Spirit of Change - Spring 2012

Non-Toxic Fruit Fly and Ant Traps

Spring has sprung! As the outdoor landscape warms and wakes up once again, it sends along its seasonal greeting inviting unwelcome pests into our homes.

The Coming Transformation

Amidst all the negative news of racism, bankruptcy and the corporate takeover of America, bright points of light from the alternative news media remind us that nothing is one-sided and the possibilities of our reality are infinite.

Advertising Thank You

Thank you for filling out our advertising form. The Winter issue's advertising deadline is Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Available early starting on November 15th at the Natural Living Expo in Marlborough, MA, the Winter issue will cover December, January &…

All May 2012 Events

5/5 — SPRING INTO WELLNESS! Health and Wellness Fair sponsored by The Body Wellness Center. Free admission. Saturday, 9am to 4pm at La Salle Reception Hall at Notre Dame, Southbridge, MA. 35-40 health exhibitors/practitioners, fun activities for kids, music, food,…

Seed Libraries

Utne Reader reports that a small number of public libraries around the country are beginning to do for seeds what they have long done for books.

Seeding Our Future

Many years ago my husband decided that he wanted to live on a farm. So we began the search that led us to 23 acres of undeveloped land in Medfield, Massachusetts.

Picture A World Without Honey Bees

In 2007, the term Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) was coined when honeybees in 24 U.S. states and four continents began disappearing. Worker bees failed to return to the hive, leaving the uncapped brood abandoned.

EarthTalk: Pharmacy In Our Drinking Water

Dear EarthTalk: Pharmaceuticals were in the news again recently, how they are polluting water and raising a host of health issues because we dispose of them both unused and used through body waste elimination. What can be done? — Lucy Abbot, Macon, GA

Musings: Protecting Our Food Supply

"The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison." — Ann Wigmore Known as the "mother of living foods,"...

Healthy Cooking Timesavers

If you've been struggling with a hectic schedule and find yourself reaching for takeout menus more often than you'd like, try some of these quick and easy meal prep ideas that have worked for me.