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Veggie Nation Revolution

The food we eat enormously affects our climate, water and soil—and we can have a say in whether our food is produced and distributed in a way that benefits us all.

The Food Artisans Next Door

The passage of “cottage-food laws” in 42 states now means we can cook many types of food and sell it from our homes—or buy it directly from the great cook down the street.

On the Road Without Weight Gain

Follow these tips from seasoned registered dietitians to feel fit, trim and happy while out and about for business or pleasure.

Changing the Way America Eats

Farmers’ markets and other resources and initiatives for locally sourced, organically grown food are sprouting up everywhere in the nation, as communities embrace the health and budget benefits of “going local.”

Backyard Chickens

Raising chickens offers plenty to crow about: fresh, healthy eggs; increased self-sufficiency; and humane treatment for these easy-to-care-for feathered friends.

America’s Growing Food Revolution

We’re waking up to the need to make eco-wise choices about the food we grow and eat. But, is it better to buy local, organic or natural? Is shopping at a farmers’ market more green? Here’s a comprehensive insider’s guide to sustainable choices.

Sustainable Home Cooking

There are many incentives to making healthy home-cooked meals using sustainable, local food.

Top Green Eating Tips

There are many ways to select your meals in a way that helps our environment.

School Lunch Program

Our education system has traditionally held that reading, math, science and English classes form basic building blocks for success. But what lessons are our children learning daily in their school cafeteria? Good food advocates would like to see mandatory funding for Farm to School programs.

Staying Power

Naturally grown fruits and veggies plucked fresh from the field are packed with vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. But whether or not these nutrients stay around long enough to nourish us depends on how they’re treated during their journey to our table.

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Digital Edition

Click on the cover image to read the digital version of the June issue of  Natural Awakenings  that allows you to turn pages like the print edition.

 

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