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Natural Awakenings Magazine Chicago

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Opportunity to Showcase Green Businesses

The McHenry County College (MCC) Sustainability Center will hold its annual Green Living Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., November 4, at the MCC gym/multipurpose room and surrounding areas at the college, in Crystal Lake.

Learn About Clean Energy at the 28th Annual Energy Fair

The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) is hosting its 28th annual Energy Fair, an event featuring hundreds of workshops and exhibits related to clean energy. The Fair will be held in Custer, Wisconsin.

Ravinia Farmers Market’s 39th Season Under New Management

Taste Marketing has become the new management company, with Ed Kugler as manager, for the Ravinia Farmers Market. Kugler, a Highland Park resident since 1959, was the first sprout farmer to have a booth when the market began in 1978.

Greenheart Leads Celebration of a Quantum Consciousness Genius

Pioneer of the New Paradigm: A Tribute to the Work of Ervin Laszlo, will take place from noon to 5 p.m., April 30.
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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

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

No-Choice Vaccines

California Mandates Shots for Childcare Workers

Interactive Government

White House Responds to Online Petitions
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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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Pesticide Peril

Common Agrichemicals Endanger Hundreds of Species

Safe Harbor

Marine Reserve Preserves Ocean Biodiversity

Saving Sharks

Ocean Sanctuaries Expand in Pacific

Dirty Driving

Traffic Pollution Chokes Big Cities Worldwide

Tree Terminators

Insects Assault America’s Forests

Water Saver

Teen Finds Drought Solution in South Africa
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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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Farm Therapy

Veterans Heal Through Agriculture

Making Strides

November 1 is Extra Mile Day

Nature’s Metric

Rethinking All Aspects of Society