October 18, 2010 • in Health & Fitness

Pigs Prefer Music For Optimal Growth

Here is just the kind of strange-but-true story I love to read in my local paper in the morning over a cup of coffee…In Nyirangarama, Rwanda, a pig farmer has found that playing different types of music to his pigs …

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October 15, 2010 • in Drinks

Float of the Month for October: How to Make a Purple Cow

Fall is the time when the grapes are ripe, and the grape harvest makes fresh grape juice and wines. As many of you know, I don’t drink wine, anymore, but I do love a good crisp glass of grape juice …

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October 14, 2010 • in Health & Fitness

A Visit to My Kitchen: Jeffery Smith

Jeffery M. Smith is in my kitchen today, talking about the nitty-gritty behind GMOs (genetically modified organisms) and his adventure for weird comfort food. Jeffery is an international best-selling author and filmmaker, and is the executive director of the Institute …

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October 13, 2010 • in Gardening

Growing A Greener World: The Rodale Institute!

Watching yourself on TV is kind of weird. But I have to say, Joe Lamp’l (also known as “joe gardener”!) made it really easy for me. He’s one of the hosts of Growing a Greener World, a TV series on …

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October 12, 2010 • in Organic Issues

The Power to Make a Difference

By guest blogger Joe Lamp’l, executive producer and host of Growing a Greener World, a new public-television series that delivers to a modern audience the latest trends in ecofriendly living, mixed with traditional gardening know-how. It ended way too soon; …

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• in Organic Food

Herbal Water Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the following winners! You will be contacted by email for further information. 1. Jen V. 2. Marjorie Spadoni 3. Todd Pollock 4. JoAnn Quattrone 5. Anna 6. Doug 7. Samantha 8. Brian Morales 9. Koren Chan 10. Marcy …

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October 11, 2010 • in Breakfasts

Creamed Chipped Dried Beef on Toast—A Real PA breakfast!

Round these parts, go into any good diner worth its PA Dutch salt and you will see creamed chipped dried beef on toast on the menu. It may sound strange, but it really isn’t. In fact, I’ve decided that it’s …

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