July 2014

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Sustainable Lawn Care Basics

Correct watering and mowing practices are basic building blocks of a healthy lawn.

Tips for Better, More Natural Sleep

Researchers have come up with some great advice for achieving the sleep of our dreams.

Four Lifestyle Changes for Graceful Aging

Here are four steps that when incorporated into our lives can have a profoundly positive effect on how we age.

New Balance Store Emphasizes Selection and Service

Allen Adelman, owner of the New Balance store in Highland Park, enjoys being part of the community and connecting with his customers year after year.

Illinois Becomes First State to Ban Microbeads

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation outlawing the manufacture and sale of personal care products containing synthetic plastic microbeads.

World’s Fair of Consciousness Debuts in Rosemont

The exciting new Conscious Living World’s Fair will take place from August 1 to 3 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, in Rosemont.

Environmental Scoreboard Making Gains

The Illinois spring legislative session ended on May 30, and environmental advocates worked down to the wire on several important pieces of legislation. Here are some highlights.

New Chicago Healing Center Offers Wide Range of Modalities

Dr. Leslie Smith, M.D., MS, MA, a physician, certified acupuncturist and traditional Asian medicine practitioner, has opened the Chicago Healing Center.

New Chicago Market Food Co-op Forming

Chicago Market - A Community Co-op, projected to open in late 2015 on the city’s north side - has begun welcoming its first owners.

Urban Farm Sprouting in Bronzeville

Bronzeville is a South Side community undergoing a dramatic revitalization to include an urban farm that will produce local food and provide jobs.

InOut Labs Offers Testing for Allergies, Sensitivities and More

Morton Grove-based InOut Labs recently expanded its services to include testing for food allergies and sensitivities.

Consciously Delicious…

Recipe for Chilled Red Pepper and Tomato Soup with Cucumber Herb Salad.