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Natural Awakenings Magazine Chicago

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In Her Boots Training Supports Women in Agriculture

Women with the goal of launching an agriculture venture or those already farming will want to attend the In Her Boots workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., August 24, at the Radical Root Organic Farm, in Libertyville.

Gain Life-Affirming Wisdom at BMSE Expo

The Body Mind Spirit Expo at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, in Skokie, will share a weekend of shining insights and life-affirming wisdom from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., August 19 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., August 20.

Real Love Retreat with Sharon Salzberg

Those that want to move beyond the standard definition of love as intense affection, romance, adoration, strong attachment and personal attraction may instead increase awareness and a sense of deep connection with self and others.

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Autism

A PopTalk! titled Reframing Autism, with Dr. Melanie Katin, DACM, L.Ac., will take place from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. on August 9 in Chicago.
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Mark Your Calendar to Join the Soil Sisters on a Farmstead Adventure

The annual Soil Sisters: A Celebration of Wisconsin Farms and Rural Life, will take place from August 4 through 6 in the farming communities of Monroe, Brodhead, New Glarus and Blanchardville, Wisconsin, about a three-hour drive northwest of Chicago.

The Wellness Source Heals with Energetic Chiropractic Treatments

“The healing and restorative chiropractic care we offer at The Wellness Source emphasizes the importance of improving overall health. Our purpose is to help you understand that our daily lifestyle directly influences our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health and overall quality of life,” says Kuennen.

Raydiant Day Offers Space for Growth and Engagement

The mission of the center is to help people create a conscious connection with themselves and each other and to help them be fit to enjoy a truly radiant life.

Sat Nam Yoga Studio is a Community for Healing and Growth

Karampal Kaur, Sat Nam Yoga Chicago co-founder, director, yoga teacher and meditation leader considers the staff, volunteers, students and clients as part of one big family. “Our mission is to encourage people to expand, to have their own authentic experience, to learn and laugh and do it all in a knowledgeable, soulful, supportive community,” she says.

The Smorgasbord of Midwestern Laws

The Midwest has a great tradition of home cooking, and its potlucks are legendary. Yet, state laws are sometimes hostile to the home cook that tries to test the market or grow a business selling homemade goodness. Nevertheless, new laws are pending in local state capitols.

Launching a Kitchen-Based Food Business from Home

Depending on the relatively new cottage food laws in Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota, home bakers, picklers and jammers can now launch a food business from their home kitchen and sell certain food products to neighbors and friends
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Food Democracy

By the People, for the People and Toward a Stronger Nation
Across the country, support is spreading for a food network that sustains local economies while providing better nourishment and GMO transparency.
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Archive »Action Briefs

Tea Time

Citizen Scientists Needed for Carbon Storage Experiment

Bee Killers

Neonic Pesticides Again Linked to Decline

Turtle Turnaround

Record Hatchlings Give Hope

Constructive Campaigning

Meditate the Vote Supports Political Sanity

Fracking Water

Action Needed to Protect U.S. Drinking Water Supplies

Ballot Power

Community Initiatives Secure Local Eco-Rights
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Archive »Environment

EPA: A Muzzled Watchdog

E.G. Vallianatos Seeks to Put Bite Back into the Agency
Political corruption has resulted in America’s most critical environmental enforcement unit turning into the “polluter’s protection agency.”
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Tuna Turnaround

Lower Mercury Levels Tied to Drop in Coal Emissions

Buzzing RoboBees

Tiny Robots Seen as Tech Fix for Reduced Bee Population

Nature Rights

Waterways Granted Personhood

Last Call

Endangered Species Protection Act May Go Extinct

Species Die-Off

Animals that Are No More

Robot Janitors

Floating Trash-Eaters Clean Up Baltimore Harbor
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Archive »Community Building

Change Makers

Inspired to Act
Dedicated to improving their slice of the world, activists are energetically tackling problems that range from food waste in California to poor sanitation in Haiti to Alzheimer’s treatment in New York.
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Archive »Community Building Briefs

City Smarts

Urban Planning Goes Green

Farm Therapy

Veterans Heal Through Agriculture

Floral Throughways

Garden Clubs Help Beautify Roads

Making Strides

November 1 is Extra Mile Day

Nature’s Metric

Rethinking All Aspects of Society