Individuals changes, or personal choice when it comes to buying organic, local and sustainable food aren’t going to amount to change on a systemic level, according to Kristin Lawless, author of Formerly Known As Food.
The Good Food Festival, produced by the nonprofit FamilyFarmed and presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, will take place March 23 at the UIC Dorin Forum on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus.
All trees produce sap, but sugar maples produce sap with the highest sugar content. In winter, when the temperatures get above freezing during the day and then dip below freezing at night, the sap starts rising, seemingly defying gravity.
Top Five Reasons to Check out the Chicago Flower & Garden Show
The event kicks off on March 19 with the charity benefit preview, Evening in Bloom, inside the Chicago Flower & Garden Show. Evening in Bloom will feature Hort Couture, a high-energy floral fashion show, with garments made from live plant material.
In addition to more than 20 presentations, demonstrations, classes and raffles, more than 90 exhibitors will be offering holistic therapies, sessions, screenings and products for positive, holistic, organic and alternative solutions in every area of life, including environment, animals, home and family.
Flotstone, in Lake Bluff, is quickly gaining a reputation as a leading-edge float center and spa. Started by Susie McMurray and her son Patrick in 2018, Flotstone is a place for people to relax, rejuvenate and recalibrate from the stressors of their everyday lives.
FreshSkin Medical Spa & Wellness Center, in Highland Park, is a multidisciplinary practice committed to healthy aging, founded in 2011 by Medical Director Dr. Josie Tenore. Her focus on functional medicine and disease prevention helps patients achieve optimal wellness inside and out.
With an integrated approach that strives to help patients eliminate the root cause of pain and live life to the fullest, the team at Aligned Modern Health can help restore both acute and chronic joint health issues.
For Highland Park native Ed Kugler, a new idea is always growing, whether to teach high school students to grow produce with no chemicals, offer adults an easy way to get healthy food or spread his organic message at local festivals and parades.
Advance Rehabilitation Clinics (ARC), with six locations in the Chicago area, offers outpatient orthopedic physical therapy and cutting-edge techniques to effectively treat pains, strains and injuries.
We live in a world of instant care in which we want our skin care to work and to last,” says Smita Kishore, president and co-founder with her husband, of Simply Smita, a Chicago-based skincare line that uses organic ingredients.
It’s good news that food companies are paying closer attention to dietary options, yet it’s also a bit of a cautionary tale, as the grocery trends mostly focus on prepared and packaged foods, instead of fresh fruits and vegetables.