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Before Buying A Water Filter, Read This

If you’re concerned about what's in your water, buying a water filter is a smart next step.

Never Soak Your Beans Again! 4 Surprising Reasons

Before you start soaking your next batch of beans, I want to talk to you about some of the reasons why you might want to avoid it.

Scary Dairy: You Scream, I Scream… Monsanto Roundup Ice Cream

Traces of “probable human carcinogen” found in samples from ten Ben & Jerry flavors.

22 Inspirational Women In Food And Agriculture

Women are crucial to the functioning of a healthy and sustainable food system.

Top Tips For Eating Well On Vacation

Eating well when you are on vacation doesn’t have to be difficult and it doesn’t have to feel like you are missing out. It is all about trying to adapt and find the same balance you have achieved at home.

Here’s How To Boycott Organic Imposters

A recent series of articles by a Washington Post reporter could have some consumers questioning the value of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s organic seal. But are a few bad eggs representative of an entire industry?

Decolonize Your Diet

Love your Mexican food? Traditional indigenous food from Mexico is misunderstood in the U.S.—and is actually among the world’s healthiest.

The World’s Smallest Garden Is Created In New York City

Nate Littlewood and Rob Elliott have created The World’s Smallest Garden, a device which turns an empty bottle into a hydroponic garden.

Beat the Heat: Hibiscus Cooler

Instead of going for the more traditional high sugar iced tea or lemonade, why not choose a cooling drink that has additional health benefits?

The Drug Store In U.S. Meat

Recently, Organic Consumers Association, along with Friends of the Earth and Center for Food Safety filed suit against chicken giant Sanderson Farms for falsely marketing its products as “100% Natural” even though they contain many unnatural and even prohibited substances.

10 Banned Foods Americans Should Stop Eating

This is a wake-up call. Avoid questionable ingredients and potentially dangerous foods permitted in the US food supply by ditching these processed foods completely and choosing whole, raw, preferably organic foods.

Medicinal And Refreshing Iced Herbal Teas For Summer

In the heat of the summer we are drinking glass after glass of water. What if we replaced some of that with a refreshing and medicinal iced herbal tea?

Eat Your Lamb’s Quarter, Don’t Weed It!

Lambs quarter is one of the most common weeds in gardens, backyards and fallow fields, following human habitation closely.

Want To Get “Back To The Land”? You’re Not Alone

Each generation has had one common desire: to live a more honest, ethical life of self-sufficiency and oneness with nature.

Pediatricians Say Scrap The Fruit Juice

Fruit juice has been marketed (and in some cases, recommended by physicians) as a healthy, natural source of vitamins and calcium.

Chefs Speak Out: No Bees, No Food

The Bee Friendly Food network spans the United States and focuses on education and advocacy for bees. In one of their first actions, 235 chefs and restaurants sent a letter to the United States Environmental Protection Agency calling for a ban on bee-killing pesticides.

Waste: The Defining Metaphor Of Our Herding Culture

By practicing respect and conservation, we don’t experience deprivation but rather a greater sense of appreciation and abundance, and a heightened sensitivity to the beauty and bounty of life around us.

Springtime Bitters For Renewal

Spring is a time of bitters. Their upward energy mimics that of the flow of the plants around us, moving vital fluids from the roots to the buds, leaves, and flowers.

5 Seemingly Healthy Snacks That Aren’t Good For You — And Healthy Options

While some people think that snacking lets you pack on more pounds, healthy snacks can lead to a lower BMI and provide you with benefits like increased focus, protection from diseases, and a happier mood.

Herbs And Doritos?

When I educate pharmacists about herbs (which I do a lot of), one of the things which is hard for them to grasp is the chemical complexity of plant medicines.

Could Marine Phytoplankton Be The Future Of Human Nutrition?

Amongst the craze of so-called superfoods on the shelves, phytoplankton is now a growing industry.

Leftover Plant Material Reduces Food Waste And Limits Pesticide Usage

With two products, Apeel Sciences seeks to reduce food waste, conserve energy, decrease water usage, and minimize the application of pesticides and chemical preservatives.

Here Comes A Major Change For Sell-By Dates On Food

Two prominent food industry organizations—The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI)—want to simplify food date labels in the United States to help customers.

Eat Your Way To Better DNA

Here are 7 nutritional strategies that you can exploit to boost the signal between your genes and Mother Nature.

Organic Industry Watchdog Wins Major Antitrust Victory

The French dairy giant, Groupe Danone, has announced an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to liquidate its holdings in the largest manufacturer of organic yogurt, Stonyfield, so that its proposed acquisition of WhiteWave Foods can move forward.

Healthy Diet Good For Climate Change

US-based research has found that even a modest switch to a more vegetable-based diet could lead to a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

Here Are 17 Food Heroes Leading Us To A Brighter Food Future

From authors to chefs, business owners to activists, this list is a collection of changemakers in every industry working to fix inequalities and problems in the food system all over the world.

Inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit To Focus On Investing In Discovery

On April 1, 2017, Food Tank presents its first Boston Summit, “Investing in Discovery,” in collaboration with Tufts University and Oxfam America.

Mediterranean Diet Reduces Inflammation Associated With Obesity

Consumption of a Mediterranean style diet is linked to improved mental and physical heath and a better quality of life.

Ten Tips For Maintaining A Well-balanced Diet

Humans require food to be nourished. It’s that simple! Think of all the things you schedule in a week. Feeding yourself must be at the top of the list in order for you to accomplish all those other things well.
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April 20, 2018

We’re quick to rise and shine this morning. Minds boot up instantly. Thoughts are nimble, sprinkled with intuitive flashes but when the Moon goes on a mid-morning void of course sojourn, attention wavers. Adjust your tempo to the slower, less energized…
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April 2018

Open hours for the Native American Trunk Show: Friday, April 13: 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm Saturday, April 14: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Sunday, April 15: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Please join us as we...

Cost: No charge for admission to the show

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
90 Main Street
Andover, MA  01810
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Have you done yoga before but feel a little rusty? Haven't been on your mat in a while? Yoga Basics is a great place to begin again. Do you feel you need motivation to jump-start your...

Cost: $60

Where:
YogaLife Institute of NH
6 Chestnut Street
Lower Level
Exeter, NH  03833
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Sponsor: YogaLife Institute of NH
Telephone: 603-969-8968
Contact Name: Brian Serven
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Learn new skills while supporting a good cause! Please RSVP here. Would you like to learn some simple, profound techniques to foster deeper connection? At this special fundraiser event for...

Cost: $25 - $100

Where:
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA


Contact Name: Brynn Bhishop
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Interested in learning more about this life affirming and in-depth eight week course with Erin Woo? Join us on Tuesday April 17th from 6-8pm for a free orientation. All are welcome!...

Cost: Free

Where:
Balance Bethlehem
2087 Main Street
Bethlehem, NH  03574
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Sponsor: Balance Bethlehem
Telephone: 603-869-2125
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Feel the bliss of opening your spine, while being totally supported and meticulously aligned. Great for sciatica and low back pain! Classes also held Saturday mornings.

Cost: $18 drop in

Where:
Bliss Through Yoga
484 Bedford St
East Bridgewater, MA  02333
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Sponsor: Bliss Through Yoga
Telephone: 508-331-3564
Contact Name: Janice
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Hypnosis as a wellness modality offers you the opportunity to engage with your subconscious mind to connect with and understand your thoughts, habits, and belief systems. By working with the...

Cost: $20

Where:
Balance Bethlehem
2087 Main Street
Bethlehem, NH  03574
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Sponsor: Balance Bethlehem
Telephone: 603-869-2125
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Neurosculpting® is a trademarked 5-step process fusing the latest in neuroscience within a guided meditation to help individuals easliy harness the power of self-directed neuroplasticity for...

Cost: $40

Where:
Breather
262 Washington Street 402-2
Downtown Crossing
Boston, MA  02108
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Sponsor: Brain Hacker
Telephone: 617-821-5560
Contact Name: Katie DiChiara
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YogaLife studio would like to offer this opportunity to slow it down, step back, notice your breath and sit quietly in community. Join us Thursdays from 5:40-6:30 PM. No Yoga...

Cost: Free

Where:
YogaLife Institute
6 Chestnut Street
Suite A
Exeter, MA  03833
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Telephone: 603-969-8968
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Third Tuesday of every month! A wonderful way to dilute stress and heal yourself with peace. www.WisdomoftheAges.biz www.Facebook.com/WisdomoftheAgesStore

Cost: $10

Where:
Wisdom of the Ages
Simsbury, CT


Telephone: 860-651-1172
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April 20 - 21, 2018 Providing valuable insight into diagnosing and treating tick-borne diseases and associated health concerns using an integrative medical approach. Join us for this exceptional...

Where:
Westin Baltimore, Washington International (BWI) Airport
, DC


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Join Rose Goldblatt in a day long yoga immersion for the opportunity to further your understanding of all aspects of yoga and to deepen your asana practice. It can be difficult to fully...

Cost: $100

Where:
Balance Bethlehem
2087 Main Street
Bethlehem, NH  03574
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Sponsor: Balance Bethlehem
Telephone: 603-869-2125
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Integrative treatment model for self-healing, as well as training for counselors, LICWs, doctors, nurses, yoga teachers. Pre-requisite: Introducing YCBT. www.YogaAtTheAshram.org...

Where:
Yoga at the Ashram
368 Village St
Millis, MA  02054
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Telephone: 508-376-4525
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EFT tapping for stress, food cravings, and long-term weight maintenance. This event is free to the public! Community members and professionals welcome! In a once in a lifetime...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newburyport City Hall Auditorium
60 Pleasant St.
Newburyport, MA  01950
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Sponsor: Awaken Holistic Counseling Services and the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP)
Telephone: 978-255-7893
Contact Name: Kerri Morrison
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With Julie Rost Yoga philosophy presents five paths up the mountain toward enlightenment. In simple terms they are through a healthy body (Tantra), mindful actions (Karma), inner wisdom (Jnana),...

Cost: $150 (includes lunch)

Where:
YogaLife Institute
6 Chestnut St
Suite A
Exeter, NH  03833
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Sponsor: YogaLife Institute
Telephone: 603-969-8968
Contact Name: Brian Serven
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Join us for our Wellness Fair Fundraiser for Boston Children’s Hospital. Choose from the following classes and services: Mini yoga classes Mini chair massage Mini acupressure Mini...

Cost: $10

Where:
State of Grace Yoga and Wellness Center
104 E. Hartford Avenue, Unit A
Uxbridge, MA  01569
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Telephone: 508-278-2818
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