September 30, 2011 • in Exploring

Four Things I Learned on a
Round-The-World Yacht Race

I’ve often said that I think I was a sea captain in a past life, but my son-in-law, Tony Haile, CEO of Chartbeat, actually did sail around the world. He recently wrote a blog post for his own blog that …

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September 29, 2011 • in Health & Fitness

What U.S. Food Companies Don’t Tell You about Your Food

by guest blogger Katherine diMatteo, president and world board member of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements Over the past few months, I’ve found myself neck-deep in thinking and talking about genetic engineering. Not about the science, but about …

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September 28, 2011 • in Organic Food

September Salad: Tomato, Mozzarella, and Avocado

We often think of tomatoes as a summer pleasure, but the reality is that fresh tomatoes are a LATE-summer pleasure, meaning right up through the equinox in September or until the frost has come to blacken our little summer hearts.  …

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September 27, 2011 • in Health & Fitness

5 Belly-Flattening Secrets

By guest blogger Dr. Mao Shing Ni, DOM, PhD, ABAAHP, LAc; author of the bestselling book Secrets of Longevity. Two out of three people in the United States are overweight. Lately, there has been a lot of focus on reducing …

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September 26, 2011 • in Random Thoughts

What’s Really Important?

Sometimes I remember what’s really important when I am doing something that doesn’t seem very important at all. And I remembered it while manning the grill with Dave Zinczenko at Apple Fest 2011. I didn’t ask him to help me …

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September 23, 2011 • in Organic Food

Top 10 Must-Have’s for
Every Sweet Organic Pantry

For me, if I had to choose between sweet and savory, I’d always go with savory. But every pantry needs a stash of sweet stuff for baking and so forth—especially at this time of year. Maple Syrup: Coombs Farm—Well, French …

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September 22, 2011 • in Health & Fitness

Hospitals to Serve Antibiotic-Free Chicken

by Wendy Gordon Does it matter if the chicken you buy for your family is from a farm that uses low doses of antibiotics in its feed? Consider this: Premier Healthcare Alliance recently contracted with Murray’s Chicken of South Fallsburg, …

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