2. It’s Rodale’s Organic Fashion Week! Organic Fashion Week (or OGFW for the social media universe) is all about celebrating fashion that’s beautiful, wearable, and—mostly important—made sustainably with organic materials for real people. And those, my friends, are some great […]

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Green Valentine: A Sustainable Gift Guide

by the Rodale’s team Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Don’t worry, we know that romantic gift giving can be stressful, so we’re playing Cupid by helping you choose the perfect present for your special someone with our Sustainable Valentine’s Day Gift Guide. For the wife: Wire-Wrapped Luminous Herkimer Diamond Studs. Something special for […]

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Maria’s Five Favorites: Beating the Winter Blues

Snow, freezing temperatures, ice, short days, and long nights—yes, it is winter. And yes, the winter blues are starting to creep in. But this year, instead of letting the blues take over, try my five favorite ways to beat them: 1. Resurrection Bath Treatment. Revitalize sagging winter spirits with a hydrating bath treatment. This bath […]

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Sowing Organic Happiness

by the Rodale’s team It’s seed buying season! That lovely time of year where we can forget, even for just a few moments, that it’s cold and snowy out. A time when we can sit and imagine our yards once again dripping in sunshine and greenery, filled with bees and flowers and the sweet smells […]

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Maria’s Five Favorites: Health & Healing

Toxic chemicals are all around us—in our foods, cleaning supplies, cosmetics, soaps, and lawn and garden products. These chemicals (in “fragrance,” BPA, phthalates, and other ingredients) harm our bodies and our earth. And when it comes to healing ourselves, often many of us are reaching out to what is ultimately a toxic product. But what […]

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