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 Although they are no longer active farmers they continue to live on the farm near Lisieux, …

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November 22, 2010 • in Desserts

Pumpkin Pie from Scratch

Did you ever have a recipe for something that everyone loves but you? It’s not that I hate pumpkin pie…I just don’t LOVE pumpkin pie. And yet, every year my family—and extended family on the Italian side—beg me to make …

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November 19, 2010 • in Music

Theme Song for an Organic Food Revolution

The other night I saw Bob Dylan in concert. He is amazing. Not just because he’s old and still rocking, but also because his repertoire of songs spans generations of change and a whole lifetime of emotions. I thought about …

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November 18, 2010 • in Gardening

DIY: A Festive Thanksgiving Centerpiece

By guest blogger designer Mark Kintzel During the Thanksgiving holiday, the last thing you want to deal with is fussing around with a centerpiece. Here’s an elegant solution: This bouquet using fresh vegetables is simple to make, beautiful, and bountiful. …

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