December 03, 2010 • in Organic Food

Turkey Soup for the Soul

Unless you’ve frozen your Thanksgiving turkey carcass, it’s too late to make this soup now. But if you make a turkey for Christmas, or just for any old reason, this soup will be one of the best things to come …

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December 02, 2010 • in Random Thoughts

How to Launch a Website in 5 Easy Steps

by guest blogger Amanda Junker, founding editor of Fitbie.com and Senior Editor with the Creative Services group at Rodale Inc. You may have heard that there’s a new place to get healthy on the Web, and Rodale is the company …

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December 01, 2010 • in Exploring

Organic Connections in Saskatoon

When I got an email a month or two after Organic Manifesto came out inviting me to come to Saskatoon and speak at the biannual Organic Connections Canadian Organic Farmers Conference, I thought…now, that sounds like a grand adventure. So …

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November 30, 2010 • in Health & Fitness

Avoid Household Toxins: Take Action!

By guest blogger Andy Igrejas, national campaign director of the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition These days, more of us are thinking about what lurks in the manufactured products in our lives. From baby bottles made with bisphenol-A (BPA) to …

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November 26, 2010 • in Family

The Joy of Family Gardening

This appears in the December/January edition of Organic Gardening magazine. For great gardening, cooking, and living tips, pick the issue up today! I learned about flowers from my mother. Her goal was to get the flowers planted before the Indy …

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November 24, 2010 • in Drinks

Float of the Month for November: Cranberry Float

My monthly ice cream float recipes make a quick and tasty treat perfect for each season. This month, if you’re looking for a last-minute cocktail or refreshing desert for Thanksgiving that requires absolutely no work, this is it. It’s colorful, …

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November 23, 2010 • in Organic Issues

From City Girl to Farm Foodie

By guest blogger Debbie Miller, president of Organic Connections, a Canada-based nonprofit group. Debbie and her husband Ian farmed organically from 1990 to 2005. Although they are no longer active farmers they continue to live on the farm near Lisieux, …

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